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Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco

Avenida Sol 603, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 228117
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“for sale” (28 reviews)
“women weaving” (11 reviews)
“small museum” (15 reviews)
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Avenida Sol 603, Cusco, Peru
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1 - 10 of 240 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I went here because I love shopping, and thought it would be a great place to get more authentic/local produced goods than the markets. They have a small room where you can read about how the textiles are produced and the history of textile production...More

Thank Katie937
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The quality of the products you will see here is much higher than what you find in most of the tourist shops. There generally are 5-8 women sitting on the floor doing their traditional weaving, using patterns they keep in their heads from childhood on....More

Thank Marjorie S
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My 11 year old son took a two day weaving class and loved the experience. Thanks to Felipa his instructor and Nilda Callanaupa for all the work she has done for the surrounding community.

Thank Anthony706
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

A lot of other stores boast alpaca, but it's machine made. This shop represents locals using time honored weaving skills, it's all handmade. The prices are on par with the better machine made shops.

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

purchases here help the indigenous people from around Cusco formed by co-operative of families of artisanal workers who are true artist..

Thank edmendoza69
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This indoor mall is full of little shops selling all sorts of typical Peruvian woven goods. Many are no doubt made from genuine alpaca wool, but many are also made from acrylic—there's no way to tell unless you're an expert. There are also some restaurants...More

Thank marathonjon
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Good to support indigenous craftspeople; especially when traditional techniques and handmade quality is the basis of their work...superb craft skills...authentic products! Yes, the goods may be more expensive...but why should they be cheap? (If you want cheap & dubious quality; buy the 'Chinese products' elsewhere...More

Thank chris p
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The products are absolutely gorgeous, you really can appreciate the beauty in comparison to what they sell on the streets. The products are not cheap, but they had a lot on sale and several smaller items that were in my (student) price range. The museum...More

Thank Patrick N
Reviewed 4 June 2017

As noted by other reviewers, this is a small establishment on one of Cusco's main streets. It is near SerPost, the post office (if you are looking to mail a postcard). I stopped by because I was in the area. I did not stay long....More

Thank Zorine R
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The sight does not appear to have many visitors. The artisians are busy weaving various items and there are items for sale as well. After visiting various alpaca shops, this place was only avarage

Thank Gerald B
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BangkokThaiKitchenFa
3 March 2017|
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Response from PollyCM | Reviewed this property |
I do not know about their classes, sorry!
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dchealthy
19 January 2017|
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Response from Conocer | Reviewed this property |
The 'Centro de Textiles Tradicionales' is in Cusco itself, near downtown. Walking time is less than 8 minutes from Plaza de Armas, downhill on Avenida el Sol, a wide street for Cusco standards.
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