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Casa Don Taurino

Calle 20 de Noviembre # 15 | between 20 de Noviembre and Matamoros, Teotitlan del Valle 70420, Mexico
+52 951 524 4059
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Fantastic experience!

After reading great reviews on TA about Casa Don Taurino we wanted to stop by and we are so glad we... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Lori R
,
Culver City, California
via mobile
Interesting place in the small village

After walking over the local market and the visit of the church of this very nice and clean small... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Ralf K
,
Wurzburg, Germany
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"Casa Don Taurino" is a Zapotec textile gallery, focused in preserving the ancient weaving and dying techniques used by our ancestors for the past 2500 years. In this studio gallery you will be able to appreciate the how the weaving is done, where the colors come, and how we get inspired.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Calle 20 de Noviembre # 15 | between 20 de Noviembre and Matamoros, Teotitlan del Valle 70420, Mexico
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"different colors"
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"interesting place"
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"tapestries"
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"glimpse"
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"teotitlan"
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

After reading great reviews on TA about Casa Don Taurino we wanted to stop by and we are so glad we did. This shop has been in the family for generations. Alex explained the natural products used to dye the wool and demonstrated how he...More

Thank Lori R
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

After walking over the local market and the visit of the church of this very nice and clean small village we entered the Casa Don Taurino. There you can learn a lot about how to make a carpet. The family demonstrates you all the steps...More

Thank Ralf K
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Our private guide( about $15 an hour w/driver if you bypass the hotel) took us to the pueblo of Teotitlan del Valle and we loved it. when you first get there it seems like there is nothing to this pueblo!!! BUT!!!! there are two places...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

My friend and I took a day trip to Teotitlan del Valle to go see the the wonderful hand-woven tapestries. As we were wandering through the town we happened to walk into Casa Don Taurino. We were immediately welcomed by Alejandro, who was incredibly friendly...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

I was fortunate to stumble across Casa Don Taurino one day in Teotitlan - I was very interested in learning more about the process of weaving and natural dye use. I had heard prior that I should sign up with a tour group if I...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

Teotitlán Del Valle is a gem of a place in Mexico, and this casa is at the heart of it all. The family has been hand crafting tapestries for generations and offer a feminine glimpse into this incredible community. The dying and weaving process is...More

Thank michelle n
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Visiting Casa Don Taurino was one of the highlights of my trip to Teotitlan del Valle. Located right in front of the beautiful historic church (incorporating stones of the former Zapotec temple), this casa provides an incredible glimpse in the weaving process. I was lucky...More

Thank Jon Y
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