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Mercado De Los Artesanos, Mercado de la Plaza

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Underful market to go with beatiful handcrafts

The place is unforgettable, wonderful things. However, after I purchase five different things I... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
mtviana
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Tijuana, Mexico
Very nice place to buy some local souvenirs from Uruguay

Very nice place to buy some local souvenirs from Uruguay, good prices and great location in the... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
lenkaestevez
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Prague, Czech Republic
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20 Sep 2017
“Underful market to go with beatiful handcrafts”
25 Feb 2017
“Unhappy outcome from otherwise great place”
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Plaza de Cagancha 1365 | Centro, Montevideo 11105, Uruguay
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

The place is unforgettable, wonderful things. However, after I purchase five different things I found out on the next day, that one of my packages was mixed up, and I got something I did not buy. It was a pair of earrings far cheaper than...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Visited this market while our cruise was in port. Lovely artefacts and we bought several items. The process is unusual in that they take each item up to be wrapped while you shop. You are given a receipt and you finally pay and collect. I...More

Thank Imelda D
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Very nice place to buy some local souvenirs from Uruguay, good prices and great location in the city center. Many handmade things to choose from.

Thank lenkaestevez
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This is a crafts market,both indoor and out door.Because it was their winter,most outdoor stalls were closed.Many articles,especially the indoor booths,were made by Uruguayan artisans.ASA a result,many things sold here do mot exist elsewhere in Uruguay.WE picked up a ceramic tiule and some other crafts...More

Thank jmdrmd2
Reviewed 20 April 2016

There are 3 locations of this fantastic display of local artisan's work. The downtown store is the largest and best for selections. There is every medium you can imagine. Leather, jewelry, woodcarvings pottery. cards. knitting, etc. It is truly hard to decide as the work...More

Thank Annie H
Reviewed 26 February 2016

this place was a lovely place to visit and see all the artists wares. It was a dangerous place for the credit card or the wallet

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

A Gallery or Museum gift shop upon initial entry. Prices range based on individual artist. Many artisans, each have their on small section (see photos). If you are off a cruise ship then this is on the early part of the City walk so a...More

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Was very impressed when I walked through the store. All the items appear to have been made by Uruguayan artist. I saw a half dozen items that interested me to bring home as presents. Will go back to shop before I leave Montevideo. A great...More

Thank Chipperhigh2
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Mercado De Los Artesanos is in an unique older building on two floors. There are a few artisans here on the ground floor selling their specialties including leather goods, jewelry, wood, paintings, ceramics, engraved items and so on. One store "Abundancia" on the second floor...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2015

Items do seem to be made in Uruguay. So, I bought some blankets and mate cups. They had many different hand crafted items and not the cheesy tourist stuff I expected. Located near the Fountain of Padlocks, here's where to get your stuff from your...More

Thank Randy K
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