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Cooperativa El Parche Giftshop

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A great shop with lots of choice at a fair price.

A lovely shop in a lively area of Granada. Lots of unusual , well made gifts at a really good... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2014
Cheryl D
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Telford, United Kingdom
via mobile
The best gift shop in all of Granada

Artisans from thoughout Nicaragua sell in this very cool shop.. The items are very inexpensive, but... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2013
RobLaurich
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New York City, New York
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
19 Feb 2016
“Tourist”
15 Mar 2015
“As my rating says, it's average. ”
About
Cooperativa El Parche Giftshop was developed through the joint effort of several local artisans from Granada since 2009. Through the concept of cooperative we started this project with the goal of creating an alternative and creative space where any...more
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De Setiembre 14 | de Piedra Bocona 50 vrs al N, Granada, Nicaragua
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+505 8473 7700
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Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Granada
from US$87.00
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Reviewed 1 September 2012

These artists work very hard to make such beautiful jewelry. It's important to support local artists while traveling, so if you are passing through Granada and seeking a gift, El Parche is the place to go. They were welcoming the first time we stept through...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

On my opinion,it's not worth what they ask for the things. But, they sell stuff from recycled materials - that's cool!!!

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CooperativaElParche, Director Comercial at Cooperativa El Parche Giftshop, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

thanks for your very descriptive opinion and your one star, but unfortunely some people just don´t see the time they spend making this products totally handmade, yeah you say not worth it, but they leave their hearts in the process. thanks anyway

Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

I went intentionally looking for this store. It is the entry to a hostel. Just about everything there is something you can find from any of the street venders just about anywhere in Latin America. The quality seemed average to good. After looking for over...More

Thank Linda S
CooperativaElParche, Director Comercial at Cooperativa El Parche Giftshop, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

absolutely not, and you should get some glasses next time, our main goal since the beginning is to make unique pieces not everything they have at the street, or anywhere in Latin America like you say, please, what´s your point on talking only negative things...More

Reviewed 24 February 2014

A lovely shop in a lively area of Granada. Lots of unusual , well made gifts at a really good price. Definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank Cheryl D
Reviewed 10 June 2013

Artisans from thoughout Nicaragua sell in this very cool shop.. The items are very inexpensive, but also very unique. The staff are very knowedgeable and many times are doing their craft making in the shop. The items range from pottery to jewelry to really unique...More

1  Thank RobLaurich
Reviewed 16 February 2013

Good shop in Granada to buy hand crafted gifts or accessories to your loved back home. Lots of funny things to buy and bring home. The staff are friendly and very helpful. The prices in the shop are fairly.

1  Thank mary l
Reviewed 16 February 2013

Nice shop not that far away from the the Central Park. They had a lot of different things such clothes and jewelry. All in a bit different design what you normally will see in Nicaragua. Good service in the shop.

Thank SusHansen
Reviewed 12 February 2013

I loved the shop and bought a few items of jewelry and clothing, which were lovely and unique. While shopping, I learned that they shipped packages. Their rates were slightly higher than the post office, but they were open on the weekends and until 9:00...More

Thank ivalina1
Reviewed 30 November 2012

I loved this hostel!!! the People were nice and very friendly, everything was clean the Beds ,sooo compfortable!!! very fair Prices, good Privat rooms to from what I've heard. Some of this Handwork was werry cool.. for example Handbags made out of cantops nice:-) some...More

Thank Karinchenklein
Reviewed 27 November 2012

All I can say is that I'm very very happy I didn't listen to the two reviews below when i was researching local attractions in the Granada area!...I do use Tripadvisor a lot and have done for many years...but I luckily have learnt to take...More

Thank Lucyitchyfeet
Reviewed 14 November 2012

In most "artisan" shops in Nicaragua you will find the same exact items you can find in any local market. If you want to see items made in Nicaragua by real Nicaraguan artisans this is the place to go. Reasonable prices and items you can't...More

1  Thank JessicaDally
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