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Puerto Rican Art & Crafts

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Address: 204 Calle de La Fortaleza, San Juan 00901-1612, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-725-5596

If you are looking for traditional and contemporary Puerto Rican arts and...

If you are looking for traditional and contemporary Puerto Rican arts and crafts, this store located in Old San Juan offers a wide range of items, from hand carvings to ceramic objects.

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Beautiful store

Art, jewelry, coffee, packaged cookies, and alcohol-this store has so much and it is beautifully presented. It would be easy to find souvenirs for gifts or to remember Puerto... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yorktown, VA
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Yorktown, VA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Art, jewelry, coffee, packaged cookies, and alcohol-this store has so much and it is beautifully presented. It would be easy to find souvenirs for gifts or to remember Puerto Rico. My teens love art and really enjoyed spending time in this store.

Thank seethesightsUSA
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

All the items at the Puerto Rican Art & Crafts store are made locally, are high quality, and are varying price points. You are bound to find the perfect souvenir to take home. They sell jewelry, rum, paintings, food items (such as rum cake, sauces, candies), unique magnets, and much more.

Thank Melinda C
Seattle, Washington
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Tony owns the shop and he's great. He can tell you all about the art, where it came from, what it means, etc. We bought some Santos and he helped us pick out the right ones--we were looking for the saint of animals, the saint of travelers, and to even it out, he suggested the saint of people who are... More 

1 Thank Lori M
Seattle, Washington
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I was sent to this shop by my guesthouse host when I told her we were looking for authentic Santos (wooden statues of the saints with a background of religious worship that have been taken on by local artisans in modern days) and she did not lead us wrong. We ended up buying two santos for ourselves, one for a... More 

Thank CJThom79
Chelsea, Michigan
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I make a point to visit art co-ops and stops like this when visiting a city, and PR A & C did not disappoint. I was delighted by all the mediums that were available, and the quality of the work. I gravitated to the ceramics and jewelry on this trip, and I picked up several small pieces, including a beautiful... More 

Thank psa2
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I went to this store after reading about shopping in Puerto Rico on the internet. It does not disappoint! It is full of treasures from local artists, something for everyone. The prices are very reasonable and I got some of my Christmas shopping done. The salespeople were very knowledgeable and helpful. They allow you to look without bugging you since... More 

1 Thank Betsi C
Wilmington, North Carolina
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455 reviews
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

My wife and I have visited the Puerto Rican Arts & Crafts store the past two years that we visited Old San Juan. Both times we have found unique, high quality "souvenirs" that reflect the heritage and beauty of this historic city. This year when we visited O.S.J. we were joined by my wife's brother Michael and his wife Barbara.... More 

1 Thank pparrothead
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I was strolling strolling thru san juan looking for a momento to take home. Came across this store and fall in love. It had the most beautiful items to purchase and made the selection process difficult since every object as prettier than the last. Will definitely return for more items in the future.

Thank bunny320
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The store is a treasure trove of beautiful work of artists that reflects their pride of Puerto Rico, as well as its beauty.

Thank Michelle R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We buy 1 item from every country we go to. We prefer that it's a handmade local specialty. I do lots of research into local crafts before visiting anywhere. I read all over that this store was the place to go for PR crafts. Everything here was made locally and this was the only place in San Juan for handicrafts.... More 

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