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“tour buses” (2 reviews)
“oaxaca city” (4 reviews)
“alebrijes” (10 reviews)
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Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Alebriges made by hand with Love! This is a small Puebla where the history of Alebriges started. The art is handed down thru generation to generation. These artist do not use a pattern, or photos, or mold to work from to complete this art! You...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Near the Oax city, tis less known. Small town but very artistic. There is a museum next to church which is worth seeing. There is also an art gallery.

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

It´s one of the little towns that make "Alebrijes" the mexican fantastic colorful beasts, if you have the chancem adventure into town for the smaller stores/workshops, they are more authentic, single hand made and cheaper, most tour buses will take you to the bigger and...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Alebrijes rhe name of these "litle monsters, devils and animals" painted with Arrazola's peculiar style.. from small family owned shops to one big exporter you will find even hand bags, snickers and all kind of artifacts decorated at "Alebrije style"... do mot forget to ask...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2017

We arrived a little early so not many shops were open. We met a wonderful woman named Isabell who ended up showing us around the shops that were open and introducing us to some of the local artists. We had a wonderful day and ended...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Not as well-known as San Martin so prices were more reasonable and yet the work was high quality in many places.

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Reviewed 26 November 2016

Although the wood folk carvings, or "Alebrijes," are sold in Oaxaca, a taxi or bike ride to Arrazola is worth the effort. Visit the workshop of Manuel Jiménez, one of the originators of the Alebrije. The shop is now run by his son, Isaías and...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Many years ago I went to San Antonio Arrazola when Manuel Jimenez Ramirez was alive. Meeting at his home, we purchased a coyote that has been very much enjoyed through the years. It was signed Manuel Jimenez, Angelico Jimenez, and Isaias Jimenez. Then, it was...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2016

I was keen to get out of Oaxaca to less what the less developed towns were like and this provided that. It was about 25 minutes by taxi (who then took us on to Zaachile and back to Oaxaca - we simply found someone in...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2016

If you like alejibres- the fantastical wood carved animals of Oaxaca - this is one of the two towns where they are made. In a couple of blocks, you can visit a dozen shops and even the carvers' homes to see thousands of carvings, from...More

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