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Fantastic workshop!

I am traveling with a group of students, and we had the pleasure of doing a leather-tooling... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jojobhai
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Great shopping experience!

Me and my daughter had arrived to Plaza Nueva in Granada after visiting plenty of shops in Albaicin... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Quest794860
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Munira Mendonca began working with leather in the 70’s when she arrived to Bubion, a small village in southern Spain, in the province of Granada. It was there that she learned and developed a passion for this traditional craft as she worked for some...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am traveling with a group of students, and we had the pleasure of doing a leather-tooling workshop with Munira. We had already admired the beautiful pieces in her shop, but through the workshop we were able to gain a true appreciation of her craft....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jojobhai
MuniraMendonca, Owner at Munira, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I had such a lovely experience! What a great group of students and what amazing pieces they made. Thank you so much for your review, we do appreciate it! See you next year hopefully! Saludos, Munira.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my daughter had arrived to Plaza Nueva in Granada after visiting plenty of shops in Albaicin neighbourhood . We had a lot of shopping bags and just wanted to sit on a bench and get some rest. But we spotted the gift Shop...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MuniraMendonca, Owner at Munira, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Laura, Thank you so much for your visit and also for your amazing review. It is our aim that our shop is a place of beauty (which I think it is) revoking the beautiful Alhambra just up the hill. So pleased that you like...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

There were not a lot on display as it is only a small shop but if you were looking for some authentic keepsakes leather goods, you may consider their in-house Munira brand with a decent range to suit your budget. Sakina, the assistant that served...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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MuniraMendonca, Owner at Munira, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review! Yes, we are a bit low on our leather products: we are opening a shop in Barcelona!!! Thus we have had to send quite a bit of stock there! And our lovely shop assistant Sakina will be managing...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018

This shop is a must see when visiting Granada! We had the amazing opportunity to meet the shop owner/ artist Munira! She is a wonderful artist carrying on the tradition of leatherwork art passed down from a Spanish master leather artisan. We had the best...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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MuniraMendonca, Owner at Munira, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

It was lovely meeting you and thank you for your great words! Especially the mention of my Maestro who, without him I certainly would not have acquired this art. Great chatting with you. And thanks for the review, it means a lot to us (and...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018

We purchased an amazing piece of original art from this shop. We had the opportunity to meet the artist, Munira and view her unique work. It was a tremendous experience and we love the piece. It was very reasonable and a one of a kind...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Colette K
MuniraMendonca, Owner at Munira, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

Dear Colette, It was lovely meeting you and I am so glad that I was here and were able to see how we work! Thank you for your great review, as you mention we do have beautiful pieces in the shop most made by local...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

So delightful to find a store with such high quality products! I bought the most beautiful laser cut sterling silver earrings in an Arabic design. I also bought another three small pairs of wood/silver studs and a beautiful pomegranate bowl. Head here if you want...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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MuniraMendonca, Manager at Munira, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your great review. And I do apologize for not replying sooner! It has been quite a season. The young woman you are referring to is a gem and we are blessed to have her! Muchas gracias, Munira.

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Ambling along the streets of Granada one evening I was drawn into this store, Munira, and was very pleasantly surprised by the displays of gorgeous colorful scarves and supple leather products. But what caught my eye were these delicate silver hamsa earrings that I had...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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MuniraMendonca, Owner at Munira, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We do our best to have products that the other shops do not have and we are also known for working with local artists/artesans! Hope you enjoyed your visit to our beautiful city of Granada! Saludos, Munira.

Reviewed 5 August 2018

When shopping on vacation, we look for locally made items. This is the place for authentic, locally made items. The owner moved to Granada in the 70s from California. She was on vacation and never went home. She was fun to talk with and explained...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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MuniraMendonca, Owner at Munira, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

It was lovely meeting you! It is always a pleasure to meet our clients and to explain how we make our goods and also to share my story! We take great pride in working with local artesans as I think it is of utmost importance...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

A friend recommended that we stop by Munira’s leatherwork shop. In anticipation, I checked out the website and made it a “must-go”. When we got to the shop, I decided to get this beautiful handbag with authentic traditional leatherwork. Munira’s designs are just stunning. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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MuniraMendonca, Owner at Munira, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you so much for your review! As you stated there is something for everyone in our shop. The bag you choose for yourself is my favorite, in fact it is the one I use! The class was great, your family is so talented! It...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018

My wife searched everywhere for the perfect authentic leather bag from Spain and we found it in Granada at Munira's shop - a beautiful, charming yellow leather handbag that my wife fell in love with immediately. But that's not the end of the story. Unfortunately,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Scott B
MuniraMendonca, Owner at Munira, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Dear Scott! I am so pleased that I was able to help you (and that we had the bag in stock!), I was once a traveller/tourist here in Spain and my friend had their bag stolen, thus I know what it is like. Hopefully your...More

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Suzanne Z
22 March 2017|
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Response from MuniraMendonca | Property representative |
Hello, We have a wide range of goods some are very inexpensive and some may be a bit expensive, depends. You can check out our website if you want.
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Suzanne Z
20 March 2017|
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Response from MuniraMendonca | Property representative |
Not quite sure what you are referring to! The Mercader Restaurant?
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