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Casa del Alfarero

Calle Andres Berro 51, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
+53 41 93146
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Wonderful Ceramic Surprize

Stumbled on this charm of a place with artisans doing working on their beautiful art right in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LizaGroenewald
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Orkney, South Africa
Cone here for quality pottery

Great selection if you think you will get back home safely. Really well made lovely pieces. Onsite... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
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Calle Andres Berro 51, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
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+53 41 93146
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled on this charm of a place with artisans doing working on their beautiful art right in the shop. Meet the "man with the golden hands" and buy some souvenirs.

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Great selection if you think you will get back home safely. Really well made lovely pieces. Onsite pottery demonstration was cool to observe. Very clean toilets too!

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Visited Sancti Spiritus with a group excursion from Cayo Santa Maria; this city is very beautiful, colorful and with nice restaurants and hotels. Went to see the very famous Casa del Alfarero, he showed us how to demonstrate his work, great art stuff, beautiful pieces,...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

This place seems to be on the tourist trail in Trinidad, and it's reputation is fully deserved. To see a skilled artisan working at his craft is highly entertaining and informative. The wide range of pottery is available for purchase as well, and on the...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

While the pottery throwing demonstration was amazing this is where the tour ended. We were not shown any of the further steps in the creation of the beautiful pottery. We were left to just browse the shop and buy the creations.

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Our guide took us here and we were so glad he did. Azariel (the potter) took his time to give the 2 of us a detailed demonstration of his work and skills, making half a dozen different pots within as many minutes. He was very...More

Thank DgsSurrey
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Taking classes with this family owned pottery studio was easily the highlight of our entire trip. This is owned and operated by 6 generations of potters. The Grandfather, who often gives the demonstrations to visitors, is a third generation potter and he has passed his...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

This was super interesting and authentic. The colors they use are all natural and the painted designs are amazingly intricate. The craft has been passed down from generations, and each generation has taken it over. The grandafather is actually there in the adorable courtyard working...More

Thank Jess1317
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

This was included on our group tour and frankly we could have skipped it. Quality and designs were quite basic. They did have a potter using a wheel demonstration and we got to see the kilns. The people were very friendly and restrooms at this...More

Thank peach8054
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