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Mary & Martha Mongolia

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Great place to get locally made souvenirs

A nice shop filled with a wide array of authentic Mongolian goods. Staff are friendly and helpful... read more

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thetravellingfugu
A lovely shop with a wide range of Mongolian products

A great place to pick up good quality, handmade fair trade items supporting local producers... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Ethical & Fair - supporting about 150 Mongolian & ethnic Kazakh artisans from all over Mongolia. From the most simple product to the most high end QUALITY is key. Artisans and Mary & Martha make a sustainable living and customers buy quality, useful...more
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Off Peace, BTWN Cashmere House and Big Bus Stop | What3Words spill.badminton.yelled, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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Reviewed yesterday

A nice shop filled with a wide array of authentic Mongolian goods. Staff are friendly and helpful. I managed to pick up some sheep anklebones and Mongolian calligraphy as souvenirs. Glad I found this shop!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A great place to pick up good quality, handmade fair trade items supporting local producers. Really impressed with the variety and quality of products on offer at very reasonable prices. Staff very helpful, friendly and informative. A good place to support.

Thank Gill12013
Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Gill, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are so pleased to hear your encouraging thoughts as what you have said is what we aspire to be! Our staff and artisans will be lifted by your comments.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was able to pick up some excellent artifacts to take home as memories of my Mongolian journey and for presents. The variety of goods available was wide and they seemed well made, the prices fair, and the staff very pleasant to deal with. I especially...More

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Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi travellover, Wonderful encouragement for our staff and artisans. We really hope we demonstrate that it is possible to have fair and ethical supply chains in which everyone wins including customers who pay a fair price. Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Features a wonderful selection of Mogolian made gifts on a wide range of prices. The staff was friendly and helpful. I made this my one stop shop for gifts to take back home

Thank Laurel F
Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Laurel, Thank you for your encouraging review. Yes we hope to have something for everyone and in our limited space aspire to be a one stop shop for Fair & Ethically produced gifts.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here after our tour guide had dropped us off and found there was a better selection than the State Department Store for nearly the same price. Go see it!

Thank Melissa R
Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Melissa, thank you for finding us. With our shop being less than half of the SDS it is really nice to hear we have a better selection at an acceptable price. See you again in the future!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mary and Martha also has a shop on the first floor of the Shangri-la shopping mall. They are very friendly, and operate a fair trading policy.More

Thank Trevor S
Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Trevor - you caught us just before we move out. The Shangri-La Mall have been very supportive making a good summer for us and whilst we cannot stay now we hope there will be a long term location for us in the Mall in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This shop is great for souvenirs and gifts. The range is excellent - there is pretty much everything you can think of. Home furnishings, phone covers, clothing bags, small souvenirs.... All products are sourced in an ethical way to support local communities and you can...More

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Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

HI Chissers, Over the years as we have grown we have been able to expand our gift range meaning we have been able to take on and support more local artisans - developing the businesses of local artisans is a key part of our Vision....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must visit shop in Ulaanbaatar for those interested in purchasing quality Mongol and Kazakh art and crafts. The incredibly friendly staff made the visit memorable. I will definitely make another visit to the store during my next trip to the city.

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Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi kovacsjfk - thank you for your encouragement and welcome back at your first opportunity. And I'll be able to really encourage my staff by using your words - a great way to start our morning meetings.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real treasure trove with room after room of beautiful hand made craft items. I was able to buy all the gifts I needed here at excellent prices and I liked how some of them were packaged with the story about the makers....More

Thank KiwiKate55
Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi KiwiKate, Thank you for your review - sounds like you had a successful visit. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of the Artisans who are rightfully proud of their workmanship. Your words encourage us to do even better.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful crafts, with some unique products that I did not see at other markets. They did not have as big of a selection as some other places, but if you don't add this to your list of stops you will miss some unique items that...More

Thank Haley S
Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Haley, We appreciate your review. You are right that we don't have the biggest selection compared to the biggest stores but we do have over 500 different products which is about the most we can manage in our size of shop and with the...More

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jmsaathoff
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Response from Bill M | Property representative |
Hi. We are about a 10 minute walk. Out of the hotel, west to the Chinggis square. Cross the square and go on to Peace Avenue west. Walk to the next cross roads, over still going west and take the first small road on the... More
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