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Artesanias Las Pallas

Cajamarca 212 | Zona Barranco, Lima, Peru
+51 1 4774629
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Great find. Amazing things and passionate owner

We arrived as it was around the corner from where we were staying, you have to ring a bell to get... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2016
Alice R
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Warwickshire
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Well worth a visit!

High-quality Peruvian "artesanía" is getting harder and harder to find. But Doña Mari continues to... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2016
dfruccio
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Chicago, Illinois
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Specialized in select traditional folk art:Weavings,pottery,masks,hand painted frames and trys,baskets,charms,amulets.Also carved gourds,retablos,appliques and much more.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cajamarca 212 | Zona Barranco, Lima, Peru
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+51 1 4774629
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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

We arrived as it was around the corner from where we were staying, you have to ring a bell to get in as it's the owners home as well as business. There are some amazing things, particularly the wall hangings made by the Peruvian women....More

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Reviewed 2 April 2016

High-quality Peruvian "artesanía" is getting harder and harder to find. But Doña Mari continues to find the most interesting work—in ceramics, textiles, and more. She knows the pieces and the producers, their history and significance, and is willing to explain it to visitors. Her home...More

Thank dfruccio
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Ask anything about the very special handicrafts you see here and Mari Solari will answer whatever you want to know. The handicraft you can buy here are authentic not mass made. I always find something new and incredibly beautiful

1  Thank Eva L
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

This is the best place in Peru to purchase high quality Peruvian craft, from all around the country. The owner is a very knowledgeable lady who handpicks the selection and cares genuinely about the traditional craft of the artisans. The store is at least 30...More

Thank Susana d
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I loved meeting Mari, and seeing her beautiful home. But I especially loved seeing her incredible collection of Peruvian folk art - with pieces in many different media, from many different regions and something for every budget. I got everything from small wooden animals as...More

Thank ElaineGNewYork
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We had the best experience in the shop belonging to Mari Solari. It was an eye opener and the merchandise is very upmarket, genuine and varied. I cannot say much more than all that has been said below by other visitors. It was our last...More

1  Thank Iempie
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We had only few hours in Lima and found this place on Tripadvisor. Well, we never regretted! Although it's a shop, you feel yourself like in museum. The owner is very-very nice! A Welsh lady, who speaks English and Spanish one better the other. She...More

1  Thank Goush
Reviewed 3 February 2016

It is a gold mine of Peruvian vintage rugs, art, & shaman artifacts etc. Mari has been collecting only the best & building relationships with artists all over Peru for 40 years. She warmly welcomes you into her home & is delighted to tell you...More

1  Thank Samoores
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Mari is a wealth of knowledge about Peru and its history. Her house and gallery are a visual storm - there are so many artifacts and intricate pieces to explore. Prices are reasonable; this is a great place to bring back a piece of Peru....More

Thank rileycoyote122
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Barranco is well known as a district to the south of Lima proper full of artists and musicians. Cajamarca is a street full of colourfully painted houses and shops, several of which sell Peruvian souvenirs and crafts. We thought the Artesenias Las Pallas was probably...More

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Response from Carlos A | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I'm not sure but you can call them or e mail them. Their info is here in Tripadvisor. Or you can always make your hotel to arrange a visit. The owner has amazing stories of her trips inside Peru. Enjoy... More
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ILbirder
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Response from Pachas2012 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the taxi company, but probably between 80 and 120 soles.
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