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Address: 303 Lookout Road, Moore Center, Montreat, NC 28757
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+1 828-669-1406
10:00 - 19:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 19:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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Worth a Trip Up the Valley

Ten Thousand Villages is a great place to Christmas shop, or gift shop of any kind. They are a fair-trade establishment with contacts to craftspeople and artisans all over the... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2016
Birmingham, Alabama
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Birmingham, Alabama
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114 reviews
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

Ten Thousand Villages is a great place to Christmas shop, or gift shop of any kind. They are a fair-trade establishment with contacts to craftspeople and artisans all over the world. Buy a scarf from Peru, a creche from Burkina Faso, a bowl from Thailand - the entire globe is represented there. The interesting crafts come in a wide variety... More 

Thank birminghampastor
Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I love this place it's in Montreat college which is in black mountain . Right before you go in to the store there a big lake it's call lake Susan it's so Beautiful please came and see what they have

Thank hawks432
Jacksonville, Florida
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The items in Ten Thousand Villages are gorgeous and help artisans throughout the world. The kids both found need souvenirs of our trip--I could have spent another hour looking at all of the items for sale. Beautiful.

Thank A M
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196 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I visited this store on a lark, whilst in Montreat. Found it to be a little bizarre for it to have eastern religion items at what is basically an old Presbyterian missionary retreat, but then... That aside, I found the shop to be located on a very picturesque spot alongside the lake, with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. I... More 

Thank LowDragAL
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38 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Away with gal friends..went exploring..walking around this great area..this store has great things in it..I did buy a hand made birdhouse..wonderfully made..original..

Thank Kathleen R
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45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Small boutique shop with pieces/collections from all over the world. The staff was lovely, welcoming and inviting. Great to walkout the back to the lake/reservoir. Building that the shop is in has a public restroom that is indoors

Thank Hoosurnurse05
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40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Lots of treasures in this store. They sell all kinds of jewelry and knickknacks from all around the world. If you are in Montreat, go ahead and stop in. You're sure to find something that catches your eye!

Thank Ashley C
Oldsmar, Florida
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1,076 reviews
395 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 432 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2014

This is a most unique shop and basically only the second store in Montreat. It has a wonderful selection of art, home décor, crafts, jewelry and more from around the world. We always enjoy strolling through the store and finding unique gifts. Be sure to walk through on any visit to Montreat, it offers a most upscale and wonderful blend... More 

Thank mixaconsulting
Trussville, Alabama
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77 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

We were so happy we tried this place! It has merchandise from all over the world that is so different. Artists make the products and then it is sold in the Ten Thousand Villages shops in America. We signed up for their email and now I want to check out the Atlanta store and the Nashville store. Go find one... More 

Thank ronna58
Seabeck, Washington, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 November 2013

A A fabulous store that is on the campus, and right by the Retreat Centre where we stayed. The store is filled with a variety of art items that are unique and useful. If you ever want a place to stay...I highly recommend the Montreat Retreat Center.

1 Thank Marta S

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