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Address: Francisco I. Madero S/N Col. Centro | Between Independencia With 16 de Septiembre, La Paz 23000, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 612 124 2528
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In Casa Parra, you'll find:


In Casa Parra, you'll find:

      -Arts and crafts of Mexico

      -Artcrafts made by artisans consider great masters of the mexican folk arts

      - Mexican culture

      - Traditional techniques

      - Paintings and photographs by local artist

      -Think in us for an authentic gift, utility or decoration objects.

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This is the place !!

Here you can find those things that will bring back fond memories of Baja and your Mexico visit. If you're going to live here like we are buy some art, furnishings, or decorative... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
LaPaz, BCS, MX
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English first
LaPaz, BCS, MX
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44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Here you can find those things that will bring back fond memories of Baja and your Mexico visit. If you're going to live here like we are buy some art, furnishings, or decorative things. If you read Spanish there are some attractive books; if not ask Claudia to stock a few special ones in English.

Thank DW J
Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Nice little shop with a variety of Mexican folk art. Various levels of craftsmanship. Bought pretty ceramic plate (not Talevera) and a block printed card.

Thank ErikaMD
Oxford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

CasaParra is a shop with many surprises amongst a wonderful collection of stunning art works, furniture, decorative sculptures etc etc. The first impression is of a feast of colour represented in pictures, mirror frames ,fabrics and innumerable wondrous pieces. The shop is located right in the middle of town and within very easy access of one of the busy parts... More 

Thank Alex D
Genoa, Italy
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Owner are very friendly, items are chosen with care and the offer is really good. Did buy two painted pumpkins and several other items! Will go every time i am in La Paz. Muchas Gracias!

Thank Andrea I
Pendleton, Oregon
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78 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

What a relief to find a new shop with authentic hand-crafted Mexican artwork! The owner speaks excellent English, and was a wealth of information for each item. The shop is a half-block from the Cathedral, very easy to find. The front is unassuming, so don't miss it. She has textiles, pottery, food, jewelry, paintings, glass, home decor, and more. I... More 

Thank FlowersNQuilts
Level Contributor
40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Cassa Parra is the most wonderful store that hardly anyone knows about unless you have been in La Paz for years. The owner, Claudia Parra, is a delightful and knowledgable proprietor in her very early 30's, and a very smart cookie in that she is also a Marine Biologist graduate from University....just in case the store thing doesn't pan out.... More 

Thank britecrawl
Bellingham, Washington
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156 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Casa Para is a nice gallery dedicated to local and regional craftsworkers. On some days, local artisans are demonstrating their skills, which increases interest. Staff is very helpful and English speaking. In particular, there's beautiful jewelry, painted gourds, 2-dimensional works, pottery and embroidery to be seen and purchased. Much, much more, of course. It's a relief from the ticky-tacky souvenir... More 

Thank HeadingOut98229
La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Claudia has something for everyone with a discerning eye and a shop small enough not to overwhelm but with plenty of possibilities to choose from. Her knowledge of Mexican art and artifacts is awesome and she even has reference books to check with. Close to the old church in La Paz, Casa Parra is easy to find and won't disappoint.

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