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El Nahual

Address: Reforma 412-A | Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 951 516 4202
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Ranked #4 of 16 Shopping in Oaxaca
Type: Shopping
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: This popular artesania shop has moved from 5 de Mayo to Reforma, corner Constitucion (across from...
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Type: Shopping
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: This popular artesania shop has moved from 5 de Mayo to Reforma, corner Constitucion (across from the entrance to the Ethnobotanic Garden). The store is stocked with a top-quality selection of art and crafts and especially features the work of four award-winning Oaxacan artisans: tapetes weaver Tito Mendoza from Teotitlan del Valle.

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Santa Fe, NM
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74 reviews 74 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

El Nahual which is run by Ale and Tito Mendoza is a great place to shop for folk art, rugs done by Tito, jewelry and clothing. I always visit this store when I'm in Oaxaca and I usually end up buying something. Ale is fluent in English so she can help you out if you don't speak Spanish. I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

El Nagual is a folk art store owned by the extraordinary weaver Erasto Mendoza Ruiz. His wall hangings are stunning, but what I could not leave without was one of his rugs. It is made with very fine hand spun yarn, with gorgeous intricate designs. And when paid for in cash, it was an incredible bargain for work of this... More 

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