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Address: Palafox y Mendoza #1413 | City Center, Puebla 72000, Mexico
Phone Number: 222-246-1215
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Description: Traditional Talavera workshop. Our artisans produce 100% hand made...
Traditional Talavera workshop. Our artisans produce 100% hand made ceramics certified for its high quality with denomination of origin. Visit us to learn about the production process on our free guided tours and see an exhibition of our work. We are located only a few blocks from the city center!
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Favorite traditional shop in town!

One of the must-do things in Puebla is visit a Talavera workshop and see these traditional ceramic pieces. During our stay we probably visited more than five shops dedicated only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

One of the must-do things in Puebla is visit a Talavera workshop and see these traditional ceramic pieces. During our stay we probably visited more than five shops dedicated only to Talavera and this was by far our favorite. The workshop manager gave us a tour and while he knew English it didn't feel like a fake tourist attraction. We... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I was in Puebla for work a couple of weeks ago, but had the opportunity to escape for a couple of hours. I chose Talavera de la Luz because it is very close to the city center and so, it is very convenient. They gave me at our of their facility and the process of pottery making and I was... More 

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Although the prices are a little high we were taken on a tour of the facility. Everything is made, by hand, from start to finish. The tour guide was very polite and spoke decent enough English that we never had a problem understanding him. The talavera is authentic and they place their credentials on every piece so you know exactly... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

This was the most beautiful ceramic workshop from our entire trip to Mexico! Such a beautiful craft, the artisans here are true artists!! We had a great tour, and the staff was super nice. They have a beautiful shop but they were not pushy like in most of the other places we visited. They didn't need to as we for... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I love pottery and emailed the staff a few days before my visit. They responded immediately and offered to arrange a free tour in English so I could learn about the entire process of making talavera. My tour of the small production facilities was wonderful and eye-opening---I had no idea how much work goes into making each piece which is... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We found a brochure of this place at the hotel and decided to give it a try. It was the best decision we made. The workshop in itself is a wonderful place to visit, combining a traditional hacienda feel, talavera murals and an incredible fountain the whole length of the patio. We also went on the visit and saw the... More 

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Del Mar, Ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The staff were very friendly; we took a tour of the establishment and enjoyed all the various steps that are necessary in making the talavera. At the end, we realized that their prices are not dramatically different from the prices you find at the knock-off places. Next time, we'll buy more of their stuff and get the real talavera.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Our hotel concierge recommended us to visit Talavera de la luz, and we were lucky to have taken his advice. The place is well above all the other ceramic stores we saw in town. The location is absolutely beautiful with a very unique garden and a fountain. We got a tour of the facility and watch artisans work on every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

One of the highlights of my trip to central Mexico was visiting the Talavera workshop. A short distance from the city center, magnificent pieces of art are perfectly placed with a stunning backdrop of a traditional, colonial building, gorgeous gardens, and a beautiful fountain. The workshop is inviting as you interact with the staff who are clearly love what they... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Talavera de la Luz, is a great representation about mexican sensibility and good quality, I had the opportunity to see the different process it requires to get so beatiful craftworks. Each piece represent the love, care and attention to small details they have during all the process and the sensibility of all the people that works in Talavera de la... More 

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