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Address: 50 Mts North Public School, Cerro Plano, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 2645 5275
Description: Local art a beautiful gardens that are really close to town---Arte local y...
Local art a beautiful gardens that are really close to town---Arte local y jadines hermosos cerca del pueblo.
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Great little gallery/gift shop

We spent an hour looking through the gallery and finally decided on a small- and quite affordable- original watercolor by a local artist. We're thrilled to have this as our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
framerjohn
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Denver, CO
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Denver, CO
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We spent an hour looking through the gallery and finally decided on a small- and quite affordable- original watercolor by a local artist. We're thrilled to have this as our momento of our first trip to Costa Rica.

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Costa Rica
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67 reviews 67 reviews
43 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I consider myself creative and I really love places were people are free to use their creative potential. You can visit the Art House and depending on your time in the area you can learn from the artists who work there or just get inspire by looking at all the artwork locally made. I wish I had more money so... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

I was walking from a day trip in Santa Elena. I passed by this wonderful place. The building was striking and beautiful. I was able to tour the grounds, and there was all kinds of outdoor greenery. I stop in the gift shop, and the art inside was amazing. This place is worth the tour, and visit inside to see... More 

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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I just loved this place! You can spend hours just examining the different things from masks, to jewellery to wood carvings. It has the best range and most interesting selection of items in the Monteverde area. Lots of original pieces. Locally owned by craft lovers you can see the care and love that has gone into making this special. Highly... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

We ended up purchasing a painting from the Art House and had it shipped to us in the US. Everything went perfectly and the painting arrived sooner than we had expected it, in perfect condition. We highly recommend the Art House.

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Calgary, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

While there are excellent arts and crafts at this store, they were far above our price range. Still we had fun looking at the merchandise and imagining what some of it might look like on our walls. We didn't buy anything, but the sales clerk kindly phoned a cab for us.

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Monteverde A, Gerente at Art House, responded to this review
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Buen día, gracias por su comentario, nos alegra que hayan disfrutado de la galería. Nosotros tratamos de apoyar un mercado... More 

Paris, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Do not miss this place if you ever go to Monteverde. You'll find affordable handmade jewels, decorative objects, magnets, mugs...

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Hola, agradecemos su visita y su comentario. Como galería tratamos a apoyar a los artistas y artesanos locales, además nos... More 

Leadville, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

The Art House is the real deal! It is located up the hill from downtown Santa Elena. The house is filled with rooms and rooms of original art.

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Monteverde A, Gerente at Art House, responded to this review
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Sí totalmente auténtico, gracias por su comentario! Actualmente contamos con la participación de más de cuarenta artistas y artesanos. La... More 

New Smyrna Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2010

We recently had the most delightful stay in Monteverde. One of the highlights of our trip was the Monteverde Art House. Truly an inspiration for the bit of artist in all of us!

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Monteverde A, Gerente at Art House, responded to this review

We are so happy our Art House inspired you, this puts a big smile on our face, it has been one of our main goals to inspire people. This is why we have a workshop at out gallery where people can share with our artists and see how creative things can get. Also our gardens are an important part for... More 

anywhere
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2010

Monteverde is a community know for it's nature and culture, however besides the many artists, few galleries support them. also most souvenir shops in the area sell the same things, this one is one of the few with original pieces. we went to a music jam they were having with anyone who wanted to participate, oh and i got a... More 

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Monteverde A, Gerente at Art House, responded to this review

We are happy you got to expirience the art scene in Monteverde. We are proud to live in a community full of cultural diversity and we are very proud to support it. Any and every local artist is welcome at our gallery as long as they have unique and original work and we love to offer workshops in the community,... More 

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