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Acatras del Mercado - Galeria de Arte

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Address: Yacare 1595, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
Phone Number: +598 2915 2492
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Description: The gallery offers a varied selection of fine arts and crafts, all by...
The gallery offers a varied selection of fine arts and crafts, all by Uruguayan artists. Unique pieces exhibited in a special setting.Art and architecture are combined in an exceptional fashion.Visit us, You will receive personalized attention and good information.We ship all over the world,we speak Spanish and English.A special atention is made to the clients who mention that they have saw us in tripadvisor.
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No.1 address to buy presents

very creative beautiful pieces all made by local artists. Extremely friendly and attentive staff. love the place!

1 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

very creative beautiful pieces all made by local artists. Extremely friendly and attentive staff. love the place!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
12 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We talked with the helpful owner, and bought one piece to bring home. Lovely work by local and Uruguayan artists. Don't confuse this with the tourist souvenir shops

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Carlsbad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Yamandu (the owner) is awesome and very helpful. Great authentic art at great prices. Highly recommended to visit!!!!

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Tucson, Arizona
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I've been in Montevideo in the Ciudad Vieja for a few weeks now, and feel a little sorry for the people getting off cruise ships without an idea what to do, wandering among the typical souvenir stand. Note that as you wander into the old city toward the Plaza Independencia on the Sarandi pedestrian street, the neighborhood continues to get... More 

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Canada
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156 reviews 156 reviews
148 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

On our way back to the cruise ship, we saw this little shop filled with people. Curiosity called me inside. There were watercolours, oil & acrylic paintings, glass art, local crafts and hand made jewelry. Many unique items you only can see there. I ended up spending all my Uruguayan Pesos there. The staff was very polite and helpful. They... More 

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Smyrna
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108 reviews 108 reviews
35 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The owner is an amazing business man. His merchandise is high quality and unique. He packed and shipped a vase for s friend of mine in California. Arrived in perfect condition. This store is a must see in Montevideo.

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San Antonio, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We stumbled on this art gallery as we were heading to the market. WOW! It is filled with arts and crafts of all kinds. There were so many things I would have loved to purchase, but I could not carry all the fragile items. I did find some unusual birthday gifts for my family. I love to shop in "unusual"... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Hands down go here! If I ever move to MVD, I will no doubt go here to help furnish my place with cool, hand & local made art, vases, etc. They also have a nice hand made jewelry selection (ranging in prices from $15-over $200 USD). The person that helped us (I forgot to ask her name) is SO nice... More 

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Lincoln, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We just got back from a South America cruise and fortunately I stopped into this gallery close to the port. They had great local art works, all by Uruguayan artists. I fell in love with the pottery and bought myself a gorgeous plate in vivid colors of yellows and oranges that comes ready to hang on the wall but is... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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228 reviews 228 reviews
111 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This is not your usual tourist gift shop selling useless knick-knacks but a real art gallery with lots of interesting and beautiful things, especially pottery. Around the corner from the old market hall, definitely worth a short detour.

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