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Cacao

Calzada de los Frailes o calle 41 a X 48 esquina sisal, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
985 856 0833
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Ranked #2 of 6 Activities in Valladolid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Factory Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: We are the only chocolate factory in the entire state of yucatan who rescue the mayan traditions of...
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Type: Factory Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: We are the only chocolate factory in the entire state of yucatan who rescue the mayan traditions of the cacao is for us an effort to be show to the people who visit us, and we are glad to share with them how cacao is convert in chocolate in a natural organic way. we give a free tour and free degustation.
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Natural made chocolates with many different exciting flavors. Hard to deciide which to pick to buy. Free sample of each kind. Nice friendly guy working there

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Had a really enjoyable albeit brief tour of the Cacao factory just southwest of downtown Valladolid this weekend. They give a brief history of the way the Mayans used chocolate in their civilization and what they mixed it with, and a demonstration of how they make their products in the small factory today. Then it was time for my favorite... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

While searching for a restaurant we passed the cacao factory, a very friendly miss pointed us in the right direction, and asked us to visit the cacao factory after dinner, we where already occupied that night but we went back a few days later. During the tour she explained us full of passion what cacao is all about, it was... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The Cacao museum is beautifull, easy and fast explained for kids, and it ahs some species (like 2beautifull jaguars) that used to be kept as pets and were rescued. Worth to visit!

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England
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Chocolate the original way! Great little tour by the friendly people working there. Spent some time listening and tasting as part of a trip with Mayan Explorers. We bought some to take home as did everyone else on our 12 person party.

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NEW YORK
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Had read about this cacao museum, forgot about it and then stumbled upon it. It's a short and simple history of chocolate and most people may not realize that chocolate originated with the Mayans! Delicious samples and we bought some!

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Visited Cacao courtesy of Mexico Kan Tours. Turned out to be a great cap to our day -- super friendly staff and a variety of tasty and unique chocolates to try (infused with everything from peppers to ginger... I bought two boxes of the latter). Also cool to learn a bit about the process of growing/processing cacao and even some... More 

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This place is close to downtown, you get a free tour and go through the history of the cacao and different artifacts used to process it, you get to see 2 wonderful ladies making the cacao you can later purchase at the end of the tour, you taste of course in order to decide if you want or not purchase... More 

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Media, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is worth a stop if you are in Valladolid. A quick tour of an actual cacao factory by a charming and enthusiastic host who gives free samples of the different cacao products. Need I say more? We left with a bunch of little cacao treats to share with our friends and enjoy by ourselves.

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Granada, Andalucia, Spain
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We only had a minute before our bus left, so we missed the tour and the cafe (which I definitely want to go back for now that I know about this gem). The two women were very accommodating and let us try some chocolate quickly before we left without any pretense that we had to buy it. The ancestral recipe... More 

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