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MARO

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Good Variety, Low Cost

This a good place to shop for an excellent variety of relatively low cost souvenirs. Prices here... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2016
Huehuetenango
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Victoria, BC
Shopping with a conscience!

Power to the mujeres! Profits go directly to the women who produce the art, craft, textiles, etc... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2014
XeriKow
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Feb 24, 2016
“Good Variety, Low Cost”
Jan 3, 2016
“We aim to shop with a conscious ... however”
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Reviewed February 24, 2016

This a good place to shop for an excellent variety of relatively low cost souvenirs. Prices here were the same or lower than at other establishments for the same item. Also, there were a few items we found here and nowhere else.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed January 3, 2016

We loved the idea of a woman artesians' collective, coming together to display and sell their art. We fully intended to make our main purchases here. However, the work did not seem to us to be of great quality, but more mass-produced highly-coloured affordable pieces....More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank glts
Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

Power to the mujeres! Profits go directly to the women who produce the art, craft, textiles, etc. It's a HUGE store with great representation of all things "Oaxaca." It's almost overwhelming, but delightful, a visual/sensory delight, & a great place for gifts, souvenirs, clothing, etc....More

3  Thank XeriKow
Reviewed November 10, 2013

We bought a load of crafts from he great selection available in his shop. It is all well priced and of a good quality with great service from the staff.

Date of experience: November 2013
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Reviewed January 20, 2012

I bought a fantastic, large smoke-fired piece of earthenware studio pottery here at a great price that would be unthinkably cheap anywhere else. Not everything for sale here is as good value or high quality, but certainly worth a visit as prices seem reasonable throughout...More

Date of experience: January 2012
1  Thank MsRaich
Reviewed October 31, 2011

We stayed in Oaxaca for a month and did a lot of shopping in markets, in Teotitlan and in various stores. We kept coming back (and buying) at MARO. It is a cooperative of families that sell all of the major crafts in the Oaxaca...More

Date of experience: October 2011
4  Thank Chapala1
Reviewed November 29, 2010

There are several what might be called artisan's markets in Oaxaca. We went through perhaps five of them and lost interest in going to any others. They began to look alike or we had a touch of shopper's burnout. Prices were sometimes labeled and sometimes...More

5  Thank unclelouie
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