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Our favorite folk art shop in Oaxaca

We love this little gem of a shop. Alejandrina is charming, speaks English, and is extremely... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
Beautiful Items

I went there twice during my visit in Oaxaca as I was really impressed with the quality of their... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2017
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Sep 5, 2018
“Our favorite folk art shop in Oaxaca”
Mar 20, 2017
“Beautiful Items”
This popular artesania shop has moved from 5 de Mayo to Reforma, corner Constitucion (across from the entrance to the Ethnobotanic Garden). The store is stocked with a top-quality selection of art and crafts and especially features the work of four...more
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Calle Reforma 904 | Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 516 4202
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

We love this little gem of a shop. Alejandrina is charming, speaks English, and is extremely knowledgeable about Oaxacan arts and crafts. Tito’s weaving are magnificent, we have visited Oaxaca several times and we always return to El Nahuatl.

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Reviewed March 20, 2017

I went there twice during my visit in Oaxaca as I was really impressed with the quality of their merchandise. The owner was very sweet both times. I bought a beautiful mandil (apron) that was way more detailed than the one I found in El...More

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Reviewed February 16, 2017

The shop, owned by Alejandrina (Ale) Rios and her husband, Tito Mendoza (an internationally recognized master weaver) offers an eclectic range of high quality paintings, folk art and of course finely woven wall hangings and rugs at prices that should accommodate most any shopper. Ale,...More

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Reviewed January 12, 2015

My favorite shop in Oaxaca is El Nahual. Each of my last three visits to Oaxaca I have enjoyed visitng with Ali, admiring Tito's outstanding weavings, and returning home with something beautiful that keeps Oaxaca close to my heart and soul all year. I don't...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2014

El Nahual which is run by Ale and Tito Mendoza is a great place to shop for folk art, rugs done by Tito, jewelry and clothing. I always visit this store when I'm in Oaxaca and I usually end up buying something. Ale is fluent...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2014

El Nagual is a folk art store owned by the extraordinary weaver Erasto Mendoza Ruiz. His wall hangings are stunning, but what I could not leave without was one of his rugs. It is made with very fine hand spun yarn, with gorgeous intricate designs....More

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