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Mary & Martha Mongolia

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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Where profits go to the artisans.

Excellent sellection of handmade articles of great quality. The staff are knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sightsee730209
Gift shop for a better world

A very nice fair trade store with beautiful products. The Mary & Martha shop wants to promote... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Ethical & Fair - supporting about 150 Mongolian & ethnic Kazakh artisans from all over Mongolia. From the most simple product to the most high end QUALITY is key. Artisans and Mary & Martha make a sustainable living and customers buy quality, useful...more
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Off Peace, BTWN Cashmere House and Big Bus Stop | What3Words spill.badminton.yelled, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent sellection of handmade articles of great quality. The staff are knowledgeable and supportive. I often purchase gifts here as the profits go to the artisans instead of corporations.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A very nice fair trade store with beautiful products. The Mary & Martha shop wants to promote ethical and transparent fair trade, so that the world becomes a little more righteous. And the M & M products are much nicer and of better quality than...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

I always seek out fair trade shops when traveling and was delighted to find this business. Great selection of handmade items: cashmere, silk and felt, yak and goat. Wall hangings, scarves, handbags, ornaments, jewelry, aprons, paper and much more. Their prices were quite reasonable and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Hi katbee, thank you for your encouraging review and highlighting the Fair & Ethical nature of the shop. We have 12 years of demonstrating business can be sustainable when run this way for the whole supply chain with everyone making at least a living wage....More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

A nice shop filled with a wide array of authentic Mongolian goods. Staff are friendly and helpful. I managed to pick up some sheep anklebones and Mongolian calligraphy as souvenirs. Glad I found this shop!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Hi thetravellingfugu, thank you for your review and thank you for supporting our artisans here in Mongolia. We offer some 500 authentic products through our 9 rooms. Not so easy to find us but like a Tardis in side.

Reviewed October 18, 2018

A great place to pick up good quality, handmade fair trade items supporting local producers. Really impressed with the variety and quality of products on offer at very reasonable prices. Staff very helpful, friendly and informative. A good place to support.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Hi Gill, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are so pleased to hear your encouraging thoughts as what you have said is what we aspire to be! Our staff and artisans will be lifted by your comments.

Reviewed October 16, 2018

Was able to pick up some excellent artifacts to take home as memories of my Mongolian journey and for presents. The variety of goods available was wide and they seemed well made, the prices fair, and the staff very pleasant to deal with. I especially...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Hi travellover, Wonderful encouragement for our staff and artisans. We really hope we demonstrate that it is possible to have fair and ethical supply chains in which everyone wins including customers who pay a fair price. Thank you.

Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Features a wonderful selection of Mogolian made gifts on a wide range of prices. The staff was friendly and helpful. I made this my one stop shop for gifts to take back home

Date of experience: August 2018
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Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Hi Laurel, Thank you for your encouraging review. Yes we hope to have something for everyone and in our limited space aspire to be a one stop shop for Fair & Ethically produced gifts.

Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

We came here after our tour guide had dropped us off and found there was a better selection than the State Department Store for nearly the same price. Go see it!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Hi Melissa, thank you for finding us. With our shop being less than half of the SDS it is really nice to hear we have a better selection at an acceptable price. See you again in the future!

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Mary and Martha also has a shop on the first floor of the Shangri-la shopping mall. They are very friendly, and operate a fair trading policy.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Hi Trevor - you caught us just before we move out. The Shangri-La Mall have been very supportive making a good summer for us and whilst we cannot stay now we hope there will be a long term location for us in the Mall in...More

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

This shop is great for souvenirs and gifts. The range is excellent - there is pretty much everything you can think of. Home furnishings, phone covers, clothing bags, small souvenirs.... All products are sourced in an ethical way to support local communities and you can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Bill M, Owner at Mary & Martha Mongolia, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

HI Chissers, Over the years as we have grown we have been able to expand our gift range meaning we have been able to take on and support more local artisans - developing the businesses of local artisans is a key part of our Vision....More

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Response from Bill M | Property representative |
Hi. We are about a 10 minute walk. Out of the hotel, west to the Chinggis square. Cross the square and go on to Peace Avenue west. Walk to the next cross roads, over still going west and take the first small road on the... More
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