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Address: Av. Illampu 704, La Paz, Bolivia
Phone Number: 591 2 2457487
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Ayni Bolivia we are a fair trade organization that produce and sell high...

Ayni Bolivia we are a fair trade organization that produce and sell high quality handicrafts and design from various regions of Bolivia. Over 200 artisan families develop our skills to create a wide variety of products: 100% alpaca sweaters and accessories for babies, children and adults; embroidered and woven bags; eco handicrafts; ceramic ornaments; native textile from Aymara communities; and craft jewelry. Open Mon-Sat 9:30 to 18:30.

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I bought a jumper here and it was great as it was 100 % alpaca and it was fair trade too. Also I like the fact that there were not llama designs on the jumper which means I can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2014
Truffaut111
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Kansas City, MO
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22 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This place is just the gift shop for the adjoining Hostal La Posada. The reviews on here MUST be entirely commercial. Do not waste your time going to this place. Oh, and the inventory is meager.

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Thank BradleyJP
Eduardo_in_Bolivia, General Manager at Ayni Bolivia, responded to this review

Hi. I think the post is related to other store. Ayni Bolivia is located next to Hotel Rosario. The store is a fair trade organization and have products made 100% in Bolivia by local artisans. You are welcome to come and learn more about the products and the artisans behind. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

I bought a jumper here and it was great as it was 100 % alpaca and it was fair trade too. Also I like the fact that there were not llama designs on the jumper which means I can wear it back at home .

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1 Thank Truffaut111
Lyon, France
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We discovered this fair trade shop in La Paz. It sells handmade products (100% alpaga) with high quality and good prices!! And people are so lovely!!

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2 Thank Thi-Kim N
Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Found the shop via tripadvisor! Altough the shop isn't the biggest one, the choice of Alpaca stuff is really good. Best: excellent quality and great prices! I had checked the whole day beore all the artesan shops in the artesan shop street and had as well checked in Cusco. Ayni offered the best and I almost emptied half their stock!... More 

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1 Thank Khala77
Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

I just returned from Bolivia, visiting Lake Titicaca, Sun Island, La Paz, Copacabana, Tiwanaku ruins I was the guest of Geraldo Arce, Expeditours. Gery is an archiolologist, scientist, tour guide. He had accompanied us everywhere, had expert knowledge of the sites, history, in some cases climbing uphill he carried our luggages. He was prompt and accurate and accomodated all of... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

During each of my trips I'm always looking for a good quality gifts. I refuse to buy the mass produced chinese gadgets. I've been travelling a lot in South America and at one moment I started to have a feeling that everywhere - from Venezuela, through Colombia to Uruguay you can find the same ceramic pots and figures... Therefore Ayni... More 

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2 Thank Nathalie_Pol
La Paz, Bolivia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2010

This is a good little (blink and you will miss it) shop selling small arts and crafts. Very limited given the shop size. The best part about the trip to this shop, which is about a 10min taxi ride 15b from the centre of La Paz, is that there so many other great little shops selling up market goods. If... More 

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1 Thank ashdbrowne
San Diego, California
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57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2010

I was thrilled to find this place. Fair trade shops like this one usually have high quality and good prices. I bought all my souviners here, including a gorgeous wooden bowl. I loved this place!

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2 Thank uberkelly
Boulder
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2010

I stumbled upon this little shop and was thrilled by their selection of fair trade and handmade merchandise. This is where I stocked up on gifts and could not resist shopping for myself as well. Their selection of alpaca garments and handicrafts is refreshing because what they offer is unique and a cut above everything else I found in La... More 

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5 Thank Langenbach
Boston
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2010

Ayni Bolivia is top on my list of shops to visit while in La Paz. It is a certified Fair Trade shop, offering an incredible selection of high quality artisan goods, including beautiful alpaca knitwear, scarves, hats, wraps; as well as lovely jewelry pouches, jewelry, ceramic crafts, gorgeous handwoven table runners, handwoven baskets, and so much more. Being fair trade... More 

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