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I had a hard time finding this shop but I am SO glad that I did. The art is truly amazing and I... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Chantilly, Virginia
arguably the best in Palawan

have met Jojo twice - first in his Coron shop, then in his main shop in Puerto Princesa years ago... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
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Dagumboy St. Rizal Avenue, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300 Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines
+63 929 740 9618
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this place on recommendation from trip advisor and wasn't disappointed. You need to take time to really look around as there are so many things to see. I ended buying from here as well as from stellar grounds which is across the road...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

I had a hard time finding this shop but I am SO glad that I did. The art is truly amazing and I spent easily over an hour trying to decide on just one piece to buy (good luck leaving with just one!). The staff...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank elizabethruth356
Reviewed October 14, 2017

have met Jojo twice - first in his Coron shop, then in his main shop in Puerto Princesa years ago. i so far own 9 of his wooden face carvings and masks. i bought the last 4 a couple of weeks ago while staying at...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Nicest shop we've seen in the Philippines. Everything is hand made and so so beautiful and unique! A must visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Shira G
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

There were so many beautiful items here I wanted to buy them all! A must stop if you want to get an amazing piece of local art!

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank 1pixie_12
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

One of several in the town and maybe one of the best Lots of interesting artefacts to buy, mostly made of wood or coconut, both large and small Can dispatch to home so they say

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Maxiesan
Reviewed January 4, 2016

The place where we enjoyed the most of our stay. We promised ourselves that we want our home to be like the Asiano's shop in palawan with so many artistic and handcrafted carvings.

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Princess Ria F
Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

ASIANO is an amazing place to find locally produced wood carvings and jewelry at very reasonable prices. They had one of the highest quality selection of items out of all the stores we visited that day. The shop owner was very helpful and knowledgeable about...More

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank HeatherL241
Reviewed February 13, 2015

We find a shop Asiano on our last day in Puerto Princessa. That was a real find! Owner Jojo is decently know a lot about arts and craft in Palawan. The shop / gallery is very special. We left a shop with a sculpture which...More

Date of experience: January 2015
2  Thank Waldemar Z
Reviewed November 14, 2014

If you are going to buy local art, this is the place. The family that owns this store goes into the rural areas of Palawan to purchase the local crafts. But they are doing something much more than than; they are offering design advice to...More

Date of experience: November 2014
2  Thank UNCBronze
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Junica K
November 6, 2018|
Response from elizabethruth356 | Reviewed this property |
Asiano is an arts and crafts store so it's free to go in and look around, no costs unless you want to buy something!