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All reviews panama hat making process no pressure to buy final product hat shop straw hats breaking bad learn how finishing touches a short taxi ride for sale free tour nice tour men and women available for purchase small museum on display
While at the bus station, we walked over to this hat factory. It is located just outside and across the street from the station. We had also visited the "Casa del Sombrero," another hat factory in the historic district near the river. Homero Ortega had...More
I never tire of takin friends here. Its lovely to see the workers add the finishing touches to their amazing straw hats, AKA Panama Hats. We took a tour through the premises seeing pictures of the process. We ended up in their showroom/store where the...More
My guide book recommended Hormero Ortega over the Barranco Panama Hat Factory, and I'm glad I followed the advice. It's a short taxi ride to the Homero Ortega headquarters, on a rather industrial street behind the bus terminal. Once inside, you can ask to be...More
We came here to purchase a Panama Hat on a weekend. There were no people there making hats on the weekend, but you can look at the small mueseum that talks about the history of the Panama Hat. It would have been better to visit...More
We really enjoyed this tour of the Panama hats factory,it’s interesting and such a informative place. The hats are wonderful of course so that a draw card. We learnt a lot from the beginning to the end of the hats with the history of it...More
It is the most traditional panama hat factory.
Very large choices!
It is interesting to learn how the hats are done!
I went to a Ortega shopp, talk to Aurelio Ortega whom took me to his mother shopp. At the end, I did not pay...More
User friendly. Good guides in several languages, nice historical display, great display of Panama hat making and finishing techniques, bus-friendly parking, great store for hats, and quality artisan items.
Came on a Saturday so the factory had no workers. They had free guided tours in English, Spanish and German. We opted to read the displays and walked through at our own pace. The shop was opened and had a large selection of hats of...More
Thanks for write us. Yes, we can make a hat for you. You can visit our web page (I can not add the adress here, but you can look for us on google) or join us on Facebook Empresa Homero Ortega, and look for models. We will be... More
Thanks for write us. Yes, we can make a hat for you. You can visit our web page (I can not add the adress here, but you can look for us on google) or join us on Facebook Empresa Homero Ortega, and look for models. We will be pleased to answer your questions.
Gabriela Molina Ortega
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We went around 9:30 AM they either gave us a special tour or we hit it perfectly. Be sure to buy a hat if you even think you want one or want to give one. In the states they are $75 at least and there they are 25-35, they... More
We went around 9:30 AM they either gave us a special tour or we hit it perfectly. Be sure to buy a hat if you even think you want one or want to give one. In the states they are $75 at least and there they are 25-35, they were not too busy at that hour but became busy by 11:30.