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Ceramicas Seminario

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Address: Av. Berriozabal 405, Urubamba, Peru
Phone Number: +51.84-201086
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A Must See in Sacred Valley

We spent two hours touring this factory on our way to Ollanataytambo to catch the afternnon train to Aguas Calientes. I would encourage you to make this part of your trip.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Irving, Texas
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Irving, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent two hours touring this factory on our way to Ollanataytambo to catch the afternnon train to Aguas Calientes. I would encourage you to make this part of your trip.

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Utica, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour of the Seminario studio was one of the most enjoyable days we had in Peru. We learned how the ceramic art, a blend of traditional and contemporary styles, was made and how it related to the history of the area and its people. Pablo Seminario himself explained to us how he started making ceramics and how hw has... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a tour of the studio and grounds before being turned loose in the gift shop. The style is "modern" but based on native patterns. Some pieces had a traditional look while others were very contemporary. You will find the traditional coffee mugs, bowls and serving pieces - microwavable but don't put them in the dishwasher! I liked the... More 

Thank mercerKC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is very nice. And has been brought up with a lot of hard work and perseverance. The logistics here are very well organized and the display of the history of ceramics in Peru is wonderful. Pablo and Marilu are very loving and if around are willing to show their art if not the guides there will offer you... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Ceramicas Seminario. Much of the work is a fusion of modern and traditional Peruvian styles. It entranced us and we could easily have bought a lot more than the pieces we felt we could carry easily back home with us. Leave sufficient time to watch how the ceramic wares are created... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Pablo Seminario and his wife, Marilu Behar, have opened a ceramics shop that trains locals to create their awesome pieces. We stopped here on our way back to Cusco from Machu Picchu on our OAT trip. Very high quality products, well-worth a stop to tour the factory.

Thank CyndeM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

You get a tour of the facility and learn how the pottery is made. The artist couple is on the premises and the husband also does a presentation. They have really beautiful work all made by hand on the premises. While there are some extremely expensive pieces there are lots of affordable beautiful pieces including functional pieces. I love the... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Meet the artist on the premises. Nice place to visit if you love homemad pottery, the staff take you on a journey showing a 7 minute video and take you among the grounds explaining each step in the pottery making from beginning to end. Shop to buy many keepsakes.

Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
McKinleyville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We visited this place at the recommendation of our guide and so glad we did. I came home with the most beautiful framed piece of art and was fortunate to be there when the artist was so I could meet him and hear him speak a bit about his trade. The place is well-staffed, open and friendly. We loved the... More 

Thank MaryGVan
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

Wow - this was such a memorable treat! The workshops were inspiring, the artists were admirable, and the pottery and ceramics were exquisite. We met the artist, Pablo, and later recognized his work in one of the museums in Cusco. Reasonably priced and shipped home art. If you're in the area, this a delightful stop!

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