We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Ceramicas Seminario

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Av. Berriozabal 405, Urubamba, Peru
Phone Number: +51.84-201086
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 146 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 89
  • 28
    Very good
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
Nice ceramics

Ceramic lovers dream. Tour feature description of how pottery was made, designed,etc. The whole process was explained in a no pressure setting. Some amazing works of art were on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Brad L
Reno, Nevada
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 118: English reviews
Reno, Nevada
Level Contributor
70 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ceramic lovers dream. Tour feature description of how pottery was made, designed,etc. The whole process was explained in a no pressure setting. Some amazing works of art were on display.

Thank Brad L
Riverside, conn
Level Contributor
55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were given the full tour of the ceramics production process, we got some good insights in how all this works, nice. We ended up buying a few things, their various show rooms have a lot of nice items which are also useful. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

Thank Soeren H
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved my visit here. Very friendly and informative tour. I bought a couple of items to bring home.

Thank sharon475
Chesterfield, Michigan, United States
Level Contributor
202 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pablo has established an amazing gem. His work is exceptional and this space showcases it beautifully! We loved the tour and bought a ton of the charming pieces that we discovered walking through. Well worth the time!!!

Thank Brian S
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pablo is a warm, talented artist who easily interacts with his visitors. I particularly took to his Yellow Nape Amazon parrot! His studio is his home, a beautiful setting.

Thank caauletta
Level Contributor
78 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Pablo Seminario is an internationally-renowned artist whose living quarters, studio, and gallery are nestled together in one plaza. His artist wife gave us a tour of the area, plus browsing time. It was interesting to watch a short video and hear how the ceramics are modeled after those found in ancient cultures. Purchase his more-expensive original work, or the more-affordable... More 

Thank jillsiehs
Thousand Oaks, California
Level Contributor
52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Not much can be added to the glowing comments below. The standard group tour included a tour of the workshops, and short presentations by Pablo and his wife Mary. Mary was presiding over designs and coloring of mugs, plates and an assortment of other utilitarian and decorative items, being manufactured in small batch production, but no two of which are... More 

Thank abacusz
Level Contributor
16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We spent a wonderful hour at the Ceramicas Seminario shop. We ended up purchasing a beautiful vase and had the opportunity to meet the potter too. The vase arrived in perfect condition from Peru to NYC, and the packaging of the vase was on an extremely professional/museum quality level. When visiting the Sacred Valley this is one place not to... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
Level Contributor
31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

A great education on ceramics. Great pieces to buy to remember your trip to Peru. We were able to meet and talk with Pablo Seminario along with his wife, Mary Lou. They were so welcoming!! Made our trip extra special to learn from them directly and understand their passion and inspirations.

Thank Amy R
Palos Heights, Illinois
Level Contributor
239 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Pablo Seminario is a cultural icon in Perú, a man who has taken ancient Perúvian pottery techniques and motifs and reinterpreted them in a contemporary fashion. His work has apparently been on display in Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History and the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C. He was apparently inspired to take this path in life when he encountered... More 

Thank ImmerWandern

Travelers who viewed Ceramicas Seminario also viewed

Urubamba, Sacred Valley
Urubamba, Sacred Valley
Urubamba, Sacred Valley
Urubamba, Sacred Valley

Been to Ceramicas Seminario? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Ceramicas Seminario and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Ceramicas Seminario staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?