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Mercado De Los Artesanos, Mercado de la Plaza

Plaza de Cagancha 1365 | Centro, Montevideo 11105, Uruguay
+598 2901 0887
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Unhappy outcome from otherwise great place

Visited this market while our cruise was in port. Lovely artefacts and we bought several items. The... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2017
Imelda D
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Santiago, Chile
via mobile
Very nice place to buy some local souvenirs from Uruguay

Very nice place to buy some local souvenirs from Uruguay, good prices and great location in the... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
lenkaestevez
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Prague, Czech Republic
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceramics” (2 reviews)
“artesanias” (2 reviews)
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Plaza de Cagancha 1365 | Centro, Montevideo 11105, Uruguay
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Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Visited this market while our cruise was in port. Lovely artefacts and we bought several items. The process is unusual in that they take each item up to be wrapped while you shop. You are given a receipt and you finally pay and collect. I...More

Thank Imelda D
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Very nice place to buy some local souvenirs from Uruguay, good prices and great location in the city center. Many handmade things to choose from.

Thank lenkaestevez
Reviewed June 18, 2016

This is a crafts market,both indoor and out door.Because it was their winter,most outdoor stalls were closed.Many articles,especially the indoor booths,were made by Uruguayan artisans.ASA a result,many things sold here do mot exist elsewhere in Uruguay.WE picked up a ceramic tiule and some other crafts...More

Thank jmdrmd2
Reviewed April 20, 2016

There are 3 locations of this fantastic display of local artisan's work. The downtown store is the largest and best for selections. There is every medium you can imagine. Leather, jewelry, woodcarvings pottery. cards. knitting, etc. It is truly hard to decide as the work...More

Thank Annie H
Reviewed February 26, 2016

this place was a lovely place to visit and see all the artists wares. It was a dangerous place for the credit card or the wallet

Thank olie293
Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

A Gallery or Museum gift shop upon initial entry. Prices range based on individual artist. Many artisans, each have their on small section (see photos). If you are off a cruise ship then this is on the early part of the City walk so a...More

Thank Albywon
Reviewed October 20, 2015

Was very impressed when I walked through the store. All the items appear to have been made by Uruguayan artist. I saw a half dozen items that interested me to bring home as presents. Will go back to shop before I leave Montevideo. A great...More

Thank Chipperhigh2
Reviewed April 23, 2015

Mercado De Los Artesanos is in an unique older building on two floors. There are a few artisans here on the ground floor selling their specialties including leather goods, jewelry, wood, paintings, ceramics, engraved items and so on. One store "Abundancia" on the second floor...More

1  Thank AMsays
Reviewed April 16, 2015

Items do seem to be made in Uruguay. So, I bought some blankets and mate cups. They had many different hand crafted items and not the cheesy tourist stuff I expected. Located near the Fountain of Padlocks, here's where to get your stuff from your...More

Thank RandyKasal
Reviewed March 14, 2015

Really enjoyed this mercado - it's nice to have a multitude of options in one place without the pressure you sometimes feel at an outside stall. And higher quality, as well. The main location at Mercado de la Abundancia is undergoing renovation, so just has...More

Thank Melissa H
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