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Pleasant shopping!

The Artisan Market is across the street from the Church of Rapa Nui (the Catholic church). This... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2018
Linda Y
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Frisco, Texas
Good Shopping

This is worth stopping by for any shopping. There isn't a ton of shopping with different items on... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
KYtraveler79
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Edgewood, Kentucky
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“Good Shopping”
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Avs Tu'u Koihu & Ara Roa Rakei | Near the Catholic Church, Easter Island, Chile
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Reviewed December 17, 2018

The Artisan Market is across the street from the Church of Rapa Nui (the Catholic church). This indoor shopping 'mall' has numerous craft stalls lined up one after another in three separate rooms. Usually the owner is present; if closed, a simple fabric covers the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed November 14, 2018

This is worth stopping by for any shopping. There isn't a ton of shopping with different items on the island so this has a few different items that I didn't see at every other shop.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

I don't understand the reviews here. Yes, this is the place to go for the most souvenir selection in one spot, but it is not a place for a deal. If you have enough time on the island, check out this spot to see what...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank product-of-canada
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

I took note of a few of the marked prices and then went to a few shops on the main street - the shops were asking double the price for similar items. So back to the market and try to get the ladies interested in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mrdom
Reviewed June 7, 2017

I first noticed this market when my wife and I attended a service at the Church of Rapa Nui. A couple of days later, my wife and I visited this market to check out their wares. There are multiple stalls which sell primarily souvenir type...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

There are some stores along mainstreet (Atamu Hekena) and along the ocean (Policarpo Toro). But this place has the best collection of cultural and touristic memorabilia. The prices are going to be essentially the same all over the island. I don't think the overhead here...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Sapadaddy
Reviewed January 6, 2017

like tshirts. carved moai, jewelry. obviously an eclectic place with most of the stuff made locally. its fun to walk around. stuff is fairly reasonably priced. folks are friendly and curious about where you are from. its worth your time.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank l1jjc0x
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

The lady at Stall No 18 was warm, friendly, honest, and not pushy at all. It seems she has a family of artists--her husband makes stone moai, while her daughter makes wooden artifacts. We got two moai, a nicely carved dolphin with local motifs, a...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank sandmandala04
Reviewed August 3, 2016

This is the place to get authentic souveniers of Easter Island, the prices are reasonable and the money flows into the local economy

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Wynn R
Reviewed March 30, 2016

you might find nicer gifts in some of the higher end stores, but this is the one-stop shop for Easter Island souvenirs like carved moai, clothing, and jewelry. there are about 40 stalls (many selling similar items). the sales people were friendly and not too...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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