Xapiri Ground
Xapiri Ground
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Art Galleries • Speciality Museums • Art Museums
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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Xapiri Ground is a contemporary art house and café that powers the autonomy and perpetuation of Peruvian Indigenous communities’ life-ways and cultural traditions through equitable cross-cultural exchange, inquiry, collaboration, skill share, and special projects.
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  • Pema
    2 contributions
    The most beautiful and meaningful shop in town...
    Certainly the most beautiful shop in Cusco... for the beauty of it, but most of it for its work with the tribes of the Amazonia. All the items are all pieces of Art, hand made with so much aesthetic, connection to nature and the Ancestral tradition of people who still remembers the Path of Beauty. In the last three years traveling in Peru, I always visit the shop, to bath in its atmosphere and to purchase the most beautiful treasures of the Amazonia.
    Visited December 2019
    Traveled with friends
    Written April 4, 2020
  • Onepea1
    Uccle, Belgium136 contributions
    Lovely gallery
    We really enjoyed our visit to the gallery. Interesting to chat to the lady who was running the shop at the time and to learn about the origins of the artworks that we bought. It’s wonderful that they are supporting tribes and encouraging them to continue their crafts. I’m very sad that they are having to close temporarily but can assure you that the gallery will be very well worth visiting when it reopens
    Visited May 2019
    Traveled as a couple
    Written April 3, 2020
  • Stardust Magick
    3 contributions
    Love this company & shop
    This is a wonderful little shop with amazing art made by tribes from within the Peruvian Amazon. Everyone that works there is so kind and knowledgeable and helpful. I highly recommend visiting and supporting this organization
    Visited October 2019
    Traveled solo
    Written February 20, 2020
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vastvc
Poulsbo, WA35 contributions
Sep 2022
My wife and I are interested in authentic, locally made, artisan crafts when we travel, rather than the run-of the-mill souvenirs found in many tourist shops. Xapiri didn't disappoint!

The crafts are beautiful, and the staff incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. We returned multiple times to purchase gifts for ourselves and family, and to just browse the intricate arts.

The shop's mission is to promote, and help support the culture, of the indigenous tribes living in the Amazon. They have an extensive library, and many videos, on the people, areas and the making of particular crafts. Think fair trade when much of the profits are returned to the artisans and local communities.

We purchased a fishing net, a painting, a maraca and a clay 'Tapir' figurine. All beautiful!

We spoke mostly with Maria, a university student who is in her last semester of earning a degree in Archeology. She couldn't have been more gracious in answering all our questions about the items and how best to package them to either pack in our luggage or have shipped.

What a wonderful experience! Highly recommended!!
Written 6 October 2022
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Hannah B
28 contributions
Aug 2022
We loved this little cafe and museum, the hot chocolate was so delicious and the exhibitions were really interesting with a really nice shop.
Written 28 August 2022
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Matvl
4,408 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
This is a fabulous store. A lovely courtyard area for a great coffee and then areas with contemporary Amazonian art and a section of refined Amazonian craft items that are lovely. Far less the mass produced items; with some magnificent pieces. Staff were great and very engaging and knowledgeable about the communities and the products represented. It’s been our favourite store in Peru.
Written 13 August 2022
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Erin P
Houston, TX4 contributions
Jun 2022 • Couples
Great coffee for a great cause. They took the time to walk us through the space and explain the art and how it supports the communities in the Amazon.
Written 21 June 2022
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Storyteller519049
13 contributions
Apr 2022
Great coffee with an art gallery and indigenous art. I hung out there for a couple hours. Unfortunately we didn't find it until our last day in Cusco.
Written 16 May 2022
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Rachel C
46 contributions
Mar 2022 • Couples
Xapiri was hands down my favorite coffee shop in Cusco (and I went to a LOT of them in our week there). My husband and I ended up spending two hours there, taking in the fascinating art and enjoying our drinks (he had a cortado and I had an oat milk latte). The ambiance is unbeatable, with plenty of natural light and lush greenery, and the baristas were all wonderful. Definitely carve out some time to soak in the setting and gallery!
Written 20 March 2022
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AdeR
10 contributions
Sep 2021
Went for the hot chocolate, it did not disapoint. Very unique flavours and combinations. It is a must. The place also has an exibition centre of the work they do with comunities. It is a great organization and a place that one must go if they are in Cusco.
Written 27 September 2021
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stephendguo
Saratoga, CA1 contribution
Sep 2021 • Solo
Good decor, coffee, and non- profit mission. The handicrafts are unique and support a good cause. Best purchase I made during my Peru trip
Written 24 September 2021
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Edher C
4 contributions
Aug 2021
I did loved from the first time I came, its a pretty chill place to have a coffee, snack, dessert and work. They also have another products. Its a cool cultural center, the staff is very knowledgeable and they love what they do.

I do like the style of the place, is very welcoming and nice, its feels like a very comfy experience.

Definitely a MUST if you are in San Blas, and its very close to the main square.
Written 6 August 2021
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Jessica N
4 contributions
Jun 2021 • Friends
Really great experience! The staff are wonderful and the whole concept is really incredible - definitely worth a visit.
Written 25 June 2021
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  • Sun - Sat 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM