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House of Eleven Patios (Casa de los Once Patios)

Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Patzcuaro, Mexico
434342753
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Beautiful handicrafts in lovely surroundings

We spent a pleasant half hour wandering around admiring al teh beautiful handicrafts on show here... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
KatyPh
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Stoke On Trent, England
Sprawling Craft Display

I'm not sure there are still eleven patios, but enough to see - and buy - to be fun. Items are... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2018
kehoedds
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Merida
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This former convent is now the best place in town to shop for arts and crafts from a slew of various vendors.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“local crafts” (5 reviews)
“old building” (3 reviews)
“ex convent” (2 reviews)
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Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Patzcuaro, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a pleasant half hour wandering around admiring al teh beautiful handicrafts on show here without feeling pressured or harassed by the vendors. Our days of collecting memorabilia from travels are over but you could pick up some beautiful items here of you wanted...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2018

I'm not sure there are still eleven patios, but enough to see - and buy - to be fun. Items are above-average quality and a great variety.

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Reviewed February 15, 2018

Large building with many rooms displaying local crafts. If you can't find something in these rooms, you do not need it.

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Reviewed February 12, 2018

What used to be an old hacienda is now a nicely preserved shopping complex. Come here to find some really nice arts and crafts. Makes from some great photo opportunities.

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

Make sure you have a guide or research in advance so you have a historical perspective to maximize your appreciation of this lovely, well preserved place!

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Reviewed December 11, 2017

Very nice shops located in an age old building, that has been partially renovated. Not much has been done to the building over the last ten years, however at least they are trying. They’re artisans actually producing their craft, from jewelry to the making of...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

A must see if in this town! Full of beautiful artesian crafts. We found many treasures with Dona Bertha on the second floor! Wonderful Embordoring all from a comunidad of ladies! Incredible really. Lots of woodworking, metal works, handmade guitars, candles and much more! Also...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2017

Morelia boasts an enormous amount of art and crafts, ranging from textiles to copper and all the amazing representations of Day of the Dead. Patzcuaro is famous for it's lacquerware and even if that isn't your thing, you have to marvel at the skill of...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2017

The weaver was our favorite where the hand-loom is large enough to create king-sized bedspreads. Many beautiful items can be purchased here.

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Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Located near the Plaza Grande, Once Patios is an open air maze of interesting shops built around courtyards and on multi levels. In many you will see artisans at work. It's a delightful way to procure nice gifts/souvenirs and work up a margarita thirst in...More

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Response from CindyinNehalem | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is open every day although the specific merchants may have different hours. I would not go on Sundays as that tends to be a family day.
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