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San Antonio Arrazola: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The town isn't very large, but is famous for the production of alebrijes, or carved and painted wooden spirit animals. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank moabdds
Reviewed 28 May 2019

Our family of 4 recently had the pleasure of visiting Arrazola and loved it. The Alebrije shops were some of the finest we found in all of Mexico and would highly recommend short visit. Surprisingly the prices at the shops were quite reasonable, which you...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 5 May 2019

Totally enjoyed this charming small town and visits to the homes and workshops of the amazing artists. Do not miss this.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Czechnut
Reviewed 22 April 2019

We visited the home of the Jimenez family. We ere given an informative tour by Manuel's grandson. If you are intersted in Oaxacan woodcarving this is a must.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 21 February 2019

Beautiful place to visit, there are some places where the artisan actually carves the wood for your pieces, we visit, Armando Jimenez place and had the fortune to pain our own Alebrije as the perfect souvenir for the experience, many different styles and options to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

I don’t find hotel go 2 nights and luckily I find this the hotel is old but very clean and my room was quite I like the hotel the price is very affordable

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank colmherrera
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Alebriges made by hand with Love! This is a small Puebla where the history of Alebriges started. The art is handed down thru generation to generation. These artist do not use a pattern, or photos, or mold to work from to complete this art! You...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank franksO6259NV
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Near the Oax city, tis less known. Small town but very artistic. There is a museum next to church which is worth seeing. There is also an art gallery.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Namaste M
Reviewed 15 February 2018

It´s one of the little towns that make "Alebrijes" the mexican fantastic colorful beasts, if you have the chancem adventure into town for the smaller stores/workshops, they are more authentic, single hand made and cheaper, most tour buses will take you to the bigger and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Coco_mex
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Alebrijes rhe name of these "litle monsters, devils and animals" painted with Arrazola's peculiar style.. from small family owned shops to one big exporter you will find even hand bags, snickers and all kind of artifacts decorated at "Alebrije style"... do mot forget to ask...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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13 November 2018|
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Response from barnito |
Thanks for your help. We found a colectivo before we found a bus, so we went that way and had a nice visit.