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Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco

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Avenida Sol 603, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful products from ~10 cooperatives around Peru that are educating new generations on the (almost) lost art of weaving traditional patterns in the ancient ways. We learned so much and were able to see how the products are made, on site by villagers (mostly women)...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

CTTC brings together beautiful handwoven pieces from 10 mountain villages in one place. There is also a museum to explain the importance of weaving in these communities. A must see destination!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very interesting and informative place. They have a small museum which you can guide yourself through and take your time reading and learning about the incredible weaving tradition embedded in Perú's history. There was a demonstration in the center of the room....More

Thank Helena K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The quality of the alpaca items is perfect; blankets, ponchos, scarves, runners, hats, and so much more, The presentation that they provide to demonstrate their wearing, dying and cleaning techniques is impressive.

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Here you must give a loook around first. There are plenty of different kinds , prices and quality Do not accept their first price, be nice and ask for you discount. Sure you will get beautiful "artesanias peruanas".

Thank sun-hummingbird
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Fantastic watching there very talented ladies doing their weaving demonstrations to the delight of many people watching. Of course many of us bought some of their treasured items. The earthy colours are brilliant. We were very fortunate to see a few of these talented ladies...More

Thank Maggie O
Reviewed 30 September 2018

They have a nice, free musuem about weaving traditions. I wish I could have had someone give us tour and explain more about it, though I did read all of the signs. While the prices in the store are high, I can say that I...More

Thank Giavanna R
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Want to learn more about the history/culture of weaving? This is the place to visit! The museum is chock full of information, the shop includes women working on looms and there are many items to purchase. Additionally, your purchases support the community of women who...More

Thank shelda g
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is a museum and a shop selling high quality local textiles. Well worth a visit if you want to purchase something different to the same old-same old on offer at tourist shops and stalls. You also get to understand the background of the products...More

Thank W4lking
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem (and free to visit, with optional donation!). This cute, lovingly curated little museum was one of our favorite places in Cusco. The rooms highlight different styles of weaving, different types of animal fibers and the methods for dyeing them, and the role...More

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Response from PollyCM | Reviewed this property |
I do not know about their classes, sorry!
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Response from Conocer | Reviewed this property |
The 'Centro de Textiles Tradicionales' is in Cusco itself, near downtown. Walking time is less than 8 minutes from Plaza de Armas, downhill on Avenida el Sol, a wide street for Cusco standards.