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Artesanias Las Pallas

Cajamarca 212 | Zona Barranco, Lima, Peru
+51 1 4774629
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Excellent Selection

This folk art retail shop looks like an extremely well curated folk art gallery. There is an... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2015
Terri S
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Seattle
Out of this world!!!

What an amazing place. You think you're looking for a souvenir shop but what you find is an amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2015
DeAnna G
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Cuenca, Ecuador
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Specialized in select traditional folk art:Weavings,pottery,masks,hand painted frames and trys,baskets,charms,amulets.Also carved gourds,retablos,appliques and much more.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“folk art” (17 reviews)
“each piece” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
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Cajamarca 212 | Zona Barranco, Lima, Peru
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+51 1 4774629
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Reviewed 10 July 2015

This folk art retail shop looks like an extremely well curated folk art gallery. There is an excellent mix of items from across Peru and the buyers absolutely select only top quality work. Of course the prices are higher than buying directly from the artisans,...More

3  Thank Terri S
Reviewed 4 July 2015

What an amazing place. You think you're looking for a souvenir shop but what you find is an amazing glimpse into the artistry of Lima & Peru. Mari is from South Wales but has been in Lima for 48 years. She is delightful and has...More

2  Thank DeAnna G
Reviewed 3 July 2015

The shop is very nice, the owner is a very knowledgable person in peruvian culture. I was very impressed with her knowledge. She let us see part of her house and It looks like a museum, she has very beautiful pieces.

3  Thank Carlos A
Reviewed 29 June 2015

This shop is in Lima’s Barranco District, not far from Miraflores. If you are interested in Peruvian folk art, it should not be missed. The owner and her daughter are very warm and welcoming and have their own very interesting collection. Even if you aren't...More

2  Thank Barbara28970
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Las Pallas have a large collection of all types of handmade crafts from throughout Peru. I particularly liked the beaded jewelry and hand carved gourds. There are options to choose among a wide range of price points.

4  Thank Junebughiker
Reviewed 10 June 2015

We were warmly welcomed into what can only be described as a folk art museum and store on the loveliest street in Barranca. The owner who has amassed a wonderful collection of the finest handmade Peruvian art also shared her extensive knowledge of the people...More

2  Thank Molly R
Reviewed 5 June 2015

I did my research before my trip to see the various traditional handicrafts Peru is known for as I always pick up art to decorate my home with. I knew I wanted a retablo or two and from Trip Advisor found that this store is...More

4  Thank seekingserenity097
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

If you're more on the artsy side, taste wise, this is where you want to buy gifts and souvenirs in Lima. The items in here are authentically Peruvian but are not your average typical mass market souvenirs. Set in the arts district of Lima, Barranco,...More

3  Thank AAlGhoul
Reviewed 9 May 2015

I expected to come into this beautiful collection, find nothing I could reasonably afford, and be snubbed for touching things I don't plan to buy. Imagine the exact opposite and that was the experience I had. The first thing the owner said to me was...More

4  Thank Kelschen
Reviewed 7 May 2015

My partner and I went to this store about two weeks ago, while doing some of our last gift shopping in Lima, before flying out the next day. I had heard good things so we went. While there were some lovely items for sale, the...More

6  Thank Josie B
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Response from Carlos A | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I'm not sure but you can call them or e mail them. Their info is here in Tripadvisor. Or you can always make your hotel to arrange a visit. The owner has amazing stories of her trips inside Peru. Enjoy... More
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ILbirder
19 November 2015|
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Response from Pachas2012 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the taxi company, but probably between 80 and 120 soles.
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