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All about Casa de las Artesanías Yucatán in Mérida

Updated: April 6, 2024

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For more than 30 years, La Casa de las Artesanías del Estado de Yucatán has been involved in promoting traditional crafts. Casa de las Artesanías Yucatán in Mérida is about 2.5km away from Casa Loltún. It is located on the outskirts of Mérida. As it is a little further from the city center, you might want to take a car or bus.

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Address:

CASA DE LAS ARTESANIAS ESTADO DE YUCATAN, Calle 37, Centro, Mérida, Yucatán, Mexiko

Website:

Category:

Shopping

Phone:

+52 999 920 7334

Distance:

2.5km from Casa Loltún

Travel Time:

Within the city

Admission:

No entry fee

Price Level:

Mid-range

Since:

1966

Google Rating:

average rating is 4.2 out of 5, based on 10 votes, Ratings

Opening Hours:

• Monday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
• Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
• Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
• Thursday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
• Friday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
• Saturday: Closed
• Sunday: Closed

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Casa de las Artesanías Yucatán

La Casa de las Artesanías del Estado de Yucatán translates as "The House of Crafts of the State of Yucatán" so it's about crafts from Yucatán. It is located next to the Church of the Nuns, one block west of Plaza Grande.


It is a government-operated store selling a wide-range of Yucatecan handicrafts. For more than 30 years, La Casa de las Artesanías del Estado de Yucatán has been involved in promoting traditional crafts.


The work of the artisans is promoted through support programs and some of the products are sold in the government-owned in stores. All prices are fixed, so no negotiation is possible (which can be pleasant).


Handicrafts in the making
Handicrafts in the making

You will find a lot of handmade handicrafts, e.g. hammocks and other henequen products, but also clothes (e.g. the traditional guayaberas and embroidered blouses), bags, shoes or jewelry. The intended customers are clearly tourists.


Other locations


There are currently another four stores:



The store "Artesanaria" diagonally opposite the Parque de Santa Lucia is not one of them, but it is also a recommendable store, where you can buy similar handicrafts.

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