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Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco

Avenida Sol 603, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 228117
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“for sale” (28 reviews)
“fair trade” (12 reviews)
“women weaving” (11 reviews)
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Avenida Sol 603, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got a chance to see how the fabrics are still being made. Mothers with lots of young children in tow, working hard on beautiful patterns.

Thank Tracy_ANTCC
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I loved meeting the weavers and hearing about how they make their wonderful products. I bought many bracelets, scarves, and other items to take home. Highly recommend.

Thank Ozzy520
Reviewed 22 November 2017

CTTC supports the spinners, weavers, knitters and ropemakers of the Sacred Valley. People high in the Andes are able to get their incredible textiles to market with the help of CTTC. The prices are great and the natural textiles even better.

Thank Gwen P
Reviewed 20 October 2017

If you look at most of the 'artisan' markets you will start to recognize many of the patterns, and it is obvious that they use artificial dies. Many of these stalls buy stock from a large organization, who in turn pay their weavers a pittance....More

Thank Kate3717
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Fair-trade textiles - to purchase and to view. Check out their FREE museum inside their shop to learn more about the Andean textile tradition. Even if you're not going to buy anything, it's worth a visit to learn more about the importance of authentic hand-made...More

Thank Ashli A
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Wonderful selection of hand woven goods, artisans are said to receive 80% of the proceeds. There were some lovely ladies weaving in the center. You will find some goods that are quite distinct from other shops.

Thank RECH310
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I went here because I love shopping, and thought it would be a great place to get more authentic/local produced goods than the markets. They have a small room where you can read about how the textiles are produced and the history of textile production...More

Thank Katie937
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

The quality of the products you will see here is much higher than what you find in most of the tourist shops. There generally are 5-8 women sitting on the floor doing their traditional weaving, using patterns they keep in their heads from childhood on....More

Thank Marjorie S
Reviewed 20 August 2017

My 11 year old son took a two day weaving class and loved the experience. Thanks to Felipa his instructor and Nilda Callanaupa for all the work she has done for the surrounding community.

Thank Anthony706
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

A lot of other stores boast alpaca, but it's machine made. This shop represents locals using time honored weaving skills, it's all handmade. The prices are on par with the better machine made shops.

Thank Pat S
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4 March 2017|
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Response from PollyCM | Reviewed this property |
I do not know about their classes, sorry!
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dchealthy
20 January 2017|
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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.
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