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Casa de Artes

4 Avenida sur # 11, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Wonderful Eclectic Folkart

This is a wonderful store with an excellent and eclectic inventory of really top notch folk art... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Karen B
Shelter Island, New York, USA
via mobile
The Best of the Best

Casa de Artes has everything to educate you about Guatemalan arts, crafts, and history, including... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2016
Barb E
Fairfax, Virginia
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4 Avenida sur # 11, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful store with an excellent and eclectic inventory of really top notch folk art from across Guatemala. Wood carvings from the Peten, masks and textiles, jewelry, furniture. These are not the cheap goods found all over town. The proprietors are incredibly knowledgeable...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Casa de Artes has everything to educate you about Guatemalan arts, crafts, and history, including very knowledgeable staff to answer any question you have and many you never thought of asking; a wide range of items for sale fitting for the tourist with taste or...More

Thank Barb E
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Our family lives relatively close to Antigua and we no longer simply wonder around the town randomly looking into all the stores. We make a list of 5-6 places we want to spend more time in. This store is one of those places. Your perspective...More

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 11 January 2016

This is the best place to go and check what Guatemala has to offer as its best quality art crafts. All the products are very well selected and you are sure to have the top quality. Of course this has a price tag but it...More

1  Thank LiliKawaseGoncalves
Reviewed 6 January 2016

My wife was looking for a local mask to add to our collection from other countries we've visited. While there were a lot of masks at Nim Po't, that place really wasn't the right location for asking questions and getting background info about the masks....More

1  Thank DiverJay
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Casa de Artes is not really off the beaten path, it's very close to the wonderful Hotel Porta Antigua. But it is three or four levels above most shops in Antigua in terms of quality of artifacts and prices. They offer a wide variety of...More

2  Thank texaschic987
Reviewed 16 April 2015

We have visited this store many times over the last 10 years and it is amazing. They have the finest of pieces of Guatemalan folk art in one place with a staff that are very friendly and helpful. Beautifully displayed and priced fairly you will...More

1  Thank Tom T
Reviewed 10 September 2014

After walking past this about 100 times on my way to/from the town center, I finally stopped by. (Oddly, you have to ring a bell to have someone let you in.) What a great place! The staff is friendly and ready to answer questions, but...More

2  Thank MMama
Reviewed 16 July 2014

What a treat this was to stumble on. From the moment you enter you can tell this is something special. Seems it was lovely spaciousprivate home converted into an art gallery. High celiengs rounced arches, gardened courtyards.... Each room holds a fascinating and near perfect...More

2  Thank Squirl66
Reviewed 1 June 2013

Casa de Artes has a supreme collection of Guatemalan arts and crafts. The antique clothing is especially beautiful. They have antique wooden masks, too, and creative jewelry, fabric and majolica. Their ‘loss leaders’ are great deals at low prices. People in our group grabbed up...More

4  Thank bobinathens
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