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El Abrazo
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Owner description: "El Abrazo" (The embrace) is a Cultural Shop aimed to spread uruguayan Culture through Music, Literature, Photography and Design. From this little spot we embrace those who make our lives more pleasant and we salute those who enjoy cluture in its different forms!
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

I fell in love totally with this small, witty, perfectly located shop. The books, limited in quantity but exceeded by its quality content, fills everyone's needs and imagination.

Thank jaspron
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Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

This was a wonderful shopping experience. We enjoyed the knowledgable and helpful young woman managing the store very much.

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Reviewed 17 February 2014 via mobile

Guillermo runs a great bookstore cum CD shop specializing in Uruguayan music. He is one of the only person we met in Colonia that could speak a very good English, and we learnt so much from him. We loved knowing about Cadumbe and Murga music. We found one of the most helpful books about Uruguay, and we have been referring to it a lot along our trip. Guillermo has a great personality, your stop will make our day!

Thank Yanktonians2001
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Reviewed 20 January 2014

We happened to find El Abrazo by chance but the charming owner, who also speaks good English, quickly found the music of a Uruguayan Tango singer that we had seen live two nights before. He also played us some other music and we left happy with two CD's and two books. The store is small but filled with well chosen products selected by someone who is doing this for the pleasure rather than for money. Well with visiting.

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Reviewed 16 December 2013

A very sympathetic shop to stop by if you are interested in some quality local music, books and a few artisan souvenirs… The owner is very friendly and helpful, we've spend almost an hour listening to different bands from Uruguay, he also recommended us a few places to eat which were quite good!
I'll sure go back next time i am there!

Thank a_guran
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