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Mundo Maya reborn - do not be fooled

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Reviewed 17 May 2018
Mitch G
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Toronto, Canada
Beautiful things but it sucks feeling ripped off

The first time I was in Merida a couple of months ago I stumbled across this place on my own and... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Cynthia P
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16 May 2018
“Mundo Maya reborn - do not be fooled”
25 Dec 2017
“Beautiful things but it sucks feeling ripped off”
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

In June 2018, we spent two weeks in Merida. We were accosted by Many merchants in town during our stay. The sales people in this town can get somewhat aggressive when it comes to the touristy areas. No reason for fear but just know that...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Greg M
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Those that represent the Mundo Maya construct of business are not endorsed by the Mundo Maya Program. The program died in 2014. We are looking to resurrect it based upon true Maya values and historical terachings. The first thing you need to look for at...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mitch G
Reviewed 16 May 2018

On the street watch out for overly friendly guy who tells you you don't look like tourists. Was wearing a $%^# Trump shirt when he approached us while we had ice cream across from Grand Plaza. (Very good ice cream). In the store, watch out...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Frances77
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

You pay everything much more than in other places. The quality seems OK, but no way to know in advance the price of what you want to buy. Highly not recommend

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The scam part of the title is how they target "out-of towners" especially women with a seemingly innocent suggestion to go the store "before it closes for a festival" which is simply not true. But it was a call to action and we enjoyed negotiating...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JamesMaxx
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Our experience was similar to other travelers. A friendly local helped us find a currency exchange shop that was open on a Sunday. He later recommended that we shop for hats at Mundo Maya, but claimed that the store would be closing soon and they...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank alig587
Reviewed 26 December 2017

The first time I was in Merida a couple of months ago I stumbled across this place on my own and found so many beautiful things. I bought some gifts for the family and a piece of embroidery. I ended up with a shorter runner...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We could not leave our hotel in Merida without being accosted by men pretending to be friendly locals (one of whom literally dragged us to this store). It got so bad we did not want to leave the hotel. I went out alone one day...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank JM L
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Our interaction with this store and its employees was the lowest point of our whole trip to Mexico. They sold us a rug for an embarrassingly steep price that they claimed was handmade by Mayan artists from 100% wool, all naturally dyed. And of course,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
5  Thank KeenToTravel323
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I honestly don't know how they have the heart for ripping people off like they do. I really wanted to buy typical hat and asked for top quality ( the one that you can fold, holds the liquid and is being used on weddings). well...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank kristinakozmo
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