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Address: Dedalou 20, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
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+30 281 028 7241
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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Mayaba Store, a vibrant place full of wonders!Unusual art presents,...

Mayaba Store, a vibrant place full of wonders!Unusual art presents, compasses, signs, trumpets, furniture, boxes, colorful lamps, antiques and an endless number of things throughout nature from all over the world. For you and your friends back to your country. Mayaba store is a great break option during your tour in the city, since it’s located in the most commercial street of the city center, close to Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Enjoy your trip!

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Loved this Store! Great People and Fun Selection! In the Heart of an Amazing Central Shopping Area!

We found the Mayaba Store as we explored the surprisingly GREAT outdoor shopping area that started just a block away from the Archaeological Museum. AND ... SO GLAD that we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 August 2016
brianwickens407
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Whitby, Ontario, Canada
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Whitby, Ontario, Canada
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211 reviews
139 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We found the Mayaba Store as we explored the surprisingly GREAT outdoor shopping area that started just a block away from the Archaeological Museum. AND ... SO GLAD that we found this shopping area - a really nice mix of high end, mid range, boutiques and unique shops - like the Mayaba. Not that we needed to or wanted to... More 

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Kosice, Slovakia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

I definitely recommend this store. You can find here huge collection of items the most of them are handmade and unique. They also have beautiful skirts and dress. The shop owner is very helpful and friendly. The best store in Heraklion.

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3 Thank mariabr212
Nicosia, Cyprus
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299 reviews
189 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

We had in mind to visit this store after reading the high rating reviews in Trip Advisor. The store is very easy to find in the pedestrian area of old Heraklion. The store surpassed by far our expectations; it exposes a huge collection of beautiful and colorful items that you cannot find in all other souvenir shops. You can easily... More 

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4 Thank Issa N
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

saw the store....umpteen number of souvenir gifts but they are from across different countries and I bet there is nothing that you have not seen in any of your local gift shops in your own country. So in my opinion you can easily give it a miss.

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Thank Ashwinimillns
philipgavrilakis, Owner at Mayaba Store, responded to this review

Dear Ashwinimillns, Thanks for your review. Both positive and negative review are very welcome and nice to have. Our goal, is to gather small or large objects from all over the world and offer them to our visitors with the best way. Mayaba Store, is not a typical tourist-souvenir shop in Crete with traditional products of the domestic market. Instead... More 

Vilnius, Lithuania
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014

We visited Mayaba store after reading positive reviews in Tripadvisor. During our holidays in Crete it become obvious, that ladmark of souvenirs in all outlets of island is generally similar and quite boring (same plastic souvenirs, olive oil, etc etc). Mayaba fulfilled and exceeded our hopes to find something interesting, original, unexpected. Thank you!

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4 Thank Danielius K
philipgavrilakis, Owner at Mayaba Store, responded to this review

Dear Danielius, Thank you for your positive review.Our aim, is to constantly look for new items at the ordinary or not sources and share them with our visitors. Hope to see you again. Kind Regards, More 

Hitchin, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2014

On a very hot day in September 2013, we wandered into this haven for a break from the sun, and found such lovely pieces, we couldn't leave without buying something. The piece we chose was much too large ,and we were worried that we might not get it home as hand luggage.The owners were very helpful and wrapped it so... More 

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2 Thank gillian a
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

My friend and I were shopping in Heraklion and she found a miniature icon for her father. The shop owner was able to tell us a little bit about it and was very friendly but put no pressure on us to purchase, which we liked. It a refreshing shopping experience and my friend felt like she got the product she... More 

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2 Thank DreaMarie2885
philipgavrilakis, Owner at Mayaba Store, responded to this review

Thank you very Marie for your great words. We hope that you and your friend had a great vacation time on our island. It's our pleasure to see you again soon. Have a wonderful Autumn. Mayaba Store More 

London
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2013

I was staying at the Lambi Hotel in Amoudara with my wife from 11th to 18th of August. As there is precious little to do there we took a couple of bus journeys during the week to visit Heraklion. The city is a lively bustling place, reminiscent of Rome, but with drivers who are surprisingly tolerant to confused jaywalking tourists.... More 

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Thank Steve A
philipgavrilakis, Owner at Mayaba Store, responded to this review

Thank you very much Steve A. for your wonderful and descriptive review!! It seems that you had a joyful time on our island. It's our pleasure to see you again on our island. Have a wonderful rest of summer, wherever you are. Mayaba Store More 

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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

A very good choice of small presents for a dear ones, not a typical tourist shop. Attention to the details, materials, ideas, extended opening hours and a personal touch of the owners make this shop a perfect stop for tourist looking for an unusual particular gift. Highly recommend! N. (Italy)

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3 Thank prglovers
philipgavrilakis, Owner at Mayaba Store, responded to this review

Thank you very much prglovers for your great comment. This seems that you had a great time to our shop. We hope that you had also great time during your vacations in our island. Have a wonderful rest of your summer. Mayaba Store More 

Athens, Greece
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107 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2013

I was looking for a vintage trumpet or a miniature jazz band for my boyfriend for over a month all over Greece (as i travel a lot for my job) and on the internet. Everything was extremely expensive or tasteless... Until i went to Heraclion two weeks ago. The windowframe caught my eye as i was walking past. There was... More 

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2 Thank StellaZachariou
philipgavrilakis, Manager at Mayaba Store, responded to this review

thank you very much for your great words Stella. We are really happy when we have satisfied customers. We hope that you had a great time on our island and be sure that you will find bigger variety of vintage instruments next time. More 

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