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Great to support local artisans

We read about Ayni and went searching for it so that we could buy some authentic gifts from... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Beautiful indigenous art

Gorgeous place with hand made handicrafts from around Bolivia. If you want a unique gift or... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
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“fair trade”(7 reviews)
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“gifts”(2 reviews)
Ayni Bolivia we are a fair trade organization that produce and sell high quality handicrafts and design from various regions of Bolivia. Over 200 artisan families develop our skills to create a wide variety of products: 100% alpaca sweaters and...more
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Av. Illampu 704, La Paz, Bolivia
+591 2 2457487
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around La Paz
from USD 125.00
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

The woman working there was in a bad mood. Although there are a few good things here there were other items on display that she said were not for sale. Why display all this stuff and not sell it? I bought a couple of things...More

Thank Rosie S
Eduardo Z, Manager at Ayni Bolivia, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

I am very sorry that you couldn't buy some stuff you saw at the store. Sometimes we are packing orders for export that are already sold to others. Will correct this situations by checking that all inventory has price labels and not mixed with the...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017

We read about Ayni and went searching for it so that we could buy some authentic gifts from Bolivia. As others have said, the quality is excellent and we love supporting locals. We agree that it is a tiny shop with a very limited range...More

Thank MadisonAuckland
Eduardo Z, Manager at Ayni Bolivia, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Thanks for your support. We are working in getting more inventory. All products are fair trade and made in Bolivia by local artisans.

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Gorgeous place with hand made handicrafts from around Bolivia. If you want a unique gift or souvenir, this is the place.

Thank Moonbathing
Reviewed 19 July 2015

This place is just the gift shop for the adjoining Hostal La Posada. The reviews on here MUST be entirely commercial. Do not waste your time going to this place. Oh, and the inventory is meager.More

Thank BradleyJP
Eduardo_in_Bolivia, General Manager at Ayni Bolivia, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2016

Hi. I think the post is related to other store. Ayni Bolivia is located next to Hotel Rosario. The store is a fair trade organization and have products made 100% in Bolivia by local artisans. You are welcome to come and learn more about the...More

Reviewed 25 January 2014 via mobile

I bought a jumper here and it was great as it was 100 % alpaca and it was fair trade too. Also I like the fact that there were not llama designs on the jumper which means I can wear it back at home .

1  Thank Truffaut111
Reviewed 2 November 2013

We discovered this fair trade shop in La Paz. It sells handmade products (100% alpaga) with high quality and good prices!! And people are so lovely!!

2  Thank Thi-Kim N
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Found the shop via tripadvisor! Altough the shop isn't the biggest one, the choice of Alpaca stuff is really good. Best: excellent quality and great prices! I had checked the whole day beore all the artesan shops in the artesan shop street and had as...More

1  Thank Khala77
Reviewed 11 June 2012

During each of my trips I'm always looking for a good quality gifts. I refuse to buy the mass produced chinese gadgets. I've been travelling a lot in South America and at one moment I started to have a feeling that everywhere - from Venezuela,...More

2  Thank Nathalie_Pol
Reviewed 12 December 2010

This is a good little (blink and you will miss it) shop selling small arts and crafts. Very limited given the shop size. The best part about the trip to this shop, which is about a 10min taxi ride 15b from the centre of La...More

1  Thank ashdbrowne
Reviewed 13 May 2010

I was thrilled to find this place. Fair trade shops like this one usually have high quality and good prices. I bought all my souviners here, including a gorgeous wooden bowl. I loved this place!

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4 December 2017|
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Response from Rosie S | Reviewed this property |
No and it closes at random times on the days it is open.