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Nim Po't Centro de Textiles Tradicionales

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Textiles from all over Guatemala

This is the most complete textile shop in Antigua. They have textiles from every department in the... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
GailBash
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Cottonwood, Arizona
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Old and new textiles

This store has an amazing inventory of old and new textiles. Old clothing is very wearable or can... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
Susan B
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This large warehouse features a selection of clothing and handcrafted textiles.
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5a Ave. Norte # 29, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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+502 7832 2681
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This is the most complete textile shop in Antigua. They have textiles from every department in the country. The prices are reasonable because they buy directly from the artisans in many cases. They also have a good collection of wooden and glass objects. It’s a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GailBash
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This store has an amazing inventory of old and new textiles. Old clothing is very wearable or can be recycled into your own creations. There are many other Guatemalan products but I was only seeking the textiles.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

I have shopped at Nim Pot many times and highly recommend it. There is a huge selection of textiles but also masks, saints, and many other items that are excellent for gifts.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Min108
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This like a Mayan pawn shop. Many Maya travel great distances to place their valuable items for sale in this large store. You can find great things such as traditional "danced" dance masks and traditional clothing for men and women. There is nothing like this...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank robert d
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Based on the reviews here and a personal recommendation, I was eager to see this shop. Unfortunately, it didn't live up to its reputation. I had previously visited artisans in Guatemala and El Salvador, and found the merchandise here to be of lower quality than...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank explorateuse
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Good place to shop for textiles and other artisan craft items. The textiles are arranged by region. Decent prices. They accept credit cards. Prices are marked and it is not a place for haggling.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jrmcafee
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

This was the best place to shopping in Antigua. With a little bit of everything with the right price. Don't loose you time going to the mercado artesania.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

I make frequent visits to Antigua and always get the souvenirs I need here. The selection is huge and prices are competitive. Not a place to bargain, as prices are fixed. Credit cards accepted. Giving this a 4, as the gentleman assisting at the front...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Lacey D
Reviewed 6 February 2018

This is an amazing store that has a wide variety of Guatemalan art and textiles. It is a Coop with many items from various artists. The prices are reasonable and credit cards are accepted. By being by the arch, it is very easy to find.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank MitziMarmot
Reviewed 4 February 2018

If you want to buy Guatemalan folk art in Antigua, you can't do better than Nim Pot (which means "ceremonial huipil" in the local Mayan language). It is literally a warehouse of beautiful textiles, ceramics, and carved items as well as other other souvenir items....More

Date of experience: March 2017
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