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Great gallery

Although it is well worth a trip do not have things shipped as they may not arrive. It is best to... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Take gifts with you

Great for finding different gifts but take them with you, do not send them as they may not arrive... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
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5 Jan 2018
“Great gallery”
27 Jan 2018
“Don't be fooled. Ubago is scam central!”
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Very good and varied art selection. A charismatic gallery owner with excellent English, someone that will go out of his way for you. And great deals. Too good to be true. Well.....its not true. He is great at convincing the buyer that they don't need...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank James L
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Although it is well worth a trip do not have things shipped as they may not arrive. It is best to take them with you

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This guy has to been put behind bars. Makes his living by stealing from people. We paid him a lot of money and he said he would send us the paintings. Ends up; he will send nothing and just sells it to another person. We...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Maartje v
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The gallery has some good stuff, but the owner is a shady operator with zero credibility. So do not do business with him - if you have to please ensure everything is settled in store before you pay him. Because after you pay him, he...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank raviivey
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Great for finding different gifts but take them with you, do not send them as they may not arrive. Be sure to bargain as the price is flexible.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank kebs1024
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Total scam here and the owner knows it from the second you walk in the door. I've attached pictures of my paid-for paintings that I've never seen again. To be clear, it's not a problem with the Nica mail service as paintings from other galleries...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank morgan151515
Reviewed 23 July 2015

On first impressions this is a professional gallery, with nice art work. Silvio the American with a 'rich history of banking in Nicaragua' says all the right things. In reality, I spent $500 on 4 pieces of art. Silvio agreed to ship them for me...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank Jon B
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Silvio is a very gracious and knowledgeable merchant. His first price is quite high, but he bargains down easily. If you are naïve, you can overpay. Like I said, he is a merchant, not a shipping company. He will offer advice on shipping, but its...More

Date of experience: February 2014
3  Thank Buscando_serendipia
Reviewed 16 September 2013

We had a good experience at Gallery Ubago. I read the other reviews so I was skeptical. The gallery is quite large so you will probably find something you will like. We bought several pieces at a very fair price. The owner helped us pack...More

Date of experience: September 2013
4  Thank Frequentdiner63
Reviewed 23 June 2013

We had a very positive experience at Ubago gallery. The owner worked with us to find four pieces that we love, within our budget. We took the paintings home with us, and they were carefully rolled in a protective tube.

Date of experience: June 2013
4  Thank Ashley S
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