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Half-Day Alebrijes Carving and Painting Workshop in San Martin from Oaxaca

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  • 4 hr

In "San Martin Tilcajete", you will see the process of making Alebrijes, the famous and colorful figures from Oaxacan-Mexican folk art. You will visit a workshop and see how artisans carve and paint these figures. Then, you'll have a chance to paint your own figure and use your imagination to create something unique. These figures were the inspiration for the creators of the famous movie "Coco".  After this, it is time for an expert you indications to fly with your imagination. You'll take this figure with you along with amazing memories from a wonderful day tour. Your tour includes transport and a local guide.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Workshop of Jacobo and Maria Angeles, Calle Olvido No. 9, San Martin Tilcajete 71506 Mexico

The artisans of this community will share with you the tradition inherited by their ancestors so you can take memorable moments with you. 

Your tour ends with hotel drop-off.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Taller David Hernández, 8 de Octubre S/N, Barrio el Cerrito, 71506 San Martín Tilcajete, Oax., Mexico

After knowing the process of making these beautiful figures, you have time so that with the help of a craftsman, you can decorate your own alebrije.

Duration: 2 hours