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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.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Workshop of Jacobo and Maria Angeles

After hotel pickup, you'll begin your journey to the land of the Alebrijes: San Martin Tilcajete where you'll visit a workshop where these figures are made. Here, you will learn about the process of making the famous figures, carving and painting. After this, it is time for an expert to give you some instructions so you get ready to use your imagination to work on your figure.
The development of these figures has been around for generations and there are various forms ranging from small animals to unimaginable pegasos, martians or mythological figures. You'll get a figure, brush and paint and have about 90 minutes to paint according to your imagination. If you do not finish, you can take home the figure and finish it later. 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



Highlights:
  • Excellent value for money
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Popular choice with kids
  • All entrance fees included
  • Led by a local guide

Location: Oaxaca, Mexico

Duration: 4 hours

Voucher Redembtion: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity. 





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Additional Information


    Operates: Only Wednesday and Saturday.

    Departure Point:

    Traveler pickup is offered

    Hotel Pickup Available: Yes

  • Inclusions:
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Small wooden "Alebrije", to paint. Material and paint to paint.

  • Exclusions:
    • Food and drinks

  • Other Information:
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Adult pricing applies to all travelers. Adult pricing entitles you to a shape and material for paint.
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate


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