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Los Dominicos Handicraft Village
Los Dominicos Handicraft Village

Los Dominicos Handicraft Village Tours and Activities

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A charming old cloister has been turned into a crafts center that is popular with tourists and locals alike. The whitewashed walls and dirt paths bring a bit of charming country living into Santiago, helped along by cages with birds as fantastical as peacocks (who often put on a show), and the occasional cat that wanders in and out of shops. In independently-owned shops, the main items on offer here are lapis lazuli (a blue stone only found in Afghanistan and Chile) jewelry, thick woven sweaters and shawls, painted tiles, terra cotta dishes and three-legged pigs from Pomaire, as well as thrown pottery.

What makes Los Dominicos extra special, besides the tranquil atmosphere is that the artisans are often at work when you visit their shops, and are happy to explain what they’re working on, or how items are made.

Los Dominicos has two traditional restaurants, where you can often see families enjoying empanadas or pastel de choclo, a traditional meat and chicken pie with a layer of creamy corn baked on top.

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What are Los Dominicos Handicraft Village hours of operation?
Los Dominicos Handicraft Village hours of operation: Daily. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.