Monterrey - Post Report Question and Answers

Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

Most handicrafts are shipped up from the south. Recommend waiting to buy artwork etc. on trips to Mexico City and elsewhere. Oaxaca is an excellent destination with great shopping. - Feb 2021

Yes, if you’re willing to travel to a Pueblo mágico 40 minutes to one hour away. - Sep 2018

Beautiful arts and crafts - Aug 2015

Cultural Mexican artifacts. - Mar 2014

Monterrey is not known for handicrafts, but the travel opportunities to other parts of Mexico are great! - Oct 2012

Monterrey does not have any local artesania traditions, but you could spend it on travel to other cities in Mexico. - Oct 2010

Artwork and pottery. - Jul 2010

Not much. There are a few upscale Mexican craft stores but they sell things from other parts of the country. - Jan 2008

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