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Tashiling Handicraft Centre

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Address: Chhore patan, near Davi's Fall, Pokhara, Nepal

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Quality Handicraft, Genuine but Expensive

Good place for shopping. No bargaining for carpets (we bought one) and scope to negotiate for other handicraft stuff like jewelry and other decorative items.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 June 2016
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Bengaluru, India
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Kota Kinabalu District, Malaysia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

We went to purchase a rug today and counted out 8 X bundles of NR10,000 (80,000) onto the counter for payment. We took the rug to our car while they wrote the receipt. When we returned, they said there was only 70,000. So disappointed that they would do this. We will be living in Pokhara for 3 years and intended... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Good place for shopping. No bargaining for carpets (we bought one) and scope to negotiate for other handicraft stuff like jewelry and other decorative items.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

This small centre is a rehabilitation centre for Tibetan refugees supported by the Nepalese Government. Their is a weaving factory where carpets are hand made from yak wool. The entire process from makng the yarn to weaving the carpets can be observed as you walk around the premises. The showroom has the carpets on display of various shapes ans sizes... More 

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Depok, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

I wish I had had a lot of money when I was here. The handmade carpets were so beautiful!! But I couldn't afford it. By the way when you're here you can also peek into some houses there, to see the tools they use to make great art. There's a community hall too here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

I visited the village for a community festival and was fortunate enough to be able to have a look inside this place.....just beautiful

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

I have a retail business in the US and went to the Tashiling Tibetan settlement to see if I could buy some beads. I ended up buying a lot and wanted more of a specific style one of the women made them overnight and then brought them to my hotel the next day! the right after the earthquake I was... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014

Visited Tibetan Handicraft House in Pokhara. All are working hard. Nice and simple people. We chatted together. They have a good knowledge. Many things to buy like carpets and other handicrafts.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

I last time visited Tibetan handicraft center and found that place really amazing. Tibetan people are really nice and working hard on their part. I felt like I have come to a different place where they have a world of their own. Everyone is living a very simple and peaceful life. The handicraft center was really good and if I... More 

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Klang, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

I was at the centre early July. They do have beautiful rugs of all size and I did see some women crafting the rugs by hand, whether it is cheaper elsewhere was not an issue as I wanted to contribute to their socio- economic welfare. I purchased a small rug and a banner which I could easily carry on board... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

I disagree with previous poster, Duncan C, as I saw myself some of the women were busy crafting the beads and necklaces behind the tables or in front of their homes. The beads and necklaces here are way cheaper compared to the shops in Lakeside or Devi's Falls. It also helps these Tibetan Refugees as they have no other jobs... More 

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