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The Unique Art and Crafts

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Address: 33/12 - A Bagichi Binda Baghat Fatehabad Road, Agra, India
Phone Number:
+91 562 233 0469
09:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 20:00

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We were in a party on a guided tour with our Indian guide when we visited, and shown the making of these marble and Gemstones from what appeared to us, slave labour. We were then... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2015
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Sydney, Australia
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195 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I'm not sure but I think that this is the same place we visited. The address is the same but the name on our invoice was Up Crafts Palace. From past reviews I can see that previous visitors have not appreciated their visit and it sounds like they were all ripped off and taken advantage of. I am very sorry... More 

Thank Richard D
Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I agree with all above comments. After our visit of the Taj Mahal, our guide took us to this shop. I have traveled a lot and I am usually very careful but I let my guard down in this shop, probably because I was exhausted. The "owner" showed us how the marble is carved by the "descendant" of the Taj... More 

Thank Emilie F
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

I went to Agra using the cab arranged by Suncourt Yatri hotel from Delhi. The cab driver casually told that he knows a good guide who can show us Taj Mahal. The cab driver along with the guide took us to the unique art and craft shop stating that they are the descendants of the workers who were involved in... More 

Thank Felix F
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2 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2015

As the other tourist got the experience it is absolutly true they are brilliantly fooling the visitors.so be careful while you visiting these type of places.

Thank Christi G
Turku, Finland
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Had a terrible experience at this place 2 days ago. We arrived in the shop after our Taj Mahal tour. Our tour guide brought us there. First we were explained how the guys who make the ornaments descent from Taj Mahal makers and then they beautifully explained us the marble processing. Afterwards, we were led to the room where they... More 

1 Thank IvaS3
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62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 25 June 2015

Watch costs, maybe Google prior to going on a tour. Beautiful works but your guide takes such a huge percentage it often is cheaper to buy elsewhere. Have the store ship your purchase home just sign the back of your item to ensure it is yours (you will forget what it looked like) and watch the table or frame and... More 

Thank zmorten2002
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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164 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 May 2015

We were in a party on a guided tour with our Indian guide when we visited, and shown the making of these marble and Gemstones from what appeared to us, slave labour. We were then escorted into the showrooms where we were given drinks and shown how to look for the genuine marble articles by shineing a light through the... More 

1 Thank UKC0uple
1 review
Reviewed 15 April 2015

I arrived at this place on 2015-1-29, and ended up purchasing a $2700 inlaid marble coffee table top. It was gorgeous. Well, after 10 weeks I never received the top and after discovering that all the email address bounced and phone numbers were disconnected, had to file a claim with the credit card company. 4 days later I got a... More 

Thank John L
Savannah, Georgia
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 January 2015

I will validate previous reviewers impressions of this place. I will admit that I was tired when led to this last stop on our tour. The tour of the Taj was so wonderful, I let my guard down when taken to this "handicrafts exhibit." It was interesting and the work was beautiful but way out of my budget. I also... More 

2 Thank GeorgiaA1980
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Reviewed 29 October 2014

In June I purchased a Chess board and stand from this company. They are very high pressure sales people that try to get you to buy everything at very high inflated prices. I had them agree to ship the item to Canada for July 15th however it never arrived. I filed a chargeback and then the company sent it to... More 

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