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Shalimar Weaves

150L, Akhil Beach Resort | Kurakanni Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
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Ranked #1 of 4 Shopping in Varkala
Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping
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Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

.....What a peaceful, delightful shopping experience this was.....in contrast to the market strip! A huge array of very beautiful shawls, in a range of fabrics & styles.....at excellent prices :) The proprietor is a real gentleman too.....absolutely NO PRESSURE....We were free to take our time and make our own discoveries.....came out with an armful :) T'was such a relief to... More 

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Perth, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

What a great place to go if you want to buy a scarf or pashmina. You can browse for hours with no hassle and quality is superb. All items priced so no bargaining, sometimes makes things more pleasant. Highly recommended.

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Montreal, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

A very good place with so georgeous shawls/ wraps that it is difficult to make a choice! we would like to buy everything.. A big choice, a great quality, a good price, and a very fair, nice and friendly owner! A place I advise to everyone who likes good products..

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

if you want to buy scarves of any kind in varkala zahoor at shalimar weave is your man. a superb range of products at very good prices should suit every taste. there is no hard sell or pressure to buy instead informed advice and the patience to let me return four times before i bought anything.

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Yorkshire, UK
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This is a wonderful shop, set just behind Varkala Beach hotels and night market stalls. If you are looking for a well made and fairly priced pashmina or scarf then this is the place to go. The owner will bring you coffee whilst you make your choice, he doesn't hassle and will leave you to make up your own mind... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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114 reviews 114 reviews
9 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Since Shalimar Weaves had 100% Excellent reviews on Trip Advisor I was really excited to go there. It was a very nice shop, the owner was sweet, and the prices seemed fair. But it was pretty limited in what they had to offer. If you want anything other than a shawl or scarf it's not there. Other reviewers talked about... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
13 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

To shop in arelaxed atmosphere, no haggling and dealing with superior products was such a relief . No hard sell, and great customer service. The items have been dispatched to my home adress, I saw the postage receipt and I have had an e mail with tracker number to follow.Completely trustworthy. Thank you John

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1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Since reading the excellent reviews on the Shalimar shop here, I decided to visit it. Did not regret it! I love the quality of the fabrics, and that you can find a lot of different single-coloured pashminas, as I am not that into patterns. Shalimar John is a friendly and modest guy who will let you look at the shawls... More 

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Treviso, Italy
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Hello everyone, if you go to Varkala this store is the right one to buy silk scarves of excellent quality, with beautiful patterns and right price.The owner is kind, friendly and very polite. Sandra

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Vienna, Austria
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Sebastian E. from Vienna: If you are in Varkala for whatever reason you have to find time to drop a visit to Mr. Zahoor's shop. I have not seen any better equipped shop regarding shawls, scarfs etc. in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The price range has a wide span such that everybody will find something that fits his or... More 

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