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Address: 33/12-A, Bagichi Binda Baghat, Fatehabad Road, Agra, India
Phone Number: +(91)-(562)-2330469
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Fake and overpriced!

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... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Turku, Finland
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Turku, Finland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 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 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 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 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 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 

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Savannah, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 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 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 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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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I had a day visit to agra. My travel agent introduced me to a Taj Mahal ans Red fort Guide... after we finish the two locations, the guide let me to this one store. Which is life handicraft.. the guide told me that they were the one who made the taj mahal and thier family was the 8 or 9th... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

My two small jewellery boxes that cost me a ridiculous $120 AUD are both chipped and one of them is so broken that it almost seems like the chalk like copies they showed us at the showroom as scams on the road. To be completely honest, I felt like I was almost MADE to to buy the 2 boxes and... More 

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Bozeman, Montana, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I am certain this shop also goes by "Marble Art Palace" as that is the name with the same number as above listed on my receipt for the highly overpriced table top I purchased. My husband and I were on a much smaller tour and later realized we were being "wined and dinned." I will never purchase anything in another... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

DO NOT buy from UP Marble Crafts Palace on Fatehabad Road!! They only show you the first big room with their most expensive items! Thinking this was the only room and only items they have to offer, my husband and I bought a 12x12 table top marble plate as a gift for our 1 year anniversary. The sales people said... More 

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