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Address: Chanwar Palkhiwalon-ki-Haveli (Anokhi Haveli) | Kheri Gate, Amber, Jaipur 302017, India
Phone Number: +91 141 253 0226
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Description: A small textile museum dedicated to the ancient craft of hand block...
A small textile museum dedicated to the ancient craft of hand block printing. Housed in a restored UNSECO award winning 400 year old building - well kept displays, good information, friendly staff, a printing & wood block carving craftsman demonstrating on site, clean toilets, an excellent small (fixed price) museum shop, & a cafe serving fresh organic coffee. A quiet haven - 10 min walk through the quaint old town of Amber. Please ensure that you have been taken to the correct location. We do not pay commission; some drivers or guides may try to take you elsewhere. Entry Price: rs.30 per adult | rs.15 for children below 12yrs | rs.20 for students | camera entry rs.50 | video camera entry rs.150
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Anokhi Museum [near Amer fort] isn't just a shopping store but is much more then that. They are preserving some dying arts and thus they offer some amazing quality products and I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Anokhi Museum [near Amer fort] isn't just a shopping store but is much more then that. They are preserving some dying arts and thus they offer some amazing quality products and I recommended all those who are visiting the Pink city must stop here...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

its not a very big museum but its a nice little place to look around! its kind of classic india with little birds flying around in the exhibitions. there's a man upstairs who actually shows you how the block prints are made too!

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Malibu, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Wonderful museum in a restored Haveli quite near the Amber Fort, a perfect stop post fort. Something for everyone, kids and adults. The preservation of the art of hand blocking fabric is detailed here. There is a very small shop that sells Anokhi products, but I would recommend the large shop in Jaipur which has a wonderful selection and a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We had no luck to get there a Monday... It is pretty easy to find when you come down from the fort, with a lot of sign in a dedale of little street. Just going there is nice.

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Ranthambore National Park, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If textile is something that really interests you then this is a must visit place, anokhi is a company that had brought transformation into handprinting and cloths they have around 26 stored in india and growing and the textile thry do is just amazing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The museum is small but not expensive to visit, however, to see local craftsmen printing using old fashioned techniques was well worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Very interesting collection of information on the tradition of block prining. One wi appreciate the intricate work of art. Beautiful displays of fabric

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Place carries a variety of items, but one needs to do their homework first. Found some items that were almost three times the price of what could be purchased in Delhi. The hand printed table cloths and napkins were nice, but the vendor would not sell the napkins separately.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The prints and fabrc, also the rajasthani style. The person who likes te Rajasthani style it is something you will fall in love with.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This place was fantastic! We got to see blocks being made...and how to used them...boy it may look easy...but definitely takes practice! Loved our experience here and all the things we learned about making block print...we are now even bigger fans!

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