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Karnataka state emporium !

Like most of the states in India have a dedicated store for the handicrafts to celebrate art and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
abhi_newalkar
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Kolhapur, India
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Wide variety of wooden craft

This is the only Government authorized place to buy authentic Sandal wood. It has various other... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
MilindTendulkar
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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All reviews sandal wood sandalwood products mg road incense sticks wooden toys government run buy authentic fixed price authentic stuff higher side government shop craft items nice collection brigade road this place is a must visit under one roof art lovers
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Reviewed yesterday

It is one of the oldest shops selling artifacts made mostly in karnataka. Wonderful designs and genuine handicraft items of top quality, though expensive but value for money.

Thank H V N K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful place to shop for antiques, curios, hand crafted wooden statues. It also sells various incense sticks, sandalwood crafted items, powder. Most foreigners love to shop here, as it is one stop shop for gifts.

Thank Srini52
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit to experience the art n heritage of the state. Sandalwood items and the monuments of wood are a treat to even get a glimpse of

Thank Hemanidu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No Car Park here come walking from Gateway Hotel on Residency Road buy what you want. No Bargaining here Lady's. This is Govt Of Karnataka Shop.

Thank Ganu r
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Like most of the states in India have a dedicated store for the handicrafts to celebrate art and culture Cauvery does it all for state of Karnataka !great handicrafts !textiles and incense sticks from various provinces around are retailed here !must visit while in Bangalore...More

1  Thank abhi_newalkar
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This is the only Government authorized place to buy authentic Sandal wood. It has various other craft items as well.

Thank MilindTendulkar
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

This had handlooms called cauvery handlooms. and there were khadi clothes. Saw Sandalwood incense holder, a mantapa, a small box etc. Cloth embroidery bags for ladies, sarees etc. A great feeling seeing so much art

Thank veena52
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

High quality crafts. High level of confidence in the authenticity. This is a government sponsored shop so they do it right without worry of getting ripped off. Nice packing. Prices aren’t very negotiable though.

1  Thank RandallP75
Reviewed July 30, 2018

This is located in the entrance of the brigade road. You will get different handicrafts but the price is little expensive. This is just 100metres from the MG Road Metro Station. You also get sandalwood show pieces.

Thank Suvi85
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Kind of pricey compared to other good stores in Bangalore but still a good option considering the broad variety they have.

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