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Address: 150L, Akhil Beach Resort | Kurakanni Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
Phone Number: +919447771504
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This is a high quality shop selling much higher quality scarves and jewellery than anywhere else in Varkala. The owner leaves you alone and encourages you to look at everything... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a high quality shop selling much higher quality scarves and jewellery than anywhere else in Varkala. The owner leaves you alone and encourages you to look at everything you want. My friend bought a top quality pashmina which was pricier than she was expecting to pay (but still one tenth of what she would have paid in Liberty,... More 

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1 Thank mjgzt
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pashminas are of a far higher quality than on the cliff and beautifully laid out - the staff will take as much time as you need displaying the different wraps and the shop is clean and air-conditioned - definitely worth a visit

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1 Thank traveltottie1954
San Diego, California
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We did a little bargaining for scarves at the shops by the beach to figure out what the price point for a pashmina is. But we don't enjoy haggling. We went to Shalimar Weaves based on Trip Advisor reviews and we were so happy! It is a quiet shop - to find it, ask the owner of the Juice Shack.... More 

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Thank Sarah W
kathmandu
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

This shop is the best place to get your gifts to take home for your family. It is filled with fabrics and jewelry of superior quality at a fair price. The owner Zahoor is a unbelievable honest man who I have known for over 10 years now. His greatest wish is your satisfaction. There is no hassling in his shop... More 

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1 Thank mikeweb2015
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I can only echo what others say about Zahoor at Shalimar Weaves He had a good selection of great shawls at fair prices and is a lovely guy to deal with, none of the normal hard sell. You'll find him in front of Akhil beach resort which is a bit behind the Tibetan market and the Juice Shack on the... More 

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3 Thank BillQ001
Munich, Germany
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is definitely the best place in Varkala to buy scarves: Not only does it offer a very nice selection of high quality scarves, the very nice and honest store owner leaves you all time and peace in the world to browse his store. Another bonus: fixed and very reasonable prices - very refreshing to be able to take a... More 

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5 Thank Diana T
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This shop is located on the cliff a little behind in a friendly street; selling fabrics are beautiful and of high quality; Zahoor is adorable; He will guide you if you want in the discovery of his tresures.silk, silk and wool, pure wool, linnen, cotton , pashmina.A must! Very different from others!

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5 Thank bolean
Brisbane, Australia
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I agree with all other reviewers, the quality is impressive, the owner helpful and patient and the experience totally hassle free and pleasant. Shop hard to find, first day asked a couple of locals who were vague so took a tuk tuk from the top car park which was easy. I would highly recommend this shop. I did not bother... More 

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3 Thank nomaddeb
Knesselare, Belgium
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82 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This place was recommended by a local. It is the first time I could take my time and look around and the owner is very pleasant and only speaks if you ask him a question. The shop has so much choice! Everything is clearly labled, you find silk, silk and wool, pure wool, linnen, cotton and different grades of pashmina.... More 

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4 Thank Globetrotters01
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 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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