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Great place to find Bhutanese textiles

We visited this weaving emporium on our final day in Bhutan, looking for genuine Bhutanese-made... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2016
RobRoy88
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Edinburgh, Scotland
Nice textiles to shop and see weaving in the process

There are many handycraft shops in Paro...more than any other place. All the other shops are lovely... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2014
vamsally
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Seattle, Washington
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Nov 9, 2017
“For made in Bhutan textiles”
Jun 15, 2017
“Love IT”
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

I have visited Bhutan three times. This is hands down my favourite shop and I visit it whenever I come. Over 90% of the textiles are made in Bhutan as opposed to many of the other shops who import from other countries. The prices reflect...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank expatbw
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

it s true that it s more expansive than the others shops but they have really beautifuls items the Belts ...i searched some of it in Thimpu Bhumtang Tongsa....i found only here same for the traditionals shoes...only here with european size they have amazing textils...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank ksarman
Reviewed July 26, 2016

You get a good variety of souvenir / handicraft items here, as also textiles, but the stuff is vastly overpriced, so it is good only for window-shopping.

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank PVS100
Reviewed January 23, 2016

We visited this weaving emporium on our final day in Bhutan, looking for genuine Bhutanese-made products. We found them, and are delighted with them. The lady who owns the shop was very hepful and explained why there are such big variations in price: basically you...More

Date of experience: January 2016
4  Thank RobRoy88
Reviewed August 13, 2015

We visited this store during our stay at Paro in December 2014, this store is very much authentic in Bhutanese handicrafts and textile.Here all will experience live hand weaving process inside the store, this store has huge collection of genuine handricrafts be it their national...More

Date of experience: December 2014
5  Thank moumi2006
Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

This store fleeces the unsuspecting tourists with double to triple prices. The people of the store are highly uncooperative and arrogant. There is nothing distinctive about the products in the store and same items are available in the numerous stores in the vicinity and at...More

Date of experience: May 2015
11  Thank sheshadriS
Reviewed December 26, 2014

There are many handycraft shops in Paro...more than any other place. All the other shops are lovely and many things can be found. But if you'd like to get textiles, I would at least check this place out. This shop is not in the main...More

Date of experience: December 2014
2  Thank vamsally
Reviewed September 11, 2014

We had already explored the markets of Thimphu and Paro before coming to this shop. I was interested in picking up handicrafts and locally made stuff, but found everything to be quite expensive almost everywhere in the market. The pricing of all the products was...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Ruchs4u
Reviewed May 4, 2014

It is in Paro town. Chencho handicrafts specialises on handwoven materials. It is a small shop bifurcated into 2 areas. In one area we could see women weavers who were busy with their work. They told us that it takes months for them to finish...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank jamie0901
Reviewed July 27, 2013

this shop has a team of weavers working their looms in the shop so that you can see how the various cloths are woven. There is no pressure to purchase, however the proprietor (a very knowledgeable and pleasant lady) is happy to explain how the...More

Date of experience: July 2013
5  Thank Grant13
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