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Maheswari Sarees et al

It all started here. Yes, Rani Ahilyabai Holkar Devi initiated the hand weaving of Maheshwari... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
Mumbai, India
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Truly Maheshwari

The designs are great and the quality of weaving is flawless. Even though the sarees might appear... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The history and the establishment of Rehta society have got a star - else would have ranked terrible. Go to the town centre at places like Pawar's or Tana bana (or the line of shops there) to get similar quality sarees and material at much...More

Thank Payal G
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

It all started here. Yes, Rani Ahilyabai Holkar Devi initiated the hand weaving of Maheshwari sarees. A good Maheswari sari will start wit a minimum price of INR 5000. Remember, all saris are hand woven. About 75% of town population is engaged in this craft....More

Thank Kilroy_Mariner
Reviewed February 20, 2018

Before trip to Maheshwar, I searched about this NGO and impressed by their concept and work. Hence wanted to buy kurta for myself. However, what I saw was completely terrible. Located near fort, this place is very good for understanding traditional Indian clothing manufacturing. But...More

1  Thank Javanshir M
Reviewed December 26, 2017

The designs are great and the quality of weaving is flawless. Even though the sarees might appear to be expensive, the craftsmanship it sustains and the community that is helped makes you feel like spending on these beautiful sarees in Maheshwar.

Thank KaustubhMumbai
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

We asked specially for this Association as they are working in a sustanaible domain We found them near the fort and went to the shop for buying some scarfs. We must insist to see some scarfs and the staff had not the willingness to sale...More

Thank auversois
Reviewed October 20, 2017

It is best visited only to see the looms. Do not buy anthing from here as the prices are exorbitant. You can get better stuff at one third the price from hundreds of other outlets in the city. Staff is unfriendly and are interested more...More

1  Thank Frontiermail
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Rehwa Society is a NGO which supports weavers who produce beautiful Maheshwari Textiles. The looms are located within the fort and housed alongside the steps leading from Queen's Palace to the River Ghats. Good place for kids to visit, to understand how the textiles is...More

Thank ShvRm_Traveller
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

This is an NGO run by Holkar -The king of Maheshwar- Sir Richard... This is a weaver's loom which can visit n see how beautifully a silk n cotton tread is interwoven n a beautiful sari is created. This Rehearsal shop is right on the...More

1  Thank RRajawat
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Nestled inside the fort premises this place does catch your eye and one would end up entering the same. We saw a lot of looms and weavers working on producing beautiful Maheshwari sarees, Stoles, dress material, dupatta etc. Photography is allowed post permission. We felt...More

1  Thank EnigmaticIndia
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

It's very interesting to seethe fabrics being woven in front with of you. The designs are beautiful and the feel of the fabric is so soft. Very nice to see old weaving traditions being maintained. Prices are reasonable as well

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