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Tashiling Handicraft Centre

Chhore patan, near Davi's Fall, Pokhara 33411, Nepal
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Creative enterprise in a community

The history of of this Tibetan refugee community is a complicated one. However, among the bright... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jonahNJ
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Pennington, New Jersey
Informative and lovely crafts

This has a fantastic exhibition explaining about the history and current plight of the Tibetans and... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
dee6jay
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Buckinghamshire
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“wall hangings” (2 reviews)
“yak wool” (2 reviews)
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Chhore patan, near Davi's Fall, Pokhara 33411, Nepal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The history of of this Tibetan refugee community is a complicated one. However, among the bright spots are the skills of the artisans who can create so many quality items including rugs. When I visited this centre I met an older women who was preparing...More

Thank jonahNJ
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This has a fantastic exhibition explaining about the history and current plight of the Tibetans and how the refugees have arrived in Nepal. There are also carpet weaving demonstrations and lovely handicrafts for sale. I didn't think items were particularly expensive considering they are all...More

Thank dee6jay
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I took my daughter here to teach her that ethnic cleansing, slavery and oppression are still rife in the modern world. It was also a clear demonstration how people manage to survive and thrive in the face of such adversity. It does actually feel like...More

Thank planetwanderer
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is a great place to learn about and help the Tibetan Refugees. They have a museum that is a must see to learn and appreciate the difficulties they have endured. It will add much more meaning to the work they do here. Go and...More

Thank Americanflygirl
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stopped by this Tibetan Refugee Center to see the daily life of these refugees. Unlike most refugee camps I've visited this has no border/wall separating the refugees and the locals from going about their daily life. We saw how the center was built from...More

Thank Lee_family_219053
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this Tibitian Refugee Handicraft Centre to see the Tibitan women still hand making their rugs, carpets, wall hangings, belts and bags. The money from purchases goes directly back into this small community. The quality of the work is beautiful.

1  Thank LeeAnn58
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We went to purchase a rug today and counted out 8 X bundles of NR10,000 (80,000) onto the counter for payment. We took the rug to our car while they wrote the receipt. When we returned, they said there was only 70,000. So disappointed that...More

3  Thank Hilarywhitlock
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Good place for shopping. No bargaining for carpets (we bought one) and scope to negotiate for other handicraft stuff like jewelry and other decorative items.

1  Thank AAGBLORE
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This small centre is a rehabilitation centre for Tibetan refugees supported by the Nepalese Government. Their is a weaving factory where carpets are hand made from yak wool. The entire process from makng the yarn to weaving the carpets can be observed as you walk...More

1  Thank puchka
Reviewed 29 February 2016

I wish I had had a lot of money when I was here. The handmade carpets were so beautiful!! But I couldn't afford it. By the way when you're here you can also peek into some houses there, to see the tools they use to...More

Thank PsychoFat
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