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Dropenling Lhasa Villages Handicraft Shop

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Attractive handcrafts

This store sells handcrafted items. It was the only store I was able to find in Lhasa that sold... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
formershrink
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New Jersey, USA
Wonderful handmade items!

I love to buy handmade dolls and stuffed animals in the places that I have visited. I bought 3... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2017
leegs
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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

This store sells handcrafted items. It was the only store I was able to find in Lhasa that sold fabric/textile handcrafts. Most other stores sell identical junky items. The prices were not bargains - I paid $42 US for a charming stuffed fabric monkey that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

In Sep 2017, purchased Carpet and its already deteriorated. I moved the carpet to another room, where no traffic and still the disintegration continued. I now rolled up the carpet and not using it. Waste of Money. I agree with reviews posted by E.L. Material...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed December 30, 2017

I love to buy handmade dolls and stuffed animals in the places that I have visited. I bought 3 monks playing instruments and I love them. They are cloth dolls and I feel like they are blessing my home! Our guide brought us to this...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

The shop is run by Tashi, a Tibetan who has travelled overseas and works with local artisans across Tibet to execute on the range of handicrafts. There is a posted no negotiations on prices but we found the pricing to be very fair. We got...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Agrre it is Difficult to locate as broght out by others in their review. Some tips which helped me to locate the shop with less difficulty: a) If you mention Green Mosque or Mosque, difficult for locals to understand. Instead try ‘ Muslim Temple’, which...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

We were taken there by our Tibetan guide. I really love the idea of supporting local craft men / women in a responsible way. We purchased many items at this shop that I quite enjoyed (items as shown in the picture already posted by another...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

This lovely little shop was across the road from our Yak Hotel with another branch in the Muslim quarter that we did not visit. They have authentic Tibetan handicrafts & the artisans share in the profits. My sisters & I bought several items & the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 21, 2017

This is a great shop with local crafts --artisans receive the proceeds of their efforts. This shop is very difficult to find. Find the Green Mosque. There is a police station on the corner but they wouldn't speak any English to me so I had...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed September 4, 2016

Luckily, my hotel had a brochure for this place in the lobby. It was a bit hard to find but well worth the effort. There is no bargaining but they take credit cards without a surcharge and they ship. I had been looking for a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

I found it difficult to find handmade items in Lhasa. It seems like most shops are selling items I could find in any Asian market. This shop was the exception. The items they had were lovely, unique, and a good price. It was difficult to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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I visited it in September, 2016. I would think it was still open however it is not easy to find as taxis can't access the small roadway to get there. They will drop you off and you will need to walk past the mosque and down... More
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