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Central Craft Cottage Industries

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Not bad depending on what you're looking for

So I've been to this shop on 3 different trips to Delhi. This place is not bad depending on what... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
njsket
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Honolulu, Hawaii
via mobile
Tourist trap-shop CAREFULLY- never cleaned carpet

We were taken here by our "private guide" on our first day in India. I didn't want to be shopping... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2018
HardworkerEastCoast
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East Coast
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

It's very beautiful store and having such beautiful artifacts. Talking about the carpets. Hand made hand knotted carpets are really beautiful and amazing, so nice and also very nice staff to explain and giving brief history of such carpets.☺️

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Iqbal S
Reviewed April 17, 2018

I ended up here instead of Dilli Haat on my second day in Dehli and it was a huge mistake. The building is a small collaborative of several shops selling different wares: rugs, jewelry, souvenirs, statues tea, and spices. All high pressure sales and grossly...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

So I've been to this shop on 3 different trips to Delhi. This place is not bad depending on what you're looking for. Here is my advice: 1. This place is good for textile items. (Price and quality) they have silk PJs and robes ready...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank njsket
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

It’s the same name just stealing the business and their better reputation and hiking up the prices. Terrible cut on my suit as well. The most dire tailoring I’ve ever seen. Total waste of money and now a very expensive dish cloth. Sari was v...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

We were much welcome and provided a light lunch and drinks with carpet history and education. We bought several rugs and would definitely return to purchase more. Everything was low pressure, low haggle, the salesman was very pleasant. Everything arrived back in USA on time...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Bandb22
Reviewed February 11, 2018

We were taken here by our "private guide" on our first day in India. I didn't want to be shopping but they stop the car and take you out as if you are going to the next site on the tour. My jet lag had...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank HardworkerEastCoast
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Will never visit CCCI again Be aware and study your purchases before paying. We bought coasters, were told by the salesman they were marble...the inlay flowers were stuck on and after wiping them down a few just crumbled and sure they were made of soap...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank voushe
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Mr Gupta pressure sold me fake opals at an exhorbitant price. I am in the process of negotiating a 75% refund with assistance from Amex. He hung up on me ringing India from Australia. Our small group was brought to this shop by a driver....More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank Deirdre B
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

People are paid to bring you to CCCI. Tuk tuk drivers, private guides, people on the street. They pose as friendly helpers but they are not. They misrepresent the destination and tell you they are recommending a popular shopping area that you would recognize from...More

Date of experience: April 2017
4  Thank DHHWWH
Reviewed April 10, 2017

It is a tourist trap. Many rikscha drivers get a commission to bring you there. They all claim that this is an official,state driven institution. Be careful.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Mupf2017
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