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This is a Tibetan refuge where the women are given the opportunity to make their wares and sell... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Victoria P
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Carefree, Arizona
Great Tibetan cultural items supporting a worthy cause.

You'll get a heart Tibetan welcome here from about 20 traders anxious to sell you their stuff which... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Keith-Clan
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Appleby-in-Westmorland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a Tibetan refuge where the women are given the opportunity to make their wares and sell them. An interesting trip to watch the preparation of wool, combing and weaving in progress. In the Centre, you may buy carpets, walhangings and other items. there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

If you're in Pokhara, that's an obligatory visit. You'll learn how the tibetans live and you'll feel a little more wise. Hightly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

You'll get a heart Tibetan welcome here from about 20 traders anxious to sell you their stuff which includes jewelry, and a whole variety of tourist gifts, see an informative exhibition on their plight and how they ended up here, and get the chance to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Keith-Clan
Reviewed 17 November 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
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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

Date of experience: October 2017
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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

Date of experience: January 2017
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

Date of experience: February 2017
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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.

Date of experience: December 2016
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

Date of experience: July 2016
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