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great project for indian women

we read about this shop in our guide and we really wanted to visit it. The owners are a young... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Francesca J
Bellissima needs to be included as a must see on any tour to Northern India

A visit to Bellissima is an experience in compassion, love & social acceptance. Minnie & Deepak do... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Raymond Terrace, Australia
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Inside Fort Jaisalmer | Opposite Maharaja Palace, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago

we read about this shop in our guide and we really wanted to visit it. The owners are a young couple who gave birh to this very interesting project to help women around jaisalmer area. The girl was so happy to explain us about the...More

Thank Francesca J
Reviewed 28 March 2018

A visit to Bellissima is an experience in compassion, love & social acceptance. Minnie & Deepak do amazing selfless work in helping widows & underprivileged women in remote villages. The craft work & wonderful quilts, tablecloths, cushion covers + jewellery made by the women is...More

1  Thank ckhhc
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the real Bellissima coincidentally while having read about it in the Lonely planet that there are many shops that try to mimic the concept and steal the name. There is only 1 real Bellissima that supports widowed women of all religions in the...More

2  Thank Matthijs v
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Somehow we were drawn to this shop in our quest to find beautiful authentic tapistry. We did find it and so much more. First and foremost, it is probably the only co-operative in Jaisalmer who truly support the women who make the handicrafts they sell....More

2  Thank NicolasV2642
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time talking about the women's cooperative and Indian life and customs. Great (endless?!) Selection of handicrafts like wall hangings, pillow cases, and awning decorations. As far as I could tell, the prices seemed very fair, and we spent more than planned...More

1  Thank Kuruma135
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This women's co-op is great. Bobi (?) and Deepak, who run the shop are super friendly, seem honest and caring, and can tell you a lot about Indian culture. We looked at wall hangings, pillow cases, etc and bought several items for what seemed like...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

We had a wonderful time discussing life in the villages. Deepak was extremely kind and patient and we felt no pressure to buy anything. The range of products is surprising. We enjoyed just talking with Deepak and meeting his family. Please give this place a...More

Thank CalumS92
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Bellissima is a gem hidden in the labyrinth if Jaisalmer Fort. If you visit it, you will meet a beautiful family who will make you feel at home instantly. I ended up spending more and more time there just to be near them. And then...More

1  Thank tulatel
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Bellissima is a great little shop with a wide range of handicrafts for sale in a relaxed (no-pressure) environment right in the heart of Jaisalmer. The store provides a source of income for widowed women in rural Rajasthan, so you should shop here for your...More

1  Thank kiwikoala
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We love what Bellissima is doing by supporting and providing women in villages across Rajasthan the opportunity to sell their beautiful handcrafted textiles for a fair price!! Meenal and Deepak are a lovely couple are very willing to share the stories of the textiles and...More

1  Thank Leanne H
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