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Rehwa Society

Ahilya Fort, Maheshwar, India
+91 81200 01381
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Maheswari Sarees et al

It all started here. Yes, Rani Ahilyabai Holkar Devi initiated the hand weaving of Maheshwari... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
Kilroy_Mariner
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Mumbai, India
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Very good concept and location with terrible management

Before trip to Maheshwar, I searched about this NGO and impressed by their concept and work. Hence... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2018
Javanshir M
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Quba, Azerbaijan
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Ahilya Fort, Maheshwar, India
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

It all started here. Yes, Rani Ahilyabai Holkar Devi initiated the hand weaving of Maheshwari sarees. A good Maheswari sari will start wit a minimum price of INR 5000. Remember, all saris are hand woven. About 75% of town population is engaged in this craft....More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Before trip to Maheshwar, I searched about this NGO and impressed by their concept and work. Hence wanted to buy kurta for myself. However, what I saw was completely terrible. Located near fort, this place is very good for understanding traditional Indian clothing manufacturing. But...More

1  Thank Javanshir M
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

The designs are great and the quality of weaving is flawless. Even though the sarees might appear to be expensive, the craftsmanship it sustains and the community that is helped makes you feel like spending on these beautiful sarees in Maheshwar.

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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We asked specially for this Association as they are working in a sustanaible domain We found them near the fort and went to the shop for buying some scarfs. We must insist to see some scarfs and the staff had not the willingness to sale...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

It is best visited only to see the looms. Do not buy anthing from here as the prices are exorbitant. You can get better stuff at one third the price from hundreds of other outlets in the city. Staff is unfriendly and are interested more...More

1  Thank Frontiermail
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Rehwa Society is a NGO which supports weavers who produce beautiful Maheshwari Textiles. The looms are located within the fort and housed alongside the steps leading from Queen's Palace to the River Ghats. Good place for kids to visit, to understand how the textiles is...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This is an NGO run by Holkar -The king of Maheshwar- Sir Richard... This is a weaver's loom which can visit n see how beautifully a silk n cotton tread is interwoven n a beautiful sari is created. This Rehearsal shop is right on the...More

1  Thank RRajawat
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Nestled inside the fort premises this place does catch your eye and one would end up entering the same. We saw a lot of looms and weavers working on producing beautiful Maheshwari sarees, Stoles, dress material, dupatta etc. Photography is allowed post permission. We felt...More

1  Thank EnigmaticIndia
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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

It's very interesting to seethe fabrics being woven in front with of you. The designs are beautiful and the feel of the fabric is so soft. Very nice to see old weaving traditions being maintained. Prices are reasonable as well

Thank satrab
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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

They run a silk weaving unit. Kudos to the resoluteness of the heirs of the Royal family of Indore. They have kept the rich tradition of Indian textiles and weaving alive.

2  Thank Hemanthgowdakv
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