Central Cottage Industries Emporium (New Delhi, India) Reviews
Description:Jawahar Vyapar Bhawan / Janpath / New Delhi / 110001 / Tel: 23725035(Direct), 3321909, 3320894,3320439 / Fax : ... more
Central Cottage Industries Emporium (New Delhi, India) ... 91-11-3328354 / Email: email@example.com / Delhi has it all when it comes to a weekend shopping trip. Highly recommended is the Central Cottage Industries Emporium at Janpath in the STC Building complex for the choicest handicrafts from all states under one roof. It is a rambling six-storey emporium run by the Indian government where you have a wide range of options to buy anything from a 12ft ornamental elephant god to a packet of Darjeeling tea. With a wide range of arts and crafts on display you can choose from gems and jewellery, clothing and textiles, pottery and silverware, cane and bamboo craft, handmade paper, pickles, and so much more.
Newest Review: ... few key points. Don't get carried away, do drink the tea or coffee that's offered, and don't be too 'British'. There is no room for fear of offending the shop keepers. Locals have this down to an art - they'll hunt for every fault and blemish, tell the shopkeeper that their aunty told them he's a crook, claim they can get twice as good for half the money in the shop down the road and so on. ... more
Customer Central Cottage Industries Emporium (New Delhi, India) Reviews (1)
by - written on 28/05/07, updated on 28/05/07 (Very useful, 1105 readings)
There are many great reasons to visit India's capital city Delhi - fantastic monuments, great architecture of Moghal and Empire style, outstanding restaurants and some great museums. Those undoubtedly would be the reasons to go - but one of the key benefits you'll find when you get there is great shopping. Shopping in India is much more than a simple transaction. There's little of our western shopping - the type where you look around, pick up what you like, take it to the check out and leave the shop. That's all far too boring. In India you have to prepare for a major production and lots of game playing. Step one - the challenge of getting INTO a ... Read the complete review
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