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Honest, Realistic and Real Pashminas and Cashmere Fabrics. What a rarity!

Thamel is Kathmandu's tourist hotspot, offering bars and restaurants alongside a wearying... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Delicate scarves of great quality, friendly and helpful owner

I went to Friendly Pashimina Export several times during my visit in Kathmandu. Akemi and Ron (the... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
Taipei, Taiwan
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7 Jun 2017
“Very nice store”
4 Mar 2017
“Honest, Realistic and Real Pashminas and Cashmere Fabrics. What a rarity!”
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Thamel Marg/Thahity Street | Thamel Chowk, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 985-1008304
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

They have so many different things! All of it with very good quality! The price is fair but you should always bargain!

Thank Yamna D
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Thamel is Kathmandu's tourist hotspot, offering bars and restaurants alongside a wearying collection of shops flogging singing bowls, gewgaws, t-shirts and swathes of 'pashminas'. This oasis in Thamel's bustle displays prices, origins and the quality of its wares. You can buy cotton or hemp textiles...More

Thank AlexanderMcNabb
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I went to Friendly Pashimina Export several times during my visit in Kathmandu. Akemi and Ron (the owner) are so helpful and friendly. There are a variety of scarves with great quality. Nice souvenirs whether for oneself, family or friends. If you feel disoriented with...More

Thank Claireliu88
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

First of all, the owner and his wife are extremely nice! Other staffs are also nice:) They are honest and very friendly. Prices are very reasonable. His wife is Japanese and she has great taste of choosing pashmina for customers. Shop's display is cute and...More

Thank Erirobi
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

I have very wonderful shopping experience in this shop. Every evening in Thamel, I came here, and I always can find surprising product. I really enjoy the shopping time here with such friendly and good looking owner, Ram.

Thank Pqr S
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Wanted a cashmere/Silk Scarf for my mom and ended up buying one of the more expensive ones because it was a beautiful mix between midnight and tropical blue. The owner is super friendly and helpful. You can tell off the start he won't try to...More

Thank iCoconuts
Reviewed 3 March 2015

The shop is not easy to find but well worth the effort. I got our hotel to phone ahead and Ram kept a lookout for us (this might be the easiest way!). Ram’s phone number is 9851008304. Shop owner Ram knows his pashmina and was...More

2  Thank UncleCat
Reviewed 26 February 2015

This shop has a lovely variety of scarves and pashminas, a knowledgeable owner and a calmer, gentler atmosphere than many of the street shops, which may be one of the reasons it has appealed to so many western shoppers (see other reviews). You walk into...More

Thank Vera A
Reviewed 19 November 2014

my first time visit Nepal was 2014 Feb and Mar. that time I meet this nice shop and nice person, Ram and Akimi. They are really cute couples, friendly and kind. Also their products are nice. All kinds of Pashmina products you can find here,...More

Thank 2peipei
Reviewed 31 March 2014

My friends and I searched through the Internet looking for more details on selecting good cashmere/pashmina shawls in kathmandu since we are around the area. After reading the reviews on TripAdvisor, we had a very hard time searching for the store. Basically there are no...More

3  Thank ivy T
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