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Visit the paperfactory hidden in the building right in the opposite of famous peacock window was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Innsbruck, Austria
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It’s fun to look through the shop, but don’t stop there as the process of paper making is amazing... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Thunder Bay, Canada
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Taulachhen-1, Dattatreya, Bhaktapur 44800, Nepal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit the paperfactory hidden in the building right in the opposite of famous peacock window was one of the most fun things to do in Bhaktapur. Not only the shop which holds a lot of amazingly beautiful paper handicraft is fun to explore but also...More

Thank Rucksackfux
Reviewed 31 May 2018

It’s fun to look through the shop, but don’t stop there as the process of paper making is amazing! A tour of the factory is a must. Also, some rooms are being renovated and I was most fortunate to be shown the amazing woodwork being...More

Thank TBSuz
Reviewed 14 January 2018

A crowded crazy shop filled with all sorts of paper products from very inexpensive (bought a lovely paper animal mobile) to bound books. Get to see how paper is made using the bark of the lokta, a plant that is cooked, washed and beaten into...More

Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I visited the Peacock Shop and was planning on just looking around in the store. The store has handprinted books, cards, décor, notebooks, etc. All very beautiful. The owner of the store and factory, Ram, was in the store when I arrived and gave me...More

Thank rolivia36
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This shop and adjoining factory is amazing - we were invited in by the owner's daughter, and what a treasure trove. They make Lokta paper on site, manufacturing a variety of delightful hand-crafted paper products - cards, notebooks, books, prints, and so on. We were...More

Thank High_Peakers_3
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Lucky to have a guide who knew we would be interested in this little gem of a place. Hidden away in Bhaktapur is the Peacock Shop selling the most wonderful array of handmade paper, notebooks, posters and all manner of stationery. We saved our browsing...More

Thank JackieAF
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on the shop by accident but very well sign posted by peacock carved window so you will not miss it... we spent ages looking at all the crafts then just as we were about to leave with our our purchases the owners son...More

Thank phere533
Reviewed 10 April 2016

The Peacock Shop in Bhaktapur is truly a monument to the work of Mr. Prijapati who is saving much of the Newar Heritage. His son Surendra has published a wonderful book describing much of Newar culture and heritage. This is a MUST NOT MISS place....More

Thank ShakerHeights
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

At least once you should go there. I've been there several times to browse the various paper crafts. Plus you can get a free tour through the factory.

Thank Christian F
Reviewed 30 October 2015

It is absolutely fantastic! A paper factory at the heart of Bhaktapur's Dattatreya Square area and not far from the famous "Peacock Window"! If you are fond of handmade paper, "Peacock Shop" is a must! Lovely handmade paper, produced according to the old Newari tradition,...More

Thank LuizDutraNeto
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