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Basant Art Emporium

Kanooga Bhawan | Opposite Hotel Gangour, Jaisalmer 345001, India
+91 94144 18307
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Great antique collection!!

We spend a couple of hours wandering around this gallery before we made up our mind and bought some... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
mfrusch
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
via mobile
The best antique shop in India!!!

The best antique shop in India. The best antique objects we have seen. It is a real Ali Baba house... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Eleni T
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2 Jan 2018
“Great antique collection!!”
17 Apr 2017
“The best antique shop in India!!!”
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 22:00
LOCATION
Kanooga Bhawan | Opposite Hotel Gangour, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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+91 94144 18307
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We spend a couple of hours wandering around this gallery before we made up our mind and bought some beautiful antique items. They arranged sending these items to The Netherlands perfectly. All was delivered in a strong wooden box within a week.

Thank mfrusch
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The best antique shop in India. The best antique objects we have seen. It is a real Ali Baba house! Great value for money. Great hospitality. We spent a lot of money but we will certainly come back. To be strongly recommend. If you come...More

1  Thank Eleni T
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Good art emporium situated in the mediaeval narrow lanes surrounding Jaisalmer fort, Manak Chowk and Diwan Nathmal Ki Haveli where we bought our carved camel bone Ghanesh and Laxmi to help us over hurdles and towards prosperity.

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Anyone visiting Jaisalmer must visit Basant to experience extraordinary collections of very high quality handicrafts gathered over 3 generations. Walking into the shop is only the start. The is room after room of carving, metal pieces, decorative boxes, old toys, figurines and so much more....More

1  Thank Lydia001
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I like very much this place. It's a pride of jaisalmer & art lover's. All goods nicely decorated on right place. They explain well about items.

1  Thank Babusa
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is the only shop I went to in Jaisalmer. It is amazing. My sister and I spent hours in here drinking tea, listening to stories and just absolutely delighting in every inch of this place. I have a great respect for anyone that can...More

2  Thank Malifornia
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Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

a.k.a. Alibaba Cave, our guide named it. Hands down, the most complete antique shop I have ever visited. They have almost anything there, starting from antique arts and crafts, to vintage cannister and ads. Cannisters! This place is every can collector's wet dream. But soon...More

3  Thank RRajasa
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Reviewed 27 January 2015

There's little chance of you stumbling across this place. It's down a normal looking street away from the action and I was taken there by my guide whom I'd instructed, under no circumstances, to take me to any shops. It sells itself as more of...More

4  Thank David B
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Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

This is situated in jaisalmer near geeta ashram opposite hotel gangour jaisalmer u can get real antique....

2  Thank kanooga
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