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Address: Sayyaji Rao Road | Cti Building, Mysuru (Mysore) 570001, India

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watch that you get proper change from the pay counter

Lots of stuff, lots of staff. You pick out what you want and take your receipt to the cash counter to pay, then take your paid bill back to where your stuff is to have it... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Shelly Ms S
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Castlegar
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Castlegar
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of stuff, lots of staff. You pick out what you want and take your receipt to the cash counter to pay, then take your paid bill back to where your stuff is to have it released to you to take out. The fellow at the pay counter short changed us on our owed change. I called him on it.... More 

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Thank Shelly Ms S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Beware of your drivers, even your company drivers, they talk very kind for a week, tell you they know factory outlet etc etc, my wife is pregnant to get you soft on them etc and drive you to fake Cavery emporium before taking you to airport or just during a shopping weekend. You will get ripped in fake shops and... More 

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4 Thank Deve D
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

There are a lot of guides, cab drivers and auto-drivers who will promise to take you to govt approved Kavery Silk Emporiums which sell genuine products but they take you to pvt run shops. There are just two shops run by Karnataka govt which sell genuine products and the rest of the shops are all fake and sell products at... More 

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3 Thank pallavi s
Hyderabad, India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

we went this shop last month,purchased some sandal products & mysore silk dresses and sarees....totally fake products.literally they are robbing people....staff are very much talented they are skilled thieves....

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2 Thank Kalyan121
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We went to the emporium which is at Saiyyaji Rao road opposite KR hospital. Another one is in Mysore palace premises. The place has wide variety of good products. We purchased silk sarees worth 3500 each, sandalwood scents and soaps. The face cream was only 350rs while at fake Kavery emporium it was priced at 550rs. The autos and cab... More 

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Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

If you don't have time to do a lot of shopping, Cauvery stores are a reasonable place to go. The prices are firm. They do not bargain. That said if it says the item is silk or sandalwood - it really is silk or sandalwood. The prices are fair overall. I do agree with one of the previous reviewers that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

The government of India controls sandalwood, which grows slowly and the tree is harvested after many years. Go to the government shop to get statuary, incense, oils, etc. of the purest sandalwood. The other stuff is secondar.

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2 Thank prodman
Newquay, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

This is the proper state run establishment, other reviews are confusing suggesting it is not. Godds are good value but the whole place needs a damm good clean. far too many people employed here, they are tripping over each other. Wooden toys are good value as is the sandlewood.

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1 Thank Newquaygreen1
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Poor selection and staff is not helpfull to provide you what you are looking for. Not interested and reactive. Do not know alternative location, possibly outside the palace?

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Good Shop to Buy Mysore Silk sarees with a good Price Range with good collection you will be get 10% discount also when you purchase the silk sarees.you can also Buy sandalwood agarbathi also.

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1 Thank sreekanth s

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