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A treasure trove of old and new

You get lost in this shop- you are not bothered by anyone and the prices are set so you don't have... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Wonderful Aladdin's cave of a shop. Fixed price. So many different things to look at. The best shop... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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6 Dec 2017
“A treasure trove of old and new”
30 Apr 2017
“Nothing great”
Indian Industries, founded in 1945 is the oldest handicrafts shop in Fort Cochin and Mattancherry. Functioning from a 400 year old Dutch building, this shop has seen it all; from the sleepy one horse town that Fort Cochin once was to the bustling...more
1/364 Princess Street, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
+91 484 221 6448
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

You get lost in this shop- you are not bothered by anyone and the prices are set so you don't have to bargain--they are bargain prices to start with. A laid back, pleasurable shopping experience

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank indiabuff
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We do not find anything great in this place. It is even difficult to reach this place. can be skipped.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank garhwaliya
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Wonderful Aladdin's cave of a shop. Fixed price. So many different things to look at. The best shop in Fort Kochi.... go and have a wander and a chat with John the owner :-)

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank jorymill
Reviewed 6 April 2016

A fabulous shop to dig around in and find interesting bits and pieces to take home. Some old some new, ornaments, jewellery, all sorts, everything is priced and very reasonable. Interesting, friendly shop owners too.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank cherryblossom50
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This shop has been in the same family since the late 1940's and has high quality items with fixed prices. I met the owner and he was a fascinating and friendly man. He shared amazing stories with us about the Jews of Cochin and the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank RPM1202
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

This shop is the best one I found in Fort Kochi. Open since 1945 it contains a treasure trove of jewellery, statues and many other things you will not find in the more touristy shops. John, the owner, is a wealth of knowledge about Fort...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Topends
Reviewed 17 March 2015

This really is an amazing shop located on Princess Street. It is like a veritable Aladdin's cave and it goes a lot further back than the entrance gives away. They have a lot of modern stuff in here but they also have some replica items...More

Date of experience: March 2015
3  Thank homebrew_author
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Fun to browse the inventory of old and not so old collectables. Some really nice pieces can be found here.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank seafare74
Reviewed 21 September 2014

This store is amazing! Full of interesting pieces that are different to anything else in Kerala and so much better than the typical Kasmiri tourist tack that can be found everywhere else at inflated prices. Don't be put off by the somewhat dark interior, there...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank Aus_traveller633
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Amidst the plethora of tourist-oriented souvenir shops in Fort Kochi sits this gem! Packed with crafts from all over India, the store is a delight to explore. You can nose about in the dusty aisles without any hassling from the staff, who will be glad...More

Date of experience: January 2012
6  Thank llgbarry
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