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Sri Aurobindo Handmade Paper

Pondicherry 605001, India
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Fantastic place to see

We saw this on tv back in England when Joanna Lumley visited and new we had to see this place. We... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
omega132857
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Chichester, United Kingdom
Hand-made paper

If there is one place to buy or see or feel or smell hand-made paper in and around Pondy, then this... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Amrita67
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Bengaluru, India
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Manufacturer and Exporter of Fine Cotton-rag Paper & Handcrafted Stationery. We produce our paper from 100% cotton rag pulp. Beautifully textured, versatile, and durable, our paper is perfect for paper products and packaging, sculpture, cartonnage, picture framing, covers, découpage, bookbinding, preventive conservation enclosures, and more. Our factory is a place that will inspire creativity within. Visit us to experience our techniques, skill, and care in action.
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Pondicherry 605001, India
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

We saw this on tv back in England when Joanna Lumley visited and new we had to see this place. We had a great tour with our guide Bo. He was very knowledgeable about the paper factory. You see where they start with cotton rags...More

Thank omega132857
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

If there is one place to buy or see or feel or smell hand-made paper in and around Pondy, then this is definitely it. Spoilt for choice... Definitely worth going to.

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

I enjoyed the experience, from visiting the factory where the paper is made to understanding how marble paper is textured! In the shop they have an amazing collection of paper, the staff is very helpful in assisting you to find the right paper. Would definitely...More

Thank Khadija K
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

I went in by accident and discovered one of the most interesting places to visit in the city! They allow you watch how paper is produced at this workshop. This is a craft production of fine paper, the way it used to be done at...More

Thank Eric G
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Sri Aurobindo handmade paper factory was a lovely experience in seeing how hand made paper is made. The place is quite old and not very well maintained though. However, the factory allows us to see exactly how a handmade paper is manufactured. Kids really loved...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

We almost stumbled into this place, on our way to the swimming pool on the top of hotel atithi. It is a picturesque collection of workshops and buildings, where we were invited to look around and even picked up a free guide who talked us...More

Thank tros90
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I love paper and especially handmade paper. Here everything is just so amazing and beautiful, that you will wann buy the whole store and take home one sheet of all the different hand made sheets they have. It is the best place to find something...More

Thank Maike N
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

When we visited Bhutan the handmade paper was so expensive and we made a point to visit Aurobindo Handmade paper factory as we know it is one of the best. It doesnt even look like a factory. It is so beautiful and spacious with so...More

Thank Vijays
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Several years ago someone gave a custom set of handmade paper diaries from the Handmade paper factor and it was great to finally visit the place. It was inspiring to see that there are places who are still keeping traditional crafts alive. The staff were...More

Thank A A
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

It is a very sweet old world 'factory' set in a serene compound. It is amazing to see such a place exists in today's world where everything is mechanized. The management is very open and one can walk around the factory and watch the process...More

Thank Payal A
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