10 Pictures to Experience Chencho Handicraft and Weaving Centre - Paro, Bhutan

Author: Atul Kaura
Date: 2019-12-07

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10 Pictures to Experience Chencho Handicraft and Weaving Centre - Paro, Bhutan

The Chencho Handicraft Emporium is located in the heart of Paro city,Bhutan, in the corner of the town square. It can easily be reached by walking. The shop is also known by the name of the Traditional Weaving House. You can also avail public transport to reach here.

Chencho Handicraft and Weaving Centre was established in 1994 and has an interesting selection of local handicrafts. It is particularly strong on weavings, antique kiras (women's traditional dresses) and embroidery, as well as woollen carpets. It's a good place to see weavers working on-site. Credit cards are accepted. Nonshoppers can grab a coffee at the next-door Book Cafe, run by the owner's daughter.

Check out 10 pictures on site and take yourself on a visual journey –

Local women weaving traditional dresses of Bhutan at Paro



A traditional hand-loom at Chencho handicraft and weaving center at Paro, Bhutan



Visit the center to witness the process of weaving and buy some products



Women deeply involved in creating beautiful patterns


'Kira' in the making- a traditional dress for Bhutanese women