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Akbar International

289 Fatehabad Road, Agra 282001, India
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Craft workers displaying skills and wholesale goods for sale

The Akbar International company was a sales pitch stop included in our group tour. The building was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FormerCaliBoy
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Zurich, Switzerland
Unique one-of-a-kind marble art that you can't find anywhere else in the world.

For the last two years while visiting India I have stopped in and purchased amazing marble art from... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Wartdude
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Orem, Utah
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289 Fatehabad Road, Agra 282001, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Akbar International company was a sales pitch stop included in our group tour. The building was still under renovations, but we were whisked downstairs to watch the workers perform some of their skills learned and passed down through generations of family heritage. The skills...More

Thank FormerCaliBoy
Reviewed 18 September 2017

For the last two years while visiting India I have stopped in and purchased amazing marble art from Akbar international. After going to the Taj Mahal, It is my go-to place to purchase unique marble art and craftsmanship. Whenever I travel around the world, I...More

1  Thank Wartdude
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

The team at Akbar International was incredibly professional and helpful. The story is a beautiful collection of the most incredible works. I purchased both ready made items and was able to order a table made to my exact specifications. Both tables were shipped to me...More

1  Thank MeganJonKempe
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Four years ago when my husband and I visited Agra, our guide took us to the marble factory, Akbar International, where inlaid work is done using the same marble, semi-precious stones, techniques and secret formula glue, that was used to build the Taj Mahal, the...More

Thank alliharper
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We were a little wary when our guide took us to this marble outlet, but our suspicions were quite unjustified. We watched wonderful work being done and stones being worked, polished and fitted, and given a fascinating account of the process. There was no charge,...More

1  Thank andrewsmith23187
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Terrific insight into how they did the marble inlays at the Taj Mahal so well worth a visit. You'll be gently pressured into buying something but ask to see all the rooms with things for sale before buying anything. We weren't which was disappointing. Items...More

1  Thank Martin H
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Our guide took us to this factory outlet for inlaid marble. The craftmanship is truly astounding in what we were told is a dying art. After seeing a demonstration you will be taken into the showroom with the typical "rug merchant" sales process. However, they...More

1  Thank Dennis K
Suez A, Manager at Akbar International, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Dear Sir , Thank you for this wonderful review !! A big thank you from the entire family at Akbar International!!

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

After our magnificent trip of the Taj, we were taken to Akbar to see live demonstration of the Inlay work being done. We were surprised to see this art is still being taken forward by the descendants from the Mughal era. We found a perfect...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Their work is heirloom quality and their prices are negotiable. I have now been there 3 times and most recently bought a coffee table, which was delivered to the U.S. 10 days after placing the order. This is a dying art and purchasing these beautiful...More

1  Thank katfowler4
Suez A, Manager at Akbar International, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Dear Mam , We eagerly await to have you here for the fourth time. Thank you for this wonderful review !! A big thank you from the entire family at Akbar International!!

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

To see the beautiful work on how the stones are inlaid into the marble. A dying craft and such beautiful pieces in their showroom. A nice stop after visiting the Taj Mahal

Thank Max D
Suez A, Manager at Akbar International, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Dear Sir, Thank you for the wonderful review. A big thank you from the entire family at Akbar International!!

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