Kandahar

At the dawn of a freezing but very bright day, we arrive at the Afghan border in our irreplaceable “Volkswagen Beetle”. We enter legendary Aghanistan after having crossed Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Turkey and Iran. October 1970. That was the start of our endless voyage towards the discovery of the East. We reach the city of Kandahar, the cultural capital of the […]

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Welcome to the new Kandahar online GALLERY. This section of the site contains a range of approximately 1500 articles present in our warehouse (updated continuously). It represents our catalogue and is updated in real time. It is divided into a series of categories that indicate the kind of article, within which there are sub-categories on the countries of origin. ATTENTION: […]

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Never, in any of the antique shops in London, Zurich, Paris or in the Asian capitals, have I found such quality as I did in Kandahar’s warehouses. The objects and articles that Kandahar has been trading for more than 35 years now come from the Middle and Far East. They consist mainly of handcrafts and antiques from Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, […]

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“Never, in any of the antique shops in London, Zurich, Paris or in the Asian capitals, have I found such quality as I did in Kandahar’s warehouses”. It is with these words that Reinhold Messner presents the book “Kandahar, story of a passion”, attesting to the excellence and emphasizing the spirit with which the company called Kandahar has worked over […]

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The business is based in Faè di Longarone, in the province of Beluno, Italy, and has been importing fine pieces of furniture since 1976. His “Kandahar ” has set up a room in the Messner Museum in Brunico From Cadore to the East, and back. That is how, for Andrea Gracis, his passion became a commercial enterprise, with his Kandahar […]

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