Shilpgram, Sawai Madhopur

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Coordinates: 26°1′2.39″N 76°30′9.25″E / 26.0173306°N 76.5025694°E / 26.0173306; 76.5025694

The Shilpgram Museum is a craft village, situated near Ramsinghpura village, 9 km from Sawai Madhopur in India. It is a living ethnographic museum depicting the tremendous diversity in crafts, art and culture of various Indian states, especially the western part.

Shilpgram
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Shilpgram, Ranthambhore
Shilpgram, Sawai Madhopur is located in Rajasthan
Shilpgram, Sawai Madhopur
Location within Rajasthan
Established2013 (2013)
LocationRamsinghpura, Sawai Madhopur, India
Coordinates26°01′02″N 76°30′09″E / 26.01733°N 76.50257°E / 26.01733; 76.50257
TypeCraft Village
CuratorACCESS Development Services
Shilpgram, Sawai Madhopur

DescriptionEdit

The foundation stone-laying ceremony of Shilpgram, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, was done by Bina Kak, former Hon'ble Tourism, Art, Culture, Forest and Environment Minister of Rajasthan on 26 April 2013.[1]

Shilpgram got renovated in 2017 and is being an attractive destination for tourists where the local crafts lure the tourist to spend some time in the tranquility of Ranthambhore. Spreading over 22 acres in land, Shilpgram is a platform where regional handicraft and hand-loom products is developed. Like other Shilpgrams, for example, Udaipur Shilpgram, tourist interest as well as public utility exhibitions and craft bazaars of handicrafts and handlooms are organized by Shilpgram. Sometimes to showcase their regional cultural heritage, they also organize cultural events.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sawai Madhopur Shilpgram to be Inaugurated Tomorrow". Retrieved 25 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Tourism Minister Inaugurating Shilpgram Today at Sawai Madhopur". Retrieved 27 April 2013.