India has been popular for its art and craft. It’s
unique, intricate eye-catching and expressive, each item has a story behind it.
If you’re planning to visit India and wish to collect some of the handicrafts,
we have listed out some of the best places to buy handicrafts in India.
Nature Bazaar, Delhi
If you think Delhi Haat is the only
place for handicrafts, we would suggest you to try your luck at this popular handicraft
market in Delhi. It’s located near Qutub Minar, Mehrauli Archaeological Park,
for a wide variety of gorgeous handicrafts with a difference.
Colorful Masterpieces of Madhubani, Bihar
Madhubani paintings is one of the many
famous Indian art forms. It’s called Mithila or Madhubani art as it is
practices in the Mithila region of Bihar and Nepal. Often characterized by complex
geometrical patterns, these paintings are known for representing ritual content
for particular occasions, including festivals, religious rituals etc. The
colors used in Madhubani paintings are usually derived from plants and other
Situated in the states of Uttar
Pradesh, Saharanpur, it’s renowned for its wood carving industry. Some of the best
wood carvers in the world works in Saharanpur. In this region of India, wood
working expertise is passed on as a family tradition from father to son. Here
items are made from the woods of the Sheesham, Dudhi, and Sal trees.
4.Applique and Metal Works, Orissa
Orissa has a huge industry of strong
ethnic Indian handicrafts industry. It has carved out a niche for itself in the
spheres of applique work, metallurgy and silver filigree. The technique of applique
embodies artistically superimposing cut patches of cloth on top of, or
alongside, each other. A base fabric is also used, which is normally very
colorful. The use of tiny mirrors in such work is very common and provides a
vibrant look to the end products. This form of handicraft is very popular
throughout the state of Orissa.
The word Terracotta has been
derived from Latin and Italian words ‘Terra’; in Latin which means “earth”
and in Italian means “statue”. Thus Terracotta work is
the art of creating statues / figurines from mud, clay or earth. Assam’s
terracotta handicrafts ear striking imprints of its ancient culture.
The culturally rich land of India is popular for its
various festivals, and they all are pretty diverse in nature. To mark your calendar,
in this article we will discuss about “IGHF Delhi Fair (autumn) 2018”.
IGHF Delhi Fair (autumn) 2018 is one of Asia’s largest
gifts and handicrafts trade fair. It’s been a for the process of escalation of
the Indian handicrafts sector for over 24 years. The most remarkable and
distinct sourcing platform in Asia – (IHGF Delhi Fair Autumn 2018) has become
even more bigger and better, which will bring much more of everything – more space,
more exhibitors, more sectors, more enhanced facilities, more days of course, bringing
you a thoughtfully re-conceptualized and renewed IHGF Delhi Fair Autumn 2018
with 14 clear product categories in enriched display spaces. IHGF Delhi Fair
Autumn features a display of alabaster ware, artistic stoneware, beer mugs,
jewellery, ceramics, copper-ware, decorative objects, ethnic goods, lace gifts,
metalware, mirrors, religious gifts, sculpture, soapstone carvings, silk
paintings, and much more.
IGHF Delhi Fair Autumn Fair 2018 is an excellent opportunity to showcase your products to a large number of audience, and build on the ever increasing client base in Noida and NCR Delhi. In order to be a part of this event, you would require a visa to visit India. Hence, apply for e-visa and get it within 24-48 hours of time. For more information you can call us on 919582319080 or you can also visit our website i.e. www.indianvisasonline.org.in
Mussoorie is the most popular and picturesque hill
station in the Indian State of Uttarakhand, which is located 35 kilometers from
Dehradun. This hill station is situated at the foothills of the Garhwal
Himalayan ranges, and is also known by its nickname “The Queen of Hills”.
is the list of top five places to visit in Mussorie:
This is one of the popular tourist
spots in Mussorie which is surrounded by high mountain ranges and is situated
at the altitude of approximately 1,364 meters above the sea level.
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all days from sunrise to sunsets
Lal Tibba is the highest peak in
Mussorie, which is siuated in the altitude of over 2,290 meters above the sea
level and provides some amazing and never seen before views of the mountains that
house the holy shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath.
and Sunrise views
the nearby peaks
The name was coined from the rock
which is shaped like a camel’s hump on its back and stretches around a distance
of about 3-4 kilometers from Kulri bazaar to the Library chowk in Mussorrie.
Gun hill is the second highest point
in Mussoorrie. The name of the place has been derived from the event of firing cannon
from this place to tell what time is it to the people at the time of British
colonization, hence, giving it the name ‘Gun Hill’.
and sunrise views
Popularly known as the Mall Road, it’s
considered to be a shoppers paradise. This place is like the lifeline of
Mussorrie with almostb everything located on this very stretch; be it
attractions, hotels, restaurants, shops. You name and the Mall has it.
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We understand the feeling of running away from the
daily humdrum of city life. Hence, we are listing out some of the budget places
that you could opt for often:
This hill station is a mini – Tibet
and a colorful one as well. The dual cities of Dharamshala and Mcleodganj are lined
with numerous monastries and temples to visit and the views of the hills and
valleys are nothing short of magical.
One of the most popular hill
station of India, is also a pocket friendly destination as well. It’s main
attraction is Naini Lake and the beautiful hills that surround it. The rope –
way to snow view to get a dekko at the mighty Himalayas is a must visit here.
Lonavala is the most easy reach
from Mumbai, Maharashtra. It has numerous hikes, waterfalls. And also it’s one
of the best budget travel destinations in India, especially if you’re planning
to visit from Mumbai.
Also known as “city of lakes”, is
undoubtedly one of the most extic cities in India. In case you’re done with
visiting all the palaces and lakes, make sure to vsit some of the vintage places
in the city.
Another most sought – after destination
in India is Shimla. It’s also the capital of Himachal Pradesh. This hill
station not only has many sightseeing attractions, but also mesmerizes with its
Recently it has been contemplated by the government
of Sri Lanka that Indian tourist visiting Sri Lanka will be excused from visa
requirement as the government is pondering over granting visa – free entry to visitors
from countries like India, China, Sri Lanka’s as said by tourism minister John Amaratunga.
He also added that “India and China along with some other
European and West Asian nations can benefit from it”.
However, it has been proposed and yet to be
implemented, which is planned to be done in the off season months of October to
November and March to April.
Due to the Civil War with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Sri Lanka’s tourism
industry faced a difficult time. However, in the recent years, the island nation
has emerged as a top tourism destination in Asia.
As per the reports, tourist arrivals have recorded a
growth of 15.3% during the first half of 2018 compared with the same period
last year. India topped the number of tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka at 206,337
followed by Chinese tourists at 136,294.
All tourists to Sri Lanka must obtain an Electronic Travel
Authorization (ETA) before their arrival. On the basis of reciprocity, citizens
of Singapore, the Maldives and the Seychelles are exempt from the ETA and can
obtain a visa on arrival free of charge.