Raghurajpur Artist Village, Puri
Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
Study ornate, traditional works at Raghurajpur Artist Village, protected by the National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage. The attraction serves not only as a venue for artists to turn out their works, but also a rich, authentic place for tourists to explore. Take a heritage tour of the village guided by the residents, inspecting their elaborately decorated homes and observing the specialist craft of the village, Pattachitra--an ancient technique of scroll painting on cloth. Be sure to check out the shops selling intricately made local products before you leave. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Puri holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Raghurajpur Artist Village and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Visited Raghurajpur, which is about 12/13 Km from Puri, a village of the artisans, specialising in the traditional Patta-Chitra, The drive from Puri to Raghurajpur is smooth with fairly good road. Fro... read more »
Raghunathpur village is a few hours drive from Puri, not very popular amongst tourists. We heard about the village before but had no plans to visit unless we were forced to see by the hotel manager an... read more »
This place is amazing and very near to Puri town. This place has around 100 houses and every house is specialised in some or other art. You can actually see artisans working. Beautiful place for touri... read more »
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