Tag Archives | Bhuj

List of articles on Bhuj, Gujarat. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, pictures, and hotel reviews.

Bhuj Handicrafts Tour

Second day in Bhuj

Our next stop was the village of Ajrakhpuram. Here we were taken to Dr. Ismail Mohammed Khatri’s block-printing office, where we met him in person.

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Bhujodi Village

Bhujodi Village

Bhujodi is a traditional crafts village inhabited by around 1200 people of the Vankar community of weavers, situated about 12 kms from Bhuj.

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Ajrakhpur Village

Ajrakhpur Village

The art of Ajrakh block printing uses colors derived from nature, such as indigo, henna, turmeric, pomegranate, iron and mud. In some cases, the fabrics are washed up to 20 times.

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Dhaneti Village

Dhaneti Village

Dhaneti is a village on the outskirts of Bhuj. It’s famous for its exquisite embroidery work. Shrujan has a few home factories in Dhaneti.

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Bhuj Handicrafts Tour

Bhuj Handicrafts Tour

Bhuj is an excellent base to explore the handicraft villages of Bhujodi (hand weaving), Ajrakhpuram (block printing) and Dhaneti (embroidery).

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Kachchh Museum

Kachchh Museum

The Kutch Museum was established in the year 1877 by the British Governor of Mumbai, Sir James Fergusson.

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Kachchh Museum

Kutch Museum

Kutch Museum, built in the year of 1877, has the largest compilation of Kshatrapa inscriptions and a separate section dedicated to the tribal culture of the Kutch region.

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