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Raghurajpur Artist Village

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A small village near Puri. Heritage village ! Amazing art ! Paintings of diff range and taale leaf... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
yashoda a
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Art everywhere

I visited Raghurajpur village in my recent trip to jagannath puri.We took a taxi to reach village... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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On the river Bhargabi, Puri, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, it was a bit of a challenge to reach it. Secondly, we were mobbed by the artisans of each house, almost dragged from house to house. And we realised that almost every house has artwork which is similar to every other house. Why go...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small village near Puri. Heritage village ! Amazing art ! Paintings of diff range and taale leaf art with natural colors ! Bargaining can be tried but don't bargain a lot..respect the art and encourage the local artists

Thank yashoda a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Raghurajpur village in my recent trip to jagannath puri.We took a taxi to reach village and paid Rs1000 as it was raining.but you can go by rickshaw paying Rs 300 to Rs 500. I am not an artist but I learned paintings and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Autodrivers will not take you to actual village which is inside they will stop you near the showrooms at the starting of the village so you don’t get to meet real artists and those showrooms dealers will charge you higher price and auto drivers have...More

Thank bgupta1403
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Raghurajpur is situated about 10 kms away from Puri.In this village there are about 100 houses and almost everyone is an artisan. They are Pattachitra painters.They also make traditional masks, stone idols, paper mache, sculptures, wooden toys.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is really worth visiting for buying handmade paintings on silk and leaves etc. Extremely beautiful and good price.

Thank nisha17082015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is a small village and since we had engaged a car for the entire tour, there was no difficulty in reaching the village, with the local driver. The people of this village are poor but are with the rich talent in making these patta...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

It’s a beautiful village . The drive through and to the village is full of natural beauty . The village has craftsmanship but I felt dejected at the sight of people trying to lure the visitors to their places .

Thank 142ruchic
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Nice experience.Dynamic art work. Every artist has his own signature work and price. Please dont bargain a lot as they are really very poor n live on their hardwork.

Thank Vishal M
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Please visit Raghurajpur one of famous artist village at Odisha ,India.while entering to village don't stay near entrance of the village . please come inside and visit all homes and meet with all artist .Many famous arist are staying in that village .they do Patta...More

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December 11, 2017|
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Response from RakeshP1264 | Reviewed this property |
Well if you are that keen... arrange your stay at puri (which is a nearby town). Visit this place couple of times (don’t say anyone your purpose of visit) and see where things lead. In the entrance of the village you will... More
September 14, 2017|
Response from Prafulla-28 | Reviewed this property |
Small patachitra paintings can be purchased between Rs.300to 500. Bargaining can be tried.
January 17, 2017|
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Response from Sarmistha_Pal | Reviewed this property |
Well a dance show of Gotipua may be arranged by hotels. You may request them for such shows. I have been fortunate to be present in one such how at Toshali Sands. It is performed by local artists.