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Raghurajpur Artist Village

On the river Bhargabi, Puri, India
+91 88959 60957
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Full on overwhelming selling

We visited expecting an enjoyable mooch round an organised artist visit but we were surrounded by... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Redhill, United Kingdom
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A must visit place

It’s a must visit place... and you can bargain the prices .. generally things are over priced to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rakesh P
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  • Average7%
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“palm leaf” (23 reviews)
“art lovers” (15 reviews)
“art form” (7 reviews)
On the river Bhargabi, Puri, India
+91 88959 60957
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited expecting an enjoyable mooch round an organised artist visit but we were surrounded by locals trying to get you to look at their art in the loudest and most aggressive manner . Yelling at each other as well at us and that was...More

Thank Nicki833
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s a must visit place... and you can bargain the prices .. generally things are over priced to almost double ... but it’s a nice place

Thank Rakesh P
Reviewed 1 week ago

As the name says it all. Get mesmerized by the work, be it the Pata Chitra or the Many Palm leaves ingrained work, all the better to see it first hand.

Thank Rohit S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This village is situated about 15 kms from the town of Puri and can be reached by hiring an auto-rickshaw or a taxi. Not sure about public transport. The village itself is nothing more than two roads with houses, a small shrine and a pond.But...More

2  Thank lcrao
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to this place and seen their amazing artistic works using natural colors. It won't take more than 30 mins to complete your visit but worth seeing it. If you like their creations, you may purchase which will help them.

1  Thank shuv2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit place near puri. It have historical history for making paintings on it own hand made canvas. Painting are amazing to watch. We can purchase those paintings.

Thank Ashish J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Raghurajpur is located near Sakhi Gopal in Puri District of Orissa approximately 15 to 20 km from Puri Town . Its worth seeing to visit the village who are interested in Arts & Handicrafts . The village is mainly comprising of 150 houses where each...More

2  Thank tapeshm59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here and got surprised to witness the kind of skill these artists possess. Their arts & crafts are simply wow and beyond explanation. You might buy handicrafts . They accept card & Airtel Payment Bank. Though they hesitate to take cards stating...More

2  Thank Dipanjan D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An entire village of artists. Each and every house has a minimum of 2 artists. Its good to interact with them and know about their culture and art. I was given a warm welcome. The pattachitra art as well as the taal patra art (palm...More

2  Thank Dipanwiita
Reviewed 31 August 2017

After you visit this village, you will realize that till date there are people who love their heritage so that modernity has not attracted them. In this age of machinery, Raghurajpur village is a village of about 100 families/houses and you have an artisan in...More

Thank rajani k
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14 September 2017|
Response from Prafulla-28 | Reviewed this property |
Small patachitra paintings can be purchased between Rs.300to 500. Bargaining can be tried.
18 January 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.
5 January 2017|
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Response from Vyomi M | Reviewed this property |
No it's a scam. Don't fall for it!