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Shilpgram is a rural arts and crafts village complex, located 3 km west of Udaipur city, near the Havalla village at the foot of Aravali hills was inaugurated by Rajiv Gandhi in 1989. Sprawl over a vast area of 70 acres of land, Shilpgram is considered as a living ethnographic museum depicting the life styles of folk and tribals of the west zone of India. This craftsmen village comprise around 26 huts constructed in an occupational theme from the states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Goa.

The major objective of Shilpgram is to increase awareness and knowledge of rural life and crafts specially among the younger generation. Shilpgram provide an opportunity to rural and urban artists to come together and interact through the process of camps and workshops. Some of the major attractions of Shilpgram includes Craft Stalls, Terra Cotta Museum, Kothi Museum and Sculpture Park where household items of daily uses are exhibited giving information about the lifestyles of the rural.

For entrainment purpose at Shilpgram, camel rides, horse rides and swings are available. A large amphitheatre at Shilpgram with a seating capacity of an average of 8,000 hosts many theatre festivals from different states of the country. Shilpgram hosts an annual crafts fair which is one of the biggest in India where people from different states of the country are participated.

Shilpgram is open on all days. 
Timings: 11.00 hrs – 19.00 hrs 
Entry Fee: Foreigners Rs. 25/-, Adult Rs. 15/-, Child Rs. 7/-

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