Raghurajpur Village - Odisha Eco Tourism

The heritage craft village of Raghurajpur is renowned for its master Pattachitra painters. Every house has transformed their front rooms to a tiny studio where they practice their traditional arts and crafts. The Patta or Canvas is made in a distinctive way. It is fabricate from piece of cloth known as Patta or a dried palm with glue and chalk and then hand-polished for around a week. The paints are also fabricated in an indigenous manner. The paintings are exceptionally detailed and laboriously done. Most of the paintings elaborate stories from Ramayana or about Krishna, but there are other themes too. They also make traditional masks, paper mache, sculptures, stone idols and wooden toys. It was the first heritage village to be developed as craft village.

Connectivity: Puri is 11kms away from Raghurajpur village, it is best to hire a taxi or auto for your visit to the village.

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