Drop into Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing to learn about the rich history of the block printing practice in India. You’ll find the museum housed in a beautifully restored haveli (mansion). Wander around the museum to see displays documenting the art of hand-printing, old traditions, contemporary designs, tools, and other related objects. Have a go at printing your own design on a handkerchief. Finish off your visit in the gift shop, which sells beautiful pieces made by local artisans, who are encouraged to come and visit the museum to see their work on display. To explore the museum fully you’ll need to climb numerous flights of stairs. With our online itinerary creator, Jaipur attractions like Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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Set in a fabulously renovated building — itself worth the trip — the exhibits are well laid out and have good explanations. Clean toilet. There are also artisans there showing how to make the wooden..... more
Set in a fabulously renovated building — itself worth the trip — the exhibits are well laid out and have good explanations. Clean toilet. There are also artisans there showing how to make the wooden..... more »
The museum was small and informative. We had a private tour guide who explained about haveli's and the restoration of the building. I wouldn't go out of my way to see it. But it is in a lovely quiet..... more
The museum was small and informative. We had a private tour guide who explained about haveli's and the restoration of the building. I wouldn't go out of my way to see it. But it is in a lovely quiet..... more »
So hard to get to (luckily we were warned that taxi drivers don't like to take you here...being ready to get out and walk the 6 min from Amber Palace was helpful!) but so worth the effort! Very interesting museum about the art of hand block printing and an explanation of their work to reinvigorate the craft! They have a wood block carver and a block printer who will give live demonstrations. This is even great for kids!
A wonderful place to visit, and a fascinating museum of blockprint textiles in a beautifully restored Haveli. Just enjoy being there, but then study the art, and marvel at the fabrics. Then, on the top floor, see how intricate blocks are made and printed. Delightful! And a great shop too, but don't forget to pause outside and have a delicious chai and biscuits.
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