ARTS AND CRAFTS OF HIMACHAL PRADESH-FAMOUS HIMACHAL PAINTINGS HANDICRAFTS

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Location: Himachal Pradesh
Places Of Interest: Jawalamukhi, Kangra Fort, Brajeshwari Temple
Best Time To Visit: Mid-May to Mid-October.


Kullu Caps, Himachal PradeshThe Pahari Miniature Paintings are a prime attraction of Himachal's art and culture especially, in the small states of Nurpur, Guler, Kangra and Nadaun, Kullu , Chamba and ultimately at Sujanpur Tira - the known home of Kangra paintings. Brilliant hues, dragons, a 'garuda' on a flowering tree and 'swastikas' for luck are some of the traditional patterns found on carpets from Himachal Pradesh. Shawls are a speciality of Himachal Pradesh and the most notable ones are the 'Pashmina' Shawls made from the hair of Pashmina goat. The most popular styles are 'Dhoobro' and 'Pattu' shawls. A Chamba Rumal is a priceless possession and can be used as wall hanging, door and fire screen.

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