Museum / Gallery
#6 of 20 Places to Visit in Saputara
Distance (From Saputara Bus Station): 1 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins - 1 Hr
Place Location: Opposite Saputara Lake
Transportation Options: Cab / Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 1 km from Saputara Bus Station, Artist Village is a magnificent place to see and buy tribal artifacts in Saputara, Gujarat. Situated opposite to Saputara Lake, it is one of the must visit places in Saputara.
Artist Village, popularly known as Gandharvapur artist, is a lovely spot afloat with beautiful artefacts. Run by Surya Goswami and Chandrakant Parmar, it is regarded as the cultural and traditional center of the region. It exhibits spectacular artifacts of the native tribes that include bamboo craft, warli paintings, jewellery and pottery etc. Artist Village is a good place not only to see and buy artefacts but also to get your hands to work and learn about the culture of this region, especially for school groups.
Artist Village in Saputara is also popular amongst arts schools that organize various workshops for teaching their crafts. Students of fine arts often visit the village to pick the shades of the craft and get hands-on knowledge about the state of the arts in India. The village also provides simple accommodation for a very reasonable cost.
Timings: 9 AM - 7 PM