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Discover Kantha Stitch Painting In Kolkata

Kolkata, India

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Overview

4 to 5 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

On this half-day tour in Kolkata, discover the beautiful Kantha embroidery of the state of West Bengal. Visit the campus of Self Help Enterprise (SHE), a non-profit organisation that was created 25 years ago to preserve and promote this traditional craft of India. Today the organization provides women with training and support to produce exquisite Kantha pieces that are sold worldwide.

Highlights
• Visit to Self Help Enterprise (SHE)
• Watch women engaged in Kantha embroidery
• Exquisite pieces of Kantha, or stitch painting

What's Included

  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Local English speaking guide
  • 02 bottles of mineral water per person
  • Food or drink, unless specified
  • Gratuities

What To Expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kolkata (Calcutta), Kolkata (Calcutta), Kolkata District, West Bengal

You will be picked up from your hotel and driven to the campus of Self Help Enterprise (SHE).

Watch the women of Kolkata as they make exquisite pieces of Kantha embroidery. This is perhaps the oldest form of embroidery in India that dates back to the 1st century A.D. Starting as a piece of needlework to make something useful out of old clothes, this craft has been

The Location

Where To Go

Kolkata (Calcutta), Kolkata (Calcutta), Kolkata District, West Bengal

Traveler pickup is offered
We may pick up travelers from city center hotels / fixed point wiithin city limits. In case pick up is outside central points extra cost shall applicable

Departure time

10:30 AM

Location

Kolkata, India

Return details

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant women and people with back problems.
  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Self Help Enterprise is closed on Sundays.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Discover Kantha Stitch Painting In Kolkata

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