Travelers who can’t make it to the village but still want to experience traditional rural Indian Iife will find what they’re looking at the Crafts Museum in New Delhi. This unique destination is designed with an eye towards local life and showcases artisan who are experts in handloom weaving, wall painting and pottery. Visitors can purchase one-of-a-kind creations for friends back at home, meet artists face-to-face and watch them at work, making some of India’s most iconic crafts.
The museum is also home to a lush courtyard and quiet café, perfect for relaxing. And travelers can venture into the ornate carved temple or well-decorated temple also on the grounds.
The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. It is easily accessible using the local metro to the Pragati Maidan stop in Bhairon Marg.