Ghurni

Ghurni

Ghurni

Adjacent to river Jalangi is the picturesque village Ghurni in Nadia, home to clay doll makers which are an integral part of Bengal's culture. The clay dolls have adored worldwide for their impressive forms and features. The perfect detailing of forms, feature and stance, the meticulous realism of the cloths to the last fold and tuck and the marvelous expressions make each of the clay dolls a collector's item.

Ghurni is home to around 500 artists who are into clay doll making. Government of West Bengal's Department of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises & Textiles, in association with UNESCO, has developed Rural Craft Hub in Ghurni.

It is a perfect destination for visitors to witness doll making by the artists and collect few exquisite souvenir.

How to reach?

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Krishnanagar is the nearest railway station. Ghurni is about 3 kms away from the station.

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Where to stay?

There are a number of hotels that offer lodging facility in Krishnanagar.

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