Surajkund International Crafts Mela
When : 1st- 15th February 2017
Location : Faridabad, Haryana
Surajkund International Crafts Mela goes on to adorn the scenic beauty of Surajkund during the spring season in India. Set amidst the Lakkarpur and Baharpur village, Surajkund village acquires a perfect location in Haryana’s so called famous district Faridabad. It is immensely famous for its prehistoric water reservoir, which is said to be constructed in 10th century era by Tomar dynasty’s ruler Suraj Pal, who was an ardent worshipper of sun. The scenery of pretty Aravalli hills in the background adds up more charm and allure to the entire place and makes it a major point of attraction for the tourists coming to explore the heritage of Haryana. Surajkund remains more flocked and crowded during the month of February.
About Surajkund Crafts Fair
Each year during the month of February, the department of Haryana Tourism organizes a cultural fest, which is popularly known as Surjakund Fair. It is celebrated no less than any big festival in Haryana and the sole motive behind organizing this fair is to promote the traditional art and talent that exist in our country. People from different cities and countries come here to mark their presence and witness the richness of traditional Indian crafts present in this grand fest. Beautifully decorated stalls belonging to different states showcase and present the specialty of the state they are respectively representing. Visitors can be found bargaining with the shopkeepers, while buying the souvenir items that they would like to purchase for themselves from the fair.
The traditional touch in the collection of exemplary handmade items and handlooms sparks up the beauty of entire Surajkund Fair, Faridabad. Pieces of creative craft work made up of wood, bamboo, glass, metal, iron and textile can be seen displayed all around. The artistry and hard work of several craftsmen and artistic designers contribute a bigger hand in the success of this festival. Each year a different theme, specific to some of the Indian state is picked up for the fair and followed religiously. The theme gets reflected in the architecture of the ambience and its decorations. Apart from being an art and craft fair, Surajkund Mela also offers an insight into the gorgeous culmination and mix of different culture and traditions on the mystical land of India.
Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2017 will take place from 1st- 15th February 2017 and for the tickets please contact us.
Places of interest near Surajkund
1. Badkhal Lake
2. Shirdi Sai Baba Temple
3. CITM Lake
4. Parson Temple
5. Raja Nahar Singh Palace
6. Dhauj Lake
7. Iskcon temple
8. Baba Farid's tomb
9. Aravali Golf Course
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