31st Surajkund Crafts Mela 2017,

31st Surajkund Crafts Mela 2017

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Colors, Architecture, Dance, Heritage, Traditional Wears, Crafts of India - Surajkund Mela! 

 If you are in the quest of the any of the above, Surajkund mela is a must visit for you. 

Opening Dates:  1 - 15 Feb

Entry Timings: 10:30 am to 8:30 pm

Entry Fee: INR 100 

 


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Each year in the ambiance of Surajkund Lake, from 1-15 Feb, a vibrant crafts festival is organized in the green fields of Surajkund, Faridabad, Haryana. (Click to tweet)
 
Suraj Kund Mela Crafts
Colorful Crafts -A Delight for Shoppers



Did You Know: Surajkund is an ancient reservoir in the shape of rising sun. 'Kund' means tank or reservoir and 'Suraj' means Sun. (Click to Tweet)
SurajKund Lake Faridabad
Click to See the Entire Panaromic View of Actual Surajkund Lake
What makes Surajkund Mela so Unique, so Special?

Each year Traditional Crafts men and women including sculptors, weavers, painters and artists assemble here from all parts of the India to participate in this annual celebration

Dance by Haryana-Artists
 
It's a definite 'Paradise' for lovers of arts and crafts. No Wonder! the fair sees visitors from all over the world and not just Delhi/Ncr or to say India. There is something for everyone in this fair. 

The Entrance is characterized by a theme specific to a State of India. This year JHARKHAND is the theme of 31st- Surajkund Crafts Fair 2017. A great platform to promote tourism. 
Goa Pavilion Suraj Kund Mela - 2014
Artists from Goa at Suraj Kund Mela - Image Courtesy eprahaar.in 


In addition to that, EGYPT is the Partner Nation in this International Surajkund Crafts Mela. At least 20 countries & all the states of India will be participating in the Mela.
Srilanka Pavilion- Images Courtesy Vaibhav, India Mike
Srilanka Pavilion - Image Courtesy Vaibhav, India Mike
Also read incredible account of the fair by Vaibhav Arora at India Mike

How to reach?

Surajkund lies 8 km from South Delhi. It is easily accessible by road. 
  • Special conducted tours are available from Haryana Tourist Bureau at 36, Janpath, New Delhi (Click to Tweet)
  • Buses are available from ISBT, Shivaji Stadium, Gurgaon, Faridabad and Surajkund. (Click to Tweet)
  • Tourist cabs/ tourist coaches to the venue can be conveniently hired from Delhi. 
  • By Road: Surajkund is well-connected to Delhi, Gurgaon and Faridabad district headquarter towns by metalled road approachable by tour coaches, tourist taxis and one’s own conveyance. 
  • By Air: The nearest Airport is at Delhi. The Surajkund Complex is a 35-minute drive from the Indira Gandhi International Airport. It is about 25 km from Palam Airport. 
  • By Rail: Delhi is the nearest Railway junction. Faridabad and Gurgaon are both linked to Delhi via Railway lines. From each of these stations, travel to Surajkund has to be done by car/cab/tourist coach. 
  • By Metro: Metro services are also available from Central Secretariat till Badarpur via Sarita Vihar and Mohan Estate. (Click to Tweet) Badarpur locality is close to the interstate border between the city of Faridabad and Delhi.
     Come and Enjoy the Festival! 


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