Directorate of Handloom and Handicraft sale counter

Directorate of Handloom and Handicrafts - A must Visit when in Gangtok

Author: TG Contributor
Date: 2020-01-04

Share using:

The Directorate of Handloom and Handicrafts Center in Gangtok was established in the year 1957 with the sole purpose of promoting and preserving the fine ethnic arts and crafts of Sikkim. The Directorate is a unique combination of training-cum-production with its similar units spread over 20 centers in Sikkim.

Y:\TG Share\Final Blogs\536\Sikkim Directorate of Handloom and Handicrafts

This centre was started during the time of the Chogyals of Sikkim, as a venture to protect and propagate the craft and skills of local and village artisans, it has become on the of the major attractions for people visiting Sikkim where traditional handcrafts, furniture, handlooms carpets and other products can be viewed and also purchased. A Handloom and Handicrafts Development Corporation Ltd. has been formed to facilitate effective marketing of quality based products and create more jobs and avenues available for craftsmen.

Y:\TG Share\Final Blogs\536\sikkim wood carving

It is a repository of exquisite hand woven carpets, blankets, shawls including hand carved furniture. The Sales Emporium remains open throughout the year.




No Comments

Trending Blogs

General Read More
Food of Sikkim
Leisure Read More
Know the best places to visit in North east India: Meghalaya and more
Adventure Rush Read More
Trekking in the lost kingdom of Mustang

Latest Blogs

General Read More
Places to visit in Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh
Leisure Read More
An unruly yak at Tsomgo Lake- Did I survive the ride?
Leisure Read More
5 Offbeat Places to Visit in Darjeeling
Adventure Rush Read More
Self-Guided Walking tour of Gangtok
A call to all travel junkies
Share your amazing travel stories
&
inspire someone today!
Become a TOURGENIE contributor
Write for our blog
Want to explore more Activities?
Explore Activities
The North Sikkim Experience
The North Sikkim Experience
5 Days 4 Nights
Explore Activities
A Weekend Retreat to Darjeeling
A Weekend Retreat to Darjeeling
3 Days 2 Nights
Explore Activities
Trip To Tawang
Trip To Tawang
8 Days 7 Nights
PARTNERS
ADDRESS:
  • Near Co-Operative, Middle Sichey Gangtok, East Sikkim, India, 737101

    • booking@tourgenie.com
    • support@tourgenie.com