Gangotri ( U.P Govt. Emporium)

What’s Interesting :- Carpets and durries

Market :-

Products :- Carpets  Handicrafts and Home  Salwar Suits  

Days Closed :- Sunday

Timing :- 10:30 am-6pm

Phone :- 911237420,23340000

Address :- B5, State Emporia Building, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, New Delhi-1

Landmark :- Hanuman Mandir

Parking :- Available

Bus/Metro :- Regal Bus Stop/Rajiv Chowk Metro Station, on the Yellow & Blue Line

Price Range :- Wide range

Payment Methods :- Cash and card

Gangotri U P emporium, Connaught Place Delhi

Gangotri ( U.P Govt. Emporium)- Uttar Pradesh (U.P) is a State in the North of India bordering Nepal. It is famous for brass artefacts, carpets, marble and silk fabrics.

U,P is home to the largest hand-knotted carpet weaving industry in South Asia. Carpet weaving in the Bhadohi-Mirzapur region dates back to the 16th century. Today, this industry engages around 3.2 million people.

Carpets in UP Emporium

The basement section of this Emporium has a great variety of carpets and durries.

Marble and soapstone are carved to make boxes, Taj Mahal replicas table tops and lamps . Pietra dura , called parchin kari in South Asia, is a term for the inlay technique of using cut and fitted, highly polished colored stones to create images. It is considered a decorative art. Many different colored stones, semiprecious and even precious stones are used with marble in creating these wonderful art pieces. The Emporium has a fine collection of these art pieces.

Banarasi Sarees in UP Emporium

Banarasi saris are made in Varanasi in U.P, a city which is also called Benares or Banaras.The saris are among the finest in India and are known for their gold and silver brocade or zari, fine silk and opulent embroidery.

Chikankari Kurtis in UP Emporium

In addition, Chikankari , is an elegant and graceful hand embroidered technique originating from the city of Nawabs, Lucknow.

Check out the Banarsi sarees and the chikankari worked saris and kurtas in the Emporium.

In addition to the above, there are brass artefacts, like lampshades and trays from Moradabad and some furniture from Sahranpur. Look up more such state emporiums in Delhi.

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