Kachchh (Kutch)

Just past the Bhujodi turn-off, behind the GEB Substation, Shrujan is a nonprofit trust working with more than 3000 women embroiderers of nine communities in 114 villages. Its showroom sells top-class shawls, saris, cushion covers and more. The embroiderers' other wares are on display at the LLDC Crafts Museum.

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Nearby Kachchh (Kutch) attractions

1. Vankar Vishram Valji

0.29 MILES

Vankar Vishram Valji is a family operation and one of the leading weavers in Bhujodi; it sells beautiful blankets, shawls (from synthetic fabric to the…

2. Bhujodi


Bhujodi, about 7km southeast of Bhuj, is a village of weavers, mostly using pit looms, operated by both feet and hands. You can look into many workshops,…

3. Tejsibhai Dhanabhai Marwada


In the small village of Kukma, near Bhujodi, several kilometres east of Bhuj, this master craftsman is the only one in the area who specialises in hand…

4. Khamir

2.87 MILES

Khamir is an umbrella organisation dedicated to preserving and encouraging Kachchh crafts in all their diversity. At the Kukma centre you can see…

5. Bhuj Hill


On the eastern outskirts of the city, this hill is crowned with a Hindu temple and is a terrific place to watch the sunset. For years there have been…

6. Dr Ismail Mohammad Khatri

3.52 MILES

In Ajrakhpur, 6km east of Bhujodi along the Bhachau road, Dr Khatri heads a 10-generation-old block-printing business of real quality, using all natural…