Surajkund Crafts Mela 2024: How to get there, what to buy and eat
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09.02.2024 India   21
Surajkund Crafts Mela 2024: How to get there, what to buy and eat
The ongoing Surajkund Mela offers visitors a variety of activities and attractions. The 37th event is a grand celebration of culture, heritage and the unification of the best artists of India. Organized by the Haryana Tourism Department in Surajkund, this fair offers a wide range of attractions for visitors of all ages. With active participation from more than 20 countries in South Asia, Africa and Europe, Surajkund Mela is one of the best ways to experience world culture, art and cuisine.


Surajkund Mela 2024 will continue until February 18 and will open daily from 10:00 to 19:00. For those visiting Surajkund for the first time during this fair, Surajkund Mela is one of the best cultural experiences one can have. The fair hosts several cultural performances from around the world and India. These cultural programs are some of the best features of the fair.


What to buy and eat at Surajkund Mela?


  • Crafts: Surajkund Mela is famous with its exquisite handicrafts from various regions of India and several other countries. You can find beautifully crafted items such as pottery, textiles, carpets, woodwork, metalwork and more.
  • Traditional Clothing: Explore stalls offering traditional clothing and accessories from different states of India. The international stalls also have their own traditional items of clothing for discerning visitors.
  • Artworks: Admire and buy stunning paintings, sculptures and other works of art created by skilled artisans from around the world. These pieces often depict cultural motifs, religious themes and scenes from everyday life.
  • Home Decor: Visitors can buy interesting decor items such as wall hangings, tapestries, lamps, candles and decorative items made from a variety of materials such as clay, metal, wood and fabric.
  • Handcrafted Jewelry: Discover a wide range of handcrafted jewelery including earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings, crafted using traditional techniques and adorned with intricate designs and bright gems. Visitors should also check out the silver jewelry at the fair.

Visitors should also check out the light wooden furniture made by the prisoners.


Products that you can eat:


  • Regional Cuisine: Experience the varied flavors of Indian cuisine by trying traditional dishes different states. Look for stalls serving regional specialties like Rajasthani Dal Bati Churma, Punjabi Chole Bhature, Gujarati Dhokla, Kashmiri Rogan Josh and others.
  • Street Food: Try a variety of mouth-watering street food options like chaat , samosa, pakora, pav bhaji, dosa, kebabs and golgappas.
  • Sweets and desserts: Treat yourself to a wide range of Indian sweets and desserts such as jalebi, gulab jamun, rasgulla, barfi, peda, kulfi and various types of halva. These sweet treats are perfect to satisfy your sweet tooth.
  • Local Drinks: Quench your thirst with refreshing drinks like lassi, sugarcane juice, coconut water, masala chai and various fruit juices.
  • International Cuisine: Apart from Indian delicacies, you can also find stalls offering international cuisines such as Chinese, Thai, Italian, Mexican and Lebanese. Discover affordable flavors from around the world and enjoy a variety of culinary experiences.

Source: timesofindia