Shilpgram is a beautiful handicraft village turned museum, situated 3 km west of Fateh Sagar, in Udaipur
. This charming hamlet comprises 26 replica huts and showcases a wide collection of folk art with traditional architecture from Rajasthan, Gujarat
. Singers and dancers from these western states often perform various classical and folk art forms of their region.
The annual festival held during November-January is a major draw. The timings are set between 11:00 to 19:00 hrs daily; admission rates are Rs 5 and Rs 10 for Indian and foreigners respectively.
Lodging facilities are arranged in the compound; an elegant looking solid two-storey wooden house from northern Gujarat, circular painted huts from Kutch (Gujarat), thick walled low-roofed houses from the Rajasthan deserts, and Goan potters’ hut. Performances of musicians and dancers are organized.
Badi ka Talab(5 km), dubbed as Tiger Lake - a huge man-made lake, flanked by hills, is a lovely picnic spot worth visiting.