Silparamam is an arts and crafts village in hyderabad.It is situated quite adjacent to the cyber tower in Hi - Tech city at madhapur. So we stepped up in silparamam with our gang.
We entered the village admiring the craft and clicking few snaps through the majestic gateway flanked by two life-size terracotta horses and hanging terracotta wind chimes.
Look at the pictures how beautifully those sculptors are made.It looks like a real one.
Inside the gate way there is a statue of PANCHAMUKA GANESHA,Infront of him an antic Urli with artistic work on it,which is beautifully arranged with water and colourful flowers floating in it is a feast for eyes.
Artisans and craftsmen come from all over India to showcase their goods during exhibitions.Shopping is a wondrous thing at silparamam with hundreds of stalls. Textiles of different states are also sold here.We can buy goods directly from the makers.There is few Mehendi artists waiting for the girls to decorate their hands with their art of mehendi.I have to go to golkonda else i would have given my hand to one of those woman mehendi artists sitting in a row.
We had our snacks in a stall which served nice samosas and soft drinks.I shopped loads of stuff like key chains,gem stone sets,bracelets,bangles,antic show pieces,idols,designer diyas,wind chimes.terracotta urlis,Ear rings made out of different materials like glass,wood,plastic,bronze,sea shells,gem stones,clay,ceramic,crystals,pearls and what not???I grabbed as much stuff as i could.
I loved the houses with thatched roofs which is neatly designed with rangoli motifs.There is a Rocky museum too.
A woman resting under the shades of a tree with a baby in her hands in the lushy green garden guarded by the two terracotta horses.
Then we went for a boating in a pedal boat.it was quite amazing cruise through the terracotta statues,coconut trees and rocks.
Best season to visit silparamam is december and january.i couldnt able to click many pictures due to lack of time.After boating We are all tired and hungry,so we left to Bawarchi to taste the world famous Hyderabadi biryani on the way to golkonda fort.It was a wonderful trip.So if you visit Hyderabad, take a look, you'll find loads of treasures and fun.
Shilparamam Crafts Village,
Near Hi-Tech City,
Hyderabad - 500019
Entry fee : Rs - 25