Archeology and Textile
Modhera Sun Temple is one of the most 3 famous sun temples of the world, Scientifically built on tropic of cancer in 1026 - thousend Year ago, very much known for its carving, made by king Bhimdev, expresses the art of symbolism.
(approximately 90km from Ahmedabd)
Patan - famous in the world for the most beautiful step well by queen Rudabai, wife of king Bhimdev and Patola weaving.
(approximately 40km from Modhera)
Patola (Double Ikat) is famous for its weaving technique in pure silk only. Warp and weft are tied and died separately according to design & woven on a primitive hand operated harness loom made out of rosewood and bamboo strips. The bamboo shuttle is made to move to and fro through warp shades.
The tension of the warp threads are removed by needle after weaving of 8" to 10" takes long time to make one.
We can also see Bahora havelis at Sidhdhpur from outside.
(approximately 25km form Patan)
Ahmedabad, Modhera, Patan, Sidhdhpur, Ahmedabad
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Ahmedabd
End location: Ahmedabad
Duration: 8 hours
Visit to Patola weaver with the demonstration is included.
Transportation is included.
Entrance charges and camera charges extra.
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.