DAKSHINACHITRA, CHENNAI

World India Tamil Nadu Chennai DakshinaChitra
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DakshinaChitra is a living museum for art, architecture, lifestyle, crafts, and performing arts of South India. Located in the East Coast Road 25 kms away from the Chennai city, this cultural space is the home to heritage houses, recreated streetscapes, exhibitions, and village artisans all in an authentic ambience. Folk performances, craft promotions play an important role here. True to its name, which means a picture of the south, this center brings together four states of the southern India under one roof with all its cultural traditions intact. A great educational site for adults and kids, enjoy the performances and get your hands dirty learning various traditional crafts. 

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Category
Heritage, Museums, Theater
Languages
Tamil & English
Altitude
8m
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