Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom in Gangtok

Shop for shawls and blankets at the Directorate of Handlicraft & Handloom

Shop for shawls and blankets at the Directorate of Handlicraft & Handloom | Photo credit: Abhishek Kumar/ Flickr

Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom Overview

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The Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom was established in 1957 with the aim of preserving and promoting the art and craft of the people of Gangtok. There is much to see and buy here including hand-carved folding tables (Choktse), hand-loomed carpets with traditional themes, hand-painted masques, shawls, paintings and wooden dolls.

  • Opening Closing Time 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 1 pm to 3 pm

Don't Forget to Buy

  • Blankets
  • Carpets
  • Shawls
Departmental Store

Location

East Sikkim Road District, Gangtok