It is set up in about 20 acres of land, it represents dwelling units and related material cultural objects from different coastal parts of India; viz. Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Orissa. These are typical traditional house-types, representing lifestyles and cultural identities of Indian coastal communities. Some eco-friendly structures exhibited in this complex reflect the socio-economic condition of the inhabitants, like the ‘Arapura’ (wooden cottage), and ‘Palliyodam’ (snake-boat) from Kerala, which are main attractions for the visitors.
Updated date: 07-01-2017 02:28:26