The Karnataka Folk Museum is also named as the Janapada Loka. It is located on Bangalore – Mysore Highway. The Karnataka Folk Museum stands out for its content. Since it is managed by the Janapada Trust, it is named as the Janapada Loka. Many people from India and from abroad visit the place.
It seems that it gives huge importance ot dance and forms and music as well. It shows diverse folk life of Karnataka.The museum is surrounded by trees, and it is spread over 15 acres.
The Museum consists of three buildings; they are Lokamahal, Chitrakuteera and Lokamatha Mandira.
Collection of folk instruments, puppets, masks, utensils, weapons, etc are displayed here.
Wide collection of utensils, baskets and earthen jars are exhibited here.
The third building, it displays numerous photographs, which shows us the various aspects of folk life. Unique masks, colorful artifacts, costumes, etc. are displayed here.
The huge Temple chariot is one of the beautiful places here. There are also a wonderful amphitheatre and a recording studio, and the lake is situated here. Children would love to visit this place. The Museum also offers courses like folk life studies in Karnataka.
The Museum remains open from Wednesday to Monday, from morning 9 am to 5:30 pm.
The other building, Including College, and a recording studio dedicated to folk life.
Your visit to Karnataka Folk Museum will add to your knowledge.
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