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  • Gandhi Ashram to Have a New Activity Centre by 2019

    In 1917, having vacated lawyer Jeevanlal Desai’s chalet-style residence, Mahatma Gandhi decided to set up his ashram near the serene banks of the Sabarmati River. The idea of adopting this geography as his ‘Karma Bhumi’ came about not only because large open…

  • ISRO Celebrates World Space Week Through a Fascinating Exhibition

    When news hit my laptob screen mentioning Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) within its headline, my body automatically started pumping adrenaline making my chest grow three inches stronger with pride. Imagining the advancement of our nation in the space, whether it…

  • APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Image source: cloudfront-net Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu the hometown of the former President, Lt Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, was visited by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 2nd death anniversary on July 27th, to inaugurate the grandeur memorial dedicated…

  • Ahmedabad Museums come together on a map

    The evening of International Museum Day saw a significant step forward in the endeavour to connect community with the Museum infrastructure of the city. An initiative by aVni Social Enterprise, the event was hosted by Navajivan Trust. It is through the…

  • Textile Designer Anjali Mangaldas Passes Away at the Age of 81

    Anjali Mangaldas, a doyen of Textile Design left for heavenly abode, on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at her Ahmedabad residence. Mangaldas had a keen interest towards Textile Art since a very young age and this led her to study textile art…

  • 5 Indian Museums in Asia’s Top 25 List

    Five Indian museums were recently listed amongst the top 25 museums in India, and Leh’s ‘Hall of Fame’ has topped the India list. The other top four museums are Bagore Ki Haveli (Udaipur), Victoria Memorial Hall (Kolkata), Salar Jung Museum…

  • Indian Railway’s History goes online with Google

    Google Cultural Institute is soon going to sign an agreement with Indian Rail Museum to partner and digitize the heritage assets of Indian Railway and help create a digital repository for universal online access free of cost. Indian Railways has…

  • India’s last taxidermist is still on a stuffing spree

    Running India’s last taxidermy workshop in Mumbai’s national park, Santosh Gaikwad is a professor at the veterinary college in Mumbai. Working in an anatomy department his interest sparked in 2003 while visiting the Mumbai’s main museum. Previously he kept rare…

  • Creative Yatra in Spain!

    Creative Yatra has touched 100000 followers on facebook and our team is extremely thankful to all the people, who chose enrichment over entertainment. It has been a rollercoaster ride and we would request all our subscribers to fasten their seatbelts…

  • The world’s first slum museum opens!

      Mumbai’s Dharavi – oftly made synonymous  with poverty, filth and slum, now attempts to change its negative image. Supported by artists and do-gooders the Asia’s largest slum now houses World’s First Slum Museum. Conceived by Amsterdam-based artist Jorge Mañes Rubio…


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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Untitled-1-Copy.jpg This library in Ahmedabad is 159 years old

Creative Yatra explores a little known library right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Bhadra Plaza, called ‘Himabhai Institute’.   Lal Darwaja, the biggest hub for hawkers and patrons, where people flock as if everything is been sold…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/02.jpg Fernandes Bridge – the most unique book market in Ahmedabad!

The street Fernandes Bridge connects readers with writers, students with publishers and curious beings with the age-old answers they’re looking for. The Chopda Bazaar of Fernandes Bridge is one of the oldest Book Markets in Ahmedabad that serves thousands of people…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/library.skecth-001-e1460358412631.jpg Discover one of the oldest libraries of Ahmedabad

The oldest library of Ahmedabad, Hazrat Pir Mohammad Shah Library, is blessed with quietness of the mosque that surrounds it. Ahmedabad has internationally carved its identity on the globe through the numerous mosques dotted across the city. The air confined…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Yamini-Mehta.jpg Collecting Art is a Passion of the Heart: Yamini Mehta on Sotheby’s Indian Foray

The Sotheby’s Institute of Art recently launched its inaugural programme in Mumbai through a three-day educational course this September. With October 18 marking the beginning of a vibrant week that will see the celebration of Indian art in London, Yamini…