Socio-cultural environment has played a significant role in defining Gujarati residential houses of Patan. The carvings on these wooden houses are markers of the community’s lived past.
The carvings on wooden façade represent floral patterns, religious symbols, animals, plants and geometrical designs. These carved symbols allow people to understand their roots, community, caste and religious festivities. This walk will focus on the meaning of these symbols, their expressions and relation to society.
This guided tour is free.