We had visited The new Model Village set at Jakkur when my grandchildren came on holidays last month. The new model village is a very popular tourist attraction in Bangalore. It is spread across four acres of land within Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Rural Education and opened to the public in late 2020. What is so special about this model village, you may wonder. A visit to this place will give you a glimpse to village life and how the villages function. It is a close to reality sculptural journey with more than 1000 sculptures, into the cultural heritage of Karnataka's villages. You can see various depictions of village life like siblings playing in a house, classes conducted in a village school, the role of domestic animals in the life of villagers, how the letters are delivered by a postman, how a panchayat works, and home scenes from a regular day in a village and more. It is a great place to take your city born children to know about the village life. Apart from t
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