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Andretta Village in Himachal - How to Reach

Andretta Village in Himachal - Andretta Pottery and Sobha Singh Art Gallery

Andretta is situated near Palampur in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh on the foothills of Dhauladhar.

The Andretta village is less known among the Indian Tourists but very famous among foreign tourists because of its unique art. Andretta is famous for art gallery of legendary painter Sardar Sobha Singh whose paintings like Sohni Mahiwal and Gaddan are very popular and on the other side of Andretta Village there is world famous center for Andretta Pottery

The famous painter Sardar Sobha Singh used to live in Andretta and his house is now being converted to an Art Gallery displaying the legends of the artist.


The quite, serene and wonderful environment adds fanaticism and exhilaration to the visiters in andretta.

The world famous Andretta Pottery is run by a great artist Mr.Mansimran Singh. He is married to an English lady Mary who herself is a professional Potter and work hand in hand with Mansimran singh.

In 1983 Mr Singh set up Andretta Pottery and Crafts Society. He has also set up traing and rural marketing centre in Andretta with the help of Government subsidies. People from all over India and world come to angretta Pottery and organize training workshops here.
How to reach Andretta in Himachal Pradesh

By Road – Distance of Andretta is around 535 Kms from Delhi. Number of buses ply between Delhi and Palampur route. Andretta village is situated around 12 Kms from Palampur 40 Km from Dharamshala and frequent bus service is available from Palampur to Andretta and Dharamshala to Andretta route as well.

Andretta By Train Toy trains run between to Panchrukhi (2 Kms from Andretta). Pathankot is around 90 Km from Andretta.

By Air Nearest Airport is in Dharamshala (Gaggal Airport). It is around 40 Kms from Andretta. Daily flights from Delhi are available.


Distance of Other Places to Visit near Andretta
Dharamshala - 40 kms

Mcleodganj - 50 Kms

Chamunda Devi - 25 Kms

Kangra - 45 Kms

Know more about Himachal

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How to reach Chamunda Devi Kangra
How to reach Baba Balak Nath
How to reach Jwalaji Temple
HRTC Bus Schedule
Site Seeing in Dharamshala
How to reach Chail
How to reach Baddi
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