Pipli, also spelled as Pipili, is a town Puri district in the state of Orissa in India. The place is renowned for creating beautiful Appliqué handicrafts. Pipli is situated at an average altitude of 25 mtrs or 82 feet. Located 36 km from Puri, Pipli rests at the junction where the Konark Road branches from the Bhubaneswar to Puri Road.
Pipli is known for displaying the traditional crafts of the state of Orissa. This is a well-known centre of art, which fascinates you by the appliqué handbags, lampshades, wall hangings and several other marvelous creations.
The economy of Pipli is largely based on the appliqué work done here. The most famous handicraft in Puri and surrounding area, appliqué is the means of bread and butter for almost all houses in the small town. In fact almost all the families in Pipli are involved in designing appliqué craft for their livelihood.
LocationSituated 36 KM from Puri, Pipli is lying at the junction where the Konark Road branches from the Bhubaneswar to Puri Road.
Major AttractionsAppliqué handicraft is the only unique thing of Pipli and you are surely going to get lost in the beautiful designing work done here. You can see how this traditional handicraft solely drives the economy of the small town, and provides bread and butter to the residents here.
You can also observe an unfelt peace in the lovely environs of Pipli where life is based on tradition and nature.