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Tirupati Dolls

Tirupati is famous for its dolls, especially the dampati (man-woman) dolls. Tiruchanoor village near Tirupati in Chittoor District, produces a variety of dolls including religious figures that are seen in temple sculptures. These dolls are made of red sandal wood. Dampati doll is an important part of Kollu, a festival similar to Dussehra. On the festive occasion the dolls are dressed in beautiful fabrics or paper and decorated with jewelry. Doll show is arranged on Makara Sankranti.

Updated on 7th August, 2018
District: Chittoor
Location: Tirupati    

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