BENGALURU: Gombe Habba is a traditional practice of decorating dolls in South India during the time of Dasara. Here are some places to spot these.
Catch dolls made of wood and clay. You will also spot houses celebrating the festival with doll exhibition, depicting episodes from Mahabharata and Ramayana. Veena Ravi, a resident of the area has been turning her house into a Dasara art gallery since the past ten years. There are a number of shops in the region that sell Dasara dolls. Guided tours on this region are available as well.
Jayanagar 4th Block
This is a Dasara dolls shopping destination where you will find varieties of figurines made of paper mesh, clay and wood.
For eco friendly earthen dolls, Malleswaram is the place to be. There are various shops that set the theme and put up dasara dolls on sale.
Shops are spotted in Marathalli as well, specially Bomma Golu dolls that are extensively used during Navratri.