Quaint town tucked away from the hum-drum of city life, Channapatna is known as the “town of toys”. This town is not only a trending hotspot in India but has gained importance in the world for manufacturing creative and unique wooden toys. Each one of them is elegantly carved out on wooden pieces and one can be seen on the roads creating these beautiful masterpieces.
A few years back the art was about to die, but the Karnataka government helped the local artisans and revive the art. There are rumors that toys from the local artists have made their place in Obama’s White House for its intriguing style.
Location: Ramanagara district, Karnataka
Price: One day tour costs about INR 1,200 per person