Veena Manufacturing (Bobbili)
This town in Vizianagaram district has an impressive tort that is better know today for the Saraswati Veena manufactured here. The Veena Manufacturing is unique and have a resonant tone. The beauty is matched by the performers of the area including the erstwhile Rajas and zamindars of Vizianagaram. The Veenas are also available in miniature size suitable as mementos.
At Bobbili in Andhra Pradesh, the oldest musical instrument, Saraswati Veena is manufactured. This instrument is even mentioned in almost all ancient texts. It is an integral part of Carnatic music, famous all over the world for its melody and harmony
Over the last three centuries, a unique style of playing the Veena has developed in Bobbili, called the
'Bobbili Veena Sampradayam'. It exponents have performed to much acclaim from Indian and international audiences.
This achievement was matched with a rise in the fine and intricate art of Veena making. The Saraswathi veenas of Bobbili are unique in depth and fullness of tone and are remarkable for their exquisite designs and patterns.
You can take home a memento Veena, available in Miniature size,for not only the aesthetic element but also as a symbol and remainder of India's cultural heritage.