Venkatagiri sarees

Venkatagiri is a popular town, well-known for Handloom weaving all over the world. It is located in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh state in India. The town is renowned for cotton Handloom saris. Venkatagiri cotton saris are unique, and these are popular among different varieties of cotton saris, as they look classy and elegant with a unique charm.
The weavers of Venkatagiri are known for their own, unique weaving expertise.The Venkatagiri Sarees have been accorded the Geographical Indication registration owing to their popularity. The craft has been practiced in the Venkatagiri region of Nellore District right from the 18th Century, under the patronage of the Velugoti dynasty. The sarees owing to their technique and softness and the smoothness of fabric continue to be famous to this day.

Venkatagiri, Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh