Soğanlı Dolls

Why not visit Soğanlı Village once you are in Cappacocia? Soğanlı is famous for its worldwide known dolls that have become the symbol of the village. Soğanlı Dolls are all handmade and they were first created when the school teacher asked the children to make a handmade doll. One of the mothers came up with this first Soğanlı Doll that is made by wrapping clothes on a certain wood piece. The doll drew the attention of tourists visiting the village and upon their will to buy these dolls as souvenirs , the adventure of Soğanlı Dolls began… Today, Soğanlı Dolls is a registered trademark and they are produced by a cooperative in the village. Dolls have the traditional costumes of Anatolian women on them.

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