Shopping At Kashmir...

Places like Lal Chowk, Badshah Chowk, Polo View in Srinagar and Vir Marg, Raghunath Bazaar and Hari Market in Jammu are best places for shopping. There is a great scope to buy lots of things like Saffron, Shahtoosh and Pashmina Shawls and Hand woven carpets in Pahelgam. You can get Walnut Wood Carved Articles, Papier Mache, and Kashmiri Handicrafts. In Badshah Chowk of Srinagar. In Vir Marg, Raghunath Bazaar and Hari Market in Jammu you can buy Kashmiri Handicrafts, Traditional Dongra Jewellery and Dry Fruits. J & K Arts Emporium for Pashmina Shawls, Shahtoosh Shawls and Knotted Carpets. Walnuts and almonds are available in the market throughout the year. Being substantially cheaper in Kashmir than elsewhere, they too make good gifts. Other food products from Kashmir are shah zira also called kala zira, Hand-woven silk fabric and shawls are much favorite with those who go for Shopping in Srinagar. Jhelum Market in Srinagar is the best Jammu and Kashmir shopping market. Intricate embroidery works decorate the Kashmiri shawls, which are admired all over India and abroad. Shopping in Srinagar is a fantastic experience. The region of Jammu and Kashmir is traditionally rich in handicrafts. The wide range of variety handicrafts of this region are unique in the world which offers an opportunity for great shopping in Kashmir. Also look for the world famous carpets, while shopping in Srinagar. Kashmiri artisans weave excellent carpets and floor-coverings in a variety of colors and designs. Embroidery is also a traditional craft in Jammu and Kashmir, which has earned global demand. Other traditional crafts include cane and bamboo work, metal-crafts etc. Try to pick up, Brass and Silverware, willow baskets, artifacts made of paper mache and woolen garments while shopping in Srinagar. Check out the Government emporiums and the private shops for authentic articles and reasonable prices. These are usually located in the main cities like Jammu, Srinagar and Leh. You may also find some Tibetan handicrafts here. Tibetan Market and Moti Market in Leh for Wool garments, Thankga Paintings, Hand-woven rugs and carpets. The items worth buying at Kashmir include Kashmiri shawls, Carpets, Saffron and Saris. J & K Arts Emporium is the Kashmir wool shawl shop in Srinagar.

With such a tremendous scope for shopping during your Kashmir vacation do not miss the opportunity to shop the best from this wonderful destination.

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