Shopping in Kashmir

When it comes to shopping in Kashmir, the Kashmiri shawls and carpets are very famous amongst the visitors. Kashmiri shawls have beautiful embroidery and are thick and warm. These shawls are designed according to the climate of the place. The winters are extremely cold, and people stop by local markets to get themselves gloves, shawls, and Kashmiri sweaters. The woollen garments from this state are much famous all over the world due to their high quality cold resistance and hence they are in demand from all over the world.

 

There are a number of shopping places in Kashmir. Among the top shopping places in Kashmir, the Kashmir Governments Arts Emporium is quite a tourist attraction. You can find several handmade art and crafts items, such as bamboo and wooden carvings, embroidery carpets and beautiful paintings here. There are a lot of items made by local artisans with wood, metal, wool and other materials which help the shopper to get wider scope of choices and hence enjoy the best of the items. One can shop such items at a very cost effective rates from local markets.

 

You can visit the Gol Market which is also famous for its handicrafts, or you can stroll down the Lal Chawk Market for souvenirs to take back home. Kashmiri metal and silver jewelleries attract the females and hence the visitors love to get them from this famous market and enjoy wearing them on various occasions. Women usually wear big fancy silver earrings and necklaces. Pherans are the most shopped item in the state of Kashmir. It is a beautiful hand woven embroidery woollen garment that is worn by the Kashmiris. You can shop for dry fruits as well as silk embroidery laces. There is wide range of items to shop for in the markets of Kashmir.

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  • Kashmir
    Kashmir
    Delight (6N/7D)
    Starting from: Rs.16,675*
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    Kerala Special
    Delight (6N/7D)
    Starting from: Rs.16,675*

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