Connect with us

Travel

Shop Till You Drop In Kashmir!

Shop Till You Drop In Kashmir!

Do you count yourself amongst the ones who always depend on local guides to get information about the place they visit? If not, then you surely must be one of those tourists who always do a research before leaving for a holiday. So if you are on a research mode currently and planning to visit Kashmir this summer, here is some information that can help you fianlise shopping destinations for your trip in Kashmir:

Shop Till You Drop In Kashmir!

Shopping in Srinagar: 

Srinagar is the first place you reach after landing in Kashmir. Known as the summer capital of the state of Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar mesmerizes with its lush green Mughal Gardens, serene Dal Lake, charming houseboats and captivating scenic beauty. Due to its high popularity among tourists, Srinagar offers numerous shopping destinations that offer unique masterpieces of Kashmiri art. In Srinagar, Lal Chowk is the best place to explore if you are looking for artefacts made of walnut wood. Find a huge variety of wooden items here that display an intricate work of excellence. For antique silver jewellery and dry fruits, especially for the walnuts, Residency Road is the place to check out. Aromatic spices like cumin seeds, cardamom and saffron are also available in abundance here. And for but obvious Pashmina handlooms and world-famous Kashmiri carpets, you will have to reach Badshah Chowk, a place that offers an exclusive collection of designer carpets, embroided Salwar Suits and other wollen items of Kashmir. You can also shop while enjoying a relaxing shikara ride in Dal Lake through floating vegetable market, a one-of-a-kind market in Srinagar. For obvious reasons, we would not suggest you to buy vegetables from this market but taking a nice bouquet of fresh flowers and gifting that to your loved one could surely be a good idea. What say?

Shopping in Pahalgam: 

Known as the ‘shephard’s paradise’, Pahalgam is a place best suitable to shop for exclusive wollens of Kashmir. Get a huge variety of traditional Kashmiri outfits here that are best in quality. Although there are not very lavish markets in Pahalgam but the main market of Pahalgam is enough to entice you with its great collection of Kashmiri woollens, rugs, carpets, artefacts, handicrafts and cozy Pashmina shawls. Also, ethnic woollen products such as ‘Namdas’ and ‘Gabbas’ are something that will catch your attention here. Do not forget to buy yourself a stylish poncho called ‘pheran’ from this market of Pahalgam.

Shopping in Gulmarg:  

Probably not a shopper’s paradise, Gulmarg has very limited options available for shopping. The main market, situated at the center of the town, is the only place where you could find an exclusive range of stunning silverware, ethnic carved furniture,  unique handicrafts and of course Kashmiri woollens. Well, you will have to explore a little more to find a best place to shop when in Gulmarg.    

Shopping in Ladakh: 

Ladakh is indeed a heaven on earth. Just like its magical picturesque charisma, Ladakh delights the shoppers with its exclusive Ladakhi items. For all those who love to collect relics of Buddha, Ladakh is the best place to visit. The place offers a wide array of Buddhist products such as tangkhas, copper somavars and prayer wheels. Also get an exquisite range of copper, brass and silver articles at the Village of Chilling which is situated at a distance of

from Nima I Ladakh.  The society of metal workers in the village produces beautiful masterpieces in the form of hookkah-bases, bowls, pots, silver stupas and ladles etc. Main Bazar Road, Changspa, Choglamsar are some of most popular shopping spots in Ladakh. However, if you are in Leh, Moti Market and Tibetan Market are two places not to be missed for sure.

By now, you must have got an idea what to shop and where to shop in Kashmir. So book your tickets now and get ready for a unique shopping experience at the valley of love and romance.

Till next update, Happy Shopping!!

About Author: Jasmeet is a reknowned travel blogger. She likes to visit various destination in India. Currently working as a part time blogger for eKashmirTourism.com – A Online Travel Agency for Kashmir Travel.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Posts

3D Rendering Terminology: Guide For Architects to Communicate With CG Artists 3D Rendering Terminology: Guide For Architects to Communicate With CG Artists
Tech5 days ago

3D Rendering Terminology: Guide For Architects to Communicate With CG Artists

When chipping away at a building representation project, a modeler and a 3D delivering worker for hire need to see...

Learn and Become A Professional DevOps Engineer! Learn and Become A Professional DevOps Engineer!
Tech1 week ago

Learn and Become A Professional DevOps Engineer!

Have you been having a tough time deciding what you want to do when you grow up? Once your school...

Debunking The Common Myths About Cosmetic Surgery Debunking The Common Myths About Cosmetic Surgery
Health2 weeks ago

Debunking The Common Myths About Cosmetic Surgery

Just a few years back, plastic surgery was thought to be some kind of sorcery or something that existed in...

How to Choose The Right Type Of Flooring For Your New Home How to Choose The Right Type Of Flooring For Your New Home
Home Improvement2 weeks ago

How to Choose The Right Type Of Flooring For Your New Home

Building a house from scratch can be a tedious and stressful process even though you know you are doing something...

3 Ways To Style An Oversized White Shirt This Summer 3 Ways To Style An Oversized White Shirt This Summer
Lifestyle2 weeks ago

3 Ways To Style An Oversized White Shirt This Summer

If there is one staple item you need ready for your summer wardrobe, it’s an oversized white shirt. They are...

5 Tips For Picking The Perfect Wedding Ring 5 Tips For Picking The Perfect Wedding Ring
Lifestyle2 weeks ago

5 Tips For Picking The Perfect Wedding Ring

Your big day is coming up for your wedding day and you set the standards too high with your engagement...

What's That Thing Called? All You Need to Know About Your Car's Lift Struts What's That Thing Called? All You Need to Know About Your Car's Lift Struts
Autos3 weeks ago

What’s That Thing Called? All You Need to Know About Your Car’s Lift Struts

Imagine you’re out for grocery shopping or a weekend outing with family, and you need to load your shopping or...

10 Places to Explore In Ahmedabad Gujarat India 10 Places to Explore In Ahmedabad Gujarat India
Travel3 weeks ago

10 Places to Explore In Ahmedabad Gujarat India

In the state of Gujarat Ahmedabad or Ahmedabad is a significant region and one of the very prominent city areas...

Men’s Top Fashion Trends To Be Following Spring/Summer 2021 Men’s Top Fashion Trends To Be Following Spring/Summer 2021
Lifestyle3 weeks ago

Men’s Top Fashion Trends To Be Following Spring/Summer 2021

With us all being in lockdown on and off for a year, people are starting to get excited for the...

Find Blog Post Ideas Using Google Keyword Planner Find Blog Post Ideas Using Google Keyword Planner
Marketing3 weeks ago

Find Blog Post Ideas Using Google Keyword Planner

Being a successful blogger means that you have to create captivating and original content that will be helpful to your...

Best Vegan Egg Alternatives For Baking Best Vegan Egg Alternatives For Baking
Life Hacks4 weeks ago

Best Vegan Egg Alternatives For Baking

In recent years there has been a dramatic increase in veganism due to its numerous health benefits. People are much...

7 Smart Storage Solutions For A Small Bathroom 7 Smart Storage Solutions For A Small Bathroom
Home Improvement4 weeks ago

7 Smart Storage Solutions For A Small Bathroom

A small bathroom can be such a nuisance. You never have the space you need and everything seems to be...

What Are The Better Ways Of Building Data Lakes? : The Right Way Is Critical What Are The Better Ways Of Building Data Lakes? : The Right Way Is Critical
Tech1 month ago

What Are The Better Ways Of Building Data Lakes? : The Right Way Is Critical

The pattern is the main period that each enterprise needs to be conscious of if they need to generate greater...

Everything You Need to Think About Before The Road Trip Everything You Need to Think About Before The Road Trip
Autos2 months ago

Everything You Need to Think About Before The Road Trip

Road trips are perhaps the most flexible vacation format: they can be as long or fast, intense or relaxed, planned...

Justice Law In Rural Area: Keep Community Feels Secure Justice Law In Rural Area: Keep Community Feels Secure
Law2 months ago

Justice Law In Rural Area: Keep Community Feels Secure

In order to strive and keep on progressing forward, the judiciary system plays an important role in instituting trust within...

Categories

Archives

Trending