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Shopping

South India not just takes you on a shopping spree but also lets you take a plunge into the cultures breathing here by interacting with the locals and visiting street markets oozing an antique flavour.

South India is known for hand-woven silk fabric, traditional handicrafts, and intricate jewellery made of pure gold. Buying Silk saris is a must here as they look elegant, adorning every occasion here.


Shopping In Tamil Nadu
Chennai is a charmer for shopaholics with a huge number of emporiums selling authentic Silk saris. Hyderabad is another popular spot among shoppers renowned across the world for its authentic pearls and pearl jewellery. From grand malls with international brands to local markets like Laad Baazar – the city has everything for everyone.

Kanyakumari, the beach heaven of South India, is ideal to indulge in shopping around the beach where trinkets made of sea shells and tiny decorative pieces are extremely popular. The beach area of Kovalam floods with Tibetan Curio Shops, Kashmiri as well as Rajasthani emporiums where you can buy some beautiful souvenirs to take back home.

The holy destination of Madurai treats the shopper inside you with a range of cotton fabrics, hand-woven silk and batik textiles. Visit Government Poompuhar Handicrafts Shop and Cottage Arts Emporium here to buy great stuff at authentic prices. Mysore Silks remain a must buy in South India.  If you are a true devotee of tea, then buying flavoursome tea from Ooty must remain on your agenda. Apart from a wide range of tea flavours, Ooty is known for its honey and organic products. 


Shopping In Kerala
If you are visiting Calicut, then you will be welcomed by aromas of rich local spices. Handloom fabrics of Calicut remain famous among travellers apart from miniatures of snake boats and coir products. Kochi is a paradise to indulge in the shopping of local spices like pepper, bay leaf, cinnamon, green cardamom, etc. This is also a great place to soak into the powers of Ayurveda, the natural way of healing mind, body and soul.

Shopping in Kumarakom is all about tiny shops displaying bronze lamps, household utensils, traditional door latches and miniatures of houseboats. Kumarakom is also popular for rejuvenating Ayurvedic rejuvenation treatments and thus, one must take out time to indulge in them.


Shopping In Karnataka
Take a walk down the Hampi Bazaar, the most visited market area in the Vijayanagar Empire. The place has a glimpse of history and visitors can look at the photogallery of Hampi here. A shopping spree in Badami lets you bag a variety of handicrafts and artefacts underlining the rich cultures of Karnataka.


Shopping In Pondicherry
Visit the markets in Pondicherry to bag beautiful handicrafts available at cheaper rates. markets here sell perfumed candles, incense sticks, handmade paper, beautiful pottery, jam, pickle and leather ware. Also, travellers can bag textiles in satin, twill, poplin, corduroy, oxford and cambric which are produced here a lot. Aurobindo Ashram Factory and Sunday market are the best places to shop in Pondicherry.



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