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Colorful and loud markets, artisan workshops and jewelry shops are a true treasure for any fan of shopping in Agra. Take a stroll to colorful bazaars and shopping streets, breathe in the scent of spices, try various sweets, and don’t forget to bargain if you like something. For years, Agra has been famous for its high-quality cotton and silk fabrics. Tourists can buy fabrics by the meter or shop for attractive and high-quality clothes made from local textiles. Women often buy luxurious saris or purchase bright fabrics and sew attractive clothes in European style.
Taj Mahal is a unique historic landmark that brings millions of tourists to Agra. This spectacular palace was built in the first half of the 17th century. The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan … Open
All kinds of crafts remain the most popular souvenirs that foreign tourists buy in Agra. Local artisans make interesting decorations from marble and ceramics. Souvenirs made from soapstone are one more interesting local peculiarity. Subhash Bazar is an attractive place to shop for souvenirs and local crafts. This is one of the largest markets in the city.
Vendors at the market offer all kinds of items mentioned above plus spices, sweets, and other local products. Female tourists will find it interesting to take a look at stalls with fashion jewelry and items with semiprecious stones. Some shops sell fabrics of all colors of the rainbow and tiny cheap souvenirs, organic cosmetics and useful household items. Subhash Bazar is quite an expensive market but the quality of the majority of items is also high. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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If you want to save, visit Sadar Bazaar. This market has more affordable prices. That being said, visitors should be more attentive when choosing items for purchase because the quality can vary. Take a look at stalls with nuts and dried fruit. Different types of desserts and sweets, as well as attractive gift sets with spices, can make good souvenirs. The choice of artworks is no less impressive. Souvenirs made from wood are usually more affordable.
Pay your attention to leather items during a shopping tour in bazars of Agra. Leather craftsmanship is one of the traditional and oldest occupations of local people. Leather goods made in Agra are not only attractive and but also durable. You will fall in love with stylish gloves and belts. Women can buy amazing purses, and men usually pay their attention to high-quality wallets. It is not hard to find shopping pavilions that sell leather jackets, coats, and magnificent shoes in Agra. The price is leather goods is surprisingly affordable here.
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Would you like to bring something truly special and impressive from your vacation in Agra? In this case, choose incrusted marble souvenirs. Local artisans use special sorts of marble to make plates of different sizes and shapes. They hand paint these plates and decorate them with semiprecious stones, creating true masterpieces of incredible beauty. Some souvenir shops in Agra sell small but very detailed copies of famous attractions. Beware of fakes if you plan to purchase items and accessories made from marble. Don’t forget that natural marble is opaque. Some sellers try to sell other stones and even plastic as marble.
Of course, there are modern shopping centers in Agra besides colorful markets and hundreds of small shops. Ashok Cosmos Mall is the most famous shopping mall in the city. It offers a selection of popular international brands and less mainstream brands from different parts of India. Shops with quality clothes and leather accessories, pavilions with fabrics, hundreds of different artworks and souvenirs, and fast food cafes – it is easy to spend the entire day in this mall. If your budget is unlimited, take a look at exclusive silk embroidered paintings and other unique souvenirs. There are several shops with sweets and desserts. Try and buy an original local delicacy – pumpkin candies that local sellers often label as “winter melon”.
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In Agra, tourists can visit a very interesting place – the craft village of Shilpgram. Many tourists reserve the entire day for a visit to this village. This is also a historic district as the first artisan workshop opened here centuries ago. Today, masters specializing in leather goods, ceramic and marble items work here. All kinds of art galleries are also interesting to visit. Shilpgram looks more like an open-air museum. All workshops are open in attractive and old buildings. This is a fantastic place to not only buy exclusive souvenirs directly from masters but also relax in charming restaurants that offer national cuisine.
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Shopping advices for Agra. The best spots for buying designer clothes and local delicacies from India - shops, galleries, boutiques and outlets. We provide you with the shopping streets map, so you can plan your efficient shopping routes, while hunting for authentic souvenirs, goods, drinks, shoes and clothes in Agra.
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