Shopping In Amritsar
Colorful, Vibrant Souvenirs to religious artifacts throng the marketplace of Amritsar
Tradition meets the trendy in this city, which is a haven for shopping. Punjab is known for its handlooms and
handicraft items and Amritsar offers all that and more to avid shoppers.
Exquisite handicraft items with Phulkari (traditional embroidery) work done on them are a must buy in Amritsar.
Lacquered woodwork, interesting collectibles in ivory, sandalwood and rosewood are some of the specialties.
Amritsar is also a place where you can pick up your woolens at very reasonable prices. Handwoven carpets,
Punjabi jutis, Patiala salwars are other popular items.
The finger licking, mouth-watering jams, jellies, papads and pickles are another must by on your trip to
Hall Bazaar is the main shopping area in Amritsar. One can find everything from electronics to readymade
garments in this famous market of Amritsar. Queens Road and the Mall are newer shopping areas in Amritsar. The
market area around the Golden Temple is more traditional. One can pick up Sikh literature, daggers, the
ceremonial kirpan, swords, karahs (sikh bangles) etc. Music CD's of Gurbani, temple chants, recordings and
artifacts displaying Guru Nanak are other popular buys in the city. Guru Bazaar is another popular marketplace.
One can pick up gold jewellery, intricately carved artifacts in wood from this market.