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Shopping In Srinagar

Art Connoisseurs to the Casual Shopper all are sure to have a rewarding shopping experience.

Collector's item to items on the list of a casual shopper, everyone is sure to be contented after a shopping trip in Srinagar.

Kashmiri handicrafts are known the world over for their craftsmanship and detailing.

The name Pashmina and Shahtush are synonymous with the valley. Among the other things one can buy include Kashmiri carpets. Globally renowned, these hand-knotted rugs are available in pure wool and wool mixed with silk or cotton. They come in traditional Persian and the Bukhara style. Other contemporary patterns are also slowly gaining popularity.

Kashmir is also famous for papier-mache products, hand carved walnut wood furniture and accessories, stone jewellery boxes, lacquered products, beautiful woollen shawls, crewel embroidery done material etc.

A good and a reliable place to buy these products is the Kashmir Government Art Emporium on Residency Road.

Kashmir is also famous for Saffron. This royal spice is found in abundance and is sold at a premium owing to its richness and flavour.

 

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