India offers intense shopping opportunities of antique items, furniture, cane & bamboo, pearls, handbags, jewellery, carpets and fine handicrafts. Jaipur, one of the most popular tourist destinations is known for its unique handicraft items like brass figures, marble statues, stone sculpture and woodcarvings. It is also India's major gem cutting and polishing centre. It is one of the world's most important gem producers. Other noticeable items here are pottery, carpets & rugs and textiles.
Kolkata is known for its magnificent contribution in the Indian textiles. Some very popular shopping stuff here is Baluchari silks, 'Tant' saris and tantuja. Leather wears, Shoes, jewellery and decorative gift items are also good to purchase from here.
Varanasi offers quality purchase of excellent Indian musical instruments. It is also known for its beautiful silk brocades, Banarasi saris, clothes and sashes. Art and craft lovers must visit Agra for shopping rare antiques and decorative items. It is also an important centre of marble, carpets, durries, embroidery, leather footwear, bed covers and sandalwood.
Hyderabad is famous for designer boutiques, home décor, interiors furnishing, jewellery and pearls. Ahmedabad is known for its superb range of Patola silks, silver jewellery, ethnic fabrics, furnitures and handicrafts. Delhi offers a wide range of shopping options from handbags, garments to antiques and handicrafts. Some important shopping points in Delhi are Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place and Sundernagar Market. Travel India to explore more shopping opportunities and have great fun and enjoyment.
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