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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

What are the best things to buy in Amritsar?

Manish Kumar DEC 10 2012
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Shopping in Amritsar's colourful by lanes can be quite a delight. Here is a list of the things to buy in Amritsar, for the souvenir collector traveller:

  • Apparels

    Amritsar lays out a huge number of options for the ladies.
    Salwar suits, jutis, jewellery and trinkets are found in abundance in the shops of Amritsar.

  • Food Items

    You cannot possibly leave Amritsar without picking up the lip smacking
    Amritsari papads and wadiyans from here. Moreover, the rural women of the region make a variety of pickles, jams and jellies are also some things that you can carry back home

  • Curios

    The traditional
    Phulkari work and sandalwood carvings are also some of the famous things in Amritsar that are found in Kapra Market.

  • Woolens

    Amritsar is very famous for woolen garments like
    shawls, sweaters and mufflers. These are high quality woolen items and they are found in Hall Bazar. Blankets and carpets woven by the rural women of Punjab are also sold in Amritsar.

  • Religious items

    Religious paraphernalia like
    khandas, Karas (sikh religious bangle), swords, daggers and Sikh symbols made in metals etc are popular among pilgrims visiting the Golden Temple.

Apart form all these, there are many more things to buy in Amritsar that are displayed in a captivating manner at the shops. A good to know fact about the city is that most of the world markets source wooden Chess Sets (boards and pieces) manufactured in Amritsar. Now, that can be quite a thing to shop from Amritsar, don't you think?

Kanika Agarwal Sep 27 2016
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Amritsar, home to the beautiful Golden Temple, is flocked by devotees all year-round. Other than the religious significance, this city is also known for offering a mind-blowing shopping experience. Amritsar lays out a number of opportunities for the ladies to shop for salwar suits, jutis, trinkets, and jewellery. You will find shops selling antique items in every nook and corner of the city. Among the most famous products sold in the city are the traditional Phulkari work and sandalwood carvings found in Kapra Market. You will find a huge variety of religious items like khandas, Karas (sikh religious bangle), daggers, swords, and Sikh symbols made of metal. If you are a foodie, don’t forget to take some Amritsari papads and wadiyans back home.

Now, reaching this mesmerising destination is easy as you can book rail tickets online at very reasonable rates.

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