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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Which are the popular shopping spots in Leh?

Pritha Manchanda DEC 10 2012
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Does the thought of shopping at new destination always excites you? If you are nodding your head then it's time to start your shopping in Leh. The main bazar area houses several shops that have an amazing collection of beautiful Buddhist Cloth Paintings (also known as thangkas), stunning Turquoise jewellery, antique Tibetan Tables (wooden choktse) and eye catching Ladakhi Hats. Stock your bags with these goodies and carry back some sweet memories with you. Hold on, there is more coming your way. Make sure you visit the following names if you want to indulge yourself with the local flavors of Leh.

  • Buddhist Thangka House
    If you want to adorn your house with beautiful Buddhist Cloth Paintings (also known as Thangkas) and are looking for the same in busy streets of Main Bazaar, make sure you visit this shop. You will be welcomed by a fine collection of stunning paintings, exotic Turquoise jewellery, antique Tibetan tables (wooden choktse) and eye catching Ladakhi Hats.

Timings: 9 am to 6 pm
Address: Main Bazaar
Town Center
Telephone: +91-1982-255669

  • Ladakh Bookshop
    Are you the type who can't resist a book even on a vacation? If the answer is yes then it might be possible that you are looking for a good book shop in Leh? Well, head straight to Ladakh Bookshop and you will be more than happy to find an interesting collection of books at the store. You can also buy Ladakh Trekking Maps (INR 1300 per sheet) which would be of great help if you want to go for trekking.

    Address: Main Bazaar
    Town Center

  • Gol Market
    Leh has famous trekking tracks and you must be all charged up to undertake this exciting and adventurous sport on your trip to this beautiful destination. For all the trekking gear you might need for the same, head to the famous Gol Market. You may term it as a one stop shopping destination for bags, camping supplies and clothes.

Timings: 9 am to 5:30 pm
Address: Old Road

Shopping in Leh is surely going to be fun. Isn't it?

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