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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Which are the popular things to buy in Almora?

Kirat S DEC 10 2012
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What is a trip without some items bought from the place as a memoir of the fun you had? Similarly, a trip to Almora is not complete without you strolling through the cobbled streets of the hill stations looking at several items that can be bought from the place. Apart from exploring the prominent places to visit in Almora, shopping is one of the must-do requirements of a trip to the hamlet. Here is a peak at what Almora really is famous for.

  • Woollens
    A very interesting thing to be bought from the hill station is any woollen item. The quality of wool is famous for its Angora variety and hence is bought by manufacturers and common tourists alike. The weather here compels you to dive in the warmth of these woollens. Try the hand woven sweaters, shawls, locally woven tweeds, stoles and scarves for sure. You will love them and they will love you back!

  • Traditional Tamta (Copperware)
    One of the fun things to do in Almora that is quickly picking up pace amongst tourist is shopping copperware. Almora is famous for the variety of copperware that it has to offer. Be it utensils or decorative items, they are a hit among all the tourists alike. Don’t forget to bring one piece for the corner that you have been trying to fill for a long time now. Try some of the pieces from Lal Bazaar. They are going to charm you like anything.

Along with all this, you should make it a point to buy a box of lip smacking Singora and Bal Mithai along your way for the hands waiting at your home.

The products which are produced here locally are not only a true picture of the talent that is well absorbed in every stone of the town but also are a valued source for the economy of the place.

There are several trains provided by the Indian Railway to the nearest railway satation. You can check live train running status on ixigo to reach this enchanting location on time.Try one or try all the things that the hill station has to offer, you will cherish them all!

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