BEST SHOPPING DESTINATIONS IN KASHMIR
- Heritage: For Traditional Wear
This is the best clothes shop to buy Kashmiri ladies’ garments. This shop is popular for having many types of scarves. They have a vast collection of ethnic wear for women. You can also buy traditional wear and Kurtis with embroidery designs. The fabrics found here are worth buying for their quality and handmade clothing. You can also buy 100% cotton handloom sarees from this store.
Address: Nishat Harwan Road, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 191121
Timing: 09:00 AM to 09:00 PM
2. Shri Kedarnath Shop: For Sandalwood And Metals
This is one of the best places for shopping in Kashmir souvenirs. People going for a pilgrim tour from Kashmir can buy many pooja items for the kids, men, and women separately. They do sell religious ornaments that are made of rudraksha, sandalwood, and precious metals. You can buy pilgrimage clothing too. They have varieties of dried fruits that you can buy in kilograms. They do sell traditional baggage which is the best for pilgrims to carry. Altogether, this is an A to Z shop for pilgrim tourists in Kashmir.
Address: Kashmere Rd, Katra, Jammu and Kashmir 182301
Timing: 07:00 Am to 11:00 PM
3. Royal Kashmir: For Dry Fruits
The tourists interested to buy organic products must visit this shop to buy 100% original products. The dried fruits present here are without preservatives and packed in go-green materials. Tourists can taste a sample and decide to buy. They do sell many of the farm-fresh organic products. One can also buy farm-fresh fruits of Kashmir. Consuming dried fruits are healthy while touring the Kashmir Valley.
Address: Abi Kara Pora Rainawari, Dal Lake Meena Bazar, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190003
Timing: Open 24-hours
4. Ahmad Complex: For Kashmiri Jewellery
Travelers shopping in Kashmir can visit this complex for travel-related services and money exchange. There are cloth stores where you can buy winter or summer clothes to wear on your Kashmir tour. There are trendy T-shirts and women’s tops available in the clothing stores present here. One can buy authentic Kashmiri jewelry too. There are many outlets here, which are the best places to buy Kashmiri souvenirs.
Address: Hussaini colony, Chattergam, Budgam, Jammu and Kashmir Budgam Jammu and Kashmir, 191113
Timing: 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM
5. Sarnal Payeen, Anantnag : For Metal Crafts
People interested to buy metal crafts must visit this shop once on their Kashmir trip. This shop is popular for brass and copper handicrafts. One will be surprised to see some miniature models made of brass. They are authentic to buy as showcase items for home or office. Their copper handmade item includes pooja items, small utensils, and showcase artifacts. People seeking vintage-like stuff can buy big jars, decorative plates, and royal looking vessels from this shop.
Address: Al-Barakat Corporation Sarnal Islamabad University Road, Jammu and Kashmir 192101
Timing: 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
6. Pick N Choose: For Tea Products And More
This is the best department store for travelers, once in Kashmir. One can buy the original Kashmir Tea products from this shop. They are popular for green tea and flavored teas. The travelers can buy packed foods, dry fruits, and travel accessories from this store. They also have herbal cosmetics and daily use accessories. One can buy some authentic organic products from this shop. It is also the best shop to buy Kashmiri sweets and chocolates.
Address: Residency Road, Opp. ICICI Bank, Regal Chowk, Munshi Bagh, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001
Timing: 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM