It is the largest and most important shopping destination in the city. It houses various shops selling textiles, ethnic apparel, brass and silver artifacts, sandstone miniature replicas etc. It has some of the best known names like Mrignayani which is a one stop destination for buying local handicrafts and other tribal produce. This market also
caters to other requirements of travelers like electronic stores, medical stores, restaurants etc. There are numerous hotels which line this locality and most of the hotels have in-house boutiques which sell some exquisite stuff but at premium prices. The best way to shop at these markets is to bargain hard especially during the peak season when demand for most of the products goes up.
Rajnagar Shopping Area
Rajinagar is located about 5km away from the center of the city and is a popular destination for purchasing brass and silver artifacts. There is also a weekly bazaar on Tuesdays that is very popular. Exquisitely carved sculptures in brass and silver can be sourced from this market. They use traditional techniques and these products make very good gifting options.
Shilpgram is a government run body which is focused on encouraging the folk art and culture. It acts as bridge between the dying local art forms and the younger generation, giving them a platform to showcase their products and talents. Shilpgram has an art gallery which has some of the best curated artifacts in the city. Ranging from handmade paintings, terracotta products, stone carvings, sandstone sculptures, handmade textiles, hand embroidered apparel etc, the products available are vast and showcase immense talent. It is a one stop destination for buying quality products directly from the artisans.
Shilpgram also hosts a series of workshops and other cultural activities which help one understand the local culture. The workshops on folk painting styles, embroidery, carving etc are very popular among the foreign tourists who get a taste of the real cultural background of the city. Apart from this, the western complex of temples has numerous hawkers and traders selling replicas and miniatures of the temples. They are found at a short distance out of the temple complex and can be interesting curios to buy.
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