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Best Things to Buy in Amritsar | Travel Tips

Shavi | 23rd Jul 2021

Amritsar is best known for its rich heritage and exhilarating culture which has been prevailing for the last four centuries. It is picturesque in its own unique way. From Street Food to Suits and Traditional things like phulkari, Sandalwood carvings, etc which can be found in one of the city’s famous KAPRA MARKET, the city has countless things to offer in a manner that is not heavy on the pocket of the tourists. It has immense spiritual importance as it can be a little touristy during festivals, especially in the Sikh religion.

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The best things to buy in Amritsar are

Apparel/Clothing

Amritsar is known for its famous traditional apparel. It is rightly said that apparels define a city’s culture and heritage. Amritsar lays out a huge number of options for the ladies. Salwar suits, Patiala Salwar, Embroidered Suits, Punjabi jutties, etc are found in abundance in the shops of Amritsar. Kapda Bazaar which literally means ‘Clothes Market’ is the one place in Amritsar that is crowded with buyers all the time. It is situated near Townhall, the place buzzes with teenage girls and old ladies who are on a hunt for eye-catching apparel. 

We suggest you buy suits from Punchratan Prints; they will offer a wide range of varieties at a very good price.  Punjabi Jutis you can from Hall Bazaar and Katra Jaimal Singh where you can also find many sellers for suits, saris, etc.

Food Items

One cannot leave Amritsar without picking up the lip-smacking Amritsari Papad, Wadiyan, and Pickles. Another thing which is very famous is the bread which is specially made in Amritsar and can be eaten with soya chunks and pulses is popularly known as Kulcha. You can also find homemade pickles, jams, and savory items in the old street of Amritsar. Papad-Wadiyan you can buy from Papad Wadiyan Bazaar and Manjith Mandi. You can get the Plain Kulcha from Tare Di Hatti – Pushpa Market and also can try buying from shops near Golden Temple

You can even take famous Amritsari Aloo Kulcha packed from famous eating places – Kulcha Land or Monu Kulcha Wala. Amritsar is also famous for the different types of Dry Fruits, infect some varieties available here are imported from Afghanistan. You can buy them from Mishri Bazaar and Hall Bazaar.

Jewellery

Amritsar offers a wonderful assortment of Gold and Silver Jewellery. Guru Bazaar an age-old market, which has been in existence since time immemorial is located between Guru Ka Mahal and Golden Temple having more than 2500 shops. Women specially visit this market to buy traditional jewellery made out of precious and semi-precious stones.

Woolen Products

Amritsar offers a wide variety of woollen garments, sweaters, shawls, etc available in the local market mainly in Hall Bazaar. The Hand Woven Carpets and Blankets are also sold in large quantities along with the shawls and mufflers which are world-famous. The city caters to the needs of the people living in cold regions because it itself enjoys extreme temperatures.

Religious Products

Last but not least Amritsar has become a world supplier of religious items due to the manufacturing of important religious items here which are available in the vicinity of Golden Temple. You just name it, from Sikh Turbans to Karas and Khandas along with other symbols made of metal everything is available in this city. These are placed in a captivating and attractive manner in the shops. Sikhs all over the world use this and hence its market is expanding on a large scale.

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