It is not uncommon for people to go on a shopping spree while visiting a new place. According to some research, one woman out of five turns out to be a shopaholic. And it is not only women, men can grow a shopping spree as well. And there is nothing to be embarrassed about. On the contrary, it is good to buy things from a place that you may not visit again in your life. Small memoirs, souvenirs, gifts, local stuff, all these things can be bought at budget-friendly prices, only if you know the right places. So, here’s a list of items that you can buy and where in Uttarakhand:
If you have a thing for local wine, you can buy the same at the different wineries located in Uttarakhand. No! you may not get the same flavor as a Sula or French wine, but trust us, these local wines are nothing less. Made from cider, apple, or grapes, a glass of local wine can make you tipsy, if not completely intoxicated. And the cherry on the cake? These are not at all expensive. You may even carry some home. Some of the famous places that sell local wine are the Downtown wine shop in Rudrapur, Turtle Liquor Store in Dehradun, and Ritual Wines and Store, also in Dehra.
Whenever you visit a hill station and want to shop, the first thing that comes to your mind is woolens, right? Well, the Tibetan market in Nainital is one of the best places to shop for woolens, followed by the market situated near the Naini Devi temple. Besides warm clothing, you can also shop for ornaments, traditional clothing, scarves, food, and whatnot!
There is a place in Mussoorie, the Landour Bazar, which is famous for all kinds of bakery items. It is also known for its heritage value and the picturesque views of snowclad mountains. You can buy local jams, cheese, butter, and other delectable from the grocery stores in this market. After satisfying your shopping spree, you can rest at one of the gorgeous cafeterias around this place and revel in the beautiful sight of the hills.
Now, a lot of travelers tend to buy stuff for their friends and relatives at home. They mostly prefer to purchase souvenirs, local stuff, and dry foods. If you are one of them, try visiting the Johri Bazar (Almora), Tamta Market (Almora), Library Bazar (Mussorie), Mall Road at Bhimtal, Tallital market Place (Also Bhimtal), Paltan Bazar (Dehra), (Bada Bazar (Nainital) for the best quality and most affordable local items.
The Paltan Bazar in Dehra is one shopping haven for travelers looking for local products. It may not be a well-known shopping destination, but it is indeed worth a visit. Take some time out from your schedule and visit this place in Old Dehradun, which is famous for local clothes, handicrafts, woolens, footwear, and many more items to purchase.
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