Agra is one such place where it’s safe to say that no one can go just once. It is that signature city of the country where both domestic and foreign tourists would love to include in their itinerary, primarily because of Taj Mahal. But no trip is complete without the shopaholics getting their pocket unturned. We bring to you the best places to visit if you really want to gift the best and buy the best.
Back in the 60s if any of your people visited Agra, they must have been to Subhash Emporium. One could buy products made of Agra marble and all the stunning stone handicrafts materials. There might be several stores which offer the similar carved products but the ones stocked in the emporium’s private gallery are next to none. Despite the relatively high prices, the high quality of marble and workmanship makes it worth the splurge.
Unique Arts And Crafts
This is one of the best places where you can find the crafted collectibles. It is also most next to impossible that you are visiting Agra and not collecting any souvenirs for your friends and family. So this shop stocks the usual bric-a-brac along with some of the most amazing stuffs intricately made with mosaic and stone embellishments and sometimes with mirror work. For the larger items that you order you can get it parcelled.
This is one of the most well known shopping markets in Agra and is strategically located near Agra Cantt. For a wholesome shopping experience, you should visit this market and get hold of the lovely indigenous items for gifts and personal collection. However, the Bazaar remains closed on Tuesdays.
Raja ki Mandi
This is one of the much crowded and popular shopping markets in Agra which has a railway station named after it. From garments to sweets, you can expect to get all that is very much Agra-ian. For those who love to shop-hop, this place is very much theirs. It is undoubtedly the most crowded local market of the city.