High On Pleasure!
Offering a plethora of shopping options, South India invites you for a priceless shopping experience. The rich cultural heritage of this region beautifully reflects in its colorful handicrafts. This land brims with bustling bazaars where a variety of handicrafts are available. Whether you wish to windowshop or buy some handicrafts, South India never fails to impress. To get a taste, scan the popular markets of the different states of South India.
Kerala, the most happening South Indian state has a lot offer in terms of shopping. From small stalls to the big mall, all are available in this state. You can buy amazing handicrafts like snake boats, ivory carvings, pots, brocade fabrics, wooden elephant, lamps, silver jewelery, Kathakali dolls, masks, flower vases made from coconut shells, coir carpets, bamboo mats and much more. Kochi and Trivandrum are the best places for shopping in Kerala.
Truly a shopper's paradise, Karnataka leave tourists mesmerized with its Mysore silk, metal objects, sandalwood products like pape cutters, boxes, name cases, trays, frames, cotton fabrics, baskets, stone statues, paintings and jewelery.
A fabulous destination like Andhra Pradesh specializes in handicrafts like silver filigree, mirror work, antiques, ornaments, saris, pearls, perfumes, Kondapalli toys, Bidri work(silver engraving on black metal) and hand woven carpets.
You can buy wonderful handicrafts in Pondicherry at a bargained price. Browse its markets for perfumed candles, incense sticks, handmade paper, beautiful pottery, jam, pickle and leather ware. This destination is famous for textiles in satin, twill, poplin, corduroy, oxford and cambric.
Its markets are a wonderful showcase for a variety of handicrafts such as idol of Nataraja, paintings, Kanchipuram silk sari, mats, objects made from palm leaves and palmyra fibers, khadi garments, jewelery, stone statues and much more. Chennai, Madurai, Mahabalipuram, Tanjavur and Kumbakonam are the famous destinations for shopping in this state.