For those who love shopping, the Warangal city of Andhra Pradesh has some good deals to bargain for. Since the region is famous for handicrafts like brass ware, carpets, scroll paintings etc, your question regarding 'what to buy' would never arise. Infact, it would be unfair not to have a glimpse of such amazing artifacts. Once seen, it is sure that you would not be able to resist buying those amazing knick-knacks.
Another fact about these handicrafts is that they are made by observing
traditional techniques and methods. Till day, artisans in local villages
practice the time-honored art. The exclusive carpets from the region are
popular amongst the national as well as the international markets.
Regarding the shopping places in Warangal, you can browse the local
markets. Though they have limited range of products, it is exceptionally
good and you will get not go home empty-handed.
For special and selected items, you must explore the shopping places
that are known for particular products. Like Khadi Gramodyog Bhandar at
Subedari and Hanamkonda is the best place to get premium Khadi items
that offers authentic items at reasonable rates. Podduturi Complex, near
Warangal, is a nice place to shop for Lepakshi handicrafts. To get the
best brassware and gift items, Hanamkonda is the right place to opt for.
The famous dhurries (mats / rugs) of Warangal can be purchased from
Kothawada. Jangoan is a small village that doles out Pembarthy brass
material. For the amazing Scroll paintings, you will have to move
towards Cherial, located in the outskirts of the city. If you are good
at bargaining, then try out DWCRA Bazaar at 'Chowrasta', where you would
get variety of products without any hassle of going to different places
for various items.