Apart from visiting the numerous tourist attractions, shopping is the only other significant factor that adds to the excitement of a person while visiting a new place. Almost all of us buy something, whether for ourselves or to take back home as souvenirs or gifts, whenever we go to a new destination. The tourists coming to Maharashtra are no exception to this fact. However, the best part is that the state offers such a wide variety of shopping places as well as shopping items that you will get tired, but the list will not end.
There are so many cities in Maharashtra and almost every city offers a
shopping item, which is unique from the others and speaks volumes about
its culture. In Kolhapur, you will find the popular Kolhapuri Chappals
(leather slippers). Then, there are the beautiful Kolhapuri sarees and
typical Kolhapuri jewelry, comprising of ornaments like mohanmal,
bormal, chaplahar, kolhapuri saaj, pohehar and putlihar, thushi, etc.
Aurangabad is known for himroo shawls, mashroo and kimkhab weaves, and
the stunning paithani silk sarees.
As you move to Nashik, you will find wide varieties of brass statues
and beaded necklaces, not to forget excellent jewelry. The cities of
Nagpur, Pune and Mumbai are known for providing an assortment of
shopping items to the shoppers, right from clothes and jewelry to
accessories, footwear and even bags. In Nagpur, Sitabuldi, WHC Road,
Dharampeth Road, Residency Road (Sadar) and Chhindwara Road are the
places where you will find the maximum shops as well as the maximum
variety in shopping items.
Right from flea market stuff to branded and designer wear, Pune and
Mumbai shopping markets offer all. In Pune, Deccan Gymkhana, Laxmi Road,
M.G. Road, Fashion Street, Koregaon Park and Fergusson College Road are
the best shopping markets. When in Mumbai, Crawford Market, Fashion
Street, Zaveri Bazar, Chor Bazaar, Hutatama Chowk, Juhu Road, Linking
Road, Cuffe Parade, Breach Candy and Kemps Corner are the places to shop
at. So, just go and shop to your heart's content!