There are so many places to shop in Ahmedabad that it can be called a shopper's paradise, without any exaggeration. It has a plethora of items to offer. The wide variety ranges from textiles to dress materials, handicrafts and utensils. However, the specialty of Gujarat continues to be that of colorful fabric. It is known for its textile industry and attracts buyers from all over the country and abroad. The traditional weaving practices are still prevalent in the state and this is the most fascinating fact of all.
For the ones who appreciate and find interest in the traditional art
and craft galore, Ahmedabad is the perfect place to be. To enhance the
experience, the market offers variety and bargain under one roof. You
can choose the fabric according to your own taste and design. The main
items to be picked from the markets here are traditional embroidered
fabrics and saris. It is must for every woman to buy apparels adorned
with exclusive Ahmedabadi Tie and Dye work or Zari work. Patola and
Tanchoi Sarees are also an all time hit here.
The main markets in the city are located at Teen Darwaja, Dhalgarwad,
Ratan Pole, Manek Chowk (old areas), near Lal Darwaja. You can also try
new market places at C.G. Road and Sarkhej. These places are usually
crowded and stuffed during festive season. Law Garden also hosts some
street side shops nearby. Bandhej and Sanskruti are some shops offering
only traditional items. You can also check out the shopping malls in the
city, which offer everything on a single platform.
Handicrafts are other eye catchy items here. Do not forget to buy some
handicrafts from the city, to enliven your home with the spirit of
Gujarat. You can check out handicrafts at C.G. Market, which is popular
for the same. Apart than this, you can also visit Khadi Gramudyog
Emporia, Hastkala and Kapasi Handicrafts Emporium and Saurashtra
Emporium. Here, you can buy items like clay utensils that are
embellished with paintings and colorful lines, cotton wear and
Main Shopping Areas in Ahmedabad