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This shopping guide tells about the various shopping places and shopping attractions of Leh Ladakh, India.

Shopping in Ladakh

Shopping in LadakhShopping in Ladakh is quite a wonderful experience. There are numerous shopping attractions of Leh Ladakh that entice the tourists. You can buy a variety of knick-knacks available in the bazaars and markets of Leh and take back home as souvenirs. Some of the popular shopping attractions of Leh Ladakh are:
  • Pashmina wool garments (shawls, stoles, etc)
  • Handmade woolens (socks, gloves, caps, sweaters, etc)
  • Prayer wheels
  • Buddhist masks
  • Thangka paintings
  • Tibetan silver jewelry
  • Traditional Ladakhi jewelry with turquoise
  • Hand-woven rugs and carpets
  • Apricots

The prices in the government run emporia and larger established stores in Ladakh are fixed. However, if you are buying from the open markets, bargaining is your best bet. Infact, the final price you pay for any product will depend on your bargaining skill. Read on this Ladakh shopping guide to get further information about shopping in this area.

Some of the main shopping places in Ladakh are as follows:

Main Bazaar Road
  • Ladakh Art Palace
  • Tibetan Handicraft Emporium
  • Ladakh Environment and Health Organization

  • Tibetan Handicraft Community Showroom

  • Cottage Industries Exposition
  • Ecology Center
  • Women's Alliance

  • Tibetan Market
  • Moti Market