Discover the fun and fiesta of shopping in Shimla

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Bestowed with the beauty of nature and located on the dainty ridges of the grand Himalayas, Shimla is one of the most coveted hill destinations across India. The quaint hill station in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh paints the most beauteous picture of nature. The serene landscape of Shimla and its picturesque splendor attracts thousands of visitors every year from all over the world. Experience the Best of Himachal at Shimla.

Chandrathal Lake. Great Shimla

Your trip to Shimla would remain incomplete if you do not take a stroll out of your hotel rooms and walk down the bricked lanes to explore one of the most incredible shopping destinations. Shimla is a nature paradise and at the same time it offers an amazing option to indulge in some guilty shopping pleasures.

Go on a shopping spree

Mall road in Shimla is one of the most popular places in the city to go for shopping. The place is said to be the shopping hub and commercial center of Shimla. The shopping street has ample to offer shopaholics. From small souvenirs to knick-knacks along with handicrafts, there is something to delight the moods of both judicious and amateur shoppers alike. Mall road is a paradise of fine embroidered apparels. Shawls with intricate details or colorfully embroidered handbags for ladies are among the popular items sold here. Different kind of apparels and accessories are available at affordable prices- although your bargaining skills have a great role to influence the final price.

Lord Hanuman Statue at Jakhoo Temple, Jakhoo Hill, Shimla

The shops showcase a huge variety of mirror work, thread work or sequin work unlikely to find in anywhere else. If you want to bring back wooden artifacts as souvenirs of a Shimla tours, visit Lakkar Bazaar to discover some of the most amazing works on wood. Apart from shawls, caps and bags, you will also find colorful gloves, sweaters and socks that you could carry back home either as additions to your wardrobe or as gifts for your close friends and relatives.

Another popular shopping place at Shimla is the Lower Bazaar which is popularly known as Subzi Mandi. This place is absolutely chaotic and full of life. It is an endless maze of narrow lanes merging into one another, filled with shops which can be a shopper’s delight which makes shopping in Shimla such a memorable experience.

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One comment on “Discover the fun and fiesta of shopping in Shimla

  1. Shopping along the Mall Road in Shimla is another best feature of Shimla holidays. Such is the lure that even non-shopaholics get addicted. The market place offers a wide variety of fares, ranging from clothes, woolens, shoes, accessories and bags. You might have a hard time fighting over zealous shoppers thronging shops and haggling with stoic storekeepers over a good bargain.

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