Kashmir without doubt should be on the must-see list of every ardent traveller. The beauty of this historic city has to be seen to be believed. Post cards and images cannot do justice to the real thing. Besides the sights, Srinagar also offers you some very amazing shopping options. Do not come back from Srinagar without shopping for these. These things you will not find anywhere else in the country. And they are worth every dime you spend on them.
5 Top quality dry fruits and spices
The quality of dry fruits and spices found in Kashmir are world class. You can choose from all kinds of walnuts, almonds, saffron, pistachios and so many more. The price range of dry fruits is so wide that it can bewilder some.
4 Antique silver jewellery
If you like to shop for trinkets, then shopping in Srinagar will be an adventure. You can choose from the tiniest of jewellery to large decoration pieces. The designs are intricate and no two pieces are similar.
3 Pashmina shawls
Pashmina is an expensive wool which comes from a particular type of sheep. In the last decade or so, the original Pashmina has become rare to find. Get in touch with a local if you want to get the original stuff and be wary of scam agents.
2 Papermache products
These products are beautiful and can add to the charm of any household. They are a great option for travellers, who cannot carry heavy luggage in an airplane. These products are very lightweight and the choice in them is bewildering. You can buy jewellery boxes, paper holders and so many more.
Silk carpets are synonymous with Kashmir and Srinagar. They cost you a fortune but become like the legacy that you pass on to your kids after you. You can also get one custom designed in the colours you want and get it shipped to you later.