Shopping in Andaman is one of its kind experience with Port Blair being the right place for it. Some really exciting and diverse shopping centres, local and beach markets can be found in Port Blair that are indeed the shopaholics’ paradise. There are several government owned shops and private shops selling a wide variety of items. Amongst the major markets is Aberdeen Bazaar, where one can gets spoilt for choice. From bamboo cane craft to coconut shell; from shell jewellery to Nicobarese mats and from woodcrafts and furniture to lamps and bowls an array of items can be bought from this market.
Apart from Aberdeen Bazaar, Andaman Handicraft Emporium and the Sagarika Government Emporium, Goalghar, Junglighat, Prem Nagar and Delanipur also also offer seashell articles, souvenir items and handicraft. In Sagarika Government Emporium and the Andaman Handicrafts Emporium, one can find beautiful wood carvings, bamboo and cane furniture, shell jewellery, curio. The jewellery shops sell some pretty earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and pearl jewelleries. Since liquor sale is unrestricted in the islands, one can find many bars and local shops selling alcohol at reasonable price.