Shopping in Jammu and Kashmir

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About Holiday Shopping in Jammu & Kashmir

Shopping in Jammu and Kashmir can be a very enriching and exciting experience. In its bustling and colourful markets, you come across items like Pashmina shawls, dry fruits, paintings, spices and other items which are found exclusively in this region, and for a shopping enthusiast, this is nothing short of a paradise.

Things to buy in Jammu during holiday

The bustling markets of Jammu are home to a variety of exciting items that you can take back home from your trip. Here are some of the things to buy in Jammu during holiday:

  • Papier Mache items
  • Walnut and other dry fruits
  • Wooden artefacts
  • Traditional handicrafts
  • Earthenware crockery
  • Traditional Dogra jewellery
  • Food items like Oria, Shasha, Mitha Bhat and Khatta Meat

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Things to buy in Kashmir during holiday


Shopping in Kashmir is as fun an experience as you could wish for, as there are authentic items that you won’t find anywhere else in the country. From Kashmiri chillies to wood carvings, these are the things to buy in Kashmir during holiday:

  • Pashmina Shawls
  • Walnut wood carvings
  • Kashmiri chillies
  • Namda (Kashmiri hand woven carpet)
  • Trays and samovars
  • Willow baskets
  • Kashmiri Lac ornaments
  • Saffron
  • Local bread like Kulchas, Girdas and Lavasa
  • Long garment called Ferin
  • Shahtoosh Shawl
  • Kashmiri Apples

Popular Shopping Places in Jammu and Kashmir


The popular shopping places in Jammu which you should visit during your holiday to get hold of authentic and fascinating items are:

  • Raghunath Bazaar
  • Bahu Plaza
  • Kashmir Government Arts Emporium
  • JDA Complex
  • City Square Mall
  • Vermani Wold
  • Poshish
  • Gole Market
  • Wave Mall
  • Hari Market

These are the markets in Kashmir Valley to visit on a holiday to buy a variety of things that are found exclusively here:

  • Old City
  • Maharaja Bazaar
  • Kokar Bazaar
  • Lal Chowk
  • Badshah Chowk