Shopping in Maharashtra offers
diverse varieties. As Maharashtra is a vast state, every
region and every district has its own specialty. Mumbai
offers wide ranges of shopping to visitors. There are
marketplaces, which can be suited to every type of pockets.
Chor Bazaar, Mutton Street and Zaveri Bazar are some of
the important areas, where shoppers enjoy with delight.
famous for flowers, fruits, meat and fish, is certainly
place worth capturing on your camera. Zaveri Bazar
offers excellent range of jewellery items. Colaba
and Flora Fountain (Hutatama Chowk) in the heart
of South Mumbai and walking distance from Bombay V.T and
Churchgate Railwa Stations are full of shopping of all
kinds, mainly ethnic artifacts and departmental stores.
Walk into Fashion Street and shop for
your new summer wardrobe. The street is close to the famous
Metro Cinema and Dhobi Talao. Linking Road
joins Bandra to Khar and is lined up on both sides with
showrooms for the elite. But the striking contest here
is the pavement selling which adds to the thrill while
you walk out of a posh showroom.
Jewellery, Maharashtrian traditional
wares, pearl nose ring, necklace and the nine-yard sarees
are readily available at Tulsi Baug. Chhatrapati Sambhaji
Nagar or Deccan Gymkhana is another place for good shopping,
while Mahatma Gandhi Road is a place with big stores.
Kolhapur is popular for its
cotton textiles, in particular Kolhapuri sarees. This
city is also popular for its jewellery and leather sandals
or Kolhapuri chappals. Kolhapur is also famous for its
special type of necklace called Kolhapur saaj. This jewellery
is very much special for Maharashtrian women.
These names are derived from the peculiar shapes of the
jewelleries. Thushi, a choker with closely bound tiny
gold beads, is very popular in Kolhapur.
In Nagpur, Sitabuldi, WHC Road,
Dharampeth Road, Residency Road (Sadar) are famous for
shopping. Poonam Chambers in Chhindwara Road is a shopping
mall for branded clothes and non-branded clothes, shoes,
super bazaar, gifts and cards, jewellry shops, furniture,
snacks and fast food, and music. Nagpur is famous for
its world-class oranges as well. Orange products like
jam, jelly, marmalade and fruit squash can also be purchased
in cheapest rates with best quality.
In Nashik one can find wide
varieties of little brass statues and beaded necklaces
are available everywhere. Nashik is popular for its jewellery
While shopping in Maharashtra, you could check out: Paithani and Himroo Saris, Kolhapuri Chappals,
Bidri Ware, Lacquer ware, Warli Tribal Paintings, Narayan