Shopping Experience in Mount Abu
Shopping in Mount Abu is a delightful experience, in case you have a taste for ethnic and handcrafted memorabilia. Due to its proximity to Gujarat, many Gujrati handicrafts are popularly sold over here along with Rajasthani art and crafts. Mount Abu is well liked by its tourists for the finest junk jewellery, marble art works and gift items and souvenirs made of sandalwood and sandstone.
There are many shopping areas in the region, with the most popular being beside the Nakki lake. Many small and big shops are lined on both sides of the street selling various items of interest. People can get small gift items made of leather and stone carvings over here. Colourful bangles and marble artworks are also popular in the area.
Mount Abu has got some amazing collection of Kota and Bandni sarees and Lahariyas. The hill station has few good government handloom emporiums, developed to boost the tourism industry of the region. Rajasthan Government Handicrafts Emporium are sell authentic sarees at government fixed prices. These sarees range from Rs 600/- to as high as Rs 8000/-, depending on the fine embroidery on the sarees. One can see many interested foreign buyers of these local handlooms.
Rajasthan as a state is also well known for its colourful handicrafts. Rajasthali, a government emporium for Rajasthani handicrafts is catering to the tourists with wonderful local artworks like bangles, linen of various sizes with Sanganeri prints as wall hanging, famous light weight but warm Jaipuri quilt. Tie and dye Bandni bedsets are also available.
Some of the famous Markets & Shops in Mount Abu are:Government Handicraft Emporium - Traditional Rajasthani handicrafts in a very reasonable price are a must buy over here.
Khadi Bhandar - Varieties of authentic khadi (Indian handloom) items are available as souvenir.
Piccadilly Plaza- If you are interested in buying local handicrafts and textiles, then it is the best place for you.
Chacha Museum - Famous for small knick knacks of various prices.
Kashmir Cottage Emporium- Kashmiri Handicrafts and textiles are found over here. Many fashionable shawls, coats and jackets are available.
M/s Bansilal Bhurmal - This shop is famous for light weight Jaipuri Quilts.
Nikki Lake Market - Rajasthani paintings, belts, handbags, great leather items and stone artworks are a popular buy over here.