List of Famous things to buy in Srinagar

May 27, 2023

By: BI India Bureau

Pashmina shawls

Srinagar is renowned for its exquisite Pashmina shawls, made from fine cashmere wool. These luxurious shawls are known for their warmth, softness, and intricate craftsmanship.

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Kashmiri Carpet

Handwoven Kashmiri carpets are highly sought after for their intricate designs and fine craftsmanship. These carpets come in various sizes and patterns, adding a touch of elegance to any home.

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Walnut Wood Carving

Walnut wood carvings showcase the skilled craftsmanship of Kashmiri artisans. From intricately carved furniture and decorative items to jewelry boxes and coasters, these pieces reflect the region's rich artistic heritage.

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Kashmiri Kesar

In Kashmir, you'll encounter stunning saffron fields guarded by military personnel. Renowned for its quality, Kashmir saffron is the world's most expensive spice, derived from dried stigmas of Crocus Sativus Linnaeus flowers.

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Kashmiri Spices

Srinagar is a paradise for spice lovers. Kashmiri saffron, known for its exquisite flavor and aroma, is a must-buy. Additionally, spices like cardamom, cinnamon, and Kashmiri chili powder are popular choices.

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Dry fruit

Srinagar is known for its high-quality dry fruits. Almonds, walnuts, dried figs, and apricots are among the favorites. These make for healthy snacks and are perfect for gifting.

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Copperware, including trays, bowls, and utensils, are traditional handicrafts of Srinagar. Adorned with intricate designs, these items add a touch of elegance to any home décor.

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Kahwa and Noon Chai

In Srinagar, don't miss the renowned Kashmiri kahwa tea is a fragrant blend of green tea, whole spices, saffron, and almond slivers. Also, try the unique pink-colored salty noon chai. Delightful indulgences during a shikara ride or on a rainy evening.

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Willow Bat

Cricket enthusiasts can explore a wide selection of reasonably priced Kashmir willow bats, known for their superior grip and lightweight feel. Despite their affordability, these bats require significant time and effort to craft. Prices range from 2000 to 50000.

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