Shopping in Shimla
Shimla is equally popular for its bustling markets as it is for its mesmerizing scenic beauty and lovely people. When it comes to shopping, the beautiful hill station has a lot to offer to its guests. You will love to explore the Mall Road which has many shops selling amazing woolen clothes, beautiful local handicrafts, local tweeds, caps, aromatic fruit jams and squashes as well as Tibetan carpets. If you want to shop for excellent wooden handicrafts in Shimla, make your way to the The Lakkar Bazaar. Explore the Tibetan Market for imported goods, especially fancy items and electronic goods. You will also find several Emporiums and showrooms in Shimla that boast of an amazing collection of handcrafted local items. Go for some serious shopping at:
Himachal Emporium: You will love to shop for locally made handicrafts on pocket friendly prices at Himachal Emporium.
Address: 3, The Mall Road
Timings: 10 am to 5 pm (Monday-Friday)
Minchys: It is THE place to buy authentic and flavored Himachal Fruit Products, be it delightful jams or squashesor even tempting wines. You name it and they have it.
Address: Delhi-Shimla Highway
Timings: 10 am to 6 pm (Monday-Sunday)
Dockers San Francisco: Looking for an outlet where you can shop for designer labels in Shimla? Well your search ends here at Dockers San Francisco as this is apparently the only international brand outlet in the hill station. No wonder, it enjoys a large clientele of youngsters and students.
Address: DCAR, The Mall Road,
Timings: 11 am to 7 pm (Monday-Sunday)
You can also explore the stretch between the Telegraph Office and Combermere Bridge that houses several shops for handmade Chinese shoes. Some of the well knowns are Tatung, Hugh & Co and Hopsons.
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