Mysore Shopping

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    Silk Emporium: Local Craft

    by cadzand Updated Mar 3, 2005

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    me and my saree

    It is an official shop which sells at fixed prices. You don't need bargaining.

    What to buy: Silk sarees, cashmire pashminas, table cloth, nice scarfs on the ground floor. All kind of statues big and small in wood, brass, copper, sandalwood, wooden boxes, jewelry, etc. on the first floor.

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    Mysore and sandalwood

    by cadzand Written Feb 21, 2005

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    If you like to buy some souvenirs as there are sandalwood elephants, boxes, beautifully carved wooden boxes with or
    ur without cupper engraving, don’t hesitate, take the opportunity. On top of the Chamundi Hill there are loads of vendors. The quality is good and the prices here are much lower than in the official shops. Don't forget the bargaining.
    A tip : If you fall for some souvenir in some city, buy it without hesitation, you hardly or never find the same again in an other city.

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    Badsha: Textiles

    by jrober37 Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Simply the best selection of fabrics in Mysore if not the entire state. Overnight tailoring. Excellent product.

    What to buy: Kahti (hand-loom) cotton and a huge range of silks.

    What to pay: Very reasonable. RS1500 for four hand-tailored shirts (kurtas).

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    New Massoom: Oils & Incense

    by jrober37 Updated Dec 22, 2009
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    This is the best shop in Mysore for oils and incense. Everything hand-made there of the highest quality. The lady in the photo rolls 5000 incense sticks a day! Very reasonable prices.

    What to buy: Safflower oil. Sandalwood oil.

    What to pay: Less than the emporiums and better quality

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    rows of shops on dhanvanthri road: inlay wood work

    by vpas Updated Jan 25, 2009

    in lay wood is very famous in mysore.you could buy wall hangings,tables,corner stools,shelves,statues and other wooden handicraft items in these shops.
    Ganesh handicrafts and suryani handicrafts are famous stores.

    What to pay: one needs to be careful about the quality.one needs to bargain,but make sure you are getting the right quality.

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    cauvery arts and crafts emporium: incense

    by vpas Written Jan 25, 2009

    this is a government run shop and hence you can be assured of quality.you may find cheaper prices outside,but cannot be sure of the quality outside

    What to buy: incense,soap suds,perfumes,garlands,figurines,statues,letter openers and other gift items.sandalwood items are a speciality here

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    Shantha Agarbathi WorksStall 244 Devaraja Market: Incense and perfume? Go to Noor's stall!

    by JMSYMONDS Updated Nov 17, 2010
    Me, Noor, Han and Russell in Noor's shop

    Noor's Incense and Perfume store is an absolute MUST when you visit the Night Market of Mysore. (This is the main fruit, veg and flower market which is enormous fascinating and very attractive). Noor's stall is in the middle aisle at the 'bottom end' of the market (near the apple and pomegranite sellers!).

    Noor's family have been selling their own hand-rolled incense and perfume oils for three generations, and he offers amazing value for money - he will make you up ten x 10ml bottlesof your chosen perfumes, all packed into a locally carved brass-inlaid wooden box for 1,000Rps (about £14), and his incense sticks are great quality and very good value too.

    He and his family are really friendly and genuine and will take time to go through all the fragrances with you if you wish. Don't be fooled by other stall-owners in the market who say they are related to Noor though, as they try to sell you diluted oils at higher prices!

    What to buy: Hand-rolled incense and perfume oils.

    What to pay: 2-5Rps per Incense stick / 100Rps for 10mls (700Rps for 100mls).

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    • Arts and Culture

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    Sandalwood Oil Factory Shop: Soap, oils, perfume etc

    by Willettsworld Written Sep 20, 2009

    The factory manufactures and sells sandalwood oil, perfumes and incense sticks which can be bought along with soap from the factory shop, outside the factory.

    Open: 9am-1pm & 2-5pm.

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    Devaraja Market: Natural colors at the market

    by Liatris1 Updated Sep 17, 2011
    True colors...

    He's selling sharp, natural color powder made of stone, plants etc.
    We bought color powder, for gifts to send home, at this vendor in the exciting Devaraja market.

    What to buy: Color powder

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    • Eco-Tourism
    • Backpacking
    • Arts and Culture

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