Shopping In mussoorie
Shopping in Mussoorie
Shopping in Mussoorie makes for a visual treat for tourists as they move from one store to another. Walking down Mall Road,
seeing the forever- smiling faces of the people of Mussoorie and eating at small cafes, add to the experience of shopping
here. Although tourists are bound to get something or the other stuff here, some of the things that they can consider buying
include Tibetan prayer wheels, brass items, wooden artefacts, exquisitely designed vases and embroidered clothes. Also, a
wide range of shawls is available here in a variety of colours and fabrics. Those who are religiously inclined can buy
colourful statues of Hindu as well as Buddhist deities. Read on to know what to buy from where.
Inarguably, Mall Road is the Mecca for prospective buyers in the town. Whatever be the best time to visit Mussoorie, there
is no bad time to visit Mall Road. It is packed with tourists and locals at all times. You can just walk on this road,
browse through different shops and select whatever you wish to buy; the options galore. People mostly buy shawls, woollens
and handicrafts from the stores here. You can also stop by at a cafe or restaurant when you feel tired and need a pick-me-
Located in Sister’s Bazaar, Prakash Stores is one of the popular haunts of natives and tourists coming to the town. People
living in Dehradun also drive here to stock up on jams, peanuts, cheese and candy. It has had its name mentioned in one of
Ruskin Bond’s books and has been popular ever since. It is one of the popular shopping destinations among the students of
Woodstock School. Although there are many bakeries dotting the map of Mussoorie, this one is not to be missed. While here,
you must try their yak cheese and peanut butter.
Tourists who wish to purchase handmade stuff can visit the Tibetan Market in Mussoorie. They can reach Tibetan Market by
just walking down Mall Road. You will find a range of electronic items, wall hangings, apparel, shawls and other knick-
knacks here. For a better look at the products, you would need to spend a little time in the market. To get the best deal,
buyers can put their bargaining skills to the test.
Patiently going through all the products and looking at what all the stalls have to offer might help you in finding
something interesting for personal use or for your house. Flannel pyjamas, toy cars and colourful shirts are some of the
popular picks here. The shops close in the evening, so make sure you reach there with plenty of time to explore it
Kulri Bazaar is one of the most famous markets of Mussoorie. Quite popular among residents as well as holidaymakers, this
market has a wide range of handicrafts, apparel and artefacts on sale. There are many restaurants and small eateries on the
way, so if tired people can visit these for refreshments.
The souvenir and antique shops here are quite popular among those coming from outside town. There are some jewellery and
footwear shops in the area that sell some unique stuff. Bargaining well might get you loads of good stuff at low rates.
Kulri Bazaar is also a good place to purchase sports equipment owing to the abundance of such stores.
A little away from the heart of Mussoorie, Himalayan Weavers is a small company, which was established in the year, 2005 by
Patricia and Ghayur Alam. The products sold here are all certified as being 100 per cent handmade by All India Artisans and
Craftworkers Welfare Association. These products are made using natural substances, which adds to their popularity. Some of
the products sold here are shawls, stoles and scarves. The products available here are devoid of chemicals and any harmful
raw materials. Available in different colours, these handmade things are ideal for personal use and gifting.
Apart from these, you can also head to Gandhi Chowk for shopping, on your Mussoorie vacation. Located on the ever-bustling
Mall Road, the market has shops that sell Chinese vases, mementoes and wooden boxes.