Shopping in Palampur

One of the most important activities while you are on a vacation is that of shopping. And the hill town of Palampur does not disappoint its visitors on that front as it proves to be a heavenly abode for avid shoppers. Be it traditional wear, special handicrafts or any other general merchandise, this place of Palampur has a host of options for all shopaholics. There are a number of posh shopping complexes like the Dhadwal Shopping Complex on NH-17 and the local markets like Ram market in Berachah are awesome places to have some good time while shopping.

Shopping in Palampur

Shopping Specialties in Palampur

Once you are in Palampur, of course you would like to shop for some specialties of Palampur to carry back something special as a souvenir from the trip. Since Palampur has a very pleasant climate and has a dominant winter, one of the specialties of this place is the woollen clothes and the handlooms as well the hand woven shawls. Shops like Durga Handloom Shawls located near the Government Hospital in Main Bazaar of Palampur are the ideal place to shop for indigenous woollen clothes.  Other specialties of Palampur are the Kangra tea that is found in many factory outlets and is famous at a place named Bharmour, Tibetan handicrafts, carpets, thangka prints and paintings among other local crafts. The Tea Co-operative Society has a mammoth plant in Palampur for processing tea, and one can buy quality tea leaves from this unit.

Shopping Specialties in Palampur

Local Markets in Palampur

There are a number of local markets in Palampur that are a haven for shopping lovers. These shops provide a wide variety of local handicrafts and the village of Andretta is an artisan’s abode. The Artists’ village in Andretta has beautifully designed pottery. Also the Andretta Pottery and Crafts Society have a lot of handmade work that have intricate and unique designs. There are a number of local Tibetan markets as well that provide artefacts, carpets and woven material that are an epitome of Tibetan culture. The Buddhist Thangka Paintings are also found in the number of shops that are present in Tashi Jong Monastery. The local shops in Ram Market and K T Metro bazaar in the Berachah area of Palampur are ideal places to get quality woollen wear at reasonable prices provided as a shopper one can negotiate and bargain well.

Local Markets in Palampur
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Shopping Complexes in Palampur

There are a number of shopping complexes in Palampur. These shopping complexes have a number of shops that provide designer clothes, shoes, accessories like purses, jewellery etc.  The State highway 17 has a number of these shopping arcades. Some of the popular shopping complexes are mentioned below.

Shopping Complexes in Palampur


Bonjour Plaza
Address: 
Opp HDFC Bank
Palampur Road, Berachah,
Palampur, Himachal Pradesh
Phone Number: 0189 423 6677

Grand Plaza
Address: 
State Highway 17
Palampur, Himachal Pradesh

Gian Samriti Jamwal Complex
Address:
  State Highway 17, Berachah
Palampur, Himachal Pradesh

Yamini Shopping Arcade
Address:
  State Highway 17
Palampur, Himachal Pradesh

Dadhwal Shopping Complex
Address: 
State Highway 17
Palampur, Himachal Pradesh

All in all, there are a number of options in Palampur where one can have a nice time by indulging in shopping. The local markets also provide a glimpse to the coherent culture of the local people who are very hardworking and earn their livelihood by working day in and day out in these local markets.

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