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Shopping in Mysore

Shop till you drop is an apt statement for Mysore, as there is plethora of options for shopping in Mysore. The old city of Mysore is well-known for its fine quality of silks, sandalwood, jasmine, and rosewood items, stone carved statues, Mysore paintings, incense sticks and Mysore Pak, which is a gram flour fudge.

There are innumerable shopping centres, malls, emporiums offering several options to explore and shop. The key shopping areas are around Krishnaraja Circle, Sayyaji Rao Road, Devaraja Urs Road, Dhanvantri Road and Ashoka Road.

Renowned for its silks all over the world, Mysore silk saris are the must-buys from here as they reflect the regal heritage and tradition of the city of Mysore and you may buy them from the showroom of the Government Silk Weaving Factory. Mysore crepe silk saris are highly in demand.

Other interesting things that you must buy from Mysore are the intricately carved artefacts that are excellent souvenir items. Using sandalwood, rosewood and teakwood the craftsmen make jewellery boxes, figures of Gods, Goddesses and small gift items.

Mysore paintings are another item that you must buy from here as they reflect the rich culture and tradition of Mysore. Take a trip to Cauvery Arts and Crafts Emporium if you wish to buy sandalwood powder, sandalwood oil, sandalwood artefacts and scented incense sticks.

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