There is an array of options for shopping in Coimbatore. One of the most important industrial cities in Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore is an ancient city that existed even before 2nd century AD as the capital of a small tribal village. Coimbatore is situated in the rain shadow region of the Western Ghats, on the banks of the River Noyyal. Coimbatore enjoys a very pleasant climate round the year, thus making it an ideal destination on a tour to Tamil Nadu.
Shopping in Coimbatore is an amazing experience. Coimbatore is renowned for its textile industry and is also called the Manchester of the South. During your tour to Coimbatore, you can go out shopping at the several markets in Coimbatore, especially to purchase some nice fabric. Some of the main markets for shopping in Coimbatore are Big Bazaar at Oppanakkara Street, Raja Street at Ranga Gownder Street, Sukravar Pettai (for Handloom Saris), Poompuhar Handicrafts Emporium, Co-optex, Khadikrafts and Tansi Sales Center.
While shopping in Coimbatore, you can buy anything from accessories to apparels, books and stationery to flowers and gifts, automobiles to computer and electronics from these popular markets. You can avail of a variety of authentic articles at good prices at all these places. You may also pay a visit to the shopping complex named Shri Lakshmi Complex, which is famous for dresses, ready-made clothes, saris, silver, etc.