Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh is one of the important cities from the historical point of view and from the viewpoint of the tourists. Gwalior is a city having a colorful history. Its foundation has a tale attached to it. Gwalior Fort has many buildings within it like the Man Singh Palace with its decorative blue ducks, the Sas-Bahu Temple and some rare Jain scriptures.
Shopping in Gwalior is an experience worth remembering as the old shopping centers in the city speak of an era that is now bygone. One of the oldest bazaars in Madhya Pradesh are in the city of Gwalior. Near the lanes of the Chowk at Bara shopkeepers talk of a lineage that goes back several centuries. The well-known Chandari saris are on display here. There are also traditional fabrics to choose from.
If you are still undecided on what to buy in Gwalior, keep this in mind that some of the best arts and crafts like dolls, hand-woven carpets, wall hangings, jewelry and lacquerware are available at Patankar Bazzar near Rajwara and Laskar. If you are in the mood of buying leather goods then Gwalior is just the right place for you. You can choose from a wide range of chappals, moccasins, sneakers, sandals and loafers. You can also buy dhokra or wire metal work in the bazzars.
Though they are not made in the place but are available. Papier mache items are also one of the rare items that is available at these Bazaars in Gwalior. The artisans here are not only good at weaving but also dyeing. Gwalior Tour is incomplete without the Woolen Carpets of different colors, which are available in some of the shops.