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Shopping in Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu is famous for its rock cut temples and lustrous Kanjeevaram silks. Shopping in Kanchipuram will be an exciting experience, especially for all you ladies out there. The beautifully designed Kanjeevarams Silks allures the tourists to this temple city of Kanchipuram.

One of the finest and beautiful sarees in the world, the Kanjeevaram silks of Kanchipuram are a must buy for the tourist. If you are planning to go for shopping in Kanchipuram, then do check out the glittering, lustrous Kanjeevarams.

Kanchipuram is a city famous for its silk products. The silk sarees are hand-woven and have an excellent texture which has allured women for generations. The borders of some of the Kanjeevarams are made from pure gold and silver threads. These sarees are exorbitantly priced outside Kanchipuram.

Shopping in Kanchipuram will be incomplete if you do not visit the saree shops of Kanchipuram. Please hone your bargaining skills and drop into one of the shops near the Varadaraja Temple. For the best buys drop into Nalli which is one of the famous saree shops in Kanchipuram. It's one of the biggest shops and is located in Nellukara Street.

There is the Kamatchi Co-optex located on the Gandhi Road and also Srinavasan Silk House which have a great store house of exclusive sarees. Apart from this, while shopping in Kanchipuram, you can also visit the Handlooms Weavers Service Center.

But shopping in Kanchipuram is not only about Silk Sarees, for you can also buy decorative items, fruit baskets, jewellery boxes and idols of various Gods and Goddesses. Made of stone, bronze, copper, stone and jute they make good souvenirs and gifts.