Agra is a city
that is still in the world of Mughal era. Thus, you can find a lot of shops that sells unusual collectible of many almost-extinct crafts. The most common collectible that people buy in Agra is Bric-a-Brac
(miniature Taj Mahal made of marble
). There are a lot of other souvenirs that you can buy here. There are a lot of markets, arcades, malls and craft shops
where you can find exotic collection of unique items.
The most common shopping places where you can find exotic handicrafts and other collectibles are Subhash Emporium, Khadi Gramodyog
, Rinari Bazaar
and Sadar Bazaar
is very near to Agra Cantt Station
. It is one of the famous markets in the locality for leather based goods. You can also buy marble inlay products here. If you want some authentic inlay works, soapstone items and sandstone products, choose JK Cottage Industries. There are a lot of carpet shops where you can find Mughal styled and Persian styled carpets.
Each place is famous for a certain product. If you are leaving from Agra, you need to buy a local marble work and soapstone work which are unique to this place. If you want some plush sopping experience, you can visit various malls in the district. During festival times, a lot of stalls would be erected near Taj Mahal and other attractions that sell many handicrafts and other local goods. Agra is also famous for some local delicacies called Petha, Dalmoth and Gazak. You ought to taste these in some authentic shops.
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