Top ChoiceArts & Crafts in Lhasa


This impressive nonprofit enterprise aims to bolster traditional Tibetan handicrafts in the face of rising Chinese and Nepali imports. Products are unique and of high quality, and they are made using traditional...

Top ChoiceMarket in Sunder Nagar, Nizamuddin & Lodi Colony

Khan Market

Khan Market is Delhi's most-upmarket shopping enclave, the most expensive place to rent a shop in India, and is favoured by the elite and expats. Its boutiques focus on fashion, books and homewares, and it's also...

Top ChoiceMarket in Old Delhi (Shahjahanabad)

Spice Market

Spice Market

It feels as if little has changed for centuries in Delhi's fabulously atmospheric, labyrinthine spice market, as labourers hustle through the narrow lanes with huge packages of herbs and spices on their heads...

Top ChoiceArts & Crafts in Siem Reap

Artisans Angkor

Artisans Angkor

On the premises of Les Chantiers Écoles is this beautiful shop, which sells everything from stone and wood reproductions of Angkorian-era statues to household furnishings. It also has a second shop opposite...

Top ChoiceCeramics in Hongkou & North Shanghai


High on creative flair, Spin offers a modern take on Chinese ceramics with oblong teacups, twisted sake sets and all manner of plates, chopstick holders, plus cool little items like ceramic bow ties. Pieces are...

Top ChoiceArts & Crafts in New Delhi

Central Cottage Industries Emporium

This government-run multilevel store is a wonderful treasure trove of fixed-price, India-wide handicrafts. Prices are higher than in the state emporiums, but the selection of woodcarvings, jewellery, pottery,...

Top ChoiceMall in Eastern Singapore


Located at Changi airport, and directly connected to Terminals 1, 2 and 3, Jewel is a multi-dimensional lifestyle destination jam-packed with food outlets, retail stores and entertainment options – kids will go...

Top ChoiceClothing in Mumbai (Mumbai)


It's worth popping in to this high-end traditional garment shop to see the space itself, a gorgeous, cavernous, rose-oil-scented stunner chock-full of owner and designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee's collection of...

Top ChoiceArts & Crafts in Dhaka


Charming folk handicrafts and clothes with a funky modern twist. You'll find the best brightly painted toy rickshaws here, and if you've time to order in advance you can even get yourself inserted into your own...

Top ChoiceArts & Crafts in New Delhi


Crafts, curios, textiles and homewares from the Crafts Council of India, designed with flair and using traditional techniques but offering some contemporary, out-of-the-ordinary designs.

Top ChoiceMarket in Yangon

Bogyoke Aung San Market

Bogyoke Aung San Market

Several hours can easily be spent at this historic covered market, with over 2000 stalls selling everything from gold and diamond jewellery to tattoos. It also offers the largest selection of Myanmar handicrafts...

Top ChoiceMarket in Sanlitun & Chaoyang

Panjiayuan Market

Panjiayuan Market

A curio hunter's heaven or an Everest of fakery? Panjiayuan is both, and marvellous fun to boot. Picking over the wares of some 4000 dealers, you won't chance upon that priceless dòucǎi stem cup, but you will...

Top ChoiceMall in Sanlitun & Chaoyang

Parkview Green

In a city in thrall to the mall, this futuristic, ecofriendly pyramid stands out from the crowd. Hong Kong–owned Parkview Green is a fabulously ambitious, art-strewn wonderland enclosing designer boutiques from...

Top ChoiceArts & Crafts in Kōrakuen & Akihabara

2k540 Aki-Oka Artisan

This ace arcade under the JR tracks (its name refers to the distance from Tokyo Station) offers an eclectic range of stores selling Japanese-made goods – everything from pottery and leatherwork to cute aliens, a...

Top ChoiceFashion & Accessories in West Tokyo

Same to Esa

Same (pronounced sah-mé; 'shark') is the super secret flagship store (with limited edition merch) for cult Japanese streetwear brand Lonely. So secret, in fact, they won't reveal their address, instead dropping...

Top ChoiceMall in Aberdeen & South Hong Kong Island

Horizon Plaza

Tucked away on the southern coast of Ap Lei Chau, this enormous outlet housed in a converted factory building contains 100 shops over 25 storeys. Most locals come here to buy furniture, but you’ll also find...

Top ChoiceMarket in Phnom Penh

Russian Market

Russian Market

This sweltering bazaar is the one market all visitors should come to at least once during a trip to Phnom Penh. It is the place to shop for souvenirs and discounted name-brand clothing. We can’t vouch for the...

Top ChoiceArts & Crafts in Tianjin

Nírén Zhāng

Trading under the name of the artist (Zhang Mingshen) who invented Tianjin's most famous craftwork almost 200 years ago, the inconspicuous first-floor premises of Nírén Zhāng is a wonderful place to browse for...

Top ChoiceGifts & Souvenirs in Dashilar & Xicheng South

Caicifang Porcelain Workshop

This charming boutique upcycles shards of porcelain vases smashed during the Cultural Revolution into unique and desirable jewellery, boxes, ornaments and art pieces. You can pay ¥50 for a shard fridge magnet, or...

Top ChoiceCrafts in Colombo


Designer Barbara Sansoni’s beautifully laid out shop, located in an old villa, is justly popular for its bright hand-loomed textiles, which are fashioned into bedspreads, cushions, serviettes and other household...