Must see shopping in Telangana & Andhra Pradesh

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    Laad Bazar

    Running west from the Charminar, this bazaar is famed for its sparklingly colourful bangle shops. A Hyderabad specialty are lac bangles, made from a…

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    Lovely women's (and some men's) clothes in artisanal fabrics with contemporary prints and colours. They also sell homeware including bed linen, cushions…

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    Malkha cloth is made near the cotton fields, by hand and with natural dyes, reducing strain on the environment and putting primary producers in control…

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    Fine quality saris, kurtas (long collarless shirts), salwar kameez (dresslike tunic and loose, long pants for women) sets (from ₹2545) and other…

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    Hyderabad Perfumers

    This fourth-generation family business can conjure something aromatic up for you on the spot. They specialise in ittar, natural perfume oils from flowers…

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    Suvasa's block-printed kurtas are priced from around ₹1200 in cotton, and they also have high-quality salwar and dupattas. Homeware, including gorgeous…

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    GVK One

    An upmarket mall with a good selection of clothes shops including M&S and Levi's, ATMs, a small food court, cafes and a cinema.

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    Mangatrai Pearls

    This business has been in operation for five generations and stocks cream, golden, white and black saltwater pearls from across the globe. A string of…

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    Sri Vijayalakshmi Fine Kalamkari Arts

    You can see artists at work in the Agraharam neighbourhood of Sri Kalahasti. Sri Vijayalakshmi Fine Kalamkari Arts is an old family business with over 60…

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    Bidri Crafts

    Bidri is a metal craft (originating in Iran) that involves intricate inlay work. The famous family-run business sells top-quality plates, vases, bowls,…

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    Lepakshi Handicrafts Emporium

    Big selection of Telangana and Andhra (and other Indian) crafts including brassware, leatherware, embroidery, paintings, carvings, furniture and textiles.

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    Araku Aadiwasi Arts & Crafts

    Located between the Coffee House and bus station, it has a good selection of tribal jewellery, jute bags and wrought-iron and brass ornaments.

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    Himalaya Book World

    A fine selection of English-language fiction and nonfiction by Indian and international authors. They have several other branches in town.

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    Patel Market

    The Patel Market, selling fabric, cranks into action from around 11am in the back lanes between Patthargatti and Rikab Gunj.

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    Stylish women's and some men's clothes in artisanal fabrics with contemporary prints and colours. Prices are fair.

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    Best Book Centre

    Has the largest selection of used books in the city, including Indian literature and western classics.

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    Big Shop in Mall

    A centrally located mall with a good range of brands for clothes, shoes and jewellery.