Top ChoiceArts & Crafts in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)


The retail outlet of the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), Hansiba sells colourful woven and embroidered shawls, saris, beautifully embroidered ladies' tunics and wall hangings.

Gifts & Souvenirs in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)


This gift shop on the NID (National Institute of Design) campus stocks an excellent range of independent designs by the institute's alumni and students. Choose between funky jewellery, unconventional crockery,...

Arts & Crafts in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)


Beautiful handcrafted gifts – from embroidered pillowcases and traditional leather sandals to clothing, accessories, stationery and more. Gramshree is a grassroots organisation that supports and empowers more...

Handicrafts in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Manek Chowk

This busy space and the surrounding narrow streets are the commercial heart of the old city. Weave your way through the crowds to soak up the atmosphere and browse the vegetable and sweet stalls and silver and...

Clothing in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Law Garden Night Market

An evening market packed with stalls selling glittering wares from Kachchh and Saurashtra. It’s chock-a-block with fantastically decorated but mass-produced cholis (sari blouses) and chaniyas (long, wide...

Market in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Sunday Flea Market

Setting up along the river banks, off Swami Vivekananda Rd, this flea market sells plenty of junk, but dig around and you can find some real treasures, including lots of antiques, plus brass and woodwork. There's...

Fashion & Accessories in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)


Traditional and contemporary saris, embroidered tunics, accessories and gifts – all handcrafted by expert craftspeople from around the country using eco-friendly materials. There's beautiful glassware made in...

Books in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Art Book Center

This specialist treasure trove is upstairs in a brightly painted building near Ellis Bridge, off Gujarat College Rd. Indian architecture, miniature painting and textile design are the main topics stocked.

Books in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)


A large, bustling bookshop, with a good selection of Lonely Planet guides, as well as regional maps and guidebooks (get your 101 Things to Do in Ahmedabad here).

Textiles in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)


Gamthiwala, by the entrance to the Mausoleum of Ahmed Shah in the old city, sells quality block-printed and tie-dyed textiles.

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Baroda Prints

Gorgeous hand-printed dress materials in original, colourful and attractive designs.