Given that Mysuru’s prized silk is made under its very sheds, this government-run outlet, set up in 1912, is the best and cheapest place to shop for the exclusive textile. Behind the showroom is the factory, where y…
Exceptionally popular with Indian ladies, this multi-level store is another option to pick up a silk sari, with quality of varying degrees depending on how much you want to spend.
A quality-assured place for sandalwood products including incense, soap, cosmetics and the prohibitively expensive pure sandalwood oil (if in stock). Guided tours are available to show you around the factory.
Sells a variety of traditional musical instruments including tabla (drum) sets and assorted percussion instruments.
Not the cheapest place, but the selection at this government emporium is extensive and there’s no pressure to buy.