Timings : 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Time Required : 2-3 hrs
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Apart from being packed with the umpteenth number of tourist attractions, Bidar is also a shopping paradise. The place is famous for its Bidri handicrafts, wood carving work, silver inlaid work, sandalwood products, etc. Bidar is famous for Bidriware, which originated here itself. The items involve inlays of gold or silver on the base of an alloy of copper and zinc. The art beautifies the objects like paan boxes, trays, platter, hookah, and goblets. The Bidriware artifacts can be great mementos for your Karnataka Tour.
Among the popular markets here are the Bahmani Bidri Works Showroom, Khadi Gramodyog Sangh, Sandalwood Craft, Tarkari Market and Gandhi Gunj Adat Market. Shopping in Bidar is all about getting your hands on the great Bidriware artifacts. These artifacts are so exquisite that they are even displayed at the Louvre Museum in Paris.
Bidriware is iconic of Bidar and forms the core of its identity outside India as well. Also, the products made out of sandalwood are no less creative. Toy animals, abstract sculptures, utility items and knick knacks, all made from the fragrant wood are readily available.