Timings : 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Time Required : 3-4 hrs
Shopping for the local specialties and taking back souvenirs is definitely among the top most things-to-do when one goes on a holiday. A trip to Gokarna is no different. Having been through the various pilgrimage sites and the mesmerizing beaches, one won't be able to stop himself/herself from splurging a bit on shopping after having a look at the local markets. Shopping in Gokarna is an absolute delight, and one can get amazing stuff at rock bottom prices if they're well-versed in the art of bargaining.
Shopping in Gokarna is all about buying souvenirs like brass lamps, prayer beads, picture frames of Gods and Goddesses, incense sticks and other religious items. Other than this, you can also pick up some decorative items or jewelry made from seashells. Most of the street stalls sell these items.
Kallusakkare, a kind of sugar candy with a refreshing taste is a specialty of Gokarna, and a must try. One can find several small shops lined up on the main streets of Gokarna attracting the tourists with their brightly colored merchandise. You will also find some shops selling interesting curios which make for an excellent souvenir.
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