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Shopping in Kumbakonam, Kumbakonam Overview

The small town of Kumbakonam is best known for its historic beauty and architectural importance. Dotted with many temples, Kumbakonam is also a perfect place for the shopaholics. There are several markets spread across the town which is famous for their indigenous products. Apart from this, the city's shopping experience is laced with the modern market of malls and branded showrooms.

There are several products which make Kumbakonam a delight for the tourists and shopaholics alike. It is best known for its rich collection of finest silk sarees which are handmade by the locals. Other than this, Kumbakonam is the right place for the metal sculptors and the idols of the famous Hindu god and goddesses which are entirely crafted by the local artisans of the time.

You can also find some shops selling the fine metal jewelry and home decor. However, Kumbakonam is most famous for its local filter copy where the best filter coffee is prepared from the fresh cocoa beans brewed right in front of you. It is commonly known as Kumbakonam degree Kaapi. Tourists can buy several souvenirs from Kumbakonam as a memoir of their trip.

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Places to buy in Kumbakonam

There are several local markets in town, but with the advancement of the city, you can find various souvenirs and memoirs to take back home. TSR Big market, a great marketplace where you can buy jewelry, metal sculptors, and silk sarees, Nageswaram South Market is well known for brass and stainless steel vessels, Kumbeshwara Street is best known amongst the city dwellers for their day to day shopping. There you can buy various footwear and clothing showrooms, the jewelry and cosmetic shop, electronic goods and local confectionaries where you can enjoy the famously filtered coffee of Kumbakonam.

Tips For Visiting Shopping in Kumbakonam

Filtered coffee and metal sculptors are must buy from Kumbakonam.

How To Reach Shopping in Kumbakonam

The local markets are located within the central city area. You can take a local transport such as rickshaw and auto-rickshaw to commute within the city.

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