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Shopping in Maheshwar, Maheshwar Overview

Maheshwar is an excellent location for someone who loves shopping. It is of particular importance for its production of cotton saris known as Maheshwari Saris. These saris are specially woven and designed in Maheshwar and are the finest in the country. If at all one plans a trip to Maheshwar it is mandatory to buy these fine masterpieces of textile art. Saris are available in a range of colours and designs to choose from. They can be worn in day-to-day life and are extremely comfortable in summers.

Apart from the Maheshwar Saris, one is also likely to come across some other famous shops including swastika fashion garments and other men's and kidswear shops in the area. There are also numerous sweet shops in the area including Siyaram sweet house and Shree Krishan sweets. Arts and crafts of the place are some other essential commodities to buy.

Jari Buta Saris are another variety of the famous sari collection that one gets to buy. A good scenic spot plus a good shopping experience is what makes the place stand out from the rest. Whenever one visits the place, all the places mentioned above should surely be visited.

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History of Maheshwari Sarees

The most famous shopping item of Maheshwar that is its saris were introduced in Maheshwar some 250 years back by Rani Ahilyabai. These saris are now famous and well-known throughout the country for the unique way that they are woven in. The 'Pallay' is exclusively designed comprising of five stripes out of which three are coloured and the other two white in colour and alternate along the width. The sari also has a reversible border which is known as bugdi.

Tips For Visiting Shopping in Maheshwar

1. The best time to visit Maheshwar for shopping is between the months of October and February since the temperature is moderate and perfect for roaming the streets and shop.

2. Bargain in case the price asked for is too high and take care of your belongings.

How To Reach Shopping in Maheshwar

Maheshwar is well connected by roadways, and one can take a bus to reach the place. The street shops are situated at the heart of the city and are very much accessible. They can be reached by taking the auto-rickshaw or any other means of transport.

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