A very famous tourist destination in Karnataka, Shimoga also has a storehouse of stuff to offer its shopaholic visitors. It is mainly famous for handicrafts, rosewood carvings, sandalwood, sarees with kasuti work and wooden toys laced in lacquer. The market is abundant with a wide variety of clothes of different materials ranging from silk to chiffon and jewellery, much to the female shopper's delight. Flowers are a speciality of the market too, especially during festivals seasons.
Durries and trinkets made of natural fibres are a rage. Buyers can also purchase ceramics and other lacquerware. Nehru Avenue or Nehru Road, Balraj Urs Road, Durgigudi, Gandhi Bazaar, B.H. Road, Savalanga Road and Shivappayanaka Market are the most commercial marketing areas.
Shimoga also has a good mall culture. These are modern shopping complexes housing a plethora of needs of the customer including restaurants and gaming zones. The ones worth visiting are Shri Lakshmi Galaxy, Mega Mart, Vikram Collections and KSRTC Shimoga Mall.
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