Bhavnagar is a beautiful city of Gujarat having a religious and historic touch to it. You will be able to see some stunning heritages and some serene temples and lakes in the city. Overall, Bhavnagar offers best of everything including food, tourist spots and above all its a shopping delight. Shopping in Bhavnagar will make you come across both traditional as well as modern items. You could collect some beautiful souvenirs from this city. Bhavnagar is best to shop for traditional embroidered items, clothes and many other articles.
Handicraft Shopping in Bhavnagar
Bhavnagar has artisans making their livelihood by making pots and earthen wares with beautiful artistic designs painted on it. These pots would make a perfect traditional decor for your house. Bhavnagar also has some exquisite applique works done on bed sheets, mats, covers and apparels. Applique work adds to the traditional decor of your house.
Embroidered chopats, torans are also a must buy items from Bhavnagar. You can also buy bead embroidered bird hangings which are available at very good rates here. Shree Mahalaxmi handicrafts in lady palace and Arihant handicrafts in Shastri nagar are good places to buy handicrafts in Bhavnagar. The Apart from these you can also have a look at Gandhi Smriti, which is located on Crescent Circle and Avsar, located at the Madhav Hill complex. Make sure you bargain to get the best price.
Arihant Handicraft Address: Matru Chaya, L.i.g.216, Shastri Nagar, Bhavnagar 364001 Phone no: (0278) 2437033
Shree Mahalaxmi, Address: Shop no.1 basement, Ladypalace, Pirchalla street, Bhavnagar,Gujarat. Phone no: 919825952210
Woodwork Shopping in Bhavnagar Bhavnagar is also popular for its wooden carved items and laquer work. And so is popular the metal embossed on wood and stone work. You can buy wooden carved chest also known as pitara from Bhavnagar. Laquer work is mainly done on furniture and wooden toys and these items come from Mahua near Bhavnagar which is the main place where laquer work is done.
Jewellery Shopping in Bhavnagar
Bhavnagar is the biggest center after Surat for cutting and polishing of diamond in India. You can buy the best quality diamonds from here in Bhavnagar. Dwarkadas Virchand Soni and Mangalam jewellers are trustworthy places to shop for diamonds. Apart from Diamond jewellery, you can also buy the traditional embroidered neck piece and beaded earings and other accessories from here. All the handcrafted neck piece will be available in local markets of Bhavnagar.
Dwarkadas Virchand Soni Address: Shop No G 4, Krishna Building, Waghawadi Road, Near Home School, Bhavnagar 364002 Phone no: +(91)2782525300, +(91)9879758787
Mangalam Jewellers Address: Shop No:8/9, City Centre, Kalanala, Opp SBI Bank, Bhavnagar 364001 Phone no: +(91)2782521131, +(91)9377100610
Garment Shopping in Bhavnagar
Bhavnagar has cotton as its important source of income revenue. So you can buy the best quality cotton apparels from Bhavnagar. Also, the markets here have beautifully embroidered Sari which can be shopped from Randhan puri bazaar. Nowadays, embroidered blouses and dupattas are much in trend and can be bought from Bhavnagar which specialises in emboidered work.You can shop for apparels in Sarraf bazaar, Kapra bazaar, Centre point, Sandhediya bazaar, Surabhi market and Nalanda market.
Shopping Malls in Bhavnagar
Bhavnagar has many local malls offering these handcrafted items. But at the same time there are many malls offering branded stores like Reliance and Westside as well. Bhavnagar has many malls but the most outstanding of them all is Himalaya Mall which is the largest mall in Saurashtra region. Himalaya mall offers everything from entertainment to food to world famous brands to shop. This mall is built in 300000 sq ft area and has brands like Reliance Mart and Westside. They have separate gaming zone and movie theater as well.
Himalaya Mall, Address: Iscon Mega City, Opp, Victoria Park Bhavnagar 364001
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