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Shopping in Punjab can be a real delight. You can pick up a lot of ethnic stuff ranging from woven carpets, durees (floor covering), embroidered woollen shawls and jutties (Indian shoes) to carved and inlay furniture, lacquer finish furniture, leather garments etc. Handloom products handicrafts and hosiery goods are some major items of export to all the important countries of the world.
The Phulkaris of Punjab and the jewellery patterned on antique designs are also in high demand in foreign markets.

Among specific places for shopping, you can get quality sports goods and sports wear in Jalandhar, fancy jutties (shoes) and parandees (hair ornaments) in Patiala and hosiery goods in Ludhiana.

Sector 17 shopping centre in Chandigarh is a major market and is the biggest shopping Centre of the city, where one can find well-stocked shops and variety of goods. Other major shopping hubs include Madhya Marg, Sector 22-B, 35-C and D, Sector 34, 7, 15, 18, 19, 37.

Most of the state and cooperative emporia are in Sector 17 and 22. Sector 22 also has its own shopping delights and jewellery shops. Some of the interesting shopping centers are:
:: Phulkari, Punjab Emporium, Sector 17
:: Leathera Punjab, Sectors 17, 22, 35.
:: Weavco, Punjab Handlooms, Sector 17

You could download a list of shopping centres in various cities.
Format: Microsoft Excel Size: 57 K

You would find more information about shopping in Chandigarh at www.citco.nic.in

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