A trip to Vadodara is virtually incomplete if you do not indulge in shopping. Vadodara is a treasure trove of a variety of local crafts and goods. You will be spoiled for choice as there is no scarcity of souvenirs and artifacts that can be purchased in the city.
For a quintessential shopping experience head to Nava Bazaar, Raopura, Mandvi, Teen Darwaza and Lehripura Mandir Bazaars. You can find everything from classy to kitsch in these bazaars. There are also numerous shops to buy silver and gold jewellery articles. You will lose track of time shopping in these markets that are rich in Gujarati handicrafts and textiles. Alkapuri Arcade and National Plaza are among the modern shopping complexes selling fashion apparel and furnishings. A visit to the local Khadi Bhandar center on Kothi Road will present you with handicrafts, fabrics and ready-to-wear handspun clothes.
As an industrial city, it is most famous for the variety it offers in furniture, textiles and handicraft items. The city has long been renowned for its painters and artists whose works have created magic. The intricately carved out designs and wonderful patterns make for some of the most creative home decor. Like we said, you will never run out of options on what to buy in Vadodara.