There is a shopper in every one of us. Whether it is an antique, art, apparel, leather, furniture or jewellery, bringing back a piece of one’s holiday is a delight. A trip to Daman will not be complete without exploring its beach shops and bazaars and stacking your shopping bags as much as you can. The countless attractive shops in the bazaars, selling a variety of goods at throwaway prices leave you dazed and confused. From shops selling handicrafts to those dealing with electronic goods, one can get almost anything and everything here.
What to buy in Daman?
Bamboo Baskets and Mats
Handmade bamboo baskets, mats and other bamboo items are a special favourite among the tourists, especially among the foreigners visiting Daman. Various intricate patterns and designs woven in the mats reflect the creativity and artistic ability of the craftsmen in Daman. A variety of bamboo items in different shapes and sizes are available at reasonable prices, and can make ideal souvenirs for your loved ones.
Daman is also famous for its shops selling a variety of electronic goods and household appliances. Ranging from kitchen appliances like oven, mixer, refrigerator to the latest mobile phones and branded television and cameras, one can find almost everything in the bazaars of Daman. There are a number of custom shops selling foreign items like perfumes, toys and other electronic items at reasonable rates.
Seashell and Oyster Items
Due to its proximity to the sea, bracelet, chain, necklace, earrings, wall hangings and other artefacts made of sea shells and oyster shells are sold in the markets in plenty. These are unique and catch the fancy of visitors, especially the ones from abroad.
There are a number of reputed shops in Daman selling a variety of good quality furniture at attractive prices. Apart from furniture, one can buy kitchenware, home decor items, dining products and many more, according to the latest trends, from the markets in Daman.
One can find numerous shops selling good quality leather slippers in various parts of Daman. Available in all sizes, colours and varieties the leather footwear is a hit among the tourists. At sensible prices, these footwear, made according to the latest fads and fashion, lend you an elegant and stylish look. Apart from slippers, leather handbags, purses and other leather accessories are also available in plenty in the markets of Daman.
Apart from its beaches and historical sites, Daman is also famous for liquor available in abundance at cheap rates. Gujarat is a dry state, where liquor is prohibited. Due to its proximity to Gujarat, people of Gujarat, who wish to enjoy drinks, flock to Daman during the weekends. Indian as well as foreign brands of liquor are available in plenty in Daman at throw away prices. Besides, there are a number of bars selling wine, beer, whiskey etc at low prices.
Where to Shop in Daman?
Besides a number of roadside shops selling a variety of exquisite handicrafts, there are a number of other shopping avenues in Daman, popular among the tourists. Maharaja Super Market and Princess Park at Devka Beach are renowned shopping destinations in Daman. You can buy foreign goods from a place called Foreign Market near the police station in Nani Daman. Beach items like the ones made out of sea shells and oyster are available in Devka Beach and Nani Daman. Pragati Shopping Centre, ACE Shopping Mall, Vikas Arcade Shopping Centre are other popular shopping areas in Daman.