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    Lose yourself in the beauty of Coorg

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    Coorg is a travellers paradise when it comes to the raw beauty of nature and breathtaking sceneries. The beauty of this place has earned it the title of ‘Kashmir of Karnataka’. In addition to this, this place has something on offer for everyone. If you are one of those people who love shopping from different places, then you don’t need to get disappointed as Coorg has a lot to offer for you too. There are a lot of places in Coorg for you to satiate your shopping hunger. In addition to numerous places for sightseeing, Coorg has a lot of markets and shopping places too, where people can shop all that they want. There is a wide range of items available in the shopping places in Coorg. Whether you like to shop for expensive antiques or super cheap dresses, this place has something to offer for people of every budget. We will tell you about the best places for you to explore if you are a shopping enthusiast so that your trip becomes worthwhile.

    6 Places Shopping In Coorg

    If you are a shopaholic then you will end up returning from Coorg with bags full of gifts, souvenirs, locally crafted stuff for yourself and people around you.

    1. Kushal Nagar Market

    Large variety of spices and dry fruits in Egyptian Bazaar

    Coorg is a famous place for organic farming as well as natural products. A vast area of hilly terrain here is used for the production of various kinds of stuff. The majority of such plantations are involved in the production of natural spices as well as various kinds of dry fruits. In the Kushal Nagar Market, you will get a wide range of ayurvedic oils for various purposes along with different varieties of spices. There are some prominent spices that you should look for when you visit the Kushal Nagar Market and these spices are cardamom, pepper, cumin, mint, oregano, bay leaves, sage, thyme, garlic, rosemary, etc. In addition to all these spices, you can also buy various dry fruits such as figs, cashews as well as raisins from Coorg.

    Famous for: The market is very famous for the wide variety of ayurvedic therapeutic oils that are available here. In addition to this, you can also purchase a variety of dry fruits from here. Also, the Tibetan artifacts that are sold here are value for money.
    Timings: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    Closed on: The market remains closed, every day except Tuesday.
    How to reach: The market is situated on the Bypass road and can be reached easily.

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    2. Food Banq

    Spices

    If you are a person who likes to cook his or her meal by themselves this is the place for you to visit. In this local raw food supermarket, you can easily find some of the best variety of dairy products in addition to other food products. One thing that you should be prepared for when you are visiting Food Banq is a very crowded market and you need to walk amongst this crowd to look for the stuff that you want to purchase. This will happen to you especially when you will be visiting on weekends. There are a wide variety of raw food items available here in this market such as various kinds of spices and grains, sugar as well as the finest quality of dairy products.

    Famous for: The market is famous for high-quality raw food items such as grains, sugar, spices, etc. If you prefer to cook your meal then you must visit this place.
    Timings: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    Closed on: The market remains open every day.
    How to reach: The market is situated opposite to the post office on the main road of Madikeri.

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    3. Choci Coorg

    Taste homemade chocolates at the Main Bazaar

    Seldom is there someone in this world who doesn’t love chocolates. If you too are a chocolate lover and if you are visiting Coorg then this is one place which you shouldn’t miss at any cost. There are two very famous delicacies of Coorg which you shouldn’t miss tasting. The first one of these is deeply fried Kajaya and the second one is Chikalunde. If you visit this place you will get to taste as well as purchase some of the finest assorted local handmade chocolates. These handmade chocolates are popular amongst both the localities as well the tourists who visit here. These chocolates are said to be so smooth that they melt in the mouth.

    Famous for: This market is famous for its wide variety of assorted homemade chocolates. In addition to chocolates, you can also buy sweets here.
    Timings: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    Closed on: The market remains open every day.
    How to reach: The market is situated in the CSP complex KSRTC on the bus stand road.

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    4. Hema Wine Shop

    Portuguese Brought Port Wine

    One thing that grows in abundance in the mountains of Coorg is fruits. A majority of these fruits are used in the manufacture of products such as jellies, jams, marmalades, etc. Apart from all these a portion of these fruits are utilised in the manufacture of wines which are made at home. Wines made up at home have been an essential part of the local culture here. If you are reaching your place of stay all tired after a heavy dose of shopping then taking a sip of the local homemade wines may be the best way to end your day.

    Famous for: The market is famous for its wide range of local homemade wines. Made from the locally reared fruits, these wines are something worth dying for
    Timings: 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
    Closed on: The market remains open every day.
    How to reach: The market is located on hill road in Madikeri.

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    5. Tibetan Flea Market

    Singing Bowls Tibetan Market Himachal Dalhousie

    There is a wide range of people who travel on a constrained budget. They can’t afford the luxury of spending a lot on expensive shopping. The Tibetan flea market is a great place to visit for such people. You can shop for a wide range of Tibetan artifacts here. If you want some low-cost winter clothes, then this might be the perfect place for you to visit. In addition to all these, there is also a wide range of items which you can get here such as statues, costumes, semi-precious stones, etc.

    Famous for: The place has a wide range of Tibetan artifacts and souvenirs to offer. From semi-precious stones to winter wear you can get a lot of low-cost stuff here.
    Timings: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    Closed on: The market remains open every day.
    How to reach: The market is located in Mahadevpet in Madikeri.

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    6. Jawahar Silk Sarees

    Banarasi Silk Sari in Varanasi

    There is a wide range of Sarees available in Coorg for you to shop. The diversity in Sarees available here varies as vastly as the spices available here. You can choose from a vast collection of pure Soft Silk sarees, Banarasi sarees, Kanchipuram Sarees, Mysore Silk sarees, Tussar silk sarees, etc. Jawahar silk sarees have sarees made up of a wide range of silks. The vast range of Sarees is sure to light up the day of any lady who visits here. In addition to the materials used, they also use various kinds of works on these sarees such as jacquard, embroidery, ikat, hand weaving, etc. If you think that only traditional sarees are available here then you might be wrong because you can also get different designer sarees here.

    Famous for: This market is famous for different varieties of Sarees. Sarees of all kinds of materials and all kinds of designs and works readily available here.
    Timings: 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    Closed on: The market remains open every day.
    How to reach: The market is situated on Stuart Hill in Madikeri.

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    Whatever kind of shopper you might be, Coorg will always have something to offer for you. It has markets that suit travellers of every budget. From clothes to artifacts and antique stones to a wide range of Spices, the markets if Coorg has got it all. So now when you plan a vacation in Coorg, make sure to not miss out on these places. All that you need to do is shed those bucks from your wallet. Happy shopping.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About Shopping In Coorg

    Q. What is the famous food of Coorg?

    A. People here mainly eat non-veg. and rice becomes the main ingredient of any food. Some of the very popular food items that you can find in Coorg are Nooputtu (string hoppers), otti (baked pieces of rice flour), pulao (mixed veg or non-veg rice) and kadumbuttu (rice-flour balls).

    Q. What are the best places for shopping in Coorg?

    A. Coorg has a lot to serve the people living there as well as who is coming from other places. Some of the best places to shop in Coorg include the Tibetan flea market, Choci Coorg, Kushal Nagar market, etc.

    Q. What are the things you can get while shopping in Coorg?

    A. Coorg has every type of market and you can get whatever you need. However, if we talk about special things, then in the Tibetan flea market, you can get clothes and other things that you cannot find anywhere else. Also, Choci Coorg is a place where you can find different kinds of chocolates.

    Q. What are the things to do at night in Coorg?

    A. Coorg is not known for its nightlife. However, you can find a bar or lounge to spend quality time. There are some really good bars there.

    Q. What is the best time to visit Coorg?

    A. Coorg is one of those places that could be visited at any time of the year. However, if you want to enjoy its real beauty, you can visit the place from October to April.

    Q. How long our Coorg trip should be?

    A. It depends on you that how many days you want to spend here. If you ask us for suggestions, then you should at least have two days and a maximum of 4 days to complete your trip.

    Q. What are the best places to visit in Coorg?

    A. Coorg is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Karnataka. Some of the best places to visit here are Raja’s tomb, Madikeri fort, Omkareshwara temple, Abbey falls, Talacauvery, etc.

    Q. What are the best things that one can do in Coorg?

    A. Coorg is not just about visiting popular places, but one can do a lot of other things too. Some of these activities include sightseeing, trekking, jungle safari, and rafting.


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