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Shopping in Agra

 
 
 
 
Agra is known not only for its monumental wonders but also for its handicrafts and fine arts traditions. Agra is famous for handicrafts products such as inley work on Marvel, Leather work, Footwear, Brasswear, Carpets, Jwellery, Zari and Embroidery work. It is also well known for Petha, Dalmoth and Gajak.

The main shopping areas of the city are Sadar Bazar, Kinari Bazar, Raja-ki-Mandi, Sanjay Place and the Taj Mahal Complex. Shopping is recommended at the Govt. Emporia or Souvenir Shops approved by Uttar Pradesh Tourism. The state run emporium offer authentic stuffs on bargain price.There are lots of handicraft emporiums that offer a variety of sandalwood and rose wood items along with brass decorative pieces and stone carved images. The fine work done by the local artisans in the city is notable and the markets of Agra are the best place to explore exquisite piece of fine Zari embroidery work, stone inlay work, durries and carpets.
Agra is also known for some of its sweet delicacies especially the 'petha' and the 'gazak'.