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Tibetan Market-ManaliOn a holiday in the serene and beautiful land of Kullu, its rich and vibrant handicrafts are something to be possessed. From a plain to a multicolored designed kullu shawl , pullas (grass slippers), patti (local tweed), mufflers, pattoos (local blanket), woolen carpets, Kullu caps to complex driftwood articles and artistic metal crafts of Kullu, each form portrays the simplicity and sophistication of the local art and craft.

If looking out for Kullu Handlooms , outlets of Bhuttico, Bodh Shawls and Himbunkar in Kullu and Manali towns are good places to buy.

Kullu also promotes Kashmir handicrafts. Kashmir Craft Emporium opposite to bus stand in Manali and shops in old Manali village are nice places to buy these handicrafts.

Tibetan Handicrafts ShopThe Tibetan markets at Manali and Kullu are famous for imported goods, especially gift items. Tibetan shops near the Post Office in Manali and a few in Vashishtha deal in antiques.

Fresh local juices can also be bought at the production cum sale outlet of Lahaul Potato Society at Raison. Local pickles, juices and dry fruits can also be tried out at the sale outlets of Himcoop on the Mall in Manali & Mohal in Kullu.

Bookworm in Notified Area Committee Market behind Bus Stand & near Post Office in Manali provide you with some good books on local and world literature.

Local goldsmiths in Sultanpur market Kullu deal in traditional jewellery , which is an excellent example of the native art. Bhagasidh Jewellers in Sultanpur, Kullu deal with local jewellery.

Driftwood items can be bought on the way between Kullu and Manali. If visiting during fruit season you may carry back succulent fruits, fresh from the orchards.
 

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