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Shopping in Goa

Shopping in Goa is a delightful experience. Tourists often hunt for souvenirs to take home to family and friends. There is no place on earth better than Goa where you can hunt for souvenirs. Goa is famous for its unique articles like brassware, terracotta, shell works, crochet, carved furniture and bamboo works. Although these articles might sound very simple and inexpensive, there is no denying the fact that these items are extremely unique and are in no way available in any other places of the world.

If you love to eat nuts for fun, Goa has an awful number of stores that specializes in selling a wide variety of cashew nuts. These nuts are available in a variety of tastes like spiced, plain, salted, etc. The place also has a number of lifestyle stores that sell different types of luxury commodities. Fish market at Mapusa is another place that tourists must visit. The place is very busy all through the day and hundreds of people come here to buy an astounding variety of fish. Bargaining is one particular thing that people take a particular pleasure in, while shopping in Goa.

Goa is famous for its traditional handicrafts. It is a highly competitive sector and the quality of articles produced is pretty much spell-binding. Local artisans produce excellent souvenirs that have an ethnic touch about it and tourists find these articles excellent objects to buy for near and dear ones. These beautiful crafts are a salute to the beauty of Goa and are acclaimed by the art lovers from all over the world. Tourists like the beautiful bags and mats produced in this part of the country. The terracotta and brass items too are very much in demand.

Shopping for terracotta and pottery in Goa is another common past-time in which tourists can indulge. The fame of Goa as a produce of fine terracotta items are not new and people just cannot get over the experience of watching the beautiful artifacts displayed on the shops. Utensils and objects of utility along with statues and showpieces can be found in Goa. Needless to say, these metal wares have a perfect finish that with give any show piece produced anywhere in the world a run for the money.

Bamboo craft is another object that tourists die for. There are flower baskets, mats, letter holders, pen stands, fans and many other articles that look stunning. Shopping bags, ladies purse and wall hanging are other items that are very much there in the buying list of tourists. Decorative jute bags too are very much available and popular. Beautiful objects are also made from coconut mask and sea shell. It can therefore be safely said that if you intend to buy a thing or two, there are plenty of things that you can choose from.

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