Agra Shopping

Stone Carving & Inlay:   India has a rich tradition of stonework. Agra has been a center of stone carving since the middle ages, and modern artisans produce beautiful pieces of marble, alabaster, sandstone, and other materials. These are intricately carved with floral patterns, filigree, and latticework. Popular items include nesting animals, lamps, table tops, containers, tiles, bowls, boxes, ...Read More

Shoes & Leather:   Agra is famous for leather products and shoe making, with well-crafted shoes in all price ranges, made for men and women. The shoes made for women can be embellished with beads, embroidery, and fabric to make designer footwear and chappals. These are made for domestic users and exports.   Agra has the biggest leather footwear manufacturing hub in India, wit...Read More

Food Items:   Agra is famous for sweets (petha), savories (dalmoth, kachori), and street foods like chaat, lassi, kulfi, kesar milk, and more. Famous sweet shops offer packaged products that can be taken home by travelers.   Delicious street foods such as chat, bedai kachori, jalebi,  and kesar milk can be sampled at Sadar Bazaar and small eateries along Fatehabad R...Read More

Zari and Zardosi:   Metal threadwork and embroidery, known as zari and zardosi, were introduced in India from Persia during the time of the Mughals. It was used for royalty, using real gold and silver threads, and precious stones, pearls, and sequins to make the embroidery even more magnificent. Today, metal and synthetic fibers, and golden threads can be used for embroidery. Imitation...Read More

Carpets:   Agra is famous for handmade and hand-knotted carpets made of silk, cotton, and wool. Intricate patterns are woven into these carpets.             ...Read More

Jewelry:   India is famous for gold, silver, enameled, and inlaid jewelry, and tourists can buy real and artificial jewlry in the markets and shops of Agra.             ...Read More