Shopping Places in Sikkim: - Explore these places to shop in Sikkim


Sikkim is a beautiful state situated in the North East, which borders Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal. This state has in itself the wonderful beauty of nature. Greenery all around will fascinate you. That's why most of the people go here to visit. Is the city of Sikkim included in your bucket list?

But many people like to go shopping in another city. They always wants to take the special thing there as a memory with them. In such a situation, they have a desire to know about those markets from where they can make good purchases. If you are going to Sikkim and want to do some shopping then you must explore these places. 

MG Road 

This market is on MG Road, Gangtok. This is a kind of open mall in the heart of the city, where you will find everything from shops to restaurants. This market is famous all over the world for Sikkim's famous cup, thangka and table. Apart from this, you can also shop for clothes here.

Here you will also find beautiful traditional dresses of Sikkim. Also, if you like handicraft goods, then this market will be the best for you. This market closes at 7 pm. So go during the day. 

Shop for handicrafts

If you want to buy some items to decorate the house, then go to the Directorate of Handicraft Handlooms. This is the best place to shop in Sikkim. Here you will find authentic goods of Sikkim. Here you will easily find everything from carpet to wood. Although they cost more, let us tell you that the cost of real work is high. 

Address: Zero Point, NH 31A, Gangtok, Sikkim 737101

Old Market 

This market of Sikkim is very much liked by the tourists. That's why thousands of people go shopping here. This market is famous for accessories and clothes. The best part is that if you know how to bargain, this market will be the best for you. Apart from clothes, you will also see walnuts and almonds being sold in this market. 

Address: Near MG Marg, Gangtok, Sikkim

If you go to Sikkim, do these things shopping

  • You should buy beautifully designed masks from here. These masks tell a lot about this state. You can see these masks wearing monks and locals, who perform certain customs. We all are aware that Sikkim tea is very good. So don't forget to take it with you whenever the trip is over. 
  • Must buy Sikkimese traditional dress. Believe me, you will look very beautiful wearing these dresses. 
  • Thangkas are religious scrolls, which are mounted on the walls. 

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