Handlooms and Jagannath Patachitra in puri, Odisha

When one visits Puri, the holy town of Odisha, shopping might not be on top of the mind. For most people, Puri is only about being Lord Jagannath’s abode, and they feel one cannot really experience a very nice shopping-time here. Besides seashells and paintings with mythological Books like stories of Lord Krishna and Lord Jagannath are among the items. Markets in Puri Shopping in the bazaars of Puri is Really an experience.

 

01-The shops sell mainly religious items. You can find religious items at any where in Puri Around Pipil is popularly known for cannon.

02- One can buy Traditional sarees like Passapali, Bomkai, Ikat as well as Sambalpuri are available for shopping in this indulgent and holy town of Puri.

03- One can even look into buying stone crafts and silver work from Puri.

04- Patta Chitra is famous in Raghurajpur as it is called is a famous art form of Odisha. one is looking to buy handicrafts like metal ware etc. he can visit Sun Crafts at V.I.P. road Puri. There is a place called Jagannath Handicrafts which offers fabulous handicraft shopping experience.

05- Palm leaf painting is another shopping delight offered by this beautiful town of Puri. The look and feel of these paintings add delight to the look of entire area, they are hung in.Other nice items to shop are horn work, metal ware, canopies, awnings, etc.

06- Puri is a place where the finishing and quality produced by the artisans at Sun Crafts is unmatchable.Sun Crafts is located at main roard in Puri is famous for wooden Jagannath images.

07- Specially Puri famous for Lord Jagannayh Temple and Religious related things like rudraksha (holy seeds), sandalwood beads, images of Lord Jagannath, brass idols, paintings on coconut, wooden replica of chariots and other devotional items in bada danda.

08- There is  a famous Village Pipili as well as for its applique craft. Almost every family of the village engaged themselves in this applique craft.

The Main Market is usually crowded with locals and foreigners alike who visit this place in search of textiles, artwork and souvenirs.Experience the various bazaars around Puri, and enjoy the shopping delight they tend to offer.