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Shopping in Puri

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. But, that is where one can be totally wrong about Puri as there is lot to shop for.
Shopping in Puri
Photo Courtesy: Nikhil Rathod

Puri hosts a wide range of handicrafts. Being a beach town, one would find a wide variety of shells being sold at the Puri shops. Some of these shells are indeed worth investing in, as they appear to be rare, and have been traced after a lot of efforts. Oyster and shell made products are also available in the shops in this town. One should ideally purchase some souvenir as part of their visit in the form of oyster and shells. If one is planning to take home some gifts, then this would be the best possible gift too.

What to Shop in Puri

Shells and oysters are not the only shopping articles that this town offers. One can buy traditional Puri sarees too. It is not just the perfect memento from this town but also acts as the perfect gift for someone close.

Traditional sarees like Passapali, Bomkai, Ikat as well as Sambalpuri are available for shopping in this indulgent and holy town of Puri. Palm leaf painting is another shopping delight offered by this beautiful town of Puri. Patta Chitra as it is called is a famous art form of Odisha. The look and feel of these paintings add delight to the look of entire area, they are hung in.

Apart from these, one can even look into buying stone crafts and silver work from Puri. Other nice items to shop are horn work, metal ware, canopies, awnings, etc.

Markets in Puri

Shopping in the bazaars of Puri is definitely an experience. One would simply find delight in bargaining for the variety of products in here. There are different bazaars set across Puri meant for various reasons.

If one is looking to buy traditional sarees in Puri, one should pay a visit to Swargadwar which is right opposite Puri Hotel. Here one would find beautiful and exotic traditional sarees. This place is often the center of attraction for tourists of Puri. It is indeed the best shopping experience. If one is looking to buy patta chitra then one should visit the Boyanika near the Jagannath temple, Utkalika near Puri hotel or the Orissa Emporium. These are the most sought after places for buying Patta Chitra.

In case, one is looking to buy handicrafts like metal ware etc. he can visit Sun Crafts at V.I.P. road Puri. For handicrafts, one can even visit Raghurajpur or Pipli where the bazaars are not just beautiful but set across wide range of handicrafts for the buyers. There is a place called Jagannath Handicrafts which offers fabulous handicraft shopping experience. Experience the various bazaars around Puri, and enjoy the shopping delight they tend to offer.

Popular Shopping Destinations in Puri

Shopping Malls in Puri

Manarayan Churi Mall
Sakigopal Market, Sakigopal,
Puri Main Road,
Puri: 752014
Phone: 9861212990

R S Market Complex
Near Railway Gate,
Puri: 752002
Phone: 9437422506

Ambika Market Complex
Near Cheak Gate,
Puri: 752001
Phone: 9437035100

Gitanjali Shopping Complex
Near Bada Sankha, Red Cross Road, Puri - 752002
Phone: +(91)-6752-220076

Apparel Stores in Puri

Orissa Emporium
Near Jagannath Temple, Puri.
Tanuja Handloom Upahar Orissa State Co-operative Society
Swargadwar Square, Opp. Bharat Sevashram Charitable Seva Jniketan
Puri 752001
Phone: 06752-225856

Dress Designer
Near Gundicha Temple
Puri: 752002
Phone: 06752-233638

VIP Road,
Puri: 752001
Phone: 06752-229982

Rajdeep Handloom
Temple Road,
Puri: 752001

Odisha Handloom
Dolamandap, Puri: 752001

Marwadi Bastralaya
Puri: 752001

Kalamandir Handloom
Temple Road,
Puri: 752001

Cuttacki Emporium
Swargadwar, Balisahi Main Road,
Puri: 752001
Phone: 9437523707

Samrat Fashion
1st Floor, Market Complex,
Grand Road,
Puri: 752001
Phone: 06752-220706; 9437132290

Levis Store
V.I.P. Road,
Puri: 752001
Phone: 9238135010

Jubilee Cloth Store
Main Road, Nimapara Chowk, Pipli, Puri: 752014
Phone: 9861181930

Three Style
Marchikote Chowk, Station Road, Puri: 752002
Phone: 06752-221575

Puja Fashion
Ghora Bazaar, Station Road, Puri: 752002
Phone: 9861212683

John Player’s Exclusive Store
Grand Road, Market Square,
Puri: 752001
Phone: 9238107884

Handicrafts in Puri

Sun Crafts
V.I.P. Road, Puri
Patachitra Centre
Nabakalebar Road, Near Gundicha Temple, Puri
Timings: 10am to 8pm

Priyadarshini Handloom and HAndicraft
H1, VIP Road,
Puri: 752001
Phone: 06752-229470, 9776056000

Puri Creative Handicraft
Panchchaura Square,
Station Road,
Puri: 752002
Phone: 9437166369

Sanjay Handicraft
Hospital Square, Temple Road,
Puri 752001
Phone: 9237060546

Patra Shop
Hospital Square
Temple Road,
Puri: 752001
Phone: 9861433567

Jewellery Stores in Puri

Maa Laxmi Jewellery
Gundicha Mandir,
Near Sawmill,
Puri: 752002
Phone: 9238582387

Shree Jewellers
Near Gundicha Temple
Puri: 752002
Phone: 06752 224165

Furniture Stores
Dash Distributors
Opposite Mausima Temple,
Grand Road,
Puri: 752001
Phone: 06752-226339

Grand Road,
Balagandi Chhak,
Near Bhakta Salabega Temple,
Puri: 752001
Phone: 06752-229111

Optical Stores in Puri

Optical Palace
Boarding Chhak,
Heragohiri Sahi Road,
Puri: 752001
Phone: 9853957288

Just a Minute
Balisahi Main Road,
Puri: 752001
Phone: 9861101908

Taratareni Opticals
Laxmi Market,
Lugapatti, Grand Road,
Puri: 752001
Phone: 9861095200

Shreeram Opticals
Balagandi Chhka
Temple Road,
Puri: 752001
Phone: 9938542895

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