A place is not just known for its history, geology, languages and people inhabiting it but also what all it has to offer to the delight and fancy of a heart that loves to indulge in shopping, as it is the best cure for any mood and every heartache. Uttar Pradesh caters to one and all needs of a buyer and serves as one stop shop with the varieties for bit just the commodities of a daily life but also to decorate and make things look pristine. One would love to hop and shop all over Uttar Pradesh as it brings to you not just the gems but the best of them, for that niche shopper in you as the customer is treated at par with God.
To begin with Uttar Pradesh offers a wide variety of clothes and dress material with various forms of embellishments and decorative work on them. With its pristine workmanship of Zari, Zardozi and Chikankari it rules the roost, while Banaras is known for its beautiful Sarees with the Zari work that one must have, Agra caters with its 3 dimensional Zardozi work on clothes especially in demand around the festive or celebration times. Lucknow isn’t far behind with its world famous embroidery work on muslin clothes called as Chikankari, and is the only place across world to captivate you with its intricate and yet simple patterns that can be worn as a daily wear or on very special occasions.
With the clothes sorted we hop on to stuff to decorate our homes and we get great variety in the form of bed linen, silk carpets, and decorative memorabilia. Again we get a wide variety of options in hand printed bedsheets and drapes from Farrukhabad and Pilakhua, brass ware and bronze busts available in all forms and size from Moradabad, exquisite regale wooden furniture invites you from Saharanpur, solidarity of wrought Iron goods could be sourced from Bareilly, glassware and bangles from Firozabad, real sharp knives from Rampur, leather goods from Kanpur and some world famous marble and bone work from the city of Taj itself Agra. With our homes decorated with the choicest and best of the best goods what we need now is a lock to keep it safe and that concern of safety is also catered to with the world famous locks from Aligarh.
With our hands full of purchase order receipts we now need to serve our taste buds to the hilt. Uttar Pradesh caters not just with mouth-watering recipes only but world famous fruits as well. While the Guava from Allahabad is known world over, the Litchi from Eastern Uttar Pradesh isn’t far behind. Malihabad is known for the King of fruits, the Malihabadi Mangoes a mere mention of which takes the taste buds for a ride. The Mughlai vegetarian and non-vegetarian recipes from Lucknow rules any dining table with its various exotic and royal cuisines. Then sweets like Petha and Peda are ordered from Mathura and not a single honorary feast is considered complete without a Pan from Banaras.
Such is the warmth in the dealing of caterers and craftsman that one can only think of revisiting the same places for their purchases time and time again. One needs a little rest after such an extensive shopping spree before starting again, we send you off with the hope to see you again.