Hyderabad has centuries-old bazaars offering exquisite crafts like bidri and local products such as ittar, as well as chic boutiques and designer stores. Visitors should ensure they have plenty of space in their suitcases for shopping in Hyderabad, for the city has a little something for everyone.
Situated next to the Charminar, Laad Bazaar is located in a street packed with shops selling perfumes, textiles and jewellery.
Located in a pretty bungalow, this designer store offers Indian ethnic wear by well-known designers such as Rohit Bal, Tarun Tahiliani, Sabyasachi Mukherjee and Manish Arora.
Often called the City of Pearls, Hyderabad is one of the largest centres of pearl trade in India. This family-owned shop has been in business since 1905, and is among the most reliable in the city.
Located between Laad Bazaar and Moti Chowk, near Charminar, Hyderabad’s perfume market consists of a row of shops selling ittar or locally-produced perfumes packed in small glass vials.
Established in 1881, this fashion store has a long and illustrious history of selling fabrics in the city.
Abids, a major commercial hub in the city, is the perfect place to go sari-shopping.
Shilparamam Crafts Village
Part rural museum and part arts village, Shilparamam recreates an Indian village setting, with 15 life-sized huts exhibiting the life of artisans.
This sprawling 6500 feet store in Banjara Hills is a fashion mecca for Hyderabad’s well-heeled residents.
Hyderabad is one of the two major centres of bidri, an exquisite metal craft that involves intricate inlay work with silver sheets on an alloy of zinc and copper.
This is your one stop shop for handicrafts and handlooms from all over the country.