What are the popular items to shop for in Calicut ( Kozhikode)?
Posted on Dec 11, 2013 by sushma.yadav
A trip to any place would be incomplete if you do not do some shopping before you leave. Calicut has so much to offer that you can buy for you near and dear ones at home. The things which you can specially shop from here are Textiles, spices and tea.
You can buy best quality of cotton, silk and velvet fabric from this city. Some shops you can do shopping from are Silky Textiles located at S.M cross Road. Color Bar, Ladies park are some other renowned textile stores. If you are the one who loves handlooms then Comtrust store of Town hall is a must visit.
For ages it has been known as “ City of Spices” . So your visit would be incomplete if you do not buy some for yourself. The city is fragrant with the aroma of spices like Cloves, Cinnamon, Cardamom, Pepper, Ginger, Vanilla, Rosemary etc. They can be purchased from stores in the city or you could make a trip direct to garden to buy some from there.
For tea lovers it is a virtual paradise. Vilangakunnu village in Calicut district is most famous for its aromatic tea and coffee plantations. A variety of teas like black tea, green tea and Oolang tea are grown here. You can buy the tea from stores or directly from the garden.
So come and immerse yourself in this aromatic world and take memento back to your home.