Agra, a North Indian city of Uttar Pradesh State is approx. 200 km from Delhi. Agra city in India is popularly known for its Great monument Taj Mahal. Agra is one of the famous tourist destinations in India. Each year number of tourists visit this monumental city who take away all type of memories with them in the form of pictures, and local famous hand craft things.
Some of the famous places in Agra that are popular for its Art and Craft.
AT Khadi ashram located at MG Road, Agra, autentic quality products are available. Tourists as well as locals purchase, men’s Cotton and silk kurtas made from the handspan khadi fabric, and various local handicraft items of marble and leather.
J.K. Cottage Industries is a great place if you’re looking to buy marble inlay work, sandstone and soapstone items. Some things that you can purchase here are table tops, flower vases, plates, coasters, jars and boxes. JK Cottage Industries is one of the best store where one can see incredible marble work. It is located on 45, Shamshabad road. Great marble work articles can be seen here at affordable prices.
Marble handicrafts Agra, located at Fatehabad Road, opp. Kailash cinema, is an amazing store for buying marble inlay products…
Kalakriti a fantastic store for buying marble inlay works. It is a local marble shop down the street from the Taj Mahal. At Kalakriti the price is fixed. The kind of efforts and semi-precious stones that these guys put into marble makes it bit expansive. But it is worth its price. It is priceless and timeless. Exact art of Taj Mahal can be seen here.
Marble cottage– located behind Dominos pizza on Fatehabad Road. Must do good bargain. Marble articles like small trinkets, home decoration pieces like elephants, vase, small stools are lovely here.
Mughal Carpets– located at 198, Fatehabad Road, near hotel Ganga Ratan is a nice place for people looking for Indian and Persian rugs at affordable prices.
Gems and Art Gallery a very good store with great and exquisite collection of gems & hand craft items. This store is on Fatehabad road, shop no. 2,3,4. Though it is little bit expensive but you can ask for little discount too. The quality here is outstanding.
Taj Leather World– located in shopping arcade in Sadat Bazaar. This store is having a wide variety of leather boots, jackets, belts and purses. Genuine store with reasonable prices.
Laziz Mango Cookies– This shop is at Taj East Gate road, Shilpgram, Tajganj.
They make delicious, taj shape cookies in mango and various other flavours. This store is really very famous here.
Oswald Arts private limited– located on 30, Munro Road, Agra. It is a local marble shop down the street from the Taj Mahal. Very fine marble in,at work can be seen here.