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shopping in Goa


Shopping in Goa
is on the priority list of the visitor. The markets of Goa are filled with local handicrafts, wine, cuisine, spices and other items of daily usage. Goa is a shoppers paradise and specially for the bargainers.

Shopping in Goa can be memorable experience. Goa markets are true representative of the cosmopolitan culture of Goa. Shopping in Goa should be on the priority list of the visitor as one can buy some intresting stuff from these markets. It is a fascinating experience to go around and shop in the traditional markets of the Goan towns and villages. These markets are a mirror of Goa's ethnic culture and provide a glimpse of the typical Goan way of doing business. The traditional, modern and the beachside shopping outlets must be visited to gather some memorable souvenirs exclusive to the land of Goa.

The travelers also love to shop for traditional Goan items. Two of the most famous such market areas are Mapusa and Anjuna. The Friday Market at Mapusa, where stalls sell everything from curios and old coins to dried fish and spices. The Wednesday Market at Anjuna Beach started is an extremely lively spot where souvenirs, beachwear, trinkets and handicrafts are sold at bargain prices.

Goa is well known for its wine called 'Fenny'. Other popular shopping items include colorful sarongs and cotton beachwear, colorful floral printed shirts, skirts and frocks. Embroidered bags, handicrafts made of beads, cheap and beautiful artifacts of paper mache, silver and junk jewelry, various types of cuisines, spices and woodwork are also picked up by the travelers.