A small city in Jammu and Kashmir, Patnitop is a pretty famous hill station, mostly known for its getaway picnic spots. The place is also great for street shopping if you are looking for local souvenirs, especially the famous dry fruits, Kashmiri handicrafts, and Pashmina shawls. Also, try out the popular mouth-watering sweets in the area. Popular shopping stops are the shops near the Naag Temple, which also sell souvenirs related to the temple. This way you can also visit the ancient Naag Temple.
Delicious food is served in many pocket-friendly places in Patnitop. Some famous places include Bistro restaurant, Hotel Shivalik and Vaishno Dhaba near the Patnitop taxi stand. Hard beverages can be found at the nearby local liquor store.
The quality of the souvenirs and local products is true to their cost. You can shop for clothes, shoes, etc for yourself and your family. Head over to Pandora Enclave to find the most authentic, high-quality Pashminas in the area.
Tips for Visiting City Shopping
- Be careful to not lose any of your belongings when headed out. Try to bargain with the shopkeepers to get better offers on the commodities.
- Keep medications and a bottle of water handy in case of emergencies.
How to Reach City Shopping
It is fairly easy to visit the local markets. The place is accessible by road and you can find rickshaws, cabs and other local transportation means at your service.