Mount Abu is not only one of the major tourist’s destinations of Rajasthan but considered as one of the popular hill stations of India. The hill station is often called as the Oasis of the Desert by the tourists as the place is surrounded by green forest and scenic hill arranges of the Aravallis. The place is known as Rajasthan's only hill station which is popular among the tourists as the entire Rajasthan is covered under the sandy deserts of the Thar and the hill station is like a cooling breeze which is located amidst the greenery surrounding lakes, forests and gardens. The place is more visited during the summersas a very popular destination to escape the heat, as well as it is also a renowned pilgrimage especially for the Jain and the Hindus. Mount Abu is nestled on the highest peak of the Aravalli mountain ranges but there are many markets in mount Abu which can provide you the essence of a normal tourist spot and one can enjoy shopping in Mount Abu by buying various souvenirs.
Mount Abu is a place where shopping markets are filled with vivid handicrafts of Rajasthan and mostly they are made up of metal and wooden art works and here you can also find many things that are brought from the neighboring state of Gujarat. And from the markets in Mount Abu one can beautiful Kota sarees, lac and stone work bangles, apparels and local hand-crafted dress materials with Sanganeri prints, warm quilts which are famous from Jaipur and other items related to home décor and gifting that are made of sandalwood marble, and sandstone.
Nakki Lake Market
This is one of the famous markets amongst the locals and the tourists and the place is known as the one of the prime markets of mount Abu. People can buy for jewelry, textiles, bangles, handicrafts, and local souvenirs. But before buying from this market people should know the bargaining skills.
This is indeed a Government shop but as you are shopping in Rajasthan so there will be wide collection of local products such as Rajasthali handicrafts, local printed and embroidered saris and dress materials, wooden work materials, tie and dye materials, leheriya saris and many others.
By the name you can understand that the place is especially known for its handicrafts and the local made items and the place is a genuine destination for all those crafts for which you have visited Mount Abu or Rajasthan and for sure you will keep all the memories with you through the things that you buy from here. And you can buy for furnishings, fine paintings, textiles, blue pottery and traditional jewelry.
Kashmir Cottage Museum
This is another destination for Mount Abu shopping, and from here you can buy from a wide collection of fine embroidered shawls, warm salwar suits, carpets, paper mache products and many others from Kashmir. But you can also get some nice stuff from Rajasthan also at this place.