What to buy from Bangalore?
Bangalore is known for its amazing Weather, food, Sandalwood, Dance forms, I.T, People, Pollution, and Traffic. Once a pensioners paradise Bangalore has changed to accommodate its influx of people from all corners of India and the World. For all the visitors who would like to buy Gifts for friends and Family from Bangalore, we have curated the Top 10 must buy Souvenirs from Bangalore.
The Silicon Valley of India has some of the Best lakes and Gardens. It is also known for its Sandalwood. Cauvery Emporium -Karnataka State Handicrafts Development Corporation Ltd is a Government-owned Store. Where one can get the most authentic Sandalwood products.
Sandalwood souvenirs from Bangalore
An Expansion Sandalwood Band. A unisex band which can be worn on all occasions. Research suggests that Sandalwood has a calming effect on your nervous system. Ideal gift for Family and friends. This product is sourced from Poompuhar a Government-owned store. You can rest be assured of the Quality and price.
Mysore Sandalwood Soaps:
Mysore Sandal is a company owned by the Government of Karnataka since 1916. Mysore Sandal Soap is the only soap in the world made from 100% pure sandalwood oil. ( Source Wikipedia). It has its factories set up in Bangalore. It is great value for Money. A lovely souvenir from Bangalore.
Incense Sticks from Mysore Sandal:
You will not be disappointed with this buy. Incense sticks from Mysore Sandal is a brand being used by the locals for more than 50 years. It contains 100 sticks and the burning time is 35 to 40 mins. The aroma from the lighting of Incense sticks is believed to be used as a purification ritual. It also helps bring serenity to the space.
Handcrafted Bidriware Black metal flower vase from Bangalore:
Persian Flower Vase Decorative Showpiece item from the fort city of Bidar, Karnataka. Bidriware, A 16th-century intricate craft of damascening Zinc with Silver and Gold, originally made its journey from Iran to the Fort city of Bidar, Karnataka through the Bahmani Sultans for decorating their palaces and courts.
The Inlay work on this product is made from Pure Silver. Perfect gift for your Formal office colleagues too
Pair of Bidriware Bangles with Silver Inlay work:
Zinc & Copper Alloy as base metal & Designed with pure silver inlay work on the surface. Due to its striking inlay artwork, Bidriware is an important export handicraft of India and is a prized as a symbol of wealth. These Bidriware Bangles are sure to be treasured gifts for friends and family from the Silicon Valley of India.
Channapatna toys from Maya organic:
Peppy Five is a wooden educational toy. This colorful five stem stacker aids children to learn to count and to understand number concepts. Playing with this toy children learn about increasing and decreasing quantities and color matching.
These Wooden toys are handcrafted by artisans from Channapatna and are colored with Natural Dyes from the brand called Maya Organic. MO toys are made according to International Toy Safety Standards.
Mysore Saree Udyog Best Sarees from Bangalore:
It is no exaggeration when Vanity Fair, the Lifestyle magazine from Germany, rated Mysore Saree Udyog as one of the Top-10 Retail Destinations in the World!!
Mysore Saree Udyog is indeed a heritage institution that has been in the Indian Ethnic fashion business for nearly 9 decades. Mysore Saree Udyog prides in offering its customers only genuine and authentic fashion products at prices that are exceptional value for money. A Mysore Silk Saree adds as a lovely souvenir one can take back from a trip to Bangalore.
Handmade wooden Lacquer Necklace:
Beautifully Handcrafted Lacquer Necklaces by the talented artisans of Channapatna. Perfect Gift for your Valentine also adds up as a nice Anniversary or Birthday gift. Use of organic vegetable dyes makes this necklace skin friendly. Lovely Summer Necklace to accessorize Indian or Western wear.
Rosewood Inlay work with Wooden Frame:
Original inlay art from Mysore, Made from pure Rosewood without any artificial colors. Hand made by the Talented artisans of Karnataka. An estimated 4000 talented artisans are still pursuing this art form in Mysore. This intricate work involves many stages and the use of Plastic has replaced the use of Ivory in the inlay work.
Coorg Coffee as a Souvenir from Karnataka:
Finally one cannot miss the best Coorg Coffee Powder. Coorg is also known as the Scotland of India for its amazing Natural beauty and its coffee plantations. Cafe Coffee day India’s own chain of Coffee shops has its origin in Karnataka. When in Bangalore do not miss their Cup of freshly brewed Coffee.
Bangalore is also a foodies paradise. One cannot miss the Mysore Pak from Sri Krishna’s or the Dharwad Peda from Nandini’s.
Which of these Souvenirs from Bangalore would you pick up? Let us know in the comments below.