Hyderabad was a major trading center for many centuries. You can buy almost anything like antiques, jewelry, handicrafts, leather goods, pearls, semiprecious stones, dresses etc. from Hyderabad.
Various art forms and traditional crafts from Ikat weaving to puppetry are special to Andra's Tradition. Collection of such traditional arts and crafts is available in many emporia, Government and private.
You can buy them from:
- Andra Pradesh Cooperative Handloom House (Abids & M. G. Road)
- Handloom House (Nampally)
- Kalanjali (Nampally)
- Lepakshi(Tank Bund)
- Central Cottage Industries Emporium(S. D. Road, Secunderabad)
- Laad Bazar (Near Charminar)