You can take a walk around in the local markets and get a good overview of the local handlooms and the boutique or you may visit places famous among the locals. Kanchipuram is a place well known for its silk sarees. People here are mainly weavers. The city has a blooming handloom industry. The world famous Kanchipuram Silk Sarees are made with best quality Mulberry Silk threads. The brightness and sheen of the silk sarees are unmatched. A huge variety of colours and designs, beautiful Zaria work (gold polished threads) and the durability makes the sarees must have for a lady's wardrobe. You should not miss the opportunity to pick some for yourself or to gift. But check on the silk mark!
The silk and Silks allures sarees are hand-woven
Kanjeevarams sarees are famous here
The borders of some of the Kanjeevarams are made from pure gold and silver threads.
Kanchipuram is not only famous about Silk Sarees, you can also buy decorative items like fruit baskets, jewellery boxes and idols of various Gods and Goddesses.
Things made of stone, bronze, copper, stone and jute is also famous for shopping and they make good souvenirs and gifts.