Mumbai - Post Report Question and Answers

Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

Rugs. Wood crafts. Picture frames are real cheap here. - Aug 2021


Yes, tons of opportunities to do shopping for handicraft and artwork. People also buy furniture here. I bought a lot of hiking gears from Decathalon, which is a cheap version of REI. - Nov 2020


Absolutely. AMAZING textiles and home goods especially. And lots and lots of jewelry. - Aug 2019


Ganesh idols. Saaris and kurtas and other beautiful clothing made here. Rugs, handicrafts, jewelry, and furniture, mostly from Rajasthan but available in Mumbai. Antique-looking astrolabes, telescopes, chess sets, and Bollywood posters. - Mar 2019


Yes. - Jan 2019


Yes so I hear, but I keep getting higher expat prices only - May 2018


Yes. There are great crafts, furniture, and antiques. If you can't find what you want, you can find someone who will make it for you for cheap. - Jun 2017


Wood work and other unique things. - Aug 2015


Semi-precious stones/jewelry, leather goods, custom furniture. - Mar 2014


Brass articles. Steel, steel, and more steel! Indians use steel for everything. You get excellent steel dinner sets for like US$100! You may also wish to buy the latest android phones at dirt-cheap rates. - Feb 2014


Beautiful paper stationary. Crafts, Shawls, handmade furniture, handmade anything. - Aug 2013


Chor bazaar (Thief's Market) has cool antiques and knick-knacks. I love the paper products at Chimanlal's. Fabindia, The Bombay Store, and Contemporary Arts and Crafts have traditional and modern Indian furnishings, textiles, decorative items, toiletries, and edibles. - May 2013


Any number of handicrafts, knick-knacks and carpets. - Feb 2013


Saris, kurtas, Ganesh statues, scarves, custom-made leather goods, couch covers, bedspreads, and table cloths, as well as lots of stuff from FabIndia! - Dec 2010


Bombay Sapphire? Does that count? - Nov 2008


Lots of wooden crafts to buy, if that's your thing. Beautiful sarees for women. - Aug 2008


Indian crafts are everywhere- Buddhist, hindu sculptures, rugs, pashminas- WOOD CARVINGS. - Jul 2008


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