Shopping in Paro, Bhutan has become the recent trend as tourists love to stockpile the valuable items and take home with them as a souvenir from Bhutan. Bhutan is famous for its textiles, local paintings, and handicrafts items. Besides, Thimphu and Paro are the major centers of shopping in Bhutan. Tourists can purchase Shawls, Woven bags, Brassware, Traditional jewelry, Carpets, and handmade items. Bhutan has a variety of traditional textiles inherent to a certain region. Bura textiles are woven in villages of Bidung and Rahi. Some of the textiles like Bumthap or Yathra are woven out of sheep wool and yak hair.
Chencho Handicrafts has an interesting selection of local handicrafts as well as woolen carpets. It is a good place to see weavers working on-site. You can also dress up with these beautiful attires like Kira or Gho and also gift them to your friends and relatives. Shopping in Paro is easy as there are so many options that present a simple affair of choosing.
The Weekend Market takes place every Saturday and is the busiest between 6:30 am 10:30 am. The Sunday market is a delightful or heavenly place to shop in the town area of Paro. If you come across any interesting items make sure Bhutanese stamps are lovely to buy them. Other authentic items including Bhutanese boots, woven materials, and dried yak cheese.
Lama Tshering Dorji's General Shop is most popular among locals and monks. This shop carries different kinds of religious items incense sticks, prayer flags, divination dice, and butter lamps. The lamps are traditional, illuminate with clarified yak butter.
Yuesel Handicraft Shop at Uygen Tshomo, Paro is unique for its crafted materials like incense, masks, cane boxes, and traditional locks. There is also an antique shop that offers export products. You can also purchase elegant ceramics articles as well.