What to bring from Goa


Jewelry. In markets and shops there is a huge selection of decorations: from jewelry and seashell products to silver and gold with precious stones. You can find very beautiful handmade products. In short, a true paradise for women.


Wooden souvenirs. Various figurines, netske, mouthpieces, masks. A lot of beautiful carved furniture, but it is extremely difficult to carry it.


Sari and other clothes. Sari is the national garment of Indian women, being a silk canvas embroidered by hand. Prices for such beauty are quite high, even by Indian standards. Amateurs of Eastern dances will be pleased with the costume embroidered with beads and coins. Cotton clothes can be bought very inexpensive: pants in the style “Ali-baba”, T-shirts, long skirts, dresses.


Spices and tea. Indian cuisine is unthinkable without spices. The most popular of the spices is curry, a mixture based on turmeric. Anise, saffron, cumin, coriander, cardamom, saffron, cinnamon – all of these are sold in the markets both on sale and in packaged form or in gift sets. Don’t forget to buy lemongrass – it can be brewed as tea or used in the preparation of Asian dishes.


Anything to do with elephants. The image of the elephant is exploited on a full program: it is depicted on clothing, on jewelry, on mugs, on magnets and in general wherever possible. Elephant figurines made of stone or wood are one of the most popular gifts from India, because they are thought to bring happiness.


Local rum in small bottles. The most popular stamp is Old Monk.


Ayurvedic cosmetics. Goa has a large number of shops, stalls and pharmacies where they sell creams, toothpastes, shampoos and other cosmetics at very attractive prices.


Incense. Walking down the street, it is often possible to smell a spicy smell, in India it is believed that incense protects against evil spirits. Sticks with different flavors are perfect as a souvenir.

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