Throughout Munnar, herbs and aromatic oils are very popular amongst tourists. The best is the oil made by the eucalyptus plant. Apart from oils, one should also look forward to buying dyed traditional clothes like Kerala cotton and silk sarees. Fashion mongers can also shop for shirt materials, stoles and shawls.

These are made using batik, tie and dye, shibori, mordant painting and block printing. Home-made chocolates, coffee and tea are other prevalent items in the markets. In fact, Munnar is known for its flavoured teas, available for sale at many outlets spread across town. Spices and dry fruits are other specialities. One of the best places to shop is the Mattupetty Market, near the scenic Mattupetty Dam, on the outskirts of the hill station. Known for interesting knick-knacks and pretty souvenirs, it is the perfect stopover for shoppers looking to buy local handicrafts. Some of the best buys can be wooden items like coasters, spoons and utensils, boxes, trays, show pieces ashtrays and pen stands. Local artisans also bring their spread of wooden handicrafts for you to pick from. Since most of the products are handmade, the pieces are unique and feature intricate work. Tourists can also head to the bustling Munnar Town Market, which plays host to various small and medium shops and stalls in its winding lanes. Selling everything from tea, coffee, spices and aromatic oils to handicrafts, home-made chocolates, wooden items and fabrics, they are quite appealing. You can also pick fresh fruits while strolling through the pleasant streets. Strawberries, herbs, earthen pots, bronze and copper utensils, toys and local forest produce too are available in this market.

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