What to Buy in Boudhanath

Boudhanath aside from being a major tourist destination in Kathmandu is also a great place to buy souvenirs especially if you’re on the lookout for any arts and crafts related to Buddhism. The large population of Tibetans in this area also contributed to the presence of so many related products related to the Tibetan culture.

You can buy mallas (prayer beads), prayer wheels, incense, incense holders, religious statues, handcrafted Tibetan cabinets and carpets, a variety of artworks and more.

The most popular product that you’ll definitely notice would be thangkas (Buddhist paintings) and mallas.

Here are some of the items you’ll find around the Boudhanath area:

Shopping in Boudha


Boudhanath Stupa

Shopping in Boudha
Beads Bracelets

Shopping in Boudha
Textiles

Shopping in Boudha
Music store selling locally pruced music albums, chantings etc

Shopping in Boudha
Religious Icons

Shopping in Boudha
Thangkas

Shopping in Boudha

Shopping in Boudha
Prayer Beads

Shopping in Boudha

Shopping in Boudha

Shopping in Boudha
Wool Jackets

Shopping in Boudha

Shopping in Boudha

Shopping in Boudha

Shopping in Boudha

Shopping in Boudha

Most of the shops around the Boudhanath area were a little expensive compare to the shops in the alleys so before you decide to purchase anything, walk around first to look for the best prices.

Feel free to share your tips and recommendations.

Comments

  1. Very colorful and inviting. Go take my money haha.

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