Cheap and best
Shankhamul Marg will surprise you with what it has to offer. The lane has a variety of stores dealing with every little thing needed in our daily life. You can shop at ease as the traffic is light and if you run out of money ATMs are nearby. And the most important thing — when you are hungry, you need not bite someone’s head off. Numerous eateries serving katti roll, panipuri, fried sausage, mouth smacking burgers, momo... will keep you calm.
Around the lane
Made in Nepal tag may not be preferred by all, but you may be surprised to what there is in store. Tee-shirts made here are something you can opt for, available at Dhyani Buddha Trade Concern. The prints vary from Shiva, Buddha, Mandala to more. Sizes will not be a problem as it caters from children to adults. You can also customise your tee-shirts and its print. The price here is fixed, but if quantity increases then there will definitely be some discount.
As per Shakya tee-shirts are 100 per cent cotton and “you won’t have to iron it, though its length might shrink in first wash, thereafter it won’t”.
For artificial gold/diamond jewelleries enter NS Collection. These trinkets are brought from India according to Salina Tamang, owner of the store. You can buy unique velvet bangles, earrings, necklace, bangles, and ring with minakari work. There is six months guarantee in these jewelleries. The discount here ranges from 10 to 30 per cent. “And if you want to exchange the old jewellery then it can offer 50 per cent discount while purchasing the new ones,” said Tamang.
If you want something traditional then Nava Durga Fancy Wear offers some good range for women. Readymade tops, leggings and kurta salwar piece from India are available. “The materials of tops and kurta salwar piece are of cotton, raw silk, glazed cotton and net. The sizes vary from 34 to 46 inches where long tops are in trend these days,” mentioned the stop owner Sajal Shrestha.
All men may not be fond of shopping, but whenever they choose to, they do have options. One among many is Ramechhap Fancy Store where you will find item from under garments, shoes, bags, caps, belts, socks, shades and more. The best part is you don’t have to worry about the price as the owner of this store Arjun Prasad Chaulagain reasoned, “This is a student area so most of the stores are targeted to students. Thus, the price is cheaper than other markets, so people from Kapan, Sukedhara, Chabahil and Naxal come here to shop.”
Ramechhap Fancy Store
Shoes: Rs 500 to Rs 6,000
Bag: Rs 500 to Rs 2,500
Pants: Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,500
Dhyani Buddha Trade Concern
Chilren’s tee-shirt: Rs 300
Adult’s tee-shirt: Rs 350 and 450
Rs 250 to Rs 10,000
Nava Durga Fancy Wear
Tops: Rs 800 to Rs 4,500
Kurta salwar piece: Rs 500 to Rs 6,000
Leggings: Rs 500 to Rs 900