Nagqu is a place that many people yearn for, and some may only come here once or twice in their whole lives. While Lhasa is the political, economic, cultural and transportation center of Tibet, attracting a crowd of tourist from home and abroad every year. Therefore, in addition to taking beautiful photos and tasting authentic Tibetan food, most people will buy some souvenirs when they leave.
What to Buy in Nagqu
1. Tibetan carpet
Tibetan carpets are another highlight of various ethnic handicrafts in Tibet. Tibetan carpet is one of the three famous carpets in the world. The Tibetan carpet is divided into various sizes and different styles, such as noble type and elegant type.
2. Religious objects
Tibet has a long history of Buddhism. In Tibet, many people's lives are dedicated to Tibetan Buddhism. Religious customs are part of everyday life, from chanting mantras and prostrating in a local square to walking the "kora’ around a temple or sacred site. Therefore, religious objects are essential. Among the best known religious souvenirs which you can carry back to your land from Tibet are the Tibetan Incense sticks, the Tibetan Thangka, the Tibetan prayer wheels, Tibetan Buddhas and the prayer flags.
3. Tibetan crafts
These traditional crafts are made from a variety of things including precious metals, natural materials and so on. Silver and copper are precious metals and natural materials are bamboo, wood and even bones. Tibetan handicrafts are very popular in the whole world.
4. Tibetan Medicines
Except for handicrafts and the other religious souvenirs, the medicines are also important things to test your shopping experience in Tibet. The Tibetan medicines are totally herbal but they work very fast unlike the modern day medicines. The Tibetan medicines like Saffron, aweto and snow lotus are the popular medicinal herbs that they use for curative purposes.
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Where to Buy in Nagqu
When you travelling to Nagqu, it is easy to buy the souvenirs. There are many local products shops along the hot travel route in Nagqu. Here we offer some shops for your reference.
1. Name: Zangyuan Local Products Shop in Nagqu(藏源土特产那曲店)
Add: No. 12 Minzu Road(民族路12号 )
2. Name: Nagqu Cangbaoge Local Products(那曲藏宝阁土特产)
Add: Lhasa Road, Nagqu, Tibet(西藏那曲拉萨路)