Thursday, October 8, 2009
Hand-made leather chappals and sandals of Kolhapur district of Maharashtra are world famous. These are popularly known as the Kolhapuri chappals, and known for its simple styles, quality of leather and design. Different artisans all over the district make these chappals.
Bhausinji Road of Kolhapur is known for its good variety of Kolhapuri chappals and other leather goods. Mahadwar and Shivaji roads are good places to shop. One can also buy around the bus station in the Rajarampuri area. Shetkaari Bazaar is the cheapest place to shop, and is popular amongst the villagers of the surrounding villagers.