Bangalore’s proximity to the Western Ghats makes it the best place to buy artefacts made of sandalwood and ivory. Mysore Sandal Soap, a company established by the erstwhile royal family, manufactures the famous, fragrant sandalwood soaps. Also, you can look to buy Karnataka’s very own sandalwood oil, which is expensive but worth every rupee. Cauveri Handicrafts Emporium on MG Road is the perfect place to shop for all these products.MG Road, Commercial Street and Brigade Road are located in the city’s busiest shopping area – Central Business District. They are crowded. If you wish to buy ethnic or western wear at modest prices, visit shops in MG Road and Commercial Street There, you can find stylish clothes, handbags, footwear and accessories of your choice you can also look for pretty artefacts made of ceramic, terracotta, clay or wood there. If you have enough time, patience and the spirit of an explorer, you might discover some real shopping bargains here .Commercial Street is a favourite destination of the youngsters in the city. You can also find similar items at slightly higher prices in the Bangalore Shopping Malls.When you are in Bangalore, look to buy the distinguished Mysore silk sarees. These exquisite sarees come in stunning designs and colours. Head to Mysore Saree Udyog near Commercial Street or KSIC Silks on Residency Road. Also, there are many shops which sell other saree varieties like Kanchipuram silk sarees, Upada Sarees, Surat sarees, Benares sarees, Venkatagiri or Pochampally sarees on MG Road and in Jaynagar Shopping Market.National Market in Gandhi Bazaar is the best place to buy imported electronic products and other items like watches, perfumes and DVDs. Near KR Market, there are shops which sell hardware goods and computer accessories.