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Shopping in Nagercoil

Nagercoil is good for shopaholics and inspite of being a small city, it has much to offer both tourists and locals. The traditional offerings of the markets of Nagercoil tend to catch almost everyone’s interest. The shoppers will be delighted with the rich culture and heritage taht can be seen in the souvenirs, handicrafts, sarees, fabrics and furniture.  Nagercoil has a great collection of ethnic and traditional merchandise sold at reasonable rates. There are several hypermarkets and supermarkets in Nagercoil that cater to the people of Nagercoil.

Shopping in Nagercoil

Specialties of Nagercoil

Nagercoil CashewsCashews

Nagercoil is an important cashew seed processing unit with about 300 small-scale units scattered around the town. The roasted cashews from Nagercoil Vadassery Market are a popular snack not to be missed. The cashews are freshly packed, and delicious.

Handicrafts in Nagercoil

Nagercoil is particularly famous for coconut shells and coconut jute handicrafts. These coconut shells and coconut jute are crafted into beautiful spoons, ladles, forks, ice-cream cups, soup bowls, table lamps, pen-stands, and jewellery.Most popular among these are the monkeys made from coconut jute.  Shops and stores have a good assemblage of fabrics, of wood, shells or bamboo and toys that are native to this part of the country

Nagercoil Banana ChipsBanana Chips

Golden and good old banana chips from south India always taste special and are definite to please everyone with its taste.  Locally known as Aethan Nendram, it is important to mention about these special banana chips from Nagercoil.  Different from the usually flat and thinner banana chips, these chips are thicker and bubbled and slightly spiced with flavours. Buy these chips from Ramalakshmi Sweet Stall. The shop is known for mixtures and other snacks too.

Markets of Nagercoil

Vadassery Daily Market

The market stands near Christopher bus stand is a large crowd puller for the daily perishables like vegetables, fish and meat.

Koolakadai Daily Market

Koolakadai is another market, you can choose to go out shopping, if you around the area. The market offers everything from     garments to eat-outs, but you cannot miss the range of Gold and jewelry shops inside this market.

Thovalai Flower Market

Every small and big shop in this largest wholesale flower market of the country will surprise you with the variety and amount of flowers. Heaps of roses, jasmine, chrysanthemums and marigolds etc get packed and feets long of garlands are readied here to be distributed and exported in large volumes. Several acres of Thovalai village produce fresh flowers, exporting large quantities of flowers like Malligai, Pichi, Kaakadai, Kanagamparam, Kenthi, Sampangi, Vaadamalli, roses. Flower business is the major occupation of Thovalai village.

Malls and Supermarkets in Nagercoil

If you love to shop in malls and supermarkets, Nagercoil will not disappoint you. The malls have stores of all national and international brands and you can buy the latest designer outfits from there.Malls in Nagercoil also have food Courts, fun zones, cinemas, super Market under one air conditioned roof with ample parking space, here are a few malls located inside the town.

Chetti Kulam, Melmidalam, Nagercoil
Tamil Nadu 629001

JS Plaza
Railway Feeder Rd, Kottar,
Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu
Phone: 04652 241 333

Viva Mart
Punnai Nagar,
Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu 629004
Phone:099 43 985300

C' Soft Techno Plaza
Chidambara Nagar, Kottar,
Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu 629001
Phone: 094 42 994499

APN Plaza
Rajakkamangalam, Colachel Rd,
Chetti Kulam, Chidambara Nagar,
Kottar, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu 629001
Phone: 094 42 994499

Josephs Complex
Aralvaimozhi  Rajakkamangalam
Colachel Rd, Melmidalam,
Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu 629001

VSK Towers
Santhom Nagar, Nagercoil,
Tamil Nadu 629001
Phone: 098 43 132735

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