A trip to a tourist destination without shopping does not have any meaning. There is something on offer for everyone interested in shopping in Patna. The famous silk and tussar fabrics, Madhubani paintings, stone and bead jewellery, pottery, wall hangings, miniature artistic crafts made of leaves and paper on fabric and leather goods – the choice is endless. Good quality bed linen and different varieties of paper are also good-buys. One must visit the government emporia to be ensured of good quality products. Other shopping areas include Maurya lok, Patna market and Hathwa market which are the oldest and largest shopping areas of the city.