If you are a person who loves trip and buying souvenirs is just your hobby to remember the places you visit, yes your right destiny is Gandhi Chowk in Dalhousie. Gandhi Chowk is the prominent market place in Dalhousie at a distance of 20 minutes’ walk from Central Bus Station. As the name suggests, a well respected Gandhi Statue is the pivotal attention of this place.
There are a wide variety of shops offering different kinds of things at a wide variety of prices. It is not only intended for foreigners but natives along with Tibetan refugees are there to represent the real face of Dalhousie in day to day life. Hence the place is very crowded during the tourist season, especially in June.
The place offers a wide variety of food items, like Indian, Chinese and Italian. Momos are a street food here. Other than food everything is available in Gandhi Chowk including clothes, and electronic items. In the Indo Tibetan market adjacent to Gandhi Chowk the Tibetan refugees sell handmade woolen clothes, shawls even Kashmiri caps, obviously the surviving essential for the climate.
You cannot simply skip this area because it’s the first and best place to buy things that becomes a part of Himalayan way of life !