The main bazaar is full of souvenir shops, travel agents, and restaurants. Tourists are encouraged to buy locally sourced organic food from various shops who promote eco-awareness.
Pearl market is a unique place to buy semi-precious stones, coral jewelry, and pearls.
There are a number of souvenir shops in Leh and some of the popular shops are J&K Government Emporium and HH The Dalai Lama Charitable Trust Handicraft Emporium. In most of the souvenir shops in Leh, one can get wooden furniture, wall hangings and also the world famous Pashmina shawl.