Originally known as Sir Hogg Market, this well-known market place is situated in Lindsay Street, which is well accessible from any place in Kolkata by bus, taxi or metro. This market sells incredible varieties of items like bags, footwear and other accessories. Shop till you drop is the perfect mantra to spend hours in this place and also the nearby Shreeram Archade and Treasure Island, where you can find the right mix of ethnic as well as modern outfits.
P.S – Just hone your bargaining skills before visiting this place.
As the name suggest in Bengali, this place is unarguably one of the largest wholesale market in India. It is often mocked that even if you are searching for tiger’s milk, you are bound to get it in one of the by lanes in Burrabazar. Just at a walking distance from Howrah Bridge, you be prepared to get lost in those by lanes as it’s just like entering into a myriad of emotions of awe and amazement in finding what you never imagined of.
Walking through the streets of Gariahat is any college goer’s favourite pastime any day. Shop-keepers shouting at the peak of their voice and customers trying to fetch the best shopping deal seem to be an everyday scene in this over-crowded shopping area any time of the year. Just beneath the Gariahat flyover, this place is famous for accessories, daily wears and home décor products.
This centrally air conditioned market in Shakespeare Sarani (formerly known as Theatre Road) accommodates plenty shops selling branded looking western wears from Hongkong and Bangkok. BK market boasts in being undoubtedly one of the fashion lover’s favourite haunts in Kolkata. But wherever you lay your hand on, just bargain to get heavy discounts on any item you wish to own.
Housing most of the state emporiums, this open air shopping complex have a variety of handicraft and handloom products. Reasonably priced readymade wear and dress materials are the USP of this place. Situated in South Kolkata, just at the end of Dhakuria flyover, this place is the coolest hang-out spot for youngsters.
Located in one of the busiest locality of Camac Street, this place has its fair share of loyal customers even in this age of luxurious shopping malls. Being a shopper’s paradise, Vardhaan market is where you would vouch for their affordably priced ethnic garments and artificial jewellery items.
Going for a tram ride from College Street to Hathibagan and shopping in one of the oldest markets in North Kolkata holds fond memories in any nostalgic Kolkatan’s diary. Everyday regular items are so cheap here, that you start feeling cheated during your next visit to the supermalls.
Accommodating a wide variety of shops selling branded and non branded readymade wears, footwear and cosmetic products, this place in Ho Chi Min Sarani is a fashion lover’s den. Bargaining and just bargaining is what you should be expert of if you wish to be the ultimate winner at the end here.