Shopping in Kolkata can be great fun for women as
the city is popular for saris, terracotta and
handicrafts. If you know the art of bargaining,
you can shop well.
Located in Lindsay Street just off the Chowringhee
Road, New Market is Kolkata#039;s one of the oldest
markets. Popularly known as Hogg's Market, it has
got around 2000 stalls where you can get
everything from saris to jewelries. It is one of
the most crowded markets in Kolkata.
Dakshinapan Shopping Center is an excellent place
to buy artifacts and handicrafts. If you love to
explore different tea flavors, don't forget to
visit Dolly's tea shop. The shop offers enticing
tea flavors as well as refreshing fruit ice teas.
Located at Dhakuria, this shopping complex is
popular for college-goers. Unfortunately, you can
not show your art of bargaining here as almost all
are fixed price shops.
Shyam Bazaar and Hatibagan Market are the two
oldest shopping areas of Kolkata where you can get
things at very reasonable prices. Right from
garments to bags, jewelries to accessories, shoes
and belts and books, everything is available here.
There are several food joints that offer you spicy
The city also hosts a number of shopping malls
where you can find clothes, shoes, accessories,
perfumes, toys, jewelry, watches and exotic food
from all top brands. The famous shopping malls in
Kolkata are City Center, Pantaloons, Hiland Park,
Westside, Bazaar Kolkata, The Gariahat Mall, Forum
and Big Bazaar.
There are other main shopping areas in Kolkata
that offer some exciting stuff. Emami Shopper's
City, Vardaan Market, AC Market, Fancy Market,
Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan, Metro Shopping Center and
Samavayika are some major shopping areas in the