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10 Nov, 23

Savita Bansal

Best Places for Shopping in Kolkata

Kolkata is considered as the artistic capital of India. Kolkata is also known as the 'City of Joy' and 'City of places'. It is a hub for ethnic sarees. Besides this, you can also buy conch shell bangles, dokra craft paintings, Darjeeling tea, etc.

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Here we are going to describe you some famous markets where you can fulfil your desire to buy favourites of Kolkata.

1. Hatibagan Market



This market is very old and popular in Kolkata. Here you can buy all types of items at a very affordable and reasonable price. The main attraction of this market is cotton saree, sale of birds and other animals. There is a story of Hati Bagan market that the elephants of Nawab Sihaj-Ud-Daula were located here in the garden during the attack of Robert Clive. This market is also popular for the Star Theatre, a cinema complex, which shows movies at cheap prices . It opens from 10:00 AM to 8:30 PM.

The full address of Hatibagan Market is Bidhan Sarani Rd. Sova Bazar, Hatibagan, Shyam Bazar, Kolkata, West Bengal 70004 India.

If you want to reach here, you have many options available. If you want to go via bus CSTC buses are available. If you want to go by Metro, you can choose nearest metro station. Shyam Bazar Metro Station, Shobha Sutanuti Metro Station and Girish Park Metro station are some which are nearest to this market.

2. South City Mall



It is situated at Prince Anwar Shah Road Jadavpur, Kolkata, West Bengal. It is spread over 10,00,000 square feet. And it has the parking which can adjust 2500 vehicles. It is the place where you can do shopping along with entertainment. It is very popular among visitors and local people. The mall has two parking in basement. The mall offers a variety of items, whether it is of local brands or international brands. The mall has a multiplex cinema. There are all types of facilities like clean restrooms with all modern amenities, cosy and comfortable seating and common areas.

The security of mall is very tight. No one can enter without permission or without being inspected. If you want to reach here, you can choose an option which you prefer. Prince Anwar Shah Road is very close to the mall so you can take bus from here. The Jatin Das Park Metro is the nearest metro station.

3. Quest Mall



It is situated on Syed Aamir Ali Avenue at Back Bagan Park Circus in Kolkata. It is spread over 7,00,000 sqft. The parking capacity has 1300 vehicles. RP- Sanjeev Goenka Group is the owner of this mall. Quest Mall, Kolkata is seven floored. It opens from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM on all days of the week.

You can get everything here, whether it is related with shopping or entertainment. There are 130 stores. There is a section named kool kidz for children. It provides physical activity centres, games and many other activities for kids. The Inox laser multiplex has six screens and food beverages too. There are some stores to shop ethnic wear brands, like Fabindia, Earth wear, Manyavar, A;len Solly, Raymond, Louis Philippe and International brands like Levis, Armani, Ex-change, Vero Moda, etc. If you want to reach here, the Ravindra Sadan Metro Station is the nearest metro station. There are many buses named 33,42B, 42C, 45, 45A, etc.

4. City centre 1 shopping mall



City Centre Mall is one of the best malls in Kolkata. There are many stores where you can shop from local brands and international brands. It is multi level shopping complex. There are numerous shops, caffes and entertainment complexes.

The mall has a gaming arena that offers bowling, car racing, etc. There are spa and salons for refreshing your body and mind. There are many types of food outlets like Pizza Hut, KFC, Mcdonalds, ice cream parlours, Café Coffee Day, etc.

If you want to reach here, Mahatma Gandhi Road Metro Station is the nearest metro station. There are many buses stops on Rajarhat main road. You can also take taxi and auto rickshaw, which is ready for every time. City centre mall has an inox multiplex. The mall hosts many events.

5. New Market Kolkata



It is situated on Lindsay Street, near Free School Street. Its visiting hours are 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM. New market is very old and busy market in Kolkata. There are 2000 stalls and shops. The market provide apparels, footwears, electronic products, etc. The market has high-tech malls, street vendors, etc. You can get every type of items here, like clothes, bags, crockery, grocery, stationery, etc. The market is also known as Sir Stuart Hogg market. There are two types of cheese named Bandel cheese and Kalimpong cheese which you can get only in new market. Majority of people, whether rich, common or poor, come here to shop. This market is also called shoppers paradise.

If you want to reach here, you have many options which you can prefer as per you convenience. The nearest bus stand is New market, where you can take bus easily.

The nearest railway station is Eden Garden railway station.

The nearest metro station is central metro station, which is 2 km from here. Chowk metro station is 1 km far from here.

6. Gariahat Market



It is situated at the crossing of Rash Behari Avenue and Gariahat Road, south of Kolkata. Its visiting hours are 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM. It closed on Sundays. This market is very popular among locals as well as tourists. There are many shops and stores which include saree shops here. You can buy Bengali-style sarees. MP jewellers are the most popular trader in Gariahat market. Mukti and Priya are popular movie halls. Krystal chopsticks is the popular dining spot where you can taste delicious meals. This market provides all types of items at a very affordable price.

New Gariahat Metro Station is the nearest metro station to the market. There are many buses that ply here like 212, AC5 and AC24. You can also hire cabs or taxis.

7. College Street



College Street is situated in central Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is spread over 1.5 km. It is also known as Boi para. College Street is the hub of old and new books. You can purchase second hand books here. It is the largest book market in India and Asia. It is open from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM on all days of the week. You can purchase books at very reasonable price. The place is home of the notorious academics like Calcutta Medical College, Presidency College, Hare School, Hindu College. The Indian Coffee House and College Street are famous landmark of Kolkata. The Coffee House at College Street is popular for Crème de la crème.

The metro station nearest to the market is Mahatma Gandhi Road Metro Station. You can also take a tram. The nearest wagonette station is Esplanade tram depot.

8. Bara Bazar



It is positioned near Mahatma Gandhi Road Metro Station. It is the wholesale market where you can get spices, textiles, electronic goods, religious ornaments and many other items. Bara bazar was once named Sutanuti Haat and owned by the local Bengali traders. It is spread from beachfront road running parallel to the Hooghly River till Canning Street and Chitpur Road. Satyanarayan market is popular market in Barabazar. This market become busy on the festival of Diwali and Bengali New Year.


So, what are you waiting for! Come and travel Kolkata. Explore it's undefying beauty and let me know, Did you felt the same excitement as me? Is Kolkata really a shoppers paradise?

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