Best 5 Places to Go Shopping in KolkataOf revolutions and music, of literature and poetry, of guns and roses, of romanticism and old cafés, bookstores; the tails of the magnificent metropolis that is the engine running on a never ending energy, have charmed us all.
From traditional sarees to the postmodern stilettos, from Rabindra Sangit to Rock and Reggae, the cultural identity of this City of Joy is central to its place among the fellow Indians.
New Market in KolkataNothing comes close to hitting the top gear and go on a shopping spree, or a complete rampage in this iconic market of the old city. The New Market in Kolkata, earlier known as the Hogg's Market, is your one-for-all market in Kolkata, the omnipresent 'Bazar.'.
The New Market is full of small shops, big shops, over 2000 in number, offering all kinds of goods. Electronics, clothes, fashion jewellery. The prices are low and you can get an even better deal the more you haggle over the prices.
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Gariahat Market in KolkataKolkata is a huge city and if you are there only for a few days, it is virtually impossible to cover all the markets in a rush to shop. If you find yourself in the South Kolkata, you can visit the Gariahat Market of Kolkata that spans across Prince Anwar Shah Road to Raja S C Mullick Road.
College Street in KolkataA city's greatness lies not just in the way it looks, but also in the way it conducts itself, builds its identity. You can learns of the intellectual sid of any city by the number of book shops it has up its sleeve.
A haven of the intellectuals, this book market has rare collections not just from all over India, but also the world. The gems in the Russian literature, British and French, Spanish too can be found here at throwaway prices.
Flower Market in KolkataAt the end of the Howra Bridge stands the legendary Mallick Ghat Flower Market. Shimmering gold and tangerine for the most part, this market offers colours and fragrances unheard of. Here you get mind boggling varieties of flowers. From marigold, rose, gladiola, there are uncountable varieties of flowers.
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