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12 Best Street Shopping places in Kolkata

Kolkata is widely famous for the rich variety of textiles, Terracotta, books (New and old), Kantha Embroidery Products, Shantiniketan Products, Jute Products, silk, taant, and cotton sarees. 

The list of 12 Best street shopping places in Kolkata:

1.  New Market

2.  Metro Gali

3.  Sunder Street

4.  Bara Bazaar (Burrabazar Market)

5.  Chor Bazaar

6.  Chandni Chowk

7.  College Street

8.  Hatibagan Market

9.  Howrah Phool Bazaar

10. Gariahat Market

11. Galiff Street Pet Market

12. Park Street

 

12 Best Street Shopping places in Kolkata

1. New Market

This oldest market in Kolkata is famous for a wide variety of products in sarees, and other clothing materials. New Market has over 2000 stalls available for shopping, you can find here shoes, sarees, flowers and more. Many local sellers display their stalls for different kinds of bags and jewelry in the evening.

Location: Lindsay Street, Free School Street, Kolkata

Nearest Metro Station: Esplanade

Timings: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM (Monday to Friday), Saturday 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM, Closed on Sunday.

Specialty: Clothes, western and ethnic wear, Jewelry, bags, household items, eateries

Also checkout: Chowringhee Road for Terracotta items

 

2. Metro Gali

This narrow lane is located in Esplanade, comprised of shops selling cameras and camera accessories. Apart from cameras, here you can shop for all kinds of photography equipment like lights, diffusers, tripod stands and more. You can also buy here various reliable second-hand options.

Location: Esplanade, Kolkata

Nearest Metro Station: Esplanade

Specialty: photography and lighting equipment, cameras, and camera accessories.

 

3. Sudder Street

Sunder Street is located near New Market, it offers clothes, dhoti pants, indo-western kurtas, bandanas, scarves, bags, jewelry, and accessories. Visit this place with someone to accompany you.

Location: Fire Brigade Head Quarter, New Market Area, Dharmatala, Taltala, Kolkata

Nearest Metro Station: Esplanade

Specialty: Clothes, jewelry, accessories.

 

4. Bara Bazaar (Burrabazar Market)

Burrabazar (also spelled Bara Bazar) is one of the oldest wholesale markets located near the M.G. Road Metro. This market is divided into many regions i.e. Tulapatti, Fancypatti, Dhotipatti, and Chinipatti.

It offers a wide variety of all the daily essentials i.e. clothes, footwear, electronics, appliances, cosmetics, toys, textiles, jewelry, spices, snacks, and more.

Apart from it, you also can shop for household essentials like utensils, blankets, mattresses. This market is famous for a wide collection of ethnic wear such as sarees, lehengas, salwar, and suits. Visit the Bara Bazar right now if you have an upcoming wedding in the family.

Location: Barabazar Market, Kolkata

Nearest Metro Station: Mahatma Gandhi Road Metro Station

Timings: 10:30 am to 7:30 pm, Sunday: closed

Specialty: Daily essentials, clothes, spices, ethnic wear, puja items, household essentials, festive decorations

 

5. Chor Bazaar

Chor Bazaar is located just outside the official premises of Chandni Chowk. In this market, you will find old and new electronic goods like LED TVs, Home Theatre Systems, Smartphones, Tablets at the lowest prices. Make sure to thoroughly check each product before buying it.

Location: Outside Chandni Chowk Market, Kolkata

Nearest Metro Station: M.G. Road

Specialty: Electronic goods

 

6. Chandni Chowk

This market comprises shops selling laptops, smartphones, the latest gadgets, and home appliances. The streets of Chandni Chowk are lined with stalls that specialize in repairing electronic gadgets, mobile repairing, and others.

In other words, you can repair everything at Chandni Chowk. Apart from it, you can shop for festive lights, decorative lamps, and fixtures.

Location: Bowbazar, Kolkata

Nearest Metro station: Chandni Chowk

Specialty: Home appliances, electronic goods, decorative lights

 

7. College Street

This world’s largest book market offers academic books, old books, rare books, second-hand books, and all kinds of books at an affordable rate.

You can get rare volumes of writing and books at almost throwaway prices. This area also has many old Bengali book publishing houses.

Location: College Square, Kolkata

Nearest Metro Station: Central

Timings: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM (Monday to Saturday), closed on Sunday

Specialty: Books, old books, academic textbooks, novels, journals, vintage books

 

8. Hatibagan Market

Hatibagan Market is famous for its collection of cotton sarees and silk sarees at an affordable rate. Apart from sarees, this market has a collection of imitation jewelry and accessories.

Location: Shri Aurobindo Sarani Road, Manicktala, Khanna, Kolkata

Nearest Metro Station: Shyambazar

Specialty: Cotton Sarees and Silk Sarees and accessories

Timings: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

 

9. Howrah Phool Bazaar

Howrah Phool Bazaar is the best place where you can get a wide variety of flowers. This wholesale market has a large variety of flowers and offers that at an affordable rate.

Location: Eastern side of Howrah Bridge

Things to buy: Fresh flowers

Timings: 4:00 AM to 10:00 PM

 

10. Gariahat Market

Gariahat market is the hub for wedding shopping in Kolkata, This market offers a huge variety of clothes, jewelry, and electronics at the lowest price.

In this underground market, you can shop for household essentials and puja items. Gariahat market comprises shops selling clothes, footwear, bags, and accessories. Apart from it, you can shop for utensils, home décor products, and crockery.

Location: Gariahat, Kolkata

Nearest Metro Station: Kalighat
Timings: 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM (Monday to Saturday), closed on Sunday

Specialty: wedding wear, sarees, dress materials, western wear, footwear, jewelry, accessories

Also checkout: Dakshinapan Shopping Complex (Handloom sarees, textiles, handicrafts)

 

11. Galiff Street Pet Market

In this market you can find different breeds of dogs and species of birds. Apart from it, you also can find here a plant and flower section for budding botanists.

Location: Galiff Street, Bagbazar, Kolkata

Timings: Only Sunday

Nearest Metro Station: Shyambazar

Specialty: fish, puppies, birds, flowering plants, bonsai plants

 

12. Park Street

Park Street market offers a wide range of products like boutiques, books, hookahs, handloom sarees, and more.

Location: Park Street, Kolkata

Nearest Metro Station: Park Street

Specialty: Benarasi sarees, Handloom sarees,

Also checkout: Chowringhee Road (for Terracotta items)

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