Markets in Chandigarh
Chandigarh is the capital city of the states of Haryana and Punjab in North India. Every year, Chandigarh draws in thousands of tourists with its unique culture, monuments and of course, its markets. It’s often lightly called the shopper’s paradise by many. You will get everything you need from the markets of Chandigarh be it clothing, accessories, food items, furniture, home décor, or anything else.
One of the main characteristics which separate out the Chandigarh markets from the other cities is the handicraft market here. The various handicraft shops in Chandigarh give it the individuality and recognition which the city has today. The woolen items are the most famous items which are sold on a large scale here at Chandigarh. The flea markets are the main places you would want to visit for great prices and items in every size shape and color which you can imagine. The quality is also very good. If you are planning to go on a shopping spree in Chandigarh, apart from the malls, go for these retails, open and flea markets as well.
Shastri Market (Sector 19 and 22):
The Shastri Market is in the famous sector 19 and 22 of Chandigarh. This place is collectively called the Shastri Market. The colors and glamor and the artifacts of the unique items sold in these markets will take your breath away at first sight. These markets are basically roadside flea markets and it’s always alive with the bustle of excited shoppers and eager shopkeepers. If you go around the time of Karwa Chauth or Diwali, you will have the time of your life while shopping at Shastri Market.
Since these are flea markets, the prices are reasonable and the handicrafts are exceptional in their own way and style. Woolen items, shawls, winter clothes are the items which are sold most here. Apart from these handmade jewelry and home décor items also top the list of highest sales.
Sector 17 - Chandigarh:If flea markets are not your thing and you want to go mall hopping, then sector 17 is your paradise. Though there aren’t many malls in Chandigarh, the malls in sector 17 are the most visited malls when it comes to marketing in Chandigarh. Some of the most popular malls are the Central Mall and the Fun Republic Mall which are both situated in this area. The DT Mall is another place you can check out while in Chandigarh.
These malls don’t only have several shops for home décor items, saris and jewelry but you can also hang out in these malls and catch you r favorite new movie or have sumptuous meal at the food courts here. You can find everything starting from crockery to other kitchen items, to bedding items, furniture, books, cosmetics, accessories and anything that you can think of.
The best part is that these malls and flea markets and local stores are close to each other and the day you decide to shop, you don’t have to travel all around the city to search for what you need as most of the items are sold in a given area. The sectors 17, 19 and 22 are the main sectors to look out for popular shopping destinations, but it’ll be a lie to say that the city isn’t swamped with mall stores and shops and everywhere.
Handicraft and artifact stores and roadside shops breed like mushrooms here and it is really hard to resist these beauties while in Chandigarh. The Chandigarh markets with their winter clothing and craft items surely make them one of the most exciting markets in India.
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