Garihat Market Kolkata


Gariahat market is one of the most famous and oldest shopping attractions in south Kolkata. Here you will find an endless collection of clothing, accessories, shoes, electronic goods, household items, and many more. In this article, I will let you know the specialty of the Gariahat market and why this market is very popular among the people. 

Once you reach there, you will be amazed at how long the road is covered with stalls and shops where you get all your favorite stuff. You will find everything you want and at a very reasonable and cheap price. It is very convenient for college students due to prices and variety. Along with the cheap prices, there is plenty of scope of bargaining in the Gariahat market. Gariahat market is somewhat similar to the Sarojini Nagar market in south Delhi. 

Gariahat market is famous for – 

Variety of street food. Must try outlets – Hatari and Chopsticks
Wide range of sarees. 
Bengali dresses, churidar, salwar kameez. 
An endless collection of clothing and footwear. 
Lots of variety in women accessories, artificial jewelry.
Fresh FMCG (like fruits, vegetables, fish, etc) 

If you ever plan to visit Kolkata then the Gariahat market is one of the places you must visit. Gariahat market if the best place for shopaholics but overcrowded and noisy. It is more convenient for you if you use ola, uber, or bus to get there because of congested parking. 

There are some specific areas for your specific requirements –
Gariahat mall – Best place for fashion freaks. Having a variety of trending clothes, footwear collection, and women accessories at affordable prices. 
Ballygunge new AC market – Here you get shoes, fashion accessories, and perfect clothing for every occasion. Gariahat market is a must-visit place as you find even formal and informal blazers there. Also, you get the best seasonal collection of clothes, footwear, etc with amazing discounts throughout the year. 
Sriniketan – This is the best place if you are looking for the churidars and curated bridal wear for the special occasion. Here you get a lot of variety that will make your occasion special. 
Dakshinapan – Here you get a tribal craft to handcrafted jute products and jewelry. You will find affordable and unique products at Dakshinapan. These items are difficult to get anywhere else in Kolkata. 
Satadeep shopping complex – It is one of the affordable clothing shops especially for women and kidswear. This shop is perfect for bulk shopping and surprisingly there is no need to worry about the quality of the products offered by the Satadeep shopping complex.

If you are planning to visit Kolkata then be ready to add one more place that is Gariahat market in your list and make your trip more worth it. If you want to enjoy the specialty of the Gariahat market then be ready to give your 3-4 hours. Trust me it will make your day. Highly recommended. 

NOTE: It is advisable to carry cash rather than cards because many shops do not accept cards. 

Timings – 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM 
Closed – Sundays 
Address – Gariahat Rd, Rash Behari Rd, Ekdalia, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal – 700019

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