Be it buying new clothes for Pujo or just casually getting another set of cushions for the couch, our love for shopping knows no extent. And if you are looking for some amazing shopping locations in Kolkata, then we have got you covered. From street shopping to glittering malls, you can get great products and deals at many places. Check out these shopping places in Kolkata, perfect for all shopaholics.
1. New Market Kolkata
One of the oldest street markets in the city, New Market Kolkata was opened for public in 1874. Located in Lindsay Street, this place is known for clothing, electronics to travel essentials as well as different food items. There are some varieties of local cheese like Kalimpong Cheese and Bandel Cheese that you can only find here. There are over 2000 stalls in the market, and you will happily spend hours looking through the amazing stuff and buying whatever you need at pocket-friendly prices.
Where: 19, Lindsay St, New Market Area, Dharmatala, Taltala, Kolkata
2. Gariahat Market
If footpath shopping is your style, then Gariahat Market will seem like a dream come true. One of the busiest locality in Kolkata, this market has everything you can think of. From ethnic wear for kids to ornaments, crockery, cutlery, and other decorative items, there is a lot that you would want to take home. The market is also close to some popular eateries and malls, so no more grumpy when hungry.
Where: Near Rash Behari Ave, Gariahat Market, K.M.C, Kolkata
3. Mani Square Shopping Mall
Just a little over a decade old, this mall is the go-to place for people living in Kankurgachi. Taking up a sprawling 7,000,000 square ft in total, this mall is home to more than 250 stores. If you’re a fan of branded stuff, look out for stores like Westside, E Zone, United Colours of Benetton, Zodiac, Stanza, Reebok, Adidas, amongst others. After a tiring day of shopping, enjoy some food at one of the restaurants or catch a movie at PVR.
Where: Eastern Metropolitan Bypass, Kadapara, Phool Bagan, Kankurgachi
4. South City Mall
Probably one of the most popular shopping places in Kolkata, this one is located in Jadavpur, and one of the most visited shopping places in Kolkata. You can find more than 134 stores showcasing items from brands like Pantaloons, Spencer’s Retail, Shoppers Stop, Levis, Fabindia, Biba among others. One of the major attractions here is the six-screen INOX multiplex that also includes the only IMAX of Kolkata. Shopping here will be full of fun!
Where: 375, Prince Anwar Shah Rd, South City Complex, Jadavpur
5. Burrabazar Market
One of the oldest markets in the city, this one has expanded from a yarn and textile market. Now one of the biggest wholesale places for textiles, the market is split into four parts depending on the commodity it sells. This place is a hub of small markets in itself and is known to have 25 mini markets. Apart from textiles, you can find spices, hardware, electronic goods, and artificial ornaments as well. Not the fanciest place, but a good market if you know what you need.
Where: Burrabazar, Kolkata
6. Hatibagan Market
This market in Manicktala was earlier known for selling birds and animals as pets. One of the largest markets in the city, this place is divided into two- inner and outer markets. From trendy outfits, home decor items to vegetables, fruits, betel leaves, fish, and meat, you can find everything here.
Where: 122, Shri Aurobindo Sarani Rd, Manicktala, Khanna
7. College Street
If you are a bibliophile, this is one of the must-visit places for you. Known for having a plethora of bookstores, you can find books here from local publications like Ananda Publishers, Mitra and Ghosh Publishers, DasGupta and Company, Dey’s Publishing, among others. If you hunt hard enough, you could also end up getting your hands on a rare book at throwaway prices.
Where: College St, College Square, Kolkata