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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Which are the famous markets in Ahmedabad?

Manavi Kapur DEC 10 2012
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Shopping in Ahmedabad can charm all tourists. Though you’ll get all the big famous brands here, there’s an old world charm about the market place. Get ready to load your bags with some astonishing bandhej sarees, pottery, handicrafts, silk patola sarees and antique jewelery. If nothing other than the best and the most exclusive is what you are looking for, do check out the stuff at:

Law Garden Night Market


It’s the haven for shopaholics and you’ll have a chance to rub shoulders with tourists and residents alike.



It gets going every evening and the seemingly usual road takes a sudden transformation with vendors and shopkeepers bustling on the scene. Sharpen your bargaining skills for the best prices and you walk away with bagsful of exclusive wall hangings, bandhej sarees, chaniyas (long colourful skirts), antique jewelery and more.

The shopping frenzy here is on from 7 pm to well past midnight!

Address: Netaji Road

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

KAPASI Handicrafts Emporium


Handicrafts from Gujarat are exported to far off places all across the world and Ahmedabad is certainly at the helm of the trade. KAPASI Handicrafts Emporium has got it all under one roof, including pottery and handicrafts made out of brass and rare metal work, wall hangings, vases, marble art pieces and more. You’ll be saved the hassle of bargaining for it’s a fixed price shop.

Address: Jitendra Chambers

Behind Ajanta Commercial Centre

New R.B. I. Lane

Ahmedabad

380014

Gujarat

Banascraft


It’s one of the most famous boutiques in Ahmedabad, and certainly the best place to grab some rare crafts that includes tote bags, purses, wall hangings, cushion covers, door panels and more. Most of the items are handmade and is sourced from SEWA, a women’s cooperative society. Shopping here has indeed got a philanthropic turn.

Address: 8 Chandan Complex

Near Mirch Masala Restaurant

C. G. Road

Navrangpura

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

Manek Chowk


If hitting it off on the city square amidst all the hustle bustle is your cup of tea, Manek Chowk ought to be your pick. More on the lines of a flea market, it turns from a vegetable market in the morning to a jewelery market in the afternoon! Dig around to stumble upon some fascinating antique jewel pieces, exclusive fabrics, readymade clothes and more. And don’t forget to gorge yourself at the food stalls in the evenings.

Address: Off Ramanlal Jani and Desai Road

Ahmedabad

Gujarat


If you are still left with appetite to go shopping in Ahmedabad, walk in to the Art Book Center to get hold of some rare books; Bandhej, a boutique for traditional Gujarati wear; Handicrafts Market that’s lined up with the best of handicrafts’ shops and Ravivari Market, that’s open only on Sundays and has everything that you can think of, including antiques, chandeliers, furniture, utensils, brassware, books and, hold your breath now, goats! For the ones shaking their head in disbelief - everything’s possible in this city of riches!

There are some other fantastic things to in Ahmedabad other than shopping, that you'd definitely enjoy.

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