The Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore is the first place where a mall was established. The IT hub of the country has a lot for people to buy and take with to their place of origin. In fact, people venture for shopping in Bangalore especially clothes and other items.
The street shops and markets have so much for your enthralling shopping experience. You can taste your bargaining skills in these markets. Beside the street shopping in Bangalore, there are big malls that house quality and branded items having a high price, it is ofcourse nowhere in the country. It is easy to find a shopping mall and a street market near your place in Bangalore.
The famous street market in Bangalore is Commercial street selling clothes ranging from cheap to medium price and quality. The market has clothes, shoes, antiques, imitation jewellery and home decor. There is a separate lane for shoes and another for factory rejected items, dupatta and ethnic clothes. The street is so crowded and you should be ready to walk a lot. You can buy more with budgeted money when equipped with bargaining skills. It is one of the best places for shopaholics and bargainers.
Timing: All the shops in Commercial Street opens at 10 AM and Closes at 9.30 PM every day.
You can get all varieties of Silk Saree in Chickpet of Bangalore and also quality material at a minimum price range in Chickpet Bangalore. The sarees with varied prints, colour and length are available, which are perfect for the myriad occasions. You not only can shop Chickpet saree but also shoes, jewellery and so much to bring home. Chickpet Market should be your compulsory visit. The market has 400 years of record in selling saree in Bangalore. Sarees like Mysore Silk, Banarasi, Tussars and other varieties will be at your disposal in Chickpet. In the family marriage or Aniversary occasion, you can wear these set of clothes.
Location: Chickpet Main Road in Bangalore.
Timing: 10 AM to 9 PM
It is one of the oldest markets in Bangalore. You can get many items at one place i.e Jayanagar 4th Block. You can buy pooja items, birthday gifts, clothes and vegetables at a negotiable price. The markets at Jayanagar 4th block is crowded on weekends. Don’t believe in the starting price of the shoppers and buy immediately. Have better bargaining skill. You can buy men's t-shirts, formal at Rs 250, Jutti and Chappals at a less price in Jayanagar 4th block. There are also loose clothes of amazing design just purchase and get it altered, you will surely look dazzling in these low-cost clothes.
It is a landmark and also a shopping destination in Bangalore. The showrooms in Brigade Road sell at a fixed price but you can have discounts during the festivals. This spot has many items ranging from handcraft to electronic gadgets, shoes, clothes and jewellery. Make sure to visit Blossom Book House as it is the oldest bookshop and it flocks with readers in the city. There are branded and non-branded shops selling clothes and stylish tops in Brigade Road. The non-branded shops are open for bargaining.
Location: Between MG Road and Residency Road, 3 KM from City Market.
Timing: 10 AM to 6 PM.
Yes, Dubai Plaza is in Brigade Road but has so much to offer you therefore it must enjoy a special status of its own. You can get many accessories here starting from INR 100. Indo Dubai Plaza is a renowned imported product selling centre in Bangalore. The plaza has trendy to fancy and classy treasures for you. There are imported electronic items, clothes, stylish earrings, designer clothes, perfumes and many more in one place. Don’t be hurry while purchasing cause you may end up buying defective items in rush.
Timing: 10 AM to 10 PM
The local and imported accessories of Majestic Market will ignite shopaholics in you. It is surrounded by the HongKong Market, Burma Bazar and National Market. A person with good bargaining tactic will take bags full of perfumes, garments, shoes, jewellery imitation etc. Don’t miss the opportunity of shopping in Majestic Market of Bangalore. Imported Chinese gadgets such as cell phone, camera, home gadgets are easily available at streets of Majestic Market. It is near Majestic and popular for men’s wear and home appliances.
Timing: 10 AM to 9 PM Every Day
Location: At Majestic Bus Stand, Bangalore, Karnataka
Go to this market to see the old charm and get flower fragrance from numerous florist selling coils of marigold, rose, mogra and chrysanthemums there at Malleswaram. These flowers are used for puja or decoration at home. Kaadu Malleswaram Temple is the origin of Malleswaram name. The aroma of street food is another speciality of Malleswaram. You can buy grocery products, trinkets, the farm produces, clothes, herbs and also fresh vegetables on the weekday’s cause during weekends some shops don’t open. This is mostly crowded by locals and tourist.
Location: Sampige 3rd Main Road
Timing: 7 AM to 11 PM Weekdays
Followed by Chickpet MG Road is famous for Silk Saree specially Prasiddi and Deepam Silks. You can also purchase handicrafts from shops such as Cauvery Emporium, Higginbothams. India’s oldest bookstore founded in the year 1844 is in MG Road, Bangalore. Kid Kemp in MG Road is frequented by locals and tourists. The place is good for window shopping of high-end fashion clothes. This place is also famous for sandalwood, rosewood and brass items. The dishes of food is one of the insights keep it going. The reasonable price of the beautiful silk will drive you crazy. The best time to visit this market is 4-6 pm and after 6 pm it gets a heavy crowd.
Gandhi Bazar is mostly known for traditional religious items, varieties of spices, fresh flower, condiments, trinkets and clothes. Go once to Vittal Dresses, Mysore Silk Emporium and Indu fashion for clothes. Gandhi Bazar is adjacent to Greeting Garden and National Novelties, also pay a visit to these places. You should must take bites of street food in Gandhi Bazar. Vidyarthi Bhavan is one of the famous shops for the delicious street-food, you should try the food here for sure. Gandhi Bazar of Bangalore is famous for spices, flocking customer from the entire country, foreigners and also locals. You can purchase fresh Indian spices, chilli powder, turmeric and varieties of spices from local farms.
Timing: 10 AM to 7 PM Everyday
There are numbers of malls for shopping in Bangalore yet Central Mall is the top mall, its favourite destination in Bangalore for all kinds of shopping. There are numerous Central Malls here. I personally have been to one at Jayanagar 4th Block. Central Malls in Bangalore has the best collection of accessories, restaurants and a chain of popular stores under a single umbrella for customer convenience. Shopping in Bangalore Central Mall is so exciting for the discount and 1000 plus brands confusing your mind which one to pick finally. Its a perfect place for garments, home decor and essentials.
Location: At Marthahalii-Srjapur Outer Ring Road, Iblur Village, Bellandur
Timing: 11 AM to 9.30 PM