Explore Gariahat Market like never before!
Gariahat draws shoppers of all ages - from locals to tourists with an eye for fashion, offering a huge variety of products, from clothes and apparels to electronic goods, florist shops & household décor! The footpaths are adorned with makeshift shops selling items at much cheaper costs, along with long standing branded stores which creates the option for both street and store shopping. The idea of ’everything under one roof’, let alone the sight is quite mesmerizing. The icing on cake is that there are a multiple options of cafes, restaurants and lip smacking street food to choose from, in case you want to grab a bite in between your shopping spree!
1) Get Spoilt with Jewellery choices!
Let’s start with the first thing that comes into sight when you reach Gariahat: jewellery stalls! Accessories are the spices to your outfit and choosing the right one can make or break the look. You will find an insane variety of stuff here - from earrings, neck pieces, cuff and bangles, pretty much anything you can think of when it comes to accessories. These stalls are always buzzing with customers, so you have to be on your toes, and bring your best bargain game on. The prices usually start at INR 120-150.
2) A Heaven for Saree Fanatics
An essential saree hub of the city, Gariahat has some of the oldest and most renowned saree shops like Tanuja, Adi Dhakeswari Bastralaya, Basak, Saree Kutir, Rangoli, etc. offering sarees for every celebration, from Banarasi Sarees catering the major bridal genre to Korial Sarees for Durga Puja. You will be spoilt for choices as the variety is extensive - ranging from Taant cotton sarees, opulent Garad silk, Baluchari, Dhaka Jamdani, earthy Batik print sarees etc. For those with a more pocket friendly budget in mind, you can take your pick at street hawkers offering nine yard drapes at surprisingly attractive prices.
3) Lifestyle and Home Decor
Typically you will also find other lifestyle products at Gariahat Market, such as bedsheets, terracotta home décor, fabrics, electronic goods to name a few wonders.
Gariahat has a lot of menswear options, ranging from Kurtas to Dhotis and the Bengali "Panjabi and Pyjama" to choose from. Stores like Shehanshah, Kimbadanti, Kinnar Kinnari Panjabi House and Kohinoor are some of the options for menswear. Grooms can also order for customised/ stitched outfits from these stores.
Kidswear is also a popular option to shop for in Gariahat. Stores like Ankur, K.C Das, Bashudhandhara, Amrit Dresses, Anuradha and many more are excellent options to shop pretty floral dresses, cute shorts, tops and accessories for children ageing from 1-10 years.