Famous Markets of West Bengal, Shreeram Arcade and New Market

Bengal is a place where a number of tourist spots and religious places are present. These places are centre of attraction for the people of Bengal as well as people from all over India come to these places to get mental peace and for fun. In this article I will discuss everything in detail about the famous markets of West Bengal.

Shreeram Arcade of Kolkata

Shreeram arcade is a very popular market in West Bengal. A variety of goods are present this place and that too at very reasonable cost. The market suits the needs of all the family members as variety of things are present at this place. It

Shreeram Arcade is present in Dharamtala just opposite to New Empire cinema complex. This market is comparatively new but has a wide collection of items available. For example it has clothes of different types for various tastes. The jeans present here are very reasonable in cost and are of very good quality too. The place is very popular among the youth. You will also find different types of shoes available here at reasonable cost. A total of about 300 shops are present at this place which shows how important this place is. Even western clothes are also present here and also various types of Jewelery also attract a number of buyers.

Ghagra-cholis & salwar kameezes are the most popular dresses sold in this market and thus there is also competition among the sellers for these items which makes these items available for cheap. This place is especially useful for people to purchase things to give as a gift. Thus if you are planning to visit Kolkata do not forget to go to this market as well.

Timing of Shreeram Arcade of Kolkata
Shreeram Arcade is open from 10 am to 8 pm in tuesday to Saturdays
On Monday Shreeram Arcade is open from 1 pm to 8 pm. This market is closed on Sunday.

New Market of Kolkata- Best Place for Buying Sari

New Market of Kolkata is one stop destination in West Bengal to buy sari. If you are visiting Kolkata then you must visit this beautiful market. The narket started at the time of Britishers and is thus very old and also very much popular. It is located at Lindsay Street and was earlier known as Sir Stuart Hogg market. It holds the prestige of being the oldest market of Kolkata.

A number of Sari shops are present here and thus this market is especially famous for sarees. There are more than 200o stalls present here and thus you can understand the crowd and rush that is expected to be present here. The shopkeepers usually try to fool the new people thus do not hesitate to do bargain. Bargaining is very common and you will get the sarees at reasonable price if you bargain properly.
There are other items also present in the market that include cakes, fishes, fruits, chips, bags, shoes. You will find a lot of shopkeepers trying to grab your attention when you visit this place.

Timing of New market of Kolkata
On sunday the new market is closed but from Monday to Saturday the market is open from 10 am and closes in 8 pm. You can reach the new market easily by an auto or rickshaw as this place is well connected. Moreover you can also go by Metro and Nearest Metro railway station from New market is Esplanade. The Nearest railway station is Howrah and the Nearest Airport is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport.


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