is known to be the prime market for the east and north-east
states of India. There are many markets those are spread all
over the city. One can virtually tour these markets from the
"tour Kolkata Information" section on index page.
Given here below, are the prime market places, shopping arcades,
departmental stores of the city.
on Lindsay Street, this is Kolkata's one of the oldest and
most renowned Municipal Markets. A huge Complex, where a whole
range of products are sold. Among the products found here
are Jewellery, silverware, leatherwear, Cutlery, Crockery,
Glassware garments, confectionery, clothing, dry fruits, poultry
products, fish, meat, vegetable, flowers etc.
market located opposite Light House Cinema in Chowringhee
area near the central transport point, Esplanade. It has around
275 shops under one roof in four floors, all neatly decorated.
Glass capsule elevators and sparkling fountains attract the
shoppers. Marketing is a real pleasure out here due to its
complex is located in Madge Lane, beside Globe Cinema. Within
the New Market shopping zone, this air-conditioned market
is a drop-in point for regular New Market shoppers, who are
not satiated enough.
multistoried complex is on Shakespeare Sarani, previously
known as Theatre Road. Starting from garments and watches
to consumer durables like electronic household gadgets are
on display for sale.
on Camac Street, this air-conditioned market comes complete
with an escalator for shoppers' convenience. Novelties, watches
and other consumer durables are the ones that this market
Canning Street, is located this wholesale/ retail market for
plastic toys and other products like stationery, dairy manufactures,
electrical goods and appliances, glassware, moulded luggage
Bowbazar market on B.B. Ganguly Street is known for its jewellery
shops besides other shops dealing in wooden furnitures, musical
instruments, shoes, seasonal fruits, fresh vegetable and flesh
oldest wholesale/retail market of Kolkata on Mahatma Gandhi
Road, is the place to shop for whole sale business of textiles,
cereals, food grains, spices, dry fruits, edible oils, sugar,
salt and other groceries. There are good number of renowned
retailed shops located in this market complex where the retail
buyers sometimes buy products at the whole sale price.
market located off Dharmatala Street, in Central Kolkata
near Esplanade (popularly knows as Chandni Chawk), is a very
old one, known for its stock of metal products and commodities,
hardwares, paints, clothes, steel trunks/suitcases, electronic
components, audio/videos, housing/cabinet etc.
China Bazar Street houses this market mainly dealing with
paper, paper bindings, foils, envelopes, streamers, stationery,
crockery, glassware, domestic goods, etc.
to the Nazrul Mancha, near the Dhakuria flyover is this sprawling
multistoried marketplace. This market comprises of various
State Emporiums dealing in handlooms, textiles, handicrafts,
imitation jewellery and fancy goods.
near Khidderpore, this is the market where a variety of imported
goods including electrical And electronics appliances can
be purchased at an affordable price.
buzzing marketplace is located on Rash Behari Avenue and Gariahat
Road Crossing. Textiles, readymade garments, electronic gadgets,
and almost every other thing can be found here. Besides the
regular shops, are the makeshift shops that crowd the sidewalks.
These shops are the ones where one gets to purchase something
at a bargain price.
on Ashutosh Mukherjee Road in Bhawanipore of South Kolkata,
this old market sells vegetables, fish, meat, fruits, groceries
market is located near Sealdah in Central Kolkata. Wholesale/retail
vegetable, fish, meat, milk, poultry products etc.
in South Kolkata on Sarat Bose Road, this market stocks mainly
vegetable , groceries etc. Also a large number of motor mechanic
garages are found in the vicinity. The Kolkata Motor Vehicle
Authority's office is closely located to this market.
evident from its name, this market is located at College Street.
It is known mainly for its collection of leather goods, footwear,
sarees, musical instruments, vegetable and meat etc. Most
of the Book shops and Book Publishers have their place of
business transaction near this market. The area is well referred
to as BOI PARA (Book Market).
market is located on Rashbehari Avenue between Deshopriya
Park and Rashbehari Avenue. It is famous for fresh vegetable,
flesh, flowers, grocery items. It is also the main market
for the Indians from the southern part to have commodities
from this market for their unique food preparation.
on Park Street, in Central Kolkata near Chowringhee, this
market has more or less the novelty product ranges and ready
made garments for sale.
KB-26 Salt Lake City, Sec-II,
Kolkata - 700 091
complex, with an unique architectural flamboyance, is the
latest addition to Kolkata's list of markets. Under one roof
one can buy any commodity in this market. The market is located
at Sector III of Salt lake City near the Salt Lake Stadium.