Bengaluru Basics! Top 5 Shopping Places In The ‘Silicon Valley Of India’!
Before we start, let us give you quick heads-up about the first mall in India. Well, yes, you guessed it right! The first ever mall in the history of India was established in Bangalore (now Bengaluru). This city has been a part of India’s history with its museums, historical monuments, street shopping and much more.
Well, when we talk about shopping, street shopping tops the list. Bengaluru offers a great variety for shopping that are not only reasonable but also endow buyers with both quality and quantity. The streets are a great and inexpensive option for both men and women and the shops through the lane are well maintained and highly attractive. So, what are you waiting for? Awaken the shopaholic inside you and explore the top 5 shopping places in the ‘Silicon Valley of India’.
One of the most popular and busiest shopping destinations, the commercial street of Bengaluru offers amazing deals at great prices. Walking down this street, you will be awestruck with a beautiful string of shops dealing with shoes, clothes, jewellery, novelties and much more. Commercial Street is considered as the best shopping area in Bengaluru but buying stuff around here requires a good level of bargaining skills. Brush up your skills before shopping here to avoid spending double the amount than its actual worth. Book your flights to Bangalore today and visit this “oh-so-awesome” place to shop till your drop. If you are travelling to this city, there are number of hotels in Bengaluru that will welcome you with great hospitality and great deals.
A place that has something for everyone, Malleswaram in Northwest Bengaluru is a paradise for shopaholics. This market has number of small retails shops along with street vendors that not only add charm but also endow shoppers with anything and everything under the sun. Apart from the shops and vendors, this market is located amidst temples, lush patches of greenery and number of heritage houses.
100 Feet Road, Indiranagar
100 feet road, Indiranagar is a popular name among all the fashion freaks who love big brands. UCB, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, Forever New are just few of the names among number of other brands that are available here. 100 ft road, apart from being a cool shopping destination, is also a food lover’s paradise. If you are someone who does not like to be at a crowded place and want to shop at your own pace with peace, then this street should definitely be on your list.
This road is a healthy combination of top brands, funky clothes, junk jewellery, yummy food and much more. Brigade Road apart from serving its customers with funky jeans and stylish clothing, also comprises of a number of handicraft emporiums that deal with antique jewellery, ethnic fabrics, wooden furniture and much more. If you are in a mood for shopping malls, then places like Fifth Avenue and Mota Royal Arcade are worth a try.
One of the oldest shopping areas in Bengaluru, Chickpet comes with a exalting history of nearly 400 years. This place is perfect for picking up beautiful sarees at an extremely reasonable price along with gold and silver jewellery. This area has become quite crowded over the years, but Bangaloreans still love to indulge in shopping here to get some of the best deals at reasonable prices.
So, next time you are in Bengaluru, do not forget to indulge into a great shopping experience at the places mentioned above. Happy shopping!