Famous Bazaars of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh is quite famous for shopping as it makes it a rich tradition of art and handicrafts which are sold in the bazaars of Uttar Pradesh. These are quite famous for shopping in Uttar Pradesh. Other than art and handicraft, stone carving, weaving and embroidery has also attained importance as the skilled artisans of Uttar Pradesh are quite good at it. In the Bazaars of Uttar Pradesh, one will also find table tops, wall plates, marble boxes, replicas of Taj Mahal made in sandstone, marble, and precious as well as semi precious stones. Uttar Pradesh is also quite popular for its brassware as well as bronzes all over the world.
In the bazaars of Uttar Pradesh, it is ideal to shop for small busts as well as statues, utensils, mementoes and memorabilia that are made of copper and bronze.
In the bazaars of Rampur, you can buy different kinds of knives and the Saharanpur as well as Bareilly is quite popular for furniture and they will deliver the same to any part of India and the world. For all the musical instruments and sports good, bazaars of Meerut are the ideal place.
The Agra city is famous for marble as well as bone works which include miniature of Taj made out of marble as well as Jesus Christ statues made of Elephant Bone. Agra is also quite famous for precious as well as semi-precious jewellery as well as you can also buy famous Persian carpets. Other than this you can buy some other handicrafts from the bazaars of Agra some of which are boxes made of marble, lamps and also some decorative items all of which makes the customers to throng the Agra’s bazaars. The important bazaar is housed at Taj Mahal Complex where you will find sadar bazaar, kinari bazaar and Munro Road. For clothes, you can visit Subhash bazaar and Hospital Road Market.
Uttar Pradesh is also quite famous for the elegant as well as royal embroidery work known as zardozi as well as chikankari work. You will find them in bazaars of all over Uttar Pradesh. In particular, you will find them in the Aminabad and Chowk markets of Lucknow and some of the famous shops are Om Prakash, Seth, Garha Bhandar, Dupatta Mahal, Madan Sarees, Sargodha Cloth House and Thok Bazaar. Apart from adorning the traditional Indian clothing, these are also used for embellishing in belts, leather bags, photo frames as well as wall hangings. Thus, Varanasi as well as Lucknow provide you with great shopping experience.
Uttar Pradesh is also quite famous for Banarasi saris. You will find in the bazaars of Varanasi around 10,000 shops selling the Banarasi saris which are made of cotton fabric with excellent batik as well as block printing that are made with ornamental and floral motifs. The main shopping areas in Varanasi are Chowk, Thetheri bazaar Viswanath Gali, Lahurabir, Godoulla, Golghar and Dashashwamedh Gali. Thatheri Bazaar is quite famous for brassware, Jnana Vaapi and the Vishwanatha Gali for temple bazaar, there are three handloom outlets in the Chowk namely lahurabir, Nadesar and Neechi Bag and Mahatex in Godaullia. Apart from the saris, it is also ideal to buy pillow covers, bed covers, cushion covers, some other garments, etc from the bazaar.
Though most of these cities have private shops as well as government emporium providing you with many options for shopping, but it is the Uttar Pradesh bazaars that are quite colourful and is a treat to your eyes and also provides excellent products that you are looking for.