10 Local Street Shopping Destinations In Bangalore

10 Local Street Shopping Destinations In Bangalore

Shopping is one of the best methods to rejuvenate and to pamper oneself. Bangalore has some great shopping destinations like big malls but street shopping is no less either, in fact a delight for a shopaholic. For a bargain-savvy shopper, Bangalore is heads up with some of the coolest local street markets where you shop till you drop. Let’s explore.

  1. Chickpet:

This is privileged as one of the oldest street markets in Bangalore for wholesale and retail. The narrow streets of chickpet, raja market and nagrathpet caters to every requirement from clothing to fashion jewelry and that too with the latest designs and styles. Chickpet offers traditional south Indian clothing and a gala variety of running fabrics and sarees. Also, there are some tempting food joints to satisfy your taste buds.

2. Commercial Street:

When it comes to street shopping with some sophistication and style then nothing like the hustle-bustle and liveliness of Commercial Street. One only needs to be a bargain expert with the vendors and you will find a wide range of shops for shoes, clothing and accessories. A great place to hang out. Pick up a cup of masala corn and explore the impressive shops out there.

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3. Janta Bazaar Jayanagar 4th block:

Janta bazaar speaks volumes of shops about religious items, crackers, kids Knick knacks, Diwali decorative and some affordable clothing for a casual wear. You will also find many roadside vendors selling things at affordable prices.

4. National market:

National market takes you to a world of shopping experience of both national and international items. From mobile covers, electronic items, gadgets, crockery, branded handbags, clothing to cosmetics everything is available at this destination. The only mantra is to shop till you drop. Just beware of getting fooled by the Chinese stuff.

5. Brigade Road:

If budget shopping is in your agenda then don’t miss the street aligned stores at brigade road. You can find a blend of branded showrooms and local shops. The availability of items range from fashion jewelry, shoes, clothing to handcrafted items. It is a right place to hunt for ancient home décor and jewelry items.

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6. Residency road:

Residency road is lined up with various handicraft showrooms. If you wish to buy something unconventional and traditional, your search ends here. Prices are affordable and all the handcrafted items are exclusive and ideal for gifting.

7. Avenue road:

Avenue road, being near to chickpet offers a wide variety of fabrics and clothing at an affordable rate. Avenue road has multiple things to offer. You can buy or sell old books here and find a diverse variety of books available ranging from text books to novels. Worth giving a visit.

8. Gandhi Bazaar:

If you wish to add vibrancy to your festivities, don’t forget to make a visit to Gandhi bazaar. A well-known place for traditional textiles, daily/religious items and other stuffs. Adorned with some popular food joints like Vidyarthi Bhavan, the place has simple sweet nothings to offer.

9. Dubai plaza:

Don’t be overwhelmed by the name, it is a very ordinary building located on the rest house road. But on the contrary you will find all the items like clothing, handbags, shoes and fashion jewelry and you shop to your hearts content. There is a Tibetan market also at the basement offering some fashionable outfits and accessories. All you need to be cautious is, that you don’t end up buying defective item.

10. Sampige road:

Sampige road happens to be the most popular market for flowers and fruits in the city. It has everything to offer such as electronic gadgets, clothing, books, religious items, silk sarees and items of daily use all at affordable prices. Also, it is bulked up with many food joints offering authentic Karnataka food. So, don’t forget to follow a restaurant after the shopping.

The above list chalks out some of the cheap shopping destinations. All it requires is a great stamina to roam around the streets and possess a nice bargaining skill. So, head out and pamper yourself with some goodies.

Kokil Bansal

A creative content writer, always in quest to seek more knowledge and spread by creating value in other's life. Likes to write short stories for children from a parenting point of view.