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Top 5 Best Places for Shopping in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad is the largest city in Gujarat, India. It is also a major commercial hub of Gujarat.Gujarat is going great guns in every aspect of development. Ahmedabad is the third fastest growing city in the world.
The people of Gujarat are very kind and peace loving. The number of foreign tourists has tremendously increased in the recent past. Also, Gujarat also has many domestic travelers, mainly for business purposes but also many people come as a tourist to visit the state of Mahatma Gandhi
Ahmedabad certainly delivers the charm of an international city. Many shopping malls have popped up over the recent years. They also have some of the finest handicraft items at the local market over here.
Here is the list of top five best places to shop in Ahmedabad.
1) Iscon Mall
Iscon mall with its 450,000 sq. ft. floor area is the largest mall in Gujarat. It also houses Reliance's largest hypermarket in India. The mall has a good variation of brands that includes international as well-known Indian brands. Brands like Reebok, Allen Solly, John Players, Siyaram and many more have their outlets over here. The first floor has a food court so that you can get a quick bite and move on for some more shopping.
Sarkhej-Gandhi Nagar Highway where the mall stands is a major road which connects to the state's capital Gandhinagar. Surrounding the mall there are various coffee shops and cloth shops.
2) Himalaya Mall
Himalaya mall pays full heed to all your needs as far as shopping and entertainment are concerned. Watches, Sunglasses, electronics, apparels and many other brands are available here.
The mall also has Crossword - books and stationery shop to keep all the book lovers happy. At the fourth floor, there is a 4-screen multiplex operated by Big cinemas in which you can catch the latest Bollywood and Hollywood flicks.
3) Law Garden
Law garden is famous for its traditional handicrafts and Gujarati outfits that are locally produced. Law Garden - the name because there is a public garden where people especially visit at the evening to spend some quality time with their friends and families.
4) Teen Darwaja
Teen Darwaja is famous for its architectural excellence which is frequented by many locals and tourists alike. Be prepared to haggle.
The shops over here are ready to bargain and you can get clothes (especially saris) and beautiful handcrafted items. This place could get very crowded on weekends and festival time attracts even more people.
5) Lal Darwaja
The entire area around Lal Darwaja has many malls, garment shops, hotels and cinema halls. It is a good place if you are willing to experience the true essence of Ahmedabad.
© 2011 Kannan Reddy