What to Do in Lucknow



What to buy in Lucknow:

Lucknow,was and is the centre of chikan embroidery, renowned for its timeless grace and its gossamer delicacy, a skill more than 200 years old --- exploited, commercialis but not dead. In fact, the craft is alive and struggling to regain some of its former beauty and elegance. Chikan embroidery is done on fine cotton fabric. The garments are first stitched and then embroidered, whereas skirts, saris, and table linen are first embroidered and then finished. A study of the origin of chikan reveals that this form of embroidery had come to India from Persia with Noor Jehan, the queen of the Mughal Emperor Jehangir.

Lucknow is world famous for its chicken work. So if you are in Lucknow don’t  forget to buy dress with chicken work such as suits, sarees and kurtas. You can buy them with any market Chauk, Hazaratganj, Aminabad etc.



You can also shop for jewellery in Lucknow from sarafa bazaar. Apart from that you can buy branded cloths, shoes etc. from Lucknow.

Where to buy  in Lucknow:


Hazaratganj Market: 
Hazaratganj is situated in the mid of Lucknow. This market is 100 years old and was built by Amjat Ali Shah. This is the most posh market of Lucknow. All the branded stores are here. Beautification of Hazaratganj was done in year 2010-11. People come here in evening just for chill up. In evening you can see the real beauty of the Hazaratganj. Lightening make it even more beautiful. You can shop in Janpath, Lovelane and also in Sahara mall. You can taste multi cuisine food here in various restaurants and food court. On Sunday market is closed.






Aminabad Market: 
Aminabad is the most famous and oldest market of Lucknow. There is always  rush here all the seven days of week. You can buy almost each and every thing from this market. You can buy cloths, shoes, cosmetics, hardware, books, bags, wedding accessories etc from this market. On Thursday the main market is closed but there is footpath market from where you can buy cheap items.


Chowk:

Chowk is a different kind of Market in Lucknow. As Chowk is the main place of Chikan Garment Manufacturers, so if you want to purchase good quality Chikan Garment, then Chowk is the ultimate place for you.
Sarraf Bazar of Lucknow is situated in Chowk. In this market you will find plenty of Jewellery Shops. In this Bazar you will find almost anything related to Sarrafa.
If you are a food loving person then don't miss going Chowk, here you will find the best quality of non-veg food available in Lucknow, Delecious Kabab Paratha of Tunde, Tasty Biryani, A lot of variety of Milk Products(Kesaria Doodh, Thandai, Rabri, Malai, Malai Pan, Garam Doodh etc.) .On Thusday Market is closed.


Bhootnath:

Bhootnath Market is situated in Indira Nagar. People from Trans Gomti Area perefer to do their shopping in this upcoming market of Lucknow. In broad manner, you can say that Bhootnath Market is the mixture of Hazratganj and Aminabad. In Bhootnath Market you can find Big Showrooms as well as medium range shops. This market provides latest trends and latest brands. In terms of price this Market is costlier than Aminabad and economical than Hazratganj. Bhootnath Market is having few good resaturants also, so you can enjoy Chinese, South Indian, Fast Food and Indian meals in this market.
Market is closed on Wednesday.

Alambagh:

Alambagh is also a good market. People in this locality prefer to go for shopping in this market. In Alambagh there are Big Jewellery Showrooms. In this market you can purchase almost anything. Pricewise this market is economical. In terms of fooding Alambagh does not have much to offer you.

Other Markets:

  1.  Wholesale market of Bartans is in Yahiaganj. Here you can purchase lots of Bartan on Wholsale rates.
  2. Wholesale market of Aatishbazi is in Yahiaganj. Here you can purchase variety of crackers on Wholesale rates.
  3.     Phoolon ki Mandi is in Chowk. If you want to purchase Phool(Flowers) in bulk then go to Chowk, the mandi is situated on road from Chowk Chauraha towards Imambara. The Mandi starts early in the morning, so for better rates and flowers you must go there early. In this market you will find very big difference in rates from general market.
  4.    If you have to purchase Sabzi(Vegetables) in bulk, you have following points to buy it :  Sabzi Mandi, Dubagga( Near Thakurganj) , Sabzi Mandi, Teri Pulia, Kursi Road
  5. In Lucknow Khoya Mandis are at the following points, generally it is available in evening time Khoya Mandi, Kundri, Rakabganj ( Near Nehru Cross) Khoya Mandi, Pan Dareeba, Charbagh ( Near Sudarshan Cinema Hall)
  6. In wholesale, Milk is available at following points, only in early morning - Doodh Ki Mandi, Charbagh ( Near Sudarshan Cineam Hall), Doodh Ki Mandi, Polytechnic Chauraha, Near Gomti Nagar
  7. In wholeasle and variety the fruits are available at following points :Phalon Ki Mandi, Qaiserbagh (Near Qaiserbagh Chauraha), Phalon Ki Mandi, Nishatganj (Near 3rd Lane, Nishatganj),  Phalon ki Mandi, Chowk
  8. In Lucknow the main market of Electrical Goods is situated in Latouche Road (Near Aminabad). Here you will find almost anything related to electrical goods.
  9.   If you want to purchase Electronics Items like Transistor, IC, Transformer and other related items, you must go to Naka Hindola(Near Charbagh). In Naka Hindola there is very big market of electronic items. In this market you can also find local and Delhi made Television, Music Systems etc.
  10. . In case if you have to purchase medicine for long course, then you can purchase it from wholesale market. It will be much cost effective for you. Medicine Market of Lucknow is situated opposite to Lokpriya Showroom near Hanuman Temple, Aminabad.
  11. Hardware Items are easily available all over Lucknow but Gautam Buddh Marg (Near Aminabad) is the biggest market of hardware goods.
  12.  In case if you want to purchase Sanitary Items, without any confusion you must go to Shivaji Marg near Hussain Ganj. Shivaji Marg is the market which is having the finest collection of sanitary items. In this market you will find goods from all leading company as well as goods from local markets(economical one).
  13. The biggest Market related to Foam is situated in Maulvi Ganj, Aminbad.
  14.  Dussehri Aam is the famous Mango Of Lucknow. If you want to purchase Dussehri Aam in wholesale then it is better you must go to Malihabad. Malihabad is around 20 Km away from main Lucknow. This is the place which produces this delicious Mango. So here you willl find good variety of mangoes in reasonable rates.
  15.  If you want to purchase Galla ( Dal, Chawal, Masale etc. ) in wholesale then you must go to Pandey Ganj. Pandey Ganj is near Rakabganj, where Thok Galla Bazar of Lucknow is situated.
  16.  If you are fond of Fish(Machli) then in Lucknow you can find it in the following places :

•          Machli Bazar, Quaiserbagh, Near Quaiserbagh Chauraha
•          Machli Bazar, Udai Ganj, Cantt. Road.
•          Machli Bazar, Behind Meera Bai Marg , Narahi.
•          Machli Bazar Gomti Bridge, Nishatganj.

Malls in Lucknow:

Sahara Ganj:

Shahnajaf Road, Shahnajaf Road, Near S S P Residence, Hazratganj  
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001
0522 3914480
Stores:
Food: Mc Donalds, Madsar Mail, Moti Mahal Delux, KFC, Dominos Pizza, Pizza Hut, Big Bazar, Royal Café, Cream Bell, Vol China, Dosa Plaza, Baskins Robins
Clothes and Accessories: Meena Bazaar, Peter England,  Big Bazaar, Koutons, Pantaloons, Signature ,Jashn, United colors of Benetton
Furnishing & Home Accessories: Home Town
Books and Gift Items:Dolsis,Big Bazaar, Archies Gallery
Electronics: Lenovo
Footwear: Nike,Catwalk, Metro,Planet Sports , Adidos
Multiplex: PVR
Mobile: The Mobile Store

Fun Republic:

Vishvash Khand, Gomtinagar
Lucknow, 266010
Stores:
Food: Mc Donalds, Madsar Mail, Moti Mahal Delux, Aura, Spencer Hyper, U.S.Pizza
Clothes and Accessories: Shoppers Stop, Lee, Max, Levis, Pepe jeans, Wills, Spencer’s, Puma, Nike, United Colors of Benetton
Furnishing & Home Accessories: Home Stop
Books and Gift Items: Crossword, Archies Gallery
Electronics: Jumbo, Spencer Hyper, Shopper Stop
Footwear: Lotto, Puma, Mochi,Nike, Reebok, Adidos
Multiplex: Fun Cinemas
Mobile: Hotspot, Nokia, Aircel
Watches: Citizen, Timex, Fastrack, World of Titan





Wave:
TC-54, Vibuhti Khand,
Gomti Nagar, Lucknow – 226010
Stores:
Food: Mc Donalds, Pizza Hut, Barista
Clothes and Accessories: Koutons, Globus, Provogue, Westside, Peter England, Kohli Brothers
Books and Gift Items:Landmark, Archies Gallery
Electronics: Reliance Digial, Landmark
Footwear: Westside, Reliance Footprints, Globus, Liberty
Multiplex: Wave
Mobile: Vodaphone
Beauty: Habibs


River Side Mall(Inox):
Riverside Mall, Plot No 3, Next To Hotel Taj Residency, Gomti Nagar,
Lucknow – 226010
Phone: +(91)-(522)-2304594, 3048100
Stores:
Food: Barista, Mainland China, Big Bazaar
Clothes and Accessories: Big Bazaar
Books and Gift Items:Big Bazaar
Electronics: Big Bazaar
Footwear:Big Bazar
Multiplex: Inox
Lounge: Zero


Phoenix :
NH 25 Alambagh,Kanpur Road,
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Stores:
Food: Mc Donalds, Dominos Pizza, Big Bazar, Aryan, Moti Mahal Delux
Clothes and Accessories: Jack and Jones,Pantaloons,Global Desi, Biba, Max, Reliance Trends,Accessorize,Big Bazar
Books and Gift Items: Reliance Timeout, Archies Gallery
Electronics: Reliance Digial, Big Bazar, Lenovo
Footwear: Big Bazar, Metro, Adidos
MultiplexPVR

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