Bangalore is a great city to do some budget shopping on Sundays. But with the horrible traffic that is prevalent in the Garden City, you have to be careful about how you travel. Check out the 5 best Sunday shopping destinations in Bangalore which you should travel to only on a two-wheeler if you don’t want to spend all your time searching for parking and getting through traffic.
1. Commercial Street
Perhaps the city’s most popular choice for shopping on a budget, Commercial Street has stores selling every type of clothing, shoes, accessories, jewellery and knick knacks. With small shops and stalls even in the smallest of by lanes, you can spend hours shopping here to your heart’s content.
Chickpet is one of the oldest shopping areas in Bangalore with a history dating back almost 400 years. This local market is most popular for the wide variety of saris and wholesale dress materials it has on sale for very reasonable prices. Chickpet also has a number of jewellery shops which make it an ideal destination for wedding shopping. Even though this commercial area is narrow and crowded, Bangaloreans still love to shop here to get the best at a reasonable price.
3. Jayanagar 4th Block
The 15,00 sq metre Jayanagar 4th Block Complex has withstood the changing face of time. It’s one of the very few places in the city that shelters a slew of shops of wide varieties. In addition to book stores, luggage stores, clothes and shoe shops, and a supermarket, the shopping complex is home to an indoor market with a maze of shops selling everything from vegetables, fruits, and stationery to all the items you need.
Malleswaram in Northwest Bangalore has something to offer everyone; Good shopping bargains,temples, heritage houses,and patches of green amidst all the concrete. Though there are many small retail shops here, it’s the street vendors who sell pretty much everything under the sun that add the special charm to this place.
5. Majestic Market
Majestic Market deals in local and exported merchandise like fancy perfumes, clothes, electronic gadgets, footwear and other items of novelty. It is an absolute paradise for those who love bargaining. Majestic market is bordered by the Hong Kong market and Burma bazaar which are famous for imported bags, perfumes and accessories.
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Which of these places would you visit first? If you don’t have your own vehicle, you can rent a two-wheeler in Bangalore from Wheelstreet.