Chandigarh gets its name from the “Chandi Mandir”, a temple for the deity Chandi. The fort of Garh established beyond the temple together made it Chandigarh. It is famously called the ‘beautiful city’. It was the first planned city in India. Known for the many markets in its sectors, it is a dream come true for a shopaholic. Here are the best places all shopaholics will love:

Shopping Plaza Sector 17

Also called City Center because of its location, this is the most famous market complex in Chandigarh that sees huge footfall. It has stores of various well-known brands covering a wide range of products. Not just the premium brands, it also has shops selling products like those at a flea market. With an impressive number of options, it is a shopaholic’s heaven. It also has restaurants and cafes for a nice meal afterward. You can look for tour packages to show you around the city and its markets. “Tour Experiences” by The LaLiT Chandigarh, one of the best 5 star hotels in Chandigarh, takes you to this shopping plaza, Shastri market, and Elante Mall.

Shastri Market Sector 22

This is one of Chandigarh’s oldest markets. Immensely popular among residents and tourists alike, many things here complete a shopaholic’s shopping list. It has a wide variety of clothing items like cotton kurtis, salwar kameez, and phulkari dupattas. In accessories, you will find junk jewelry, cute neck pieces, bracelets, and earrings. It also has the famous Punjabi Juttis. For those with an eye for art, you will have paintings, handicrafts, and other kinds of art pieces. With so many shops, be sure to bargain!

Elante Mall

This is the largest mall in the city. It has domestic and international brands, a hypermarket, departmental stores, a multiplex, a food court, an entertainment zone, and open spaces. Suitable for everyone, it has high-end brands and ones with reasonable prices. The ambiance of the mall and its décor also make it worth visiting. It is, without a doubt, a treat for shoppers. The mall is expansive and offers ample options. It has apparel, bags, footwear, watches, accessories, cosmetics, sportswear, electronics, etc. The list goes on.

Palika Bazaar Sector 19

This Palika Bazaar is not the same as the one in Delhi. But, it has its charm. You will find fashionable clothes, textiles with Phulkari and other types of work on them, cosmetics, footwear including juttis, and household items like bedsheets, cushion covers, and hand-woven carpets. It also has home décor items like handicrafts, furniture, artefacts, miniature paintings, and a rich collection of accessories like imitation jewelry and bangles. After a satisfying shopping spree, experience authentic Punjabi cuisine like Butter Chicken, Lachha Parathas, Tandoori Fish, Chicken Tikkas, Chhole Bhature, Kebabs, and for dessert, Gulab Jamun, Jalebi, Baalushahi, and more.

Chandigarh has many attractions that include an array of markets. Just look for resorts or five-star hotels in Chandigarh for a comfortable stay and explore the city’s markets. For a luxurious stay with impeccable hospitality and a tour of the best markets of this city, book a stay in The LaLiT Chandigarh now!