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Six Coolest Shopping Destinations in the Northeast

Six Coolest Shopping Destinations in the Northeast
April 24
13:40 2017

Amir Rehan

India’s Northeast is not only a melting pot of different culture and people but is also a fashion destination, creating trends that the entire country follows. As such, the region boasts of some of the best places to shop. Be it clothes from Thailand, trinkets from Myanmar or ethnic motifs, the markets of Northeast are an experience for the soul and the curious traveller.

Here are some of the coolest shopping destinations of the region


Police Bazaar- Shillong

PB                                            Source: Flickr.com

Shilling, the “Scotland of the East“ is traditionally famous as the shopping hub of Northeast. Police Bazaar, popularily known as PB is a one stop destination in the city to shop your heart out. Be it boots, jackets or trendy dresses, PB is a mix of the modern and traditional, and a great place to hang out as well. A place worth visiting, you get to mingle with people from all around the world in PB.

MG Marg- Gangtok

MG                                                                             Source: Flickr.com

MG Marg is the main shopping hub of Gangtok. It is the ideal place to chill out and also buy some amazing clothes which are directly imported from Bangkok itself. You can also enjoy eating ice cream or try this unique waffle at the end of MG Road. It looks like the Town Center of a European city and it is very well maintained. It is a great place to shop with family and friends with many cafés and fast food outlets. The street at night happens to be a beautiful place with lights in between the path and benches to sit and have the best of times.

Bara Bazaar- Aizawl

Bara                                                                Source: Mapsofindia.com

Apart from its music, Aizawl is a fascinating place for you if you’re a shopping enthusiast. One of the main spots to shop here is Bara Bazaar and it is a favorite among the locals. Many tourists also prefer coming over here to buy traditional handicrafts, shawls, clothes and jewellery. A must visit place if you are in Aizawl.

GM Hall- Imphal

GM                                                                Source: www.e-pao.org

GM Hall is one of the most popular spots in Imphal, especially for shopping. This place happens to be a tourist spot and you can buy stuff like handicrafts, woolen products, local food items and a lot more. As many fashion shows and rock concerts are held here, GM Hall also makes a top notch spot to chill out. Talking about shopping, this is certainly one of the main places to grab some unique items at an affordable price.

Fancy Bazaar- Guwahati

Fancy                                           Source: www.static.panoramio.com

Fancy Bazaar is the ultimate shopping hub of Guwahati. This famous place offers various items for the shopping fanatics in the form of food, jewellery, garments, handicrafts, electronics and much more. The best thing about Fancy is that you can either go for the typical showrooms or even purchase some unique items from the street vendors. The old world charm of the place is surely a treat for the shopping enthusiasts.

Hong Kong Market- Dimapur

HK                                                                   Source: www.1.bp.blogspot.com

A spectacular spot loaded with foreign goods and products in the heart of Dimapur. If you have an eagle eye for unique and branded items, make it a point to give this place a shot whenever you visit Nagaland. Hong Kong Market has a wide range of things like shoes, clothes, electronic goods and much more.



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