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Shopping In Assam – Best Shopping Places For Shopaholics!

By Kajani Shivam - August 19, 2020
Silk saree in Assam

The state of Assam is a gift-wrapped with green tea plantations, wildlife, historic places, waterfalls, temples in Northeast India. Assam never fails to attract travellers with its natural beauty and top places, right? But, what we miss acknowledging is the incredible things to do in Assam. Yes, Assam is filled with many stunning things to do and one such thing is shopping! Yes, you heard me right. Assam is gifted with many incredible shopping areas. Well, people who have heard about Guwahati would know about this, right? Shopaholic? Wandering for hours in shopping areas and finally picking your favourite dress doesn’t bore you? Well, you definitely need to read this article to find out many things about shopping in Assam.

Bangles
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Also Read: The Perfect Time To Plan Your Trip To Assam In 2020 – Best Time To Visit

Shopping in Assam

  • Roodraksh Mall
  • Fancy Bazaar
  • The Maati Centre
  • Silkalay
  • Jalan’s Tea
  • Dona Planet Multiplex-Mall
  • Paltan Bazaar

1. Roodraksh Mall

Roodraksh Mall is undoubtedly one of the best places for shopping in Assam. You will find everything here. Roodraksh Mall has all nationally branded stores and local brands too. So, get your shopping partner and seize your day in Roodraksh Mall. In addition, you will also find a food court here. So, once you are done with your shopping, make sure you fill in your stomach with some tasty food items.

Location

Near Bhangagarh Flyover, GS Road, Guwahati, Assam 781003

Timings

10:30 AM – 9:30 PM

2. Fancy Bazaar

A dress store in Fancy Bazaar
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Fancy Bazaar is one of the favourite places to shop in Assam for both the locals and tourists. From fancy clothes to unique jewellery, you can find everything in this bazaar. You will find good quality products at reasonable prices. Well, that’s what we want, right? So, make sure you check the famous Fancy Bazaar on your vacation to Assam.

Location

 Fancy Bazaar, Guwahati, Assam

Timings

10:00 AM – 11:00 PM

3. The Maati Centre

The Maati Centre is a unique place for shopping. Interestingly, this place sells products which are manufactured by NGOs across Northeast India. Totally amazing, huh? The main goal of this place is to create awareness about local handicrafts and also to use the revenue for a good cause. In addition, they also conduct workshops regularly. So, if you are looking for some local handicrafts, you can make your way to this place and also spend some time by taking part in the workshops. Moreover, why not shop here when they are running it for a good cause?

Location

10, Lamb Road, Dighalipukhuri East, Uzan Bazar, Guwahati, Assam 781001

Timings

11:00 AM – 8:00 PM

4. Silkalay

Silk saree
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Most of us have a craze for silk sarees, right? Nothing could beat the beauty of a silk saree and if you couldn’t stop buying silk sarees, make sure you visit the Silkalay which is famous for its silk sarees in Assam. You will find many types of Assam silk sarees and some of the best includes Tussar Silk, Pat Silk and Mulberry.

Location

Kamala Tower, Guwahati-Shillong Road, Ganeshguri, Guwahati, Assam 781005

Timings

10:30 AM – 8:30 PM

5. Jalan’s Tea

Shopping in Assam is never complete without shopping for tea. Assam is loved for its fragrant tea and Jalan’s Tea is one of the best places to buy all the tea products. Interestingly, you can taste the sample before buying. You will find a variety of tea products and some of them includes Chamong Organic Tea and Jia Organic Green Tea.

Location

M.M. Road, Fancy Bazar, Guwahati, Assam 781001

Timings

9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

6. Dona Planet Multiplex-Mall

Dona Planet Multiplex-Mall is one of the biggest shopping malls in Assam and has a PVR multiplex, dress store and many branded stores. This mall is famous among young people and is always filled with a happy vibe. You can happily shop here with your folks, fill your tummy with some delicious food in the food court and end up the day by watching a movie at the mall with your folks. Sounds perfect, huh? One of the best ways to spend your day in Assam is to visit the famous Dona Planet Multiplex-Mall.

Location

Opp Rajiv Bhavan, GS Road, Guwahati, Assam 781005

Timings

10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Also Read: Shopping Spree In The Streets Of Guwahati, Assam

7. Paltan Bazaar

Nothing can match the happiness of shopping in the streets, right? Bargaining with the vendor and roaming around the streets continuously to find the best product is always fun. Well, if you are a person who loves shopping in the streets, make sure you head to Paltan Bazaar. You will find some stunning home decor and local furnishing products. Paltan Bazaar is especially famous for its bamboo products and cultural dresses. So, get ready to purchase some super cool bamboo products and unique traditional dresses.

Location

 Paltan Bazaar, Guwahati, Assam

Timings

10:00 AM – 11:00 PM

A mall in Assam
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Well, we all miss roaming around the streets to choose the best products, bargaining with the vendors, and grabbing the dress before someone picks, right? The wait is over and its time to restart our shopping craziness. Loved reading about the shopping places in Assam? If yes, get ready with your shopping partner and pack your bags to visit Assam. It’s time for shopping in Assam. Head out to Pickyourtrail website and check on the travel packages to Assam. Also, you can drop a message in Whatsapp for more options. Happy Shopping!!

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