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Shopping Spree In The Streets Of Guwahati, Assam

By Amirthavarshini - August 18, 2020
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If shopping is your kind of cardio, Guwahati is your place! How excited are you to fill your cart with colourful forms of happiness and joy? If you are a shopping lover, then head to this beautiful city. Guwahati, the capital city of Assam is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan cities over the last decade. Beautifully tucked in the banks of Brahmaputra, the place has gained enough attraction amongst the tourists with its temples and other attractions. However, when it comes to shopping, this place will still remain every tourist’s favourite. Shopping in Guwahati gives everyone different kinds of joy as its lively bazaars and stores simply have the best of everything North-East has to offer.

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Best Shopping Spots in Guwahati

The Maati Centre

The fist and the best place to start off your shopping is The Maati Centre. This unique shop is run by a husband and wife duo. Also, they work for a good purpose of supporting the NGOs across the North-Eastern parts of the country. They collect products made by the locals in the NGOs and exhibit it for the visitors in a presentable atmosphere. Their motto of bringing local handicrafts to the limelight and generating revenue for a good cause is indeed a great idea. Take part in the number of artist workshops and wake up the Picasso in you. 

Address: 10, Lamb Rd, Dighalipukhuri East, Uzan Bazar, Guwahati, Assam 781001

Opening time: 11 AM to 8 PM

Silkalay

Silk saree shopping in Guwahati
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Are you a crazy fan of silk sarees like actress Vidya Balan? Here is Silkalay bringing you an exemplary collection of silk sarees from all corners of Assam. This legendary shop sells a varied range of sarees namely Muga Silk, Pat Silk, Eri Silk, Mulberry, and Tussar Silk. You can also try out the Mekhela Chador which is an Assamese dress that looks like a sarong.

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

Opening time: 10:30 AM to 8:30 PM

Roodraksh Mall

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The Roodraksh Mall is a new addition to the list of shopping malls in Guwahati. This modern mall has all amenities like no other in Guwahati. With a wide array of top-notch brands and a stunning ambience, the mall is everyone’s favourite. Also, do not miss trying out the varied food options while letting your children play in the kid’s play area.

Address: Near Bhangagarh Flyover, GS Road, Guwahati, Assam 781003

Opening time: 10:30 AM to 9:30 PM

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The Hub Mall

Jump into the taxi to reach the GS Road that houses The Hub Mall in Guwahati. As the name says, the Hub Mall is indeed a hub for all fun activities such as shopping, movies and other activities in the city. It has something for everyone in your family irrespective of their age. It is truly a family weekend spot.

Address: GS Rd, Bhangagarh, Guwahati, Assam 781007

Opening time: 10:00 AM to 9:30 PM

Dona Planet Multiplex and Mall

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Head to the Dona Planet Multiplex and Mall, the biggest shopping mall in Guwahati. Initially, it was one among the few high-end buildings on GS Road. With an amazing PVR multiplex, range of clothing stores, the place has been a dream spot for everyone in Guwahati. The fun vibe of Dona Planet Multiplex and Mall will surely attract every kid coming there. 

Address: Opp Rajiv Bhavan, GS Road, Guwahati, Assam 781005

Opening time: 10 AM to 10 PM

NEDFi Haat

The NEDFi Haat is a peculiar store that is totally run by the local corporation. The aim of this corporation is to help artisans from the unorganized sector to sell their products to the public easily. Visit the place and take part in the exhibitions going on especially during the festival seasons like Pre-Rongali Bihu Fair and Pre-Bhogali Bihu Fair. If you are an ardent lover of handicrafts, it is the best pick for filling up your shopping bags. 

Address: Gopinath Bordoloi Rd, Ambari, Guwahati, Assam 781001

Opening time: 10 AM to 6 PM

Pragjyoti Assam Emporium

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Yet another paradise for handicraft lovers is the Pragjyoti Assam Emporium. This government-run handicraft showroom showcases the best of handicrafts and arts from all parts of Assam. You will be amused to see the tribal crafts, bamboo crafts and unique handlooms at jaw-dropping prices. You will get to purchase them all from the artisans themselves.

Address: G.N.B. Road, Ambari, Guwahati, Assam 781001

Opening time: 10 AM to 6 PM

JAPI – The craft hub

If you’re looking for fine and intricate bamboo products like furniture and cane handicrafts, JAPI is the right place for you. You cannot find such amazing stuff anywhere in the city. Also, do not miss picking up some kitchenware and living room decors made of cane. 

Address: A. K. Azad Road, Rehabari Namghar, Near Old Post Office By-lane, Guwahati, Assam 781008

Opening time: 9 AM to 8 PM

Enjoy the true pleasure of shopping in Guwahati where you will totally forget about your bank balance. Each and every single shop will mesmerize you with its lovely collection. You will surely fill your heart with happiness while filling your shopping bag. Life is too short to spend your time in boring places. Rush to the shopping streets of Guwahati in Assam and grab them all before you see the “SOLD OUT” placard. Head to the Pickyourtrail website and start planning your trip to Assam right away. Now you can connect with us via Whatsapp and craft your beautiful trip at ease.

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