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Shopping in Kalyani

Shopping for goods and commodities is an intrinsic part of our daily life. Whether you are looking to shop for essentials or enjoy the sheer experience of shopping, Kalyani in Nadia district of West Bengal will cater to every taste and budget. The place has not only the advantage of being close to the metropolis of Kolkata and thus offers some high end shopping experience and entertainment but also is near to the other popular cities in Nadia district like Krishnanagar, Santipur and Ranaghat etc. which offer an uniquely indigenous shopping experience with their exquisite handicraft items and handloom sarees.

Inside a Shop in Kalyani
Shopping in Kalyani

The well developed planned township of Kalyani has specifically demarcated zones consisting of four blocks for residential, shopping, commercial and industrial uses. The market areas in Kalyani are thus mostly set up in one particular sector, Block B. However, Block A is both residential and commercial in character, with the A-2 as its commercial market area. In addition, Kalyani also has some shopping malls nearby, about 15 kms away from the city central. As a significant industrial area, Kalyani manufactures a number of local items including furniture and leather goods for the export market. So if you are planning to get some cheap leather goods and accessories as well as handicrafts, Kalyani is your place to be.

Shopping Attractions in Kalyani

Shopping Attractions in Kalyani
Santipur Handloom Saree

Kalyani in Nadia district has some well established shopping complexes and market areas which showcase both traditional and modern products at affordable rates. Some of the famous items which the visitor must carry back are jute products, decors and other handmade items at cheap prices. Besides Kalyani have garment stores, furniture shops, optical stores, furnishing shops and jewellery shops, departmental stores and a variety of other stores catering to essential daily needs like grocery items as well as designer accessories.

Since there are large clusters of brass & bell metal items, silver and gold jewellery in the form of small and medium enterprises, one can also make a potential bargain here for these items. In addition, the tourist to Kalyani will be able to get an essence of the local culture of the place by buying its handicrafts like bamboo and cane crafts, mats, clay dolls, conch shells, carpentry work, village pottery and many other items. Santipur in nearby Nadia district is renowned for its handloom sarees which are household names in Bengal and a must buy if you visit Kalyani.

Markets in Kalyani

Shopping in Kalyani
Markets in Kalyani

Being an important residential centre and industrial belt, Kalyani has a diverse population with a variety of shopping needs. There are a number of small scale markets as well as large stores in Kalyani which cater to the local population. Most of the major shops as well as markets are placed in Block B within Kalyani Township. These are No 2 Market, Saptaparni Market, and No 3 Market. The A-2 Market is situated near Kalyani Shilpanchal Station while the Gayanath Market Complex in Block B 8 and near to the Aquatic Palace hotel is another major marketing area for the tourist as well as the local population.

Shopping Malls near Kalyani

There are some important shopping malls in the vicinity of Kalyani township, being about 15 km from the place. These cater to all high end needs for the tourist and the local residents of the area. In addition, Kalyani is only about 50 km from the metropolis of Kolkata, thus provides a perfect opportunity for weekend shopping to the city and having one’s fill of entertainment.

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    Vaishnavi from Vishakhapatnam 1151 Days ago

    Payment is worst compared to other shops . No paytm ,no card system

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