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Shopping in Patiala

Patiala is very famous for various kinds of business/trades worldwide. It has a pretty huge market for traditional items since ages. Anyone visiting Patiala cannot avoid buying the various items available in and around the city. Also, one cannot resist from buying the traditional and exclusive items such as the Patiala Salwar / Shahi Salwar, Colourful parandas and chunnies, Juttis embroidered with golden thread and world famous Phulkari, beautiful handicrafts. All these and many more things have been a part of old days of Patiala, which forms the part of its rich cultural heritage.


Apart from the traditional markets, it has also developed many modernised markets as well for the young and modern buyers, which are also nice places to hang around with your friends and family as well.

Shopping Complexes and Malls in Patiala

There are various market places dealing with wide range of carpets, fabrics and handicrafts etc. But most of the markets are located in interior Patiala. For people outside Patiala, shopping in the city will be surely a delight. Let's know how:

AC Market in Patiala

AC Market

Amongst all of the various markets, one of the best place for the shoppers is the AC Market, in Patiala. It is a shopping heaven for the buyers, as it has products ranging from cheap goods to expensive brands such as Sony, Nike, Levis, etc. It is fully air-conditioned with four storeys and around 650 shops, which is again something that today’s shoppers look for, as it saves their time and energy as well. Also, people can spend quality time with their family.

There are various shops, some keeping the branded clothes and products, some with other special and exclusive items of Patiala. Apart from these, there are shops keeping casual and traditional accessories, gift items, beautiful handicrafts, utensils, footwear, etc. One can also get the traditional Phulkari items in many of the shops in the AC Market. It also has delicious food items in various eateries.

Omaxe Mall in Patiala

This is one of the newest malls being launched in Patiala and located in the center of the city, opposite Kali Devi Temple on the Mall Road. It is first of its kind in the city and attracts people from within Patiala and its surroundings for shopping, eating and enjoy watching movies, etc. It is the only operational mall in the city and is famous for having all the varieties starting from clothes to accessories of almost all the renowned brands. It also has cool kids zone and food stalls etc.

Market Places in Patiala

Adalat Bazar

Adalat Bazaar

It is famous for typical Punjabi bride’s collections. One can get a variety of clothes for marriage and other important occasions in Adaalat Bazaar. Scores of items to choose from the narrow by-lanes.

Chhoti Baradari

The market has good range of Phulkari items from the Phulakari Emporium, which is run by the Punjab state.
It is also known for its office complexes and is popular as a second hand car market.

Old Qila Mubarak Market and Sirhindi Gate

This is a good place for shopping if you are looking or specialities of Patiala. You will be amazed by the variety of offerings in this market. It has beautiful wedding accessories, like colourful parandas and nala’s, embroidered Juttis, bangles, etc.

Aachar Bazaar

This is one of the best and pickle market inside Sirhindi Gate.

Dharampura Market

One can get the branded electronics items available in this market. It is thronged by people, especially on weekends and is in very close proximity to Omaxe Mall and Adalat Bazaar

Book Market

Located near Arna Barna Chowk, having wide variety of books for medical, engineering and other subjects.A place frequently visited by students and young crowd, it offers solutions to any if your search for books.

Shopping is a delight if you are in Patiala. Whether it is traditional shopping in those famous by lanes of Patiala or the modern malls, there is everything for everybody. One would need to take out considerable time to enjoy and explore the various shopping wonders of Patiala.

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