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Indira Nagar started off as a sleepy, high-end residential area with wide avenues – more like an army cantonment area. But over the last two decades, it has blossomed into one of the trendiest shopping areas of Bangalore with its 100 Feet Road & CMH Road becoming a Bengaluru(Bangalore) shopping market ,frequented by the young and trendy. Indira Nagar is also known as HAL area – comprises Hoyashala Nagar, Domlur, New Thippasandra. From a pensioner’s paradise, the IT industry has made it a busy commercial & shopping hub. Wrangler, Levis, Allen Solley, Reid & Taylor, Park Avenue, Raymonds, Peter England, Lee, Wills Lifestyle, Tommy Hilfiger, Planet Fashion,ZARA, Samsara ,Soma and Chemistry have an outlet in the 100ft road. There are superstores like Staples, More, Croma, Viveks, Sony, Reliance Trends & Reliance Digital, Titan, Girias, Ezone, Unilet and VGP here. Clarks Shoes, Adidas, Nike, Reebok, Metro, Hush Puppies, Woodlands, Reliance Footprints and Bata, luxury watch stores like Designer wear are also there. CMH Road has Cool Club for chic casual wear for men, women and kids, Blush for apparels & accessories, Ants for exotic stuff from north east, Chilli Billi – an innovative boutique for casual wear and Tasya for luxurious bridal wear and high-end silk sarees & dresses . And One G, Wild Jasmine and Bandhej are some other popular outlets not to be missed. Some of the well known restaurants include Smoke house deli, Toit, Monkey Bar, Chilis, Kebab room, Black Rabbit, Glen Bake House, Loft 38, Barbeque Nation, Vapor pub and brewery, Forbidden fruit and MTR 1924 The Indiranagar shopping has redefined the Bengaluru (Bangalore) shopping experience.


Bangalore is a shoppers’ paradise – especially for Mysore crepe silks sarees and printed pure silk sarees. Chickpet is the embodiment of indigenous Bangalore shopping. Around the electronic city, many malls may come and become popular amidst the young and upwardly mobile population. But Bangalore natives think of Chickpet when they think of Bangalore shopping. Ask any old timer about shopping in Bangalore , they will recommend the Chickpet Shopping Market as the best area to get everything at a reasonable rate. Chickpet has been a very popular Bangalore Shopping Market with a historical past. Chickpet’s history is interwoven into Bangalore’s history. Chickpet was established in the 16th century by the King Kempe Gowda, at the cross road of four important trade routes when he established the city of Bangalore. ‘Pete’ generally means market center in Kannada language. It was established as the main Bangaluru (Bangalore ) Shopping Market Chickpet (Chikkapeta) – market for small Bangalore shops (jewelry, textiles and saris), Dodda Pete (Avenue Road) – for bigger traders & bigger Bangalore shops – stationary, clothes, vessels and books, Tharagupete – for grains, groceries, Nagarthpete – including Raja Market – for Gold, silver and gem jewelry shops (traditional and modern – genuine as well imitation jewelry), Ganigarapete – for oil traders,Tigalarapete – flower/vegetable market of gardeners and farmers, Cubbonpete – for textiles shops, silk sari shops , dyes, chemicals etc, Sultanpete – paper/stationery, books, Balepete – for Bangle shops . Today , Chickpet (Chikkapete) shopping place in Bangalore has several shops selling everything from bridal wear sarees to day-to-day wear dresses – from genuine silk to handloom, cotton and synthetics. There are many narrow roads – some not eve 3-4 feet wide – on both sides of Chickpet Road and Avenue Road that are filled with shops. It is a crowded market. Some famous silk sari shops are Kaiser-I-Hind Depot – a sari supplier to royal houses for over 7 decades, Kuberan Silks, Sudarshan Silks & Sudarshan Jewelry, Kala Mandir Saris, Byrappa & Sons, SM Silks, Dhondusa silks etc There are touts standing outside the shops actively looking for customers. Nearby Chickpet area, there is a big municipal market called Krishna Rajendra Market – selling fruits, vegetables and flowers and other things too. There are a number of Hindu temples, Jain temples, and mosques in the area. Nearby BVK Iyengar Road is buzzing market for all kinds of electrical goods. Chickpet is to Bangalore what Chandni Chowk is to Delhi. Today the entire area is a bustling shopping market but sadly lacks adequate parking space.


Jayanagar, originally the southern most area of Bangalore has grown a great deal. The layout, with its 10 blocks – believed to be designed by Shri M. Visveswarayya, is one of the best planned layouts in Bangalore. While most of the 10 Blocks are residential areas, the 3rd, 4th, and are busy commercial hubs – humming with Bangalore shops, hospitals and restaurants. Jayanagar area is surrounded by Basavanagudi, JP Nagar, BSK II Stage, BTM Layout, and Banashankari Temple Area. The Asoka Pillar Road area and The 10 Feet Road area in the Jayanagar 3rdBlock area, the BDA Shopping Complex area, the 10th Main Road , the 11th Main Road – from Bangalore Cosmopolitan Club premises in the 4th Block are some of the best Bengaluru( Bangalore) shopping places . The 11th Main Road is the high street of fashion in Jayanagar. Many popular Bangalore shops such as Deepam Silks, Anokhi, Tanishq, Khazana Jewelry, Reliance Jewelry, Ray Ban, Kalamandir Saries, Prince Jewelry, C Krishniah Chetty & Sons (Jewelry), Raymond , Puma Stores, Van Husain Outlet, Good Things and Cantabil are located here. C.Krishnaiah Chety is one of the best shops for jewelry in Bangalore. The Ring Road areas – also known as Marenahalli areas – in Jayanagar 5th Block also boasts of famous Bangalore sari shops like Nalli’s, Neeru’s, Angadi Silks, and C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons (Jewelry). The Ragigudda Area has the Central Mall, Big Bazaar, E-zone, Pais, Girias and a number of boutiques shops for ready-mades garments. Some of the restaurants are Nandhini Paradise, Ragoos, Adigas, New Shanthi Sagar, KFC, Baristas, Eurasia Pasta & Barbeque, Tangra – Indo Chinese, Mainland China, Maiya’s, Nagarjuna Chimney, La Casa, Gufha (The President Hotel) , Casa Piccolo, Grill squre,Village and Chutney Chang .

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Bangalore’s proximity to the Western Ghats makes it the best place to buy artefacts made of sandalwood and ivory. Mysore Sandal Soap, a company established by the erstwhile royal family, manufactures the famous, fragrant sandalwood soaps. Also, you can look to buy Karnataka’s very own sandalwood oil, which is expensive but worth every rupee. Cauveri Handicrafts Emporium on MG Road is the perfect place to shop for all these products. MG Road, Commercial Street and Brigade Road are located in the city’s busiest shopping area – Central Business District. They are crowded. If you wish to buy ethnic or western wear at modest prices, visit shops in MG Road and Commercial Street There, you can find stylish clothes, handbags, footwear and accessories of your choice you can also look for pretty artefacts made of ceramic, terracotta, clay or wood there. If you have enough time, patience and the spirit of an explorer, you might discover some real shopping bargains here .Commercial Street is a favourite destination of the youngsters in the city. You can also find similar items at slightly higher prices in the Bangalore Shopping Malls. When you are in Bangalore, look to buy the distinguished Mysore silk sarees. These exquisite sarees come in stunning designs and colours. Head to Mysore Saree Udyog near Commercial Street or KSIC Silks on Residency Road. Also, there are many shops which sell other saree varieties like Kanchipuram silk sarees, Upada Sarees, Surat sarees, Benares sarees, Venkatagiri or Pochampally sarees on MG Road and in Jaynagar Shopping Market. National Market in Gandhi Bazaar is the best place to buy imported electronic products and other items like watches, perfumes and DVDs. Near KR Market, there are shops which sell hardware goods and computer accessories.