Mahatma Gandhi Road, also known as MG Road Bangalor,e runs east from Trinity Circle at one end to Anil Kumble circle at the other. Known as South Parade in the pre-independence era, it was renamed as Mahatma Gandhi Road on 26th February 1948.
No trip to Bengaluru (Bangalore) is complete without visiting the popular MG road. This long stretch of road is usually busy throughout the day. MG Road is known for its high- end Bangalore shopping, happening restaurants, malls and a charming crowd. There are shops selling beautiful Kanjivarams, Banarsis and Pochampalli saris.
Some of the well known shops in MG road are Vijaylakshmi Silk and Sarees, Priya Simran, and Prasiddhi Silks. Handicrafts are found in the famous Cauvery Handicrafts and Cottage Industries. Sandlewood & rosewood handicrafts, brass & bronze figurines, carpets, jewelry & clothes can all be found here. This is one of the best shops for Handicrafts in Bangalore(Bengaluru).
There are at least 3 to 4 shops in the MG Road where one can buy Kashmiri Carpets. Kashmir Cottage Emporium is one of them .
There are also many high-end restaurants around MG Road like Vivanta by Taj, On the Edge, Canopy, The Oberoi etc. Those looking for pubs can also find many clubs and discos near MG Road. Portland Stakehouse cafe, Ebony, Bilmey, Yautcha, Tandoor, Lakeview Milkbar Vasudev Adiga and 13th floor are some of the well known restaurants.
Brigade road closeby, also has a some good Bangalore shops ,including Vera Moda, Lee, Van Heussen and Louis Phillip. The street stalls are piled high with unbranded shoes, clothes and knick-knacks.
Another highly visible Bangalore street shopping scene.
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