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Top 10 Shopping Destinations For Students To Visit In Hyderabad

“ What do you sell, 0 ye merchants?

Richly your wares are displayed,

Turbans of crimson and silver,

Tunics of purple brocade,

Mirrors with panels of amber,

Daggers with handles of jade.”

                                                                                                                     These lines from the poem ‘In the Bazaars of Hyderabad’ written by the great poetess Sarojini Naidu truly depicts the rich Indian heritage displayed in the form of items sold in the market.

The city is famous for its rich history (also known as “City Of Nizams”), lip smacking food (especially biryani) and beautiful jewels (also known as “City Of Pearls”). Though the city is flooded with malls and shopping centers but the charm and the low pricing in the market attracts the tourist as well as the locals. From handcrafted shoes and clothes to aromatic perfumes, from bookshops to antique shops it has got all to please the shoppers. Every street and shop has something or the other in store for all. Due to abundance of such shops and markets the problem of choice overload surrounds us, so to solve this problem here’s a list of top 10 markets that are reasonable and have great variety of goods in store for you-

Top 10 Shopping Destinations For Students To Visit In Hyderabad

First shopping destination you must visit in Hyderabad

Shilparamam

Shilparamam

Shilparamam is a craft village which has got various traditional art and craft by artisans from all over the country. It is a famous shopping destination for locals as well as tourists. From hand- woven saris to traditional jewellery and hand crafted wooden and metal wares it has got all to woo any art lover. If street shopping is your thing, then it has many shops which sell different variety of clothing at cheap rates, all you need is to get there and try your bargaining skills. Apart from a being famous shopping destination, it has also got some shops which serve lip smacking snacks.

  • Well known for- Fabrics and wooden handicraft.
  • Timings: 10:30am-8:30pm.

Second shopping destination you must visit in Hyderabad

Perfume Market

Perfume Market

Situated near Charminar somewhere between Laad bazaar and Moti chowk, this market is encircled with aromatic shops which have in store for you several kinds of perfume and scents commonly known as “ittar”. Many shops here sell locally made scents packed in tiny and attractive glass vials. These are made from natural ingredients such as sandalwood and rose and are alcohol free unlike many branded perfumes. A visual treat to eyes as the vials are of different shapes, size and design and the perfume in these vials are a treat to nose and their fragrance soothes the mind as well. Many shops here are over 100 years old and are run by families themselves.

  • Well known for- Locally made ittar and beautiful glass bottles.
  • Timings: 10am-10:30pm.

Third shopping destination you must visit in Hyderabad

Laad Bazaar

Laad Bazaar

Located on one of the main roads that branch out from the historic Charminar , the laad bazaar is the one of the oldest markets in Hyderabad famous for bangles and therefore is also known as “choodi bazaar”. Here you can find an amazing variety of bangles all from glimmering glass bangles to fancy bangles and stone bangles. You can also find here attractive jewellery, saris and hand woven materials of silk and cotton. The market is full of bangle shops which are loaded with variety of goods and a good bargainer can get things at a relatively cheaper price than others.

  • Well known for- Lacquer bangles studded with stones.
  • Timings: 11am-10:30pm.

Fourth shopping destination you must visit in Hyderabad

Antique Market

Antique Market

Located near murghi chowk, this market is bustling with historical reminiscence. Each item sold here has a history of its own, surely a heaven for retrophiles and historians. From gleaming gorgeous chandeliers to ornate mirrors, from archaic crockery to wooden chest, it has every possible item one can look for. Several British era gramophone and telephones can be easily found here and will surely give a magic touch to the décor of your room.

  • Well known for- Antique home décor.
  • Timings: 9am-8pm.

Fifth shopping destination you must visit in Hyderabad

Charminar Bazaar

Charminar Bazaar

Located adjacent to the historical monument Charminar, Charminar bazaar is stretched on four roads, covering an area of more than a kilometer in all four directions respectively. The lanes are popped up with shops containing a variety of items such as pearls, necklaces, saris, footwear and the list can go on and on and on. So grab your shopping list and get set go as this a one stop solution for all your fashion needs from tip to toe.

  • Well known for- Ethnic clothing.
  • Timings: 10am-6pm.

Sixth shopping destination you must visit in Hyderabad

Begum Bazaar

Begum Bazaar

This insanely crowded market is considered to be one of the biggest commercial markets and is located half a kilometer from Naya Pul bridge in the old city. This market is a storehouse of Chinese products at unbeatable price and other household items too. Other items such as dry fruits, ayurvedic products and stationery can also be found here at affordable rates.

  • Well known for- Household products and Chinese products.
  • Timings: 10am-12pm.

Seventh shopping destination you must visit in Hyderabad

Sunday Book Bazaar

Sunday Book Bazaar

Are you an avid book reader? Then this is the perfect place for you or one can say a heaven for a bibliophile. All genres of books can be found here for as cheap as 20/; isn’t that great? In addition to your favourite novels, several study related materials and books can also be found here for a relatively cheaper price. Various magazines and journals are too up for sale here. As the name suggests it is only open on Sundays and if you want to get your favourite novel for a cheap price go as soon as the market opens as the good books get cleared by afternoon.

  • Well known for- Second hand books.
  • Timings: 9am to 5pm.

Eighth shopping destination you must visit in Hyderabad

Jummerat

Jummerat


Commonly known as “chor bazaar”, this market is situated near the Muslim Jung bridge around Begum bazaar. This is a weekly market starting from 4am in the morning every Thursday with an innumerable amount of items displayed for sale. From pins to electrical appliances it has every possible thing one can demand to buy and that too at the cheapest rate possible. Stolen antiques can be found here up for sale and at an unbeatable price.

  •    Well known for- Stolen antiques.
  •    Timings: 7am-5pm.

Ninth shopping destination you must visit in Hyderabad

Jagdish Market

Jagdish Market

This is one of the largest mobile phones market in Hyderabad and a center of thrift stores for pre-owned electronic items.

Here you can get all the latest smartphones and electronic gadgets and as there are a lot of shops which sell second hand electronic items and the pricing is relatively cheap. You can get a used mobile phone for as cheap as 500/-. This place is a home to all gadget lovers and technicians.

  • Well known for- Second hand mobile phones.
  • Timings: 10am-9pm.

Tenth shopping destination you must visit in Hyderabad

Koti Sultan Market

Koti Sultan Market

Located between commercial areas of Abids and Koti, Koti sultan market is one of the oldest markets in Hyderabad. This place is a heaven for girls especially who love trendy western clothes as it has got everything one can think of. From torn boyfriend jeans to crop tops, this place can make you a fashionista. Apart from these funky trendy clothes it also has in store for you trendy sling bags and accessories for as cheap as 160/-.

  • Well known for- Women western wear.
  • Timings: 10am-6pm.

Conclusion

 As now you have the ultimate guide to the hidden gems of Hyderabad, what are you waiting for? Grab you bags, put on your shoes and go get the best items for you at peanut prices! All you have to do is reach the market and brush up your bargaining skill and get them all.

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