Shopping in Agra

Agra is best known for its monuments, forts, palaces and mausoleums but the traditional shopping centres and bazaars are concealed behind these architectural wonders. Agra is one of the most visited cities in India, the fourth largest city in Uttar Pradesh. Numerous types of rare and extinct craft can be found that are nowhere to be seen these days. One of the most widely bought collectibles is called 'Bric-a-Brac,' a small marble version of Taj Mahal.

A person who comes to Agra is unlikely to return empty-handed for there are so many art, craft and other souvenir shops. The distinctive feature of Agra's markets is that every store here is unique in its way, and is known for a completely different product. Besides these street shops, there are some very well-established malls which have all the brands.

Agra is home to many people including craftsmen, jewellers, embroiderers, carpet makers and weavers who come here to show their valuable talent. Agra is one of the most important markets for textiles and embroidery. Most of the major shopping complexes are situated near the Taj Mahal, with Sadar Bazaar, Kinari Bazaar, and Munro Road among the most popular.

Let's look at some of Agra's most popular shopping streets and their specialties now.

Sadar Bazaar

Sadar Bazaar

Sadar Bazaar is one of Agra's most popular shopping spots, located close to Agra Cantt railway station. All can be found at a single location, from handicrafts, candy, garments to leather bags. In addition to some delicious vegetarian and non-vegetarian food joints, cafes such as Café Coffee Day are also located near the market.

Best Known for

Since Agra is renowned for its leather goods, don't forget to purchase them from here. A store located in the market called Taj Leather World is fair and offers good quality items. You need to go to the Sadar Bazaar if you want to buy ethnic apparel, boots, and accessories!

Tips Bargain just before the final decision is made.

Timings 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Closed Tuesday


Subhash Bazaar

Subhash Bazaar
Subhash Bazaar is another famous Agra market located in Halwai Gali close to the northern edge of Jama Masjid, near the Agra Fort.
Best Known For

One is likely to find a wide range of products out of which the most common are silk products and silk saris.

Tips

One is likely to find some high quality goods at fair prices with the right negotiation skills.

Timing

11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Open Tuesday


Raja Ki Mandi

Raja Ki Mandi

It's one of the town's busiest and busiest shopping areas. Right next to the market is a railway station called Raja ki Mandi railway station too. This market lies in the Agra area of Lohamandi. It is likewise one of Agra's most successful marketplaces.

Best Known for

This market in Agra has some shops like those of clothes, sweets, jewellery, ladies' items, household products and religious items and the list will continue and continue. This is the market's dynamic essence as regards the goods offered.

Tips

A person who loves shopping on the street will adore the place. Don't forget to negotiate rates for a fair offer, either.


Kinari Bazaar

Kinari Bazaar

Kinari Bazaar is in the vicinity of Jama Masjid of Agra. It's the town's wholesale market with a great past.

Best Known for

This market is renowned for its wholesale and retail industry. The Kinari Bazaar offers a wide selection of crafts, along with marble, glassware, rugs, leather and textiles.

Tips

Try to get a good wholesale deal for yourself and get good quality products at a reasonable price.

Timing: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Closed Tuesday


TDI Mall

TDI Mall

Located on Fatehabad Street, near the famous Taj Mahal. Besides being a great shopping spot, the mall is also quite feasible for both its entertainment and leisure purposes. There is also a huge food court with all kinds of food dishes to choose from. Well-known domestic brands can be found in the mall as well as international ones. An individual who adores brands in the mall will find a good catch.

Best Known For

The place is renowned for its wide array of branded and non-branded products and clothing.

Tips

Visit the mall when a brands sell because that's the moment when you're likely to find a value for money.

Timing :10 AM to 10 PM


Shoe Market

Shoe Market

This market lies in Hing Ki Mandi area. It is a very well-known town shoe store.

Best Known for

Agra's footwear industry is famous, one can get a good pair of shoes on the market. One should typically get a pair of high quality shoes at a fair price.

Tips

Because the market is in a congested area, it is advisable not to drive your vehicle over there. Using Public Transit instead. Wholesalers enter the market to purchase bulk goods, which means you can get quite a good price on the market.

Timings: 10 AM to 4 PM


Shah Market

Shopping in Agra

This market lies close to Agra's Sanjay Place market. It is one of the town's best wholesale and retail markets.

Best Known for

Smartphones, and other branded smart phones, are also on the market. If you need a second hand cell phone or the current one needs some help, this is the perfect spot.

Timing: 11 AM to 11 PM

Shahganj Bazaar

Over the years, this local market located in Agra has grown giving out some good quality products.

Best Known for

Nearly everything from furniture to clothes and ladies' bags to shoes can be found in the market. This also boasts one of the city's best vegetable markets. This gives a decent and fair price on goods of high quality.

Tips

Do not offer quoted amount. For some point, a bargain. Caring for your things, too.

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