Popular Shopping Places in Allahabad
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Allahabad is devout town where shopper can buy religious paraphernalia. This city has several shops which are presenting products used for rituals like sandalwood, incense, and camphor among others. There are numbers of malls and multiples are presented here. Civil Lines, Chowk and Katra are the main market places of the city. These shopping places have undergone a considerable change with time and feature attractive items to the shoppers. Allahabad shopping is not popular only for electronic items, flowers, books but also dresses, souvenirs, knick knacks and many other items.

Civil Lines:

Civil Lines is the famous shopping place in Allahabad. In civil lines area, numerous department store, boutique and kiosk are located. Best branded showrooms, tailors, malls like Big Bazaar and Vishal Mega Mart are also situated there. In this market number of shops providing products used for rituals includes sandalwood, incense, incense stick, and others. This market is also popular for its bookshops. Shoppers can buy religious hymns and philosophies based books. It is the main shopping centers in Allahabad.


Chowk is traditional market which is famous for garments, vegetables, and sweets papads. From this market you can buy religious paraphernalia, such as flowers, vermilion powder. This market place is also popular for the wide variety of items that are buying at reasonable cost. Chowk bazaars in Allahabad look very vibrant with the array of items that are presented beautifully for sale. This shopping center is best shopping center among the tourists attraction in Allahabad.

Religious Paraphernalia
Allahabad is the best place to stop over and pick up religious stuffs like incense sticks, idols of gods and goddesses, camphor, vermilion, books based on mythological stories and many more. Since the city is an important holy town of India, most of the market streets and shops sell religious paraphernalia. Sangam, located 7 km off Civil Lines, is one of the wonderful places not just to take a holy dip in the water, but also grab some interesting spiritual curios.

For book lovers, Allahabad is a paradise since there are many reputed book stores stored with umpteen numbers of valuable books. Wheeler's Bookshop nestled in MG Marg, Civil Lines has an enviable collection of Bengali fictions, English novels, Hindi story books, etc. Similarly, Allahabad Book Centre on MG Marg and Universal Book Centre in Civil Lines, Bharat Book Depot on Vivekananda Marg are other good alternatives.

Exquisite jewellery in attractive designs and shapes are found in plenty in the markets of Chowk and Civil Lines. Some of the famous places where you can pick up necklaces and other jewellery items are New Ornament House - Chowk, Chaddha Jewelers near Tulsiyani Plaza, Rana Jewellers near Palace Cinema Chauraha and Dulhan Jewellers, Nehru Complex, Chowk.

Sweets and Namkeens
Namkeen, the mouth-watering fried crispy snack is found in abundance in this holy city. Some of the popular items that sell like hot cakes over here are bhujia, gahtiya, chat papri, saigo, gazak, etc. You can check out popular shops like Hari Ram Namkeen Shop, New Green Sweet House, Sulaki's, Chandra Sweets, Chhappan Bhog, Netram Moolchand Agarwal among others.

Handicrafts And Antiques
Exotic looking brassware, rare artifacts and antique pieces are few souvenirs which entices you to buy them immediately. Allahabad has a handful of good handicraft shops such as Asian Crafts (Katra Road), Bhuali Crafts (ADA Colony), Rainbow International (George Town) that houses lovely artworks. So, take your time off and hit the above places to stuff your travel bags with memorable souvenirs.

We are in the process of updating List of Shops in Allahabad, few shops are listed below;
New Ornament House
83, Meerganj (Jawahar Squire), Chowk, Allahabad-211 003
Phone:0532-2240838, +919839507232, +919839060040
E-mail address - newornamenthouse@gmail.com
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