You are a tourist visiting Hyderabad? Are you living in Hyderabad and do want do specially shopping? You want to buy something unique and really Hyderabadi? Visit Laad Bazar Hyderabad.
Laad Bazaar is also called as Chudi Bazaar (Chudi means Bangles). Hyderabad Laad Bazaar is a famous and very old market known for Bangles. Laad Bazaar or Chudi Bazaar is located at Charminar, Old city in Hyderabad. Laad means a kind of a material used for making bangles. (Called as lacquer in English). Chudi Bazaar is always a happening and vibrant shopping centre of Hyderabad throughout the year. It’s located in one of the roads (streets) leading to Charminar. Apart from Bangles, Hyderabad Laad Bazar is also known for Sarees, Sherwani, Silk Clothing, Pearls, paintings, handmade wooden work, semi-precious stones, Dupattas, perfumes, special stone studded bangles, Hyderabadi glass work, etc and are sold here.
Laad Bazar market started its operations since Qutub Shahis rule which is more than 400 years old. Later during the Nizam rule, the market was still operating. The shopping centre is 1Km long stretch in the old city near to Charminar. This place is a must visit market at the time of wedding, festivals and other special occasions where variety of bangle sets are available which can suit to any kind of dress women wear.
There are many makers of Bangles in the Laad Bazar but there are some famous North Indian famous bangle makers who make the special variety of Bangles ‘Lac Bangles’. It takes 3 hours for 6-7 people to make one lac bangle with all the glittering stones and sparkling effect. The price of these special Lac Bangles in Laad Bazaar starts from Rs. 1200 and it may go more than Rs. 10000.
Special varieties of bangles made of Silver and Brass with pearls embedded in them are available in Chudi Bazaar. These bangles are specially ordered for weddings.
The bangles from Hyderabad Laad Bazar are very popular in Middle East. Tourists from different parts of the world especially Americans and Europeans are very much fond of these bangles.
Bargaining is very common in Business of Laad Bazar. It’s a place for every girl to visit and chose her best bangles but don’t forget to bargain before you purchase something.
The experience and feel you get by walking on the colorful glittering street of Laad Bazar is very special and splendid which remains a memory of your life time.
• 11 Kms from Secunderabad
• 3 Kms from MGBS Bus Stop, Hyderabad
Journey Time By Road:
• 40 min from Secunderabad Railway Station
• 20 minutes from MGBS Bus Stop Hyderabad
Route by road:
• Plenty of buses from Secunderabad Railway Station (Bus Numbers are 8A, 7Z). Frequency of buses is every ten minutes
• Buses from MGBS Bus Stop are 72N, 72V, 71R
Where to stay: There are plenty of hotels in Hyderabad ranging from budget to 5 star hotels.
Interesting Facts of Hyderabad Laad Bazaar:
– Biggest Bangles market of India.
– More than 400 years old market
– Bangles starting from Rs.6 to Rs.10000 are available in Hyderabad Laad Bazaar
– Walking down the Laad Bazar Street with the shining and sparkling bangles is a great experience.
Food Facilities: One can get all types of food items (Hyderabadi, South Indian and North Indian varieties) from the most of the hotels in Hyderabad.
Nearest Railway Stations: Hyderabad (Nampally) Railway Station and Secunderabad Railway Station
Nearby Tourist Attractions:
– Mecca Masjid
– Chawmahalla Palace
AP Tourism Contact Number: 040-23450444 (24 x 7)
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