Shimla :: Lakkad Bazaar Shimla
Shimla Lakkad bazaar is the prime shopping market. The Lakkad bazaar is located in just the immediate corner of the Ridge. The bazaar becomes heavily crowded during the tourist seasons of Shimla. The shops in the Lakkad bazaar overflow with variety of items including the wondrous wood made articles like the wooden boxes, jewelry, images, fruit bowls and many more.
You will be lured to take all the things at a time back to your home. The Lakkad bazaar always looks colorful and in a merry mood because of the colorful items and garments that stuffs the market shops. Tourists have a high attraction to this place.
Lakkad Bazaar also has got hotels for the tourists and guests like the White hotel and Hotel Diplomat. This place also stocks a number of cheap restaurants. The price of the good is cheap in the bazaar. Also fresh vegetables are available from the market of Lakkad bazaar. The bazaar also houses a roller skating ring where during the winter carnivals, skating and other ice sports are organized.
The Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC) which happens to be the state hospital of Himachal Pradesh is situated closeby.
The market has got a traditional flavor in it. Here you will find the taste of special Shimla dishes like the Shephard's pie with Uradh dal.
The Lakkad bazaar looks beautiful in the evening hours as the place gets lit up and the people assemble there either for a pleasant walk through the marketplace or for buying goods.