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4 reasons why Chandni Chowk is your most affordable shopping destination in Dhaka

Photo: Sazzad Ibn Sayed

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4 reasons why Chandni Chowk is your most affordable shopping destination in Dhaka

Photo: Sazzad Ibn Sayed

Known to many and visited by most Dhakaites – Chandni Chowk, Gawsia and New Market – the holy trinity of cheap and fashionable clothing certainly needs no introduction. Yet the legendary Chandni Chowk stands out the best as it offers an incredible number of cheap deals and fashionable outfits with touches of deshi taste.

Although it’s not easy to find your way around the narrow winding lanes, teeming crowds and endless shops of Chandni Chowk, this crowded and bustling mall is still undoubtedly the city’s most affordable shopping destination. Dhaka.

Read on to find out why Chandni Chowk may be your most affordable shopping destination.

The myriad of clothes

Chandni Chowk is quite big and it is sure to satisfy the cravings of Bangladeshi men and women, who are always on the lookout for modern ethnic clothing that is both fashionable and sophisticated. Here, bargains are always available at your disposal and you can easily get replica designer clothes. And the best part about this market is that it is divided into several smaller sections.

Say, you’re in the mood to add pops of color, comfort and tradition with the shalwar kameez and dupatta to your wardrobe. Well, no need to travel very far as Chandni Chowk is filled with an overwhelming array of ethnic dresses and festive shalwar suits that will take your breath away. The price is incredibly low and you can buy them in the price range from 400 Tk to 15,000 Tk. A similar cost also applies to the elegant and versatile Chandni Chowk sarees which are always in vogue.

Nevertheless, always remember that a meticulous and well-articulated case will win you any bargain in Chandni Chowk!

Photo: Sazzad Ibn Sayed

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4 reasons why Chandni Chowk is your most affordable shopping destination in Dhaka

Photo: Sazzad Ibn Sayed

Fabulous fabric

One cannot talk about Chandni Chowk without mentioning the luxurious collection of rich fabrics found here. Chandni Chowk’s retail stores specifically specialize in colorful and eye-catching fabrics which are sold at an incredibly low price. Be it cotton, crepe or damask fabric, Chandni Chowk buyers are ready to please their customers with this beautiful collection of textile materials.

What else? You can even use these fabrics for interior decoration purposes, such as sheets, rugs or curtains. Choose the material your heart desires, but remember to compare the price and check the quality before you buy.

Fascinating jewelry

Plated in gold and crafted with dedication, Chandni Chowk’s jewelry collection may not be that high-end, but it’s certainly enough to make you look graceful (within a budget). Gold-plated antique and silver jewelry is both versatile and low-priced, and adornment includes chokers, necklaces, pendants, bracelets, bracelets, and more.

The best thing about these jewelry is that they can be worn for any occasion. From looking elegant in wedding ceremonies to including them in your daily outings, Chandni Chowk’s gemstones and jewelry can be your trusted companion. You can buy such jewelry by spending 200-25,000 Tk. Visit these glittering jewelry shops in Chandni Chowk once, and you will be amazed at how fascinating they are!

Mouth-watering street food

There aren’t many people in Dhaka who haven’t tasted the spicy, crunchy and delicious fuchka from New Market and Chandni Chowk. However, if you are one of the unfortunate people who has not yet tasted this famous street food, do not waste time and have a bite! Again, after hours of shopping at Chandni Chowk, a sip of lassi and a plate of tehari feels like an elixir sent straight from heaven.

These street foods won’t cost you much. You can have a hearty meal by spending the mere sum of 300-400 Tk. Don’t forget to try the varied number of achars offered here, and of course, not forgetting the famous kulfi and ice cream gola!

Although Chandni Chowk’s boisterous crowds and energetic vendors may shock first-timers, no one should miss the grandeur of this major mall. Since time immemorial, Chandni Chowk has served people from all walks of life; therefore, feel free to indulge yourself with the vibrancy, old-fashioned charm and affordable clothing of Chandni Chowk.