Pondicherry fondly referred to as Pondy, is a former French colony and one of the best places to visit in India. Filled with the Sun, Sand, and Sea, Pondicherry is every nature lover's paradise. It is also a lesser known shopping destination. Markets of all shapes and sizes, selling a variety of goods dot its landscape. The markets in Pondicherry are as colorful as they can get. The clothes, handicrafts, pieces of jewelry being sold in the street shops makes for the perfect souvenirs. Listed below are some must-visit markets in Pondicherry:
A haven for shoppers, the Goubert Market in Pondicherry is filled to its brim with colorful jewelry, opulent shops selling budget-friendly goodies without compromising on quality. The bountiful display of colors on every street will surely test your resistance. This market in Pondicherry is located on the J N street near the Grand Bazar Police Station.
Serenity Beach Bazar
The Serenity Beach Bazaar is one of the busiest and funky places in Pondicherry. This market sells everything - from handicrafts to beachwear, from jewelry to home, all things are available at this splendid market. This market is usually set up on the weekends by Serenity Beach, making it convenient for beach-goers to skim around it. The nearby eateries make this market even more inviting.
Mahatma Gandi Street
Mahatma Gandhi Street in Pondicherry is the one-stop solution for your every shopping need. This street attracts crowds of people like no other place in Pondicherry does. Owing to the variety in goodies of all types, this market should be in your Travel bucket list. Buy beautifully crafted bags and accessories at dirt cheap prices.
Romain Rolland Street
Housing both high-end boutiques, as well as street vendors, Romain Rolland Street market in Pondicherry, is the best place to shop for expensive as well as budget-friendly things. This market offers some amazing choices in stylish garments, semi-precious stones, perfumes, hand-made incense, candles infused with real petals, marbled silks and aromatherapy products.
Pondicherry, offering so many choices in market places, is truly a shopper paradise. Tourists all over the country visit Pondicherry to marvel at its natural beauty and French-inspired architecture, but little do they know, that Pondicherry has such amazing possibility of converting into a shopper's destination. The Promenade, Pondicherry - a part of the Sarovar Hotels and Resorts is the perfect place to stay when visiting the spectacular place called Pondicherry. We strive to provide our guests with the best of our facilities and hospitality to make for a memorable stay. Come visit Pondicherry, and take home a treasure trove of memories bundled up into souvenirs.