Bangalore is India’s most popular city. Located in the southern state of Karnataka, it is a city of sheer beauty and greenery. Nicknamed the ‘Garden City of India’, Bangalore prides itself on pleasant weather, a cosmopolitan population and a well-developed city layout. It came into prominence with the boom of the software industry and is now home to people from all regions of the world. Bangalore leaves no effort in creating an ambience that is comfortable to people of all age groups and tastes. From imposing historical structures to spangled gardens, exotic food to world-class malls and brands, this city has it all. Bangalore is also popular among the shopaholics. Here’s a compilation of the best shopping experiences the city has to offer.
A shopping experience with old world charm, Brigade Road has on offer almost everything for everyone. It comprises a street dotted with branded stores such as Pepe, Levis, Vero Moda and others. For those who are not particular about brands, fret not. Brigade Road has in its embrace the Tibetan Plaza and similar places for reasonable, yet fashionable shopping. Brigade Road acknowledges the fact that shopping without binging on food is incomplete. From KFC to Coffee Day, road-side chaats and snacks, this Road has it all.
The most upmarket shopping destination in Bangalore, UB City is akin to a world in itself. Located on Vittal Mallya Road and built in great style and grandeur, this mall is designed to indulge. Home to some of the world’s most premium brands like Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo, Canali and Burberry among others, this mall comes with a world-class food court and lounges that attract the cream of society.
The 100 ft road in Indiranagar is a 100-foot strip of shopping extravaganza. Fashion trends make waves from this area that is home to brands, stores and boutiques of every kind and category. From Indian to western wear, casual to accessories and formals, Indiranagar is renowned as the fashion hub of Bangalore. There are several designer boutiques too, that leave no stone un-turned in setting new styles and trends. Foodies are not forgotten either, with Indiranagar being home to some of the best restaurants and lounges in the city.
M G Road
Bangalore’s favorite shopping destination located in the heart of the city is MG Road. Lined with many saree and textile stores, it is favored during festive and wedding seasons. It is also home to the iconic Cauvery Handicrafts Emporium, one of the oldest stores of traditional Indian artifacts. With some of the best restaurants, movie theaters and 5 star hotels in Bangalore, M G Road remains an evergreen favorite with locals and tourists alike.