Shopping is always a fun activity to indulge in while you travel to a particular place or a city. You get to learn a lot about the culture of the city you are shopping in and if you are a shopaholic you don’t need any reason to shop … do you? Shopping in Pune is an exciting experience for Pune has a large number of shopping malls, shopping complexes and shopping areas that are always flooded by visitors and locals. Be it anytime of the year the shopping malls in Pune are always crowded with people not looking for something specific but anything that they can buy. In my opinion their shopping is more of an impulsive nature. Shopping in Pune has emerged as a favorite Pass-time activity for college goers and young professionals.
Pune has something for everyone, Posh areas like Koregaon park, MG Road and camp for rich and elite people, JM Road, FC road for middle class people and shopping areas like Tulsi Bag, Laxmi road and fashion street for people who have a tight budget. From branded goods to the exquisite handicrafts of the state, you can buy everything in Pune. Infact, there is nothing that you can’t find in Pune. The Shopping Malls and Complexes are generally fixed price regions but you can bargain at some of the shopping areas of Pune.
Wondering which street to shop in Pune? Here is a listing to help you.
Shopping at Laxmi Road / Lakshmi Road Pune
If you happen to be in Pune, shopping at Laxmi road is a must at least once. Laxmi Road is amongst the oldest shopping streets of Pune. The whole area still has that old city charm. It is a place where majority of the locals shop. The Laxmi Road market is popular for various branded and non-branded stores catering to different classes of the society. Some of the shops here are more than 80 yr old. The area is little congested but is fun to shop. It is amongst the busiest markets of Pune famous for Jewelry shops and clothes.
Shopping at Fashion Street Pune
One of the most happening place for shopaholics. You’ can find various articles at one place. The fashion street of Pune has been modeled after Mumbai’s Fashion Street. The market consists of small shops, which are approximately 450 in numbers. Fashion Street Pune is a multi-purpose shopping place. Here you can get anything, ranging from clothes to footwear to fashion accessories, artificial jewelry, bags etc.
Shopping at M.G. Road Pune
Mahatma Gandhi Road, popularly known as M.G. Road is one of the most expensive areas of Pune. All branded show rooms and shops are located here. Right from designer boutiques to branded stores and imported goods shop too. Many of the young clusters enjoy window-shopping at MG Road. It turns more thrilling and exciting on weekends, as the area turns into no traffic zone and all you see here is the pedestrians enjoying an evening with friends and family.
Shopping at J.M. Road Pune
we can also refer “Jungli Naharaj Road (JM Road)” as mini MG road. Various branded store are opening on this new shopping place in Pune. Jangli Maharaj Road is also popular for the Jungli Maharaj Temple located at the end of JM road. The JM road is also very popular for “Baal Gandharwa natya Mandir” and Sambhaji Garden.
Shopping at F.C. Road Pune
The Road gets its name from the famous college named Fergusson College established in 1885. It is one of the renowned colleges in India popular for its graduation degrees. Fergusson College rad is very popular for its roadside shops. Sagar Arcade is one of the popular shopping complexes at FC Road. The complex has various small shops popular for their clothing collection.