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Shopping in Ludhiana is a delightful experience for the avid shopper. The state of Punjab has a fairly rich tradition of handicrafts and handlooms. The state is noted for exquisite handicrafts like phulkaris (traditional embroidery), lacquered woodwork, jewelry etc. These are the items, you should look for while shopping in Ludhiana.
Also go for the
Punjabi jutis (shoes), which are typical of this region. Hand-woven carpets, blankets, woolen garments and of course Patiala salwar (the traditional Indian garments with a Punjabi twist in design) are hit with those who want to do some shopping in Ludhiana. Ludhiana is a busy urban city and there is hardly anything that one will not find in Ludhiana. Therefore shopping in Ludhiana can be pretty confusing for those unaware of the specialties of the place.  The versatility of shopping in Ludhiana lies in the fact that there is something for everybody. Traditional Handicraft, Handloom items ,Kitchen Household-utensils ,Leather, Quilts and Blankets ,Textiles ,Jewelry, Sports goods ,Flowers and Furniture.

Besides buying the usual urban stuff one must be aware of the specialties of the region before shopping in Ludhiana.The global mall culture has also entered Ludhiana and today the city has some of the best malls in the country. Shopping in the malls of Ludhiana is like shopping in any other Western country and one can find most of the International brands in these malls. However, although globalization has entered Ludhiana, there are a number of shops selling traditional items in Ludhiana and they are an integral part of shopping in Ludhiana.
The traditional handicrafts and art works of Ludhiana can be bought at the many traditional shops in the city. It is these unique items that make shopping in Ludhiana even more colorful.

The sarabha nagar market is one of the most popular hangout places with many eating joints such as the noodle bar, yo china, hot breads, Dominos and many other famous food chains. It also has cafes such as Barista where you can sit, relax and have coffee. Many other cafes such as Cafe Coffee Day, Costa Coffee are also around nearby. Bakes and beans is one of the most popular eatery joints. You can find Famous food chains like Mc Donalds, KFC and Pizza Hut in the malls or around. Ludhiana is famous for its chicken:-all possible tastes and varieties. Chawla's cream Chicken (Various locations), Babas chaiken are only a few. Friends and Shekhupuria's Dhabaa are famous for its parathas, Dal and Shahi Paneer. Just walk along the road opposite the railway station. Fountain chowk is another open place to enjoy all sorts of spicey eateries from Stuffed naans, Cholley Bhuture, Chaat, Tikki etc. While in Ludhiana don't forget to try Basant's Kulfi and ice cream and Punnu Pakoras on Gill Road and if anyone want to eat even at 2AM then go to pandit paranthe wala near chaura bazaar.

 


Ludhiana city is going to have not less than six multiplexes, coming up in various parts of the city. And Ludhianvis will no longer have to complain about lack of entertainment here. By the start of 2008, they can look forward to a good number of malls and multiplexes, five hotels of five-star status, pubs, eating joints, discotheques and much more, to give a new face to this industrial capital of Punjab.

Two multiplexes are coming up on Ferozepur Road. One of the other multiplex is coming up near Rajguru Nagar and is being developed by the Malhotra Book Depot (MBD) group on 4.5 acres of land. Five cinema halls, a hotel, shopping area have been planned in this project.Ludhiana is not much of a tourist spot but is more an upcoming cosmopolitan city of india. With numerous malls and multiplexes under construction, these modern state-of-the art bulidings are what tourists from nearby places come here to see and check out. The main malls of the city are Westend, Flamez and Ansal Plaza.

The Mall road has various malls such as the elite arcade, kunal tower, etc. Its being undertaken to build "Casio Mall", which will have all the biggest, most expensive and foreign stores, first of their kinds in India. One can go and do shopping at international stores in the westend mall, ansal plaza and flamez or watch the latest movies PVR cinemas in Flamez or Waves at the westend.

 

Ludhiana is the hub for hosiery goods in India. It makes wollens for the entire country which are also exported to America, Australia, UK, France, Canada, Singapore and many other European countries.Whole sale and countrywide famous hosiery markets are Kalyan Nagar,Bajwa Nagar, Ghara Bhan,Dal Bazaar,Akaal Market and AC Market .K.P.Aggarwal trading company`s Ashish,Kaaxo and Garner is very famous for all women cardigans,T-shirts and bawa suits at reasonable prices.

 

What to Shop in Ludhiana

Punjabi Suits ,Ladies Suits, Shawls,Pagri,

Pappad, Waddian,Pickles ,

Shoes,Punjabi Jutti ,Wedding Suits,

Blankets, Hand -woven Carpets, Woolen garments

Electronics- TV,  DVD-Players,Refrigerators,Kitchen Appliances

Jewellery,Artificial Jewellery,

Fashion Clothing, Embroidered Suits

Handicrafts,Wooden Chess,