This page gives an account of different shopping malls in Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh
which had firm cultural links from medieval time of the Nawabs.
Apart from shayri (poetry) and mujras(dance performance), the noble city of Lucknow has been famous for cotton textiles and chikenkaari work from the ancient times. Lucknow perfumes are well known in India. There are lavish shopping malls in major shopping areas of Lucknow.
The major shopping areas or market are Yayaganj, Aminabad, Kapoorthala, Janpath,Chowk and Hazratganj. There are numerous big and small restaurants and eating handouts around these famous market places. One can get mouthwatering non-veg dishes and enjoy rich delicacies at an affordable price. Lucknow is famous for Biryanis and travelers can get plentiful shops selling this favorite dish. Otherwise Shikawat near Gymkhana Club and Tunde ke kebab in Chowk are two well known shops to the locals.
The two important shopping malls in Lucknow are the Zee Mall (Fun Republic) and the East End Mall (Wave) in Gomti Nagar and Sahara Ganj near Shahnazaf Road, Hazratganj that is visited by more than thousands visitors daily. Aminabad, can be compared to Chandni Chowk in Delhi and is the largest shopping centre of the city daily visited by a huge number of consumers.
The Hazratganj market has a big shopping area where the buildings are of colonial style buildings. Malls like Riverside - Pyramid has lavish shops and showrooms of reputed brands do a good business in Lucknow. A number of multiplexes like PVR , Wave, Sahara Ganj and Fun Cinemas beside or inside the shopping malls of Lucknow offer world class movie watching experience to the visitors. Other shopping centers of Lucknow are Chowk Old Lucknow, Alambagh, Bhootnath and Kapoorthala,
Last Updated on : 10/05/2013