Shopping, kolkata

The best place for bargain shopping is New Market (formerly known as Hogg Market). Others include Gariahat, Dakshinapan , Central Cottage Industries Emporium, brassware shops along Kalighat Road, near the Kali temple, shops and auction houses on Park Street, Russel Street, Little Russel Street and Free School Street, and the Bengal Home Industries showroom.There is plenty to shop. A variety of local handicrafts are made from shola , pith and conch-shell.

Shopping in Calcutta:
Dakshinapan Shopping Centre
If you are lover of Indian artifacts and handicrafts then this place is suitable for your taste. You will find several shops stocked with handicrafts from all over the country and the prices are reasonable.
Metro Plaza
This shopping place is famous for footwear and other accessories. Metro plaza has about 260 shops that deal with various styles of garments, most of which are handcrafted by locals.
Baguiati is located about 14 km from the heart of the city and it can be reached easily by the taxis or the public transport system. Nazrul Islam Avenue is the main connection of this region with the city.
Shyam Bazaar
Shyam Bazaar is a well known commercial center located in the northern part of the city. It is a place that is generally crowded, walk around and you are sure to find something to buy and take back home with you.
Charnock City
If you are looking for a place to get some authentic Indian garments or leather goods, then Charnock city is the perfect place to stop by for an afternoon of shopping.