Laad or Choodi Bazaar

Near Charminar, Hyderabad, Telangana.


Description

Laad Bazaar is a very old market popular for bangles located in Hyderabad. It is located on one of the four main roads that branch out from the historic Charminar. Laad meaning lacquer is used to make bangles, on which artificial diamonds are studded. In this 1-kilometre (0.62 mi)-long shopping strip, most of the shops sell bangles, saris, wedding related items, and cheap jewelry.

 


Other Information

Laad Bazaar is the main market for bangles, it is popular for bangles, semi-precious stones, pearls, jewellery, products such as silverware, Nirmal, Kalamkari paintings, bidriware, lacquer bangles studded with stones, saris and handwoven materials of silk, cotton. brocade, velvet and gold embroidered fabrics, traditional Khara Dupattas, lacquer bangles and perfumes.The narrow lane is filled with burkha-clad women, bangle shops and old buildings with wooden balconies, bargaining and haggling is part and parcel of this market. Shopkeepers employ beckoning tactics, placing an employee at the entrance of the store beckoning passers-by to enter their shop.


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