Burra Bazaar of Kolkata
Burra Bazaar is one of the large market of Kolkata and it is also traditional in nature. It is placed on 488 bighas and 12 cottahs of land. Burra Bazaar has given a new look to Kolkata. In this market you can buy or sell anything. For these type of markets now Kolkata is the famous commercial center in India. Burra Bazaar is a wholesale market so you may not get retail items from here.
Many people says that what you are seeing in India, is available in Burra Bazaar. Some also says that tiger eye can be purchased from Burra Bazaar if you pay the actual price. it shows the great reputation of Burra Bazaar. Burra Bazaar was setup by Shekhawati Marwaris who has come to West Bengal in 19th century. Britishers made Burra Bazaar as the great trading hub of India.
Burra Bazaar is very traditional as it looks. If you visit Burra Bazaar then you can get more things then you expect. You may not enjoy rich things but you can see the real beauty of Kolkata markets. Hand pulled rickshaws, garbage corners, shoppers and consumers look amazing in this market. Tourist from outside like this market very much.
Timing of Burra Bazaar of Kolkata
Burra Bazaar is open from 10 am to 10 pm on any day. It never closed in any day unless there is special occasion.
Location of Burra Bazaar
Burra Bazzar is located on north of Dalhousie square which is a very good accessible point from any part of Kolkata. You can go there by buses, taxis, Auto rickshaws, trams and other vehicles.
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