Cochin is not only a wonderful place to explore but also a great place to shop. With all the fancy malls, bazaars and other markets, you’ll surely be tempted to shop till you drop. If you’re someone who’s excellent at bargaining, you’ll definitely purchase a whole lot of good quality products at really good rates. Below we have outlined the shopping areas you should visit and enjoy your shopping spree.
Lulu Shopping Mall
Lulu shopping mall is one of the biggest malls in India and is located in Edappally. It houses over 320 international brands apart from national brands giving you a huge variety to shop from. It also offers numerous entertainment options like gaming zone, movie theatre, rides, food courts, etc. Once in a way, events like cultural programs, musical and fashion shows are also organized in this mall.
This is a famous commodity market starting from Fort Cochin all the way to Mattancherry. All Indian spices including pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves are traded here. There are plenty of shops selling spices at affordable prices. You can purchase in bulk from wholesalers and also buy in smaller quantities from the retail shops. Apart from spices, you can also pick up a few souvenirs to take back home.
This shopping area is famous for clothing and spices. There are ample of small shops selling spices that will draw you to them by the strong aroma. Here you can also find stores selling a variety of electronic items, jewellery, leather items, shoes, accessories, and much more. Close to Broadway is the Ernakulam market where you can purchase items at bulk prices.
M G Road
Mahatma Gandhi road is Cochin’s most popular commercial centre. Here you’ll find different shops, big and small selling a wide range of products starting from exquisite clothes to tiny gadgets. You will also find some of the best quality spices, dry fruits, nuts and handicraft items made from metals and bamboo in this area. An excellent range of Indian wear including sarees in vibrant colours, textures, and designs can be purchased from here.
Jewel junction is the go-to place for all your jewelry shopping. You can purchase ornaments of gold and silver, diamond jewelry in great designs from renowned stores.
This place is famous for cotton items. You can get a really good deal on premium quality cotton apparels. After some good shopping, you can grab a good snack or meal from the many eateries around.
Oberon Mall is one of the fanciest malls in Kerala with multiplex theatre, gaming zone and several stores selling clothes and products of major brands. It has a number of food courts where you can relish a delicious meal.