#25 of 27 Places to Visit in Guwahati
Distance (From Guwahati Railway Station): 1 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 1 km from Guwahati Railway Station, Fancy Bazaar is a bustling market situated in the heart of Guwahati city. It is one of the oldest markets in Guwahati and among the most happening places in Guwahati.
Popularly known as Phaasi Bazaar by the locals, Fancy Bazaar is a true shopping paradise for the city dwellers and is a hub for a wide assortment of wholesale products. One can get all kinds of stuff here from branded clothes to shoes, cosmetics to bicycles, ribbons to safety pins and the latest in electronic items like mobiles, watches and laptops. Also, one can shop genuine Assamese silk sarees from Government approved retail outlets. In spite of the emerging mall culture in the city, this market hasn't lost its sheen and continues to cater to the shopping needs of Guwahati people. It is very crowded during the evenings especially on Fridays & Saturdays.
The Masjid Lane area of Fancy Bazaar is famous for the gadgets and gizmos. For all the techno freaks, this locale provides the budget friendly stuff at the most affordable price. Shahida market situated in the Masjid lane is another house of wholesale electronics along with beautiful metallic items and brass decors. The place is also famous for mouth-watering street food like Chole Bhature, Chat, Pani Puri, Paranthas, rolls etc. Fancy Bazaar is also known for bit of bargaining like most of the other markets in India.
Timings: 9 AM - 9 PM