The ultimate experience that tourists take back from a place is the experience of shopping. For residents of a place, the ease, modernity and variety of shopping satisfy them. Whether it is the expensive cloth or jewelry or the daily needs available at the corner shop, shopping remains an integral part of our day to day lives.
Shopping in Haldia is a pleasant experience. One can enjoy shopping in malls that provide all the luxuries of life and provide an experiential satisfaction. On the other hand, there are various stalls and market areas which are run by Haldia Municipality that give you the true flavors of Haldia.
Durgachak - Nerve Center of Hadia
This place can be called the commercial heart of Haldia. It boasts of all the necessary civic facilities. This place bustles with office goers, businessmen and shoppers and is abuzz with activity throughout the day. Shops, banks, government offices operate from this place. There are four places in Durgachak that need a special mention with relation to shopping. These are:
Municipal Markets for Shopping in Haldia
There are scores of municipal markets in Haldia which offer various things on sale. These markets have developed courtesy the Haldia Municipality and have innumerable stalls which deal in cloth, accessories, electronics and other such items. The markets are:
Mohana Market Complex, Haldia Township, Haldia
New Market, Durgachak, Haldia
Hindustan Market, Haldia Township
Apanika Market , Chaitanyapur
Shopping Complex , Sutahata
1st Vegetable Market , Durgachak
2nd Vegetable Market , Durgachak
Colony Bazar , Durgachak
Stadium Market, Durgachak
Sonar Tori Multiplex , City Centre
Other Important Markets for Shopping in Haldia
In addition to the Municipal markets there are some private markets in Haldia. They are:
B. C. Kar Market Complex, Basudevpur
Akash Ganga Market Complex, Basudevpur, Khajanchak
Khudiramnagar Market Complex, Ranichak
Shopping Malls in Haldia
Municipal markets and private markets are a big part of Haldia’s shopping infrastructure. While these facilities are there to stay and offer there unique personal touch to sghopping but recently, there has been a shift in people’s preferences and shopping in malls is becoming popular. Few malls are already functional and few are about to start operation in a short time. Notable big brand malls where shopping can be fun are:
Big Bazaar in Haldia
Future group’s flagship retail hypermarket, a multi-format store has opened its shop in Haldia. Due to its advantage of being a one stop shop for all the shopping needs of individuals it is a big hit and a preferred choice for shopping in Haldia. Clothes, apparels, food, household items and many other daily need goods can be bought at affordable price.
Address- Big Bazaar, Aakash Ganga Complex, Durgachak, Haldia, West Bengal- 721602 Phone- 03224- 308033
City Center in Haldia
Not operational yet, this project is an ambitious upcoming project in Haldia that will provide greater options for shopping to the citizens of Haldia. An initiative of the Ambujahe City Center will have various showrooms and outlets which will bring the latest shopping options for the citizens. Address- City Center, Debhog Durgachak, Haldia
In addition to the above shopping experiences, one can also enjoy shopping for clothes, jewelry, shoes and other products from the local market. Those typical small shops one would find only in small towns. Haldia has a lot to offer for the shoppers and the shoppers have a lot to explore in Haldia markets.