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Lakkar Bazaar


A trip to Shimla is just incomplete without shopping at the Lakkar Bazaar. Shimla, a beautiful town cuddled in the lap of the Himalayas is best known as the Summer Capital of India. Along with being the capital of beautiful state of Himachal Pradesh, the place attracts the Indians as well as travellers from across the world. The little town of Lakkar Bazaar is a shopping destination with street side markets and bazaar.

Shimla’s Lakkar Bazaar is known for its shopping especially woollen apparels. It has a wide range of artefacts, pashmina shawls, woollens and handicrafts to offer to its visitors. The bazaar is also popular for its "Kullu Shawls" and dry fruits. Lakkar Bazaar has all the great buys that a tourist is looking for. Sita Ram, a famous eatery in Lakkar Bazaar has the best sumptuous ‘chole bhature’ to satisfy your hunger while you take a break from shopping. From wooden handicrafts to Chinese shoes, Tibetan mats and carpets, one can find lots of distinctive items to shop for in the bazaar. The shops in Lakkar Bazaar also sell handmade shoes, woollen caps and dolls which are unique in its kind.

The bazaar houses some of the best hotels of Shimla along with a skating rink and Meena Bazaar. Shopping in Lakkar Bazaar would be enjoyable and pocket friendly as well. So grab your bags, fill in the energy and set out to shop, dine and enjoy at Lakkar Bazaar and take home the little souvenirs of memories of your trip to exotic Shimla.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Lakkar Bazaar and Shimla is from April to August and December to January.


The leading craftsmen in Shimla make exquisite and unique walking sticks out of the wood available in Lakkar Bazaar.

The place is open till midnight to shop for dry fruits and delicious pan cakes.


The bazaar opens in the morning and remains open till the midnight.

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