5 Places in Kolkata to Buy Sarees for Coming Durga Puja

A great time to visit Kolkata is during the Durga Puja festivities.  Durga Puja is not confined to Bengal, it is a worldwide festive occasion! a gala event. From foods to hairstyle, everything gets a certain special touch this time. The pandal decoration and the idols are the epitome of Indian art and culture. When you visit the different pandals apart from the decor, the idols,  what grabs your eyes the most is the fashion scene of Durga Puja that year. You will see men, women, and kids in different types of latest attire. But, what is common among the ladies of Bengal is the saree. No matter what we wear throughout the year, puja time is the time when we feel like wearing a nice traditional bangla saree. Our heart and soul cries out for the traditional bengali saree, symbolic this time of the year

Now, when you are in Kolkata, you will get to visit the best saree shops. From the North to South Kolkata, there are the big saree houses which have become the synonymous brands of this city. Shops like ‘Adi Dhakeshwari Bastralaya not only sell their dream collections to the ladies of the town but also export top quality sarees abroad. Today, you can get the list of the best saree shops in Kolkata so that you can have a great shopping experience this year.

  1. Adi Dhakeshwari Bastralaya

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If you want a one-stop solution for a multitude of sarees, then you have to visit the five-storied building at Triangular Park, near Gariahat.  They are the solution for every type of sarees available in India. Do you belong to the old school and want something traditional? You can find traditional sarees, like Jamdani, Tussar Silk, Dhakai, Baaluchari and so on. Ladies of the modern generation often run away from the idea of donning a saree,  as they think it is cumbersome to wear a saree. Not to worry as they have designer readymade sarees which can be worn easily. You can also check their website here.

  1. Adi Mohini Mohan Kanjilal

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If you are in North Kolkata and don’t want to travel much, you can find the best destination of sarees in North Kolkata too. Go to the oldest saree shop in Kolkata, Adi Mohini Mohan Kanjilal. The best thing about the shop is that they can provide sarees for your grandmother, mother and for you also. This is the shop that has seen the changing trends of sarees in Kolkata as well as India. It is located at College Street Junction, on 79/2 Mahatma Gandhi Road. You can browse the collection online here.

  1. Basak Saree Center

Fb Profile: Basak Saree

You may get surprised that why I have mentioned this shop among all those celebrated ones. Actually, Bengali married women can be defined the best in three things- Dhakai saree, red bindi of vermillion and ‘sankha-pola’ in hand. This saree center has brought a revolution in Dhakai Sarees. They import the iconic ‘Dhakai Jamdani’ from Bangladesh, which is a work of art. You can get numerous types of Dhakai in all price ranges. They have been successful in circulating the love for Dhakai among young women also. You need to go to Dakhsinapan Shopping Complex at Dhakuria where you will find the shop on the ground floor.

  1. Priyo Gopal Bisoyee

 

Triangular Park is the best destination for saree-lovers in Kolkata. It is located on the opposite direction of Adi Dhakeshwari Bastralaya. Once you visit this showroom, you will get confused about what to buy and what not. They have a huge collection of sarees from all the different parts of the country. They can show you the Sambalpuri of Orissa as well as the Kanjeevaram of the south. Check all the online collection here.

  1. Benarasi Kuthi

The name makes it clear what you can expect here. They are the best destination for top quality benarasis. If you have a would-be bride in your family, this is the place you should head to. From the traditional benarasis to the trendy Zardosi and Georgette benarasis, you have huge options there.

It is difficult to find the best saree shops in Kolkata as there are numerous. Still, if you don’t want to compromise with quality, these are the destinations you should go. Be stylish and keep a little Bengal alive in your heart during Durga Puja, even if you can’t be in this city of joy.

A great time to visit Kolkata is during the Durga Puja festivities.  Durga Puja is not confined to Bengal, it is a worldwide festive occasion! a gala event. From foods to hairstyle, everything gets a certain special touch this time. The pandal decoration and the idols are the epitome of Indian art and culture. When you visit the different pandals apart from the decor, the idols,  what grabs your eyes the most is the fashion scene of Durga Puja that year. You will see men, women, and kids in different types of latest attire. But, what is common among the ladies of Bengal is the saree. No matter what we wear throughout the year, puja time is the time when we feel like wearing a nice traditional bangla saree. Our heart and soul cries out for the traditional Bengali saree, symbolic this time of the year

Now, when you are in Kolkata, you will get to visit the best saree shops. From the North to South Kolkata, there are the big saree houses which have become the synonymous brands of this city. Shops like ‘Adi Dhakeshwari Bastralaya not only sell their dream collections to the ladies of the town but also export top quality sarees abroad. Today, you can get the list of the best saree shops in Kolkata so that you can have a great shopping experience this year.

  1. Adi Dhakeshwari Bastralaya

Image source: foursquare.com/v/adi-dhakeswari-bastralaya

If you want a one-stop solution for a multitude of sarees, then you have to visit the five-storied building at Triangular Park, near Gariahat.  They are the solution for every type of sarees available in India. Do you belong to the old school and want something traditional? You can find traditional sarees, like Jamdani, Tussar Silk, Dhakai, Baaluchari and so on. Ladies of the modern generation often run away from the idea of donning a saree,  as they think it is cumbersome to wear a saree. Not to worry as they have designer readymade sarees which can be worn easily. You can also check their website here.

  1. Adi Mohini Mohan Kanjilal

Image Source: https://www.adimohinimohankanjilal.com/

If you are in North Kolkata and don’t want to travel much, you can find the best destination of sarees in North Kolkata too. Go to the oldest saree shop in Kolkata, Adi Mohini Mohan Kanjilal. The best thing about the shop is that they can provide sarees for your grandmother, mother and for you also. This is the shop that has seen the changing trends of sarees in Kolkata as well as India. It is located at College Street Junction, on 79/2 Mahatma Gandhi Road. You can browse the collection online here.

  1. Basak Saree Center

Fb Profile: Basak Saree

You may get surprised that why I have mentioned this shop among all those celebrated ones. Actually, Bengali married women can be defined the best in three things– Dhakai saree, red bindi of vermillion and ‘sankha-pola’ in hand. This saree center has brought a revolution in Dhakai Sarees. They import the iconic ‘Dhakai Jamdani’ from Bangladesh, which is a work of art. You can get numerous types of Dhakai in all price ranges. They have been successful in circulating the love for Dhakai among young women also. You need to go to Dakhsinapan Shopping Complex at Dhakuria where you will find the shop on the ground floor.

  1. Priyo Gopal Bisoyee

 

Triangular Park is the best destination for saree-lovers in Kolkata. It is located on the opposite direction of Adi Dhakeshwari Bastralaya. Once you visit this showroom, you will get confused about what to buy and what not. They have a huge collection of sarees from all the different parts of the country. They can show you the Sambalpuri of Orissa as well as the Kanjeevaram of the south. Check all the online collection here.

  1. Benarasi Kuthi

The name makes it clear what you can expect here. They are the best destination for top quality benarasis. If you have a would-be bride in your family, this is the place you should head to. From the traditional benarasis to the trendy Zardosi and Georgette benarasis, you have huge options there.

It is difficult to find the best saree shops in Kolkata as there are numerous. Still, if you don’t want to compromise with quality, these are the destinations you should go. Be stylish and keep a little Bengal alive in your heart during Durga Puja, even if you can’t be in this city of joy.

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Debdatta Mazumder

Debdatta Mazumder

She is a proficient freelance content writer with over 5 years of working experience in content development, editing and writing. Creative writing in the field of fashion, food, lifestyle, Bollywood etc always excites her. Being a bookworm, she likes to spend her spare time in her personal library. A cup of coffee and a good book is all she wants for her leisure.

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