RENOWNED SHOPPING CENTERS

One of the most important things apart from the bride, groom, and the actual wedding is the shopping for the wedding. In Bangladesh, Dhaka has few of the best shopping destinations for weddings. People come from all over the country to these places for shopping of their special event. Dhaka has stores and boutiques that store wedding outfits ranging from low to mid to high. Few of the malls and markets are a one-stop destination for all of your wedding shopping. Banga Bazar and Gulshan area in old Dhaka and New Market on Mirpur Road are perfect for those looking for ethnic Bangladeshi marriage shopping. If you have huge budget to splash, the modern shopping complexes like Bashundhara City and Jamuna Future Park are ideal. You can see huge shopping malls, ornate boutiques, and lavishly designed stores offering everything required for your wedding shopping in Bangladesh.

Banarashi Palli

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Address:

The Banarasi Palli is located at Section-10, Block-A, Lane-1-4, Original-10, Mirpur, Dhaka-1221.
Phone: +880 1710-923860

Opening and closing hour:

The show rooms are normally open from morning 10 to evening 8.30. The market remains full day closed on Sunday while on Monday it is closed till 12 noon.

What types of items are found here:

Banarasi palli is well known for weeding sarees. Once upon a time, the Banarasi Polli was famous only for Banarasi sarees. But, beside Banarasi, all other types of sarees have become available in this market during the last few years. The various sarees found here are as follows:
  • Banarasi Sarees-old & new
  • Tangail Handloom Sarees-Cotton
  • Tangail Half Silk
  • Rajshahi Silk
  • Dhupian
  • Dhaka Muslin
  • Katan
  • Kota Saree
  • Brocade Saree
  • Jaxlani Saree
  • Jeorget Saree etc.

Besides, a number of new collections are being produced in the polli.

Bashundhara City Complex

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Address:

Bashundhara City Shopping Mall is located at 13/KA/1, Panthapath; Dhaka-1205
Phone : 8158033-38 & 8158623
Fax: +88-02-9135434



Opening and closing hour:

Shopping mall-level-1-7,
remains open from
10.00 a.m till 09.00 p.m.
Only the market is closed full day
on Tuesday and
half day (till 02.00p.m)
on Wednesday.



What types of items are found here:



Jamuna Future Park

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Address:

Jamuna Future Park is located at Ka-244, Progoti Ave, Baridhar, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh.Phone : +8802-8416051-2

Opening and closing hour:

Shopping mall-level-1-4, remains open from 11.00 a.m till 10.00 p.m. Only the market is closed full day on Wednesday and half of Thursday.

What types of items are found here:

Excellent shopping mall in Bangladesh. Its very big and neat and clean. You can get almost all branded shop under one roof.


New Market

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Address:

The New Market is located at Azimpur, with Mirpur Road on one side and Peelkhana Road on the other, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh.
Phone : +880 1855-273493

Opening and closing hour:

Dhaka New Market, remains open from 10.00 a.m till 08.00 p.m. Only the market is closed full day on Tuesday and half on Wednesday.

What types of items are found here:

New market is one of the best place for wedding gifts. This place if very popular for it's large number of shops that sells variety of products i.e. clothes, medicine, toiletries, and sundries necessary for household purposes, cosmetics, souvenirs, show pieces, utensils, light electric items, makeshift furniture pieces, books and watches, clocks and spectacles, leather goods and travel kits, grocery items, jewellery, electrical equipment etc and a few service shops of tailoring, fast food, photography etc. Adjacent to the market there are two another markets Chandnichowk and Gawsia. These places are well known for Women's items specially jewellery. The New Market boundaries also touch a complex of grocery shops and a market for fish, meat, fruits and vegetables. Thus New Market today means a large complex with a variety of stores around and inside its original core.




Bongo Bazar

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Address:

The Bango Market or Bango Bazaar is a block west of Dhaka’s prominent Gulistan bus station at the edge of old part of the city.

Opening and closing hour:

Bongo Bazar, remains open from 10.00 a.m till 09.00 p.m. Only the market is closed full day on Friday and half on Saturday.

What types of items are found here:

Despite its shabby appearance, the Bango Market in this capital city, with thousands of shops showcasing a great variety of fashionable products and branded casual wears, has been the favorite shopping destination for both locals and foreigners living in Dhaka. Thousands of small stalls in the market intersected by narrow walkways are often crowded with people eager to get their money’s worth in what has been dubbed as the “shopping paradise” in Bangladesh. The shops sell products, including imported ones, at both retail and wholesale prices. When customers walk into the market, they would be bombarded by a cacophony of enticements from vendors to lure them into buying their products. Every vendor has his or her own way of attracting customers: some advertising their products as the best in the market; others would pull customers to their stores and convince them that they are selling products at bargain prices. The bazaar is famous both in Bangladesh and other countries for the availability of all types of clothes and electronic products at bargain prices. Shirts, denims, pants, trousers, bags, and other dry goods are available at the market.




Aarong

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Now a days Aarong is one of the most popular center for wedding shopping. It has plenty of show rooms in different locations.



What types of items are found here:

All kinds of wedding items are available here such as men and women's clothing, shoes, jewellery etc. Besides wedding gifts and decor are also available in all showrooms.