When in Kolkata, a visit to its oldest market is an absolute must. The New Market, also known as Sir Stuart Hogg Market, or Hogg Market, situated on Lindsay Street is the ideal place for shopaholics. Popular amongst locals, this busy market offers visitors a true Indian shopping experience. Here, visitors will find pretty much everything they need, from food items to jewelry, electronics, clothes, crockery spices, flowers and so much more. The New Market is incredibly chaotic, but the chaos certainly adds to its charm. Apart from the numerous shops found here, there are also a plethora of restaurants and food stalls.
Monday -Friday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday -10 a.m to 2.30 p.m. Sundays- Closed
Around 2 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
All the shops and stalls
The city of Kolkata is said to be home to over 450 mosques and prayer facilities. The Nakhoda Masjid is one of the most famous in the city. Muslims visiting the New Market will definitely be able to find prayer facilities nearby. They can therefore ask to be directed to the nearest one, when needed.
After a long day of shopping at the New Market, visitors can dine and relax at one of the many restaurants found nearby. Muslim visitors are sure to find a variety of restaurants serving an array of delicious Halal dishes. They will also be able to locate numerous food stalls serving Kolkata’s signature dishes.