Located in the Western Ghats, Coimbatore is a perfect destination that adorns tourist spots and glorious temples. Coimbatore is widely famous for providing traditional silk clothing, engineering machines, automobile parts, healthcare facilities, hospitality and jewelry. It is popular for its cottage spinning units and textiles and is a major traditional shopping hub in South India. The commercial textile showrooms offer a wide range of quality materials for newbie shoppers.
Popularly known as Sukrawarpet, it is a neighborhood in district that falls within the Coimbatore West constituency. It is a busy commercial market area that holds a range of retail and wholesale markets. Further, the marketplace has narrow streets and vintage buildings. In this locality, the North Indian community has occupied a major portion and they offer money lending for common people and businessmen.
In FMCG Market, people can get all the essential grocery items such as grains, spices, condiments, nuts, dry fruits at wholesale prices. Usually, the market is flooded with distributors, traders and agents of all FMCG products. Towards the end of the Gandhipuram Road, you can see the “Sunday Market”. This marketplace enables the people to purchase all readymade and innerwear accessories, hosiery textiles at wholesale and retail prices based on your amount.
Coimbatore is famous for most beautiful silk production in the country and the best place to purchase silk products is Shantiniketan Silks at Rangai Gowder Street. The shop is one of the oldest and is known for its exquisite silk sarees. Don’t miss out on this place when you are shopping in Coimbatore. What makes the store even more amazing is the sarees can be custom-made. The process takes around one to two days and is worth waiting.
It is one of the most popular market areas that is located close to the Town Hall Area and Coimbatore Corporation. This busy street holds a large number of big stores and street hawkers selling household products and gold jewelry. There are many major textile showrooms placed in the Oppanakara Street. The surroundings occupy some of the oldest commercial establishments in the market area.
Cross Cut Road is one of the main shopping hubs in Coimbatore. The place is filled with jewelry and textile retail shops. For those looking to splurge in khadi fabrics or casual cotton or even the rich Kanchivaram golden weaves, Banarasi designer sarees, the streets of cross-cut road is the right place to be in. There are a number of textile shops in Cross-Cut Road that sell beautiful variety of multi-colored saris. The right place to look for such vibrantly hued saris is at Roopsagar, Mahaveers and Royal Garments. The showrooms have a nice collection of different saree fabrics.
Apart from its jewelry and silk, the city is also known for manufacturing processed and fresh food items. There are a large number of food units in the city that cater to the growing demand of canned food products. Nilgiris is a popular and leading retail outlet located on R.S. Puram that sells some of the best high quality and fresh edible items. While you are in the supermarket, take a quick look at the shelves that consist of canned and frozen items along with an amazing variety of cheese such as Feta, Gouda, Colby, Cheddar, Havarti, Haloumi, Camembert and Monterey Jack.
The city offers the best shopping malls and complexes to attract the shoppers to the destination. Coimbatore Saibaba Colony and Crosscut Road have a number of shopping complexes and retail business houses enabling to spend your money and time. Sri Lakshmi Complex offers food, shopping, recreation, and entertainment all under one roof. In the complex, you will be able to find spa salons, beauty parlors, and fitness centers.
The Poompuhar Handicrafts Emporium would be the best choice for all the people who are eager to purchase handicrafts of good quality. This showroom offers hand-woven cottons and silks, bell metal lamps, bronze images, and wood and stone carvings. The other handicrafts showroom includes Madurai Gallery Cottage Expo Crafts, All India Handicrafts Emporium, Khadi Gramayog Bhavan, Surabi Handicrafts and so on.
If you are a brand loving person, then visit D.B. Road, the hub of numerous international brands. Some of the leading brands that you can find here are UCB, Lee, Puma, Levi’s, Arrow, Adidas, Reebok, Crocodile etc., which are popular among the people of Coimbatore. Coimbatore is doing its best to set up a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Trichy road is a great place in Coimbatore to stop by and fulfill your sweet craving. The Sri Krishna sweets located on this road is a famous eatery that sells a variety of sweets. The famous Mysurpa sweet made out of margarine and lentil can be found here. Apart from the sweets, the shop also has a variety of spicy and salty treats to nibble on.