If you couldn't manage to shop till now, read on to know about the fastest navigation through all your festival cravings!
Kicking-off celebrations for the festival of colours, markets across Lucknow are painted in the most vibrant and vivid shades. While the city boasts of umpteen shopping centres, Bhootnath Market in Indira Nagar is one such place that has created a picturesque panorama of the exact Holi hues, promising fulfilment of all your festive dreams and desires. If you couldn't manage a shopping schedule till now, read on to know about the fastest navigation through all your cravings!
Gujiya, Gulaal, Mathri, Mithai, Papad & lots of pichkaris!
The fear of COVID has definitely dampened the festivities but Lucknow's famous Bhootnath market still stands tall, arraying all the Holi necessities in the most remarkable fashion ever! Ask for the chief Holi essential-gulaal and it comes here in many forms, ranging from fancy alternatives to the herbal and flower-based ones. In addition to this, gulaal smoke and gulaal chatais will assuredly amalgamate for you, the feels of Holi and Diwali. Besides, an endless variety of creative and quirky water-guns are delighting all the kids coming to the market.
BTW that's not all, for any Indian festival is incomplete without its food. Speak of food and Bhootnath market brings a sprawling assortment of all Holi snacks, including chips, papad (rice, potato and tapioca), mathri, namkeen and everything that's synonymous with the festival. Complementing this, the sweet shops have included multiple Gujiya options that will surely leave you love-struck and confused, in equal amounts!
Get your best festive apparel with a range of old and new stores!
Be it, wedding, festival or any other special occasion, this market finds a place right up the alley when it comes to the finest dresses and designer-wear. Decked up and shining with glittering lights, the shops in the market present an enticing range of festive-wear that will help you find the right Holi clothes for yourself and your loved ones.
If you wish to don something elegant and ethnic, stores like Geeta Vastralya, Sewa Chikan, Bahurani and many others housed in the market, have countless options to fit your taste! Alternatively, the Shalimar Plaza right next to the Bhootnath Metro Station encapsulates a long list of brands, if you are looking to sport something trendy this Holi. All in all, one can surely say that when it comes to clothes, there is hardly anything that you can't find in this market!
How about a mini 'Phoolon Ki Holi'?
Traversing through the lanes of Bhootnath market, we thought if a 'Phoolon Ki Holi' from Braj could be materialised right here, in Lucknow. While this event attracts hordes of visitors in Mathura, you can concoct a mini version of it, augmenting your list of purchases from the Bhootnath market. Lined up right at the entrance, an array of florists can help you get bags of roses and marigolds and you can supplement your Holi celebrations with an enchanting episode of delights!
Lit up and adorned as per the continuing jubilant vibes, the central market of one of Asia's largest settlements is grand and gravitating. If you haven't trudged through the streets of Bhoothnath market yet, this the best time to do it! So, get hold of your wallet, mask and sanitiser and head over to Bhoothnath Market for exploring your way to the Holi happiness!