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Head over to Lucknow's Bhoothnath Market to complete your last-minute Diwali shopping!

Support local businesses this Diwali by going vocal for local!

The city is already engulfed in the bright and colourful lights, the cosy pre-winter feels, and the aroma of freshly-made sweets. But wait! Are you sure that you're all done with your Diwali Shopping? If not, then Bhoothnath Market is where you need to be for your last-minute Diwali shopping needs. Like all other times, the market has got you Lucknowites covered this time too!

The roads are all crowded with hawkers selling all kinds of decorative and other items, ranging from vibrant diyas to organic colours for rangoli, paper lamps, gifting items and ethnic clothes. This Diwali, go vocal for local once again and make sure to bring the light to those in need around you.


Follow the lights!

As you enter the crowded market, you will be greeted by hundreds of stalls covered with innumerable lights. The street is also dotted by various peddlers shouting creative slogans to attract customers that will make your shopping all the more fun here.

The items on sale vary from designer diyas to junk jewellery to mounds of colours to idols, earrings and home decor. Be careful; you might come in looking for one thing and end up purchasing 5! A variety of candles, hand-made lights, decorative items await you here.

Looking for Kitchenware?

No Diwali is complete without new fancy utensils to serve guests in. As you walk on the road, which runs parallel to Babian Restaurant, you'll find stalls with copper and brass items. The prices start at ₹70 for a copper plate and can go up to ₹1,500 for a set of 8 brass utensils.

So what we're saying is

If you need to stock up on the last moment festive items before the guests arrive, Bhoothnath Market in Lucknow is the place to be. It fits all budgets- be it a piece of intricate chikan kurta or ethnic earrings, lights or utensils, this market has you covered.


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