Timings : 6:00 AM - 2:00 AM,
Vegetable Market- 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM,
Bullion & Jewellery Market and Rani Ni Hajiro- 12:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Food Bazaar- 7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Time Required : 2-3 hrs
Entry Fee : No entry fee
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Manek Chowk, a bustling city square, is located in the city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat. It is surrounded by historic structures and is considered a part of Old Ahmedabad. If you have a bigger appetite for shopping, this is the place to be, because Manek Chowk plays three different roles in a day. It is a vegetable market in the morning, a bullion market in the afternoon and a foodies hub in the evening. It is considered as India's second-biggest and busiest markets. If you manage to spend an entire day here, you'll know how the afternoon takes over the vegetable market and how dusk takes over the bullion market and transforms it into foodies paradise.
Manek Chowk is named after Saint Maneknath who is believed to have interrupted Ahmed Shah I's efforts to build Bhadra Fort in 1411. Today the market is estimated to have a turnover of 3 million per year. Locals consider it an apt place for hanging out with friends and family. Your search for the best of women's attire and accessories will end at Manek Chowk for sure because you will find a variety of designs, patterns and traditional work to choose from.
It is also best known for its Kulfi and other snacks like bhaji-pau, Dosa, Sandwiches etc. So when you are tired after an entire day of shopping, this place is apt to grab a delicious bite and breathe for a while before you go back to your hotel.