Timings : 10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Time Required : 2 - 3 hours
Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
Snuggled amidst the eventful Mall Road of Mussoorie is the vibrant Library Bazaar, bustling with energy and vivacity. A stroll in the bazaar can take you back to the vintage times. Arranged along a small circular path, the market oozes with gusto and radiates a colonial feel. The tiny shops dotting the arena perfectly fit into the settlement and present a compressed pretty picture of the entire place. Other than finger-licking street food, local trinkets, handcrafted jewellery, you can find every bric-o-brac at the Library Bazaar. Dribbling with every possible gewgaw knick-knack, this market introduces you to the desi side of Mussoorie.
The Library Bazaar gets its name from the 19th-century Victorian style library that was built in the vicinity. Another feature of the popular market is the Band Stand, where you can go to enjoy some good old colonial music. The market also houses a large statue of Mahatma Gandhi in one corner, hence it’s also popularly called as Gandhi Chawk. The Library Bazaar is a haven for all you compulsive shoppers out there. It has something for everyone out there, ranging from Chinese vases, mementoes, trinkets, junk jewellery, precious stones, carved wooden boxes, hand-knitted cardigans, pashmina shawls, brass statues, wall-hangings, Tibetan prayer wheels and so on. In addition to this, there are umpteen eateries, hotels, restaurants and roadside stalls to satiate your taste-buds.
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