Laad Bazaar, the oldest market of Hyderabad that is located in one of the four main roads leading off from Charminar give you just the right kind of experience in shopping in Hyderabad.
The word “Laad” means lacquer which is used to make different types of bangles. This popular market is about 1 km long and it is close to major landmarks.
Shopping at Laad Bazaar
Laad Bazaar is much popular among the people for artificial jewelry, Kalamkari paintings, traditional Khara dupattas, gold embroidered fabrics, lacquer bangles, perfumes, spices and semi-precious stones.
Moreover, the bazaar is occupied with many bangle stores selling bright and colourful bangles to the people. At the corner of the road, you will be able to see expert vendors who are involved in arranging the bangles including plain and metallic.
Famous Bangles in Laad Bazaar
These stunning bangles are worn by celebrities of leading television channels and so it has now becoma fashion statement for many. Apart from mono colour bangles, there is a special variety named lac bangles that is much popular in Laad Bazaar.
These beautiful handcrafted bangles are coated with glittering coloured stones and shopkeepers design the bangles according to the need of customers.
It is important to know that it takes more than three hours to make a lac bangle and around 6-7 people are required to complete it.
There are types of bangles are especially made for weddings and festivals. Usually, people will purchase these colourful bangles during the time of Ramzan as the city is crowded with more Muslims.
Lac Bangles are in high demand among many international countries that includes Middle East, America, Europe and Canada.
Rickshaws and cars have been strictly barred by the authority. People interested to buy authentic Indian outfits can enter the shops
that offer traditional clothes like Khara dupattas, handwoven silk and
The shop owners ensure to keep their shops furnished
with a clean, cotton mattress covering the entire floor. Customers
entering the shops usually leave their shoes at the entrance and sit on
the mattress comfortably.