Location: Take a left from the Statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the Ridge and keep walking until you see some shops full of wooden items. That is how you can recognize Lakkar Bazaar in Shimla.
Description: Lakkar Bazaar constitutes of two Hindi words, where Lakkar means Wood and Bazaar means market. Being a famous Wood Market, you can shop for a lot of wooden articles at this place. You can get wooden handicrafts especially made for gift purposes. These gifts are specially decorated with beautiful quotes dedicated to mother, sister and friends. So, you can choose one of the best to gift your loved ones. In addition, Lakkar Bazaar is also famous for its dry fruits and natural aromatic plants. Government hospital, famous as Indira Gandhi Medical College also lies in the same region. If you are a big fan of caps and hats, then you should visit this market as you can get a good range of Himachali woolen caps, as well as the highly liked jute hats. You can also get classy wooden walking sticks which are famous among native people as well. Wooden toys made by some skilled artists are another specialty of this market.
Activities: Skating Roller Rink and Meena Bazaar are also popular places you can shop from while you are in Lakkar Bazaar.