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Mullick Ghat Flower Market

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Why locals love it

A short walk in Mullick Ghat flower market can be overwhelming to one's senses. Located next to river Ganga or the Ganges (locally known as Hooghly River), it attracts more than 2,000 flower and spices sellers each day. The market has an undying pleasant aroma filling the air and is fascinatingly colourful virtually 24 hours a day.

Why you should visit it

This market was built by Ram Mohun Mallick in 1855. Different types of flowers from marigold to lotus and from red rose to yellow roses are available here. An heaven for photographers. How to get there: Take a cab to the Market which is right next to the Howrah Bridge.
Timings: 5:00 to 8:00 am, What to Wear: Summer wear and washable shoes.

Special tip

This area is hot, humid and muddy!

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2 Comments

Little overhyped but nice to see
Jeit
Local
July 13, 2019
Flowers all around to buy
Subhojit
Local
December 8, 2018
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