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Lakkar Bazaar in Shimla

·  Summer: March-June (15°C-30°C)
·  Winter: October –February (8°C–minus 2°C)
·  Monsoon: July-September

Best time to visit:  September–June

Opening Time: 9:00 a.m.
Closing Time: 7:00 p.m.
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The quaint shopping town of Lakkar bazaar is well known for its flea markets and buzzing street side shops and stalls that ensure a delightful shopping experience. It is especially well known for woollen knitwear, pashmina shawls, arts and crafts, dry fruits stalls and Kullu shawls wooden furniture and carved items among many others.

There are many eateries that serve sumptuous snacks to satiate your hungry cells. The stalls that sell Tibetan carpets, mats and Chinese shoes attract a lot of curious shoppers. Shops that sell hand made shoes, woollen caps and dolls are something unique to Lakkar Bazaar. No matter whether you are looking for a memento or a gift for someone special, these articles would be perfect options.

Lakkar Bazaar is famous for wooden toys and walking sticks made by Sikh carpenters from Hoshiarpur who made Shimla their home over a century back. Equally popular among tourists and local populace alike, Lakkar bazaar is also famous for its roller skating rink. Conveniently close to some of the uptown residential localities of Shimla such as Chapslee Estate and Longwood, Lakker Bazar remains busy and crowded all through.

Road: Lakkar Bazaar in Shimla is located at the end of Mall road and can be reached by auto or taxis. There are regular city bus services as well.

Railway: Shimla is the nearest railway station to Lakkar Bazaar and is 1 km. away. Trains from all major cities stop here.

Airway: The nearest airport is Shimla Airport, which is 10 km. away from Lakkar Bazaar.