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Malik Ghat Flower Market

| Southeast end of Howrah Bridge, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
+91 98745 26617
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| Southeast end of Howrah Bridge, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
+91 98745 26617
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

The flower market is all hustle and bustle! It is truly an example of a working enterprise. You can’t buy any flowers individually, as these are sold only to wholesalers. Here you’ll see lots of marigolds, but also roses, lotus flowers and some others I...More

1  Thank Felicia D
Reviewed 26 November 2017

I could not believe the colors, flowers, smells and rawness of this event. It was a wonderful way to spend 2 hours walking through hundreds of flower vendors. The variety is amazing as you head to the inside and outside markets.

1  Thank SLSGGJD
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We loved our visit - the activity, the people, the noise, the flowers, it is an incredible atmosphere. You can watch the florists creating their colourful arrangements, there are mountains of garlands for temple visits. This is a real market and you experience the real...More

2  Thank ACL3112
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

I walked around the flower market yesterday. What a fun place to be to see it in action. The colour of the flowers, the sounds and actions of people... pure sensory overload.

Thank SFOYYZ_Eric2
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We visited this market with friends and a guide. We s pent a good hour picking our way around the various vendors. There seemed little or no order to where the traders could place their wares but the traders were all happy to have their...More

Thank Deryn H
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful colours and street life of India. May not be your thing if you don't like crowds but it is well worth it and offers amazing photos from overhead bridges. We caught the metro to the nearby station (the trains don't start until 7am so...More

Thank DexterD2013
Reviewed 21 September 2017

In early September this year I visited Mallik Ghat Flower market. Not the best of times, to see flowers in bloom, but nevertheless it was exciting for me to experience the 'hustle and bustle' around flowers. Its a must see for residents of Kolkata, and...More

Thank ad0312
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Walking around the market was a good experience. Had been there to do some photography and the vendors were more than happy to pose for me. Some of them even shared their stories and did not shy away from exhibiting their talents. Wonderful place with...More

Thank Dipanwiita
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Mallick ghat flower market famous flower market.here you find almost all type of flower.walking around flower bunches is amazing but usually very crowded in morning

Thank jonesharma29
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Wonderful experience even with the failed attempt at pick pocketing by some local sellers. To visit here you need to be happy to push through crowds packed in like sardines. Worth it though. We were taken by a hotel chaperone and so glad we took...More

Thank Vicky D
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24 September 2015|
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Response from Thecatsmum4 | Reviewed this property |
I think it's most days, we went in the morning and had a pre booked guide from our tour company...I am sure your hotel could provide someone. While it was very pleasant and I am sure you could wander alone a guide a and... More
4 August 2015|
Response from Thecatsmum4 | Reviewed this property |
We went in the morning about 9.00 it is a flower market later on the day they would be wilting