- Type: Shopping
- Localyte author: nagaraja
- It is popular for gorgeous bangles, semi-precious stones, pearls, saris, brocade, velvet and gold embroidered fabrics, traditional Khara Dupattas, lacquer bangles and perfumes. The exquisite range of lac and glass bangles are the pride and joy of the women of Hyderabad. Bargaining and haggling is part and parcel of this market. Shopkeepers employ "beckoning" tactics, placing an employee at the entrance of the store beckoning passers-by to enter their shop. Laad bazaar bangles.jpg Many stores are furnished with a clean, soft cotton mattress that covers the entire floor. Customers sit on the soft cotton mattress without shoes, lean against a wall with a round pillow and the sales person presents all items on the floor. All business is conducted on this floor and often other employees use the padded area in the back, as they may be sorting or sewing. Auto rickshaws and cars are barred entrance from Charminar end (the preferred entrance) of the strip due to the narrow street being crowded, and only pedestrians, bicycles, motorcycles and scooters, and sometimes cycle-rickshaws are permitted to enter. South-East of Laad Bazaar are the palaces built by different Nizams including the Chowmahalla Palace.
- The description was provided by nagaraja
- Khilwat, Charminar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
- No Sweat
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