Like most big cities, Coimbatore also has its share of stores and malls. If you have some time to kill and are here for the 1st time, we recommend you explore some of the stores here and purchase a few items as gift for your loved ones. To give you an idea on what is available read through this list,
Where should you head to?
Some of the areas famous for shopping venues are – Cross cut road, RS Puram and the Town Hall Area (Oppanakara St, Big Bazaar St, Raja St)
What do you get in Coimbatore?
Coimbatore is very famous for its textiles. There are many mills and factories that churn out beautiful fabrics here, which is sought after by those across the country. Some of the leading brands such as Arrow, Lee, United Colors of Benetton, Reebok, Puma, Adidas, Crocodile and so have outlets in this city, mainly on D B Road. Apart from these, there are quite a few stores that retail traditional fabric for salwar, skirts and sarees -RmKV, Pothys, The Chennai Silks, Sri Ganapathy silks,Shree Devi Textiles, and Kalyan Sarees. For those with a sweet tooth, Sri Krishna Sweets is where you should head to, and when you are there, do try their infamous Mysurpa [a sweet made using bengal gram flour and ghee).
Malls in Coimbatore:
Brookefields Mall is the newest and largest mall in Coimbatore. Located on Brookebond road, this mall houses some of the leading brands in textile, electronics, food, lifestyle products and others alike. There are quite a few ATMs inside the mall, so there is no worry of running out of cash. There is also a six screen multiplex cinema hall inside the mall.
Fun Republic is yet another mall and is located in Peelamedu [ Avinashi Road] in Coimbatore. There are stores such as Shoppers stop that is spread across 59000 sq ft and probably the largest McDonalds outlet as well. It is yet another mall with stores, food outlets and movie theaters. Ideal for families with children.
Nilgiris supermarket is found scattered across the town and provides all the basic items ranging from local fresh produce, dairy products, groceries, snacks, and so on. You will also find exotic cheese varieties here, like Colby, Gouda, Cheddar, Monterey Jack, Haloumi, Camembert and Havarti, Feta. Some of these cheese come from Acres Wild Cheesemaking Farm in Coonoor.
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