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Malik Ghat Flower Market

| Southeast end of Howrah Bridge, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
+91 98745 26617
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Mallik Ghat Flower market ... about bloom and gloom

In early September this year I visited Mallik Ghat Flower market. Not the best of times, to see... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ad0312
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Kolkata
Quite busy and colorful

Walking around the market was a good experience. Had been there to do some photography and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dipanwiita
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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| Southeast end of Howrah Bridge, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 29 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 29 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
Reviewed 23 July 2017

With most of this stinking corpse of a city, the flower market should be visited quickly. The colours are certainly bright but the stench of effluent and putrid, rotting trash can get to you. If you do not like oppressive crowds I suggest staying away.

Thank Neale A
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Astonished to see such big flower market! But very crowded and dirty! No toilets around! Not for usual tourists

Thank AlokeshBagchi
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The Malik Ghat flower market can be found adjacent to the Howrah bridge with a multitude of flowers of various kinds and colours. The traders are seated side by side with their flowers in full display and you have a small walkway between these seated...More

1  Thank MAHENDRANATHAN
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Located below Howrah bridge, this is a place which will take away all your tensions and tiredness once you are here. The pleasant smell of flowers will refresh you. Various types of flowers, bouquet, garlands are available here or can be tailored made here

Thank ShishirGujrati
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Right under the Howrah bridge's eastern side, this market is nestled tightly. If you are claustrophobic then maybe, this is not your kind of space to venture in. But if you can brave the crowd, do walk into this space twice in a day; first...More

1  Thank RaghuRajMurmu
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

To best appreciate this place, get here early. Around 6am is a good time as the market starts at 4am. To got to it, drop off just before the Howrah bridge and there are stairs that lead down to the market. It's a good place...More

Thank ZaahidBharmal
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Brian S
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
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louis19directioner
4 August 2015|
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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
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