Shopping in KhannaShopping is an enthralling experience for most of us and it is on top of our mind, whether it is during the season of festivals or whether it is during our vacation. And with the globalization and easy access to branded items and with the introduction of malls to our shopping culture, the overall shopping scene has undergone changes and progress in leaps and bounds. The city of Khanna, is also not behind when it comes to shopping. Though, its popularly known as "The Grain Market", which is an epitome of trade and business, the local people here have their own favourites, when it comes to shopping.
Local Markets in Khanna
There are many local market areas in Khanna, which are regularly thronged by locals and visitors to shop for daily need and other items. Some of the popular markets are situated in G.T. Road Khanna, Karnail Road Khanna, Samrala Chowk, Malerkotla Road, Amloh Road, Railway Road etc. Other known markets are Guru Amardass Market, Sanghol Market, GTB Market, Sarafa Bazaar, Chandala Market etc.
Some of the famous and old shops, which are hallmarks of shopping in Khanna are Sood World, one of the largest electronic showrooms in Khanna, which provides the best in quality and variety and brands for electronic goods. It is also famous as the Hukam Chand Sood & Sons Furnishing Mall and is located on the Samrala Road. Jewellery shops like Shastri Sons Jewellers are also very famous for the intricate designs of the gold jewellery available in this shop.
There are many boutiques for women clothing, which provide salwar kameez's of elegant and unique design. There are dress materials with beautiful embroidery available in these boutiques.
Malls and Shopping Centres in Khanna
Urbanization has had its share of impact on the city of Khanna as well and thus, one can spot some malls in Khanna. The popular one being the Pristine Mall or Pristine City Centre Khanna Mall, which not only caters to Khanna, but also to its nearby places like Gobingarh, Doraha, Samrala, Amloh, Fatehgarh Sahib and Bassi Pathana. It has all facilities like kids zone, car parking facility, food joints, restaurants, branded apparel shops, multiplex cinema and many more.
There are also other malls, which are close to Khanna, like "The Celebration Bazaar", located on G.T.Road and is a hub at DreamCity Gobindgarh-Khanna, and is at drive of 25 minutes from Ludhiana. Other popular malls are Khanna City Centre and Khanna City Shopping Centre, located in badinpur, Guru Nanak Colony and Billanwari Chhapary, Pratap Colony respectively. There are also upcoming malls like City Tower etc.
Many national and international brands have their shops in these malls and there are more than 200 retailers, with their base in the shopping complexes of Khanna. Renowned brands like Woodland, Adidas, Levis, Fasttrack, Reebok etc. have made a foray into the shopping arena of Khanna. Also, there are many fast food joints, situated in these shopping complexes, which make the experience of shopping enjoyable. One can find Mc Donalds, Subway, Pizza Counters and many other eateries in the food courts in these malls. There are many coffee bars in these complexes as well.
On an overall basis, the shopping arena in Khanna is pretty enterprising.