Sadar Bazar is a popular shopping destination in Ranikhet, around 53 kms from the main city of Almora. This bustling market area deals in a variety of goods including handicrafts, readymade garments and other provisions. However, the main attraction would have to be the embroidered garments such as blankets and carpets, among others. Women can splurge on wooden bangles, traditional jewellery, as well as the famous Garwahli shawls – in short, it is a shopper’s paradise.
With a number of hotels in the area, Sadar Bazar is one of the noisiest and busiest pockets in the city. The market comes alive during the festival of Diwali where a variety of sweets and crackers are available for purchase. There are a number of temples also located in the vicinity, popular among them being the Haidakhan Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Jhula Devi Temple, dedicated toGoddess Durga.
Sadar Bazar Travel Tips
- Food available for purchase.
- Do not carry valuables.
- Wear comfortable clothing and footwear.
- Beware of hagglers.
- Tour with a known local for best bargains.
Sadar Bazar Hours
- Visit is during the day.
- Other recommended time to visit is from September to October and March to June.
How to Reach Sadar Bazar
- Well-connected by buses and taxis
- Trains also ply to a nearby railway station
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95% of people who visit Almora include Sadar Bazar in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
66.67% of people start their Sadar Bazar visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Sadar Bazar
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sadar Bazar