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Address: Near Avenue Road-Mysore Road junction, Bengaluru (Bangalore) 560002, India
Description: KR Market is a busy, vibrant and crowded market in the heart of the city...
KR Market is a busy, vibrant and crowded market in the heart of the city. Go early in the morning to watch fresh vegetables and flowers arrive for the day. A photographer’s delight, this market whips up a frenzy especially before important religious festivals.
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Stunning flower market

Shabby, crowded, dirty streets, cows all over, and wonderful. This is the great flower market of the city and there are gorgeous piles and coils of flowers of every color, rooms... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Shabby, crowded, dirty streets, cows all over, and wonderful. This is the great flower market of the city and there are gorgeous piles and coils of flowers of every color, rooms of them. We took dozens of photos, just beautiful. Any auto-rickshaw driver will take you there for a buck. We think it was the highlight of Bangalore.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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102 reviews 102 reviews
46 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

this is a very big market. you can buy almost everything here. this is one of the oldest market of bengaluru.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Not sure about the market and the goods here. But I always go here for my photography. The top view of the flower market is so perfect venue for the photographers.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I have not understood the specifics of this place. Highly crowded, messy, stinks and no guidance atall. Pls take a local gyide before visiting

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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105 reviews 105 reviews
89 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

City Market : KR Market is also called City Market. This is the central market in Bangalore. This is where all the Fruits, Vegitables, Flowers etc are dropped off. Vendors purchase it in whole sale and then sell it in their respective areas. It is very dirty and filthy. When it rains there are rivers flowing down the road. It... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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96 reviews 96 reviews
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116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

KR Market is the Bangalore's oldest main market, very very crowded for people buy flowers, vegetables, aluminium, steel, clothes for business. I always like to get on top of the flower market for the aerial view, study the expressions of the people. It's a very busy place but has it's charm. People often come here for purchasing bulk goods, photography,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Any crowded market in India is an experience - KR Market is no exception. However, like a trip to any market, it can become overwhelming. I would keep it short and recommend going with a local if you are a foreign tourist.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

A visit to KR Market is an absolute must of you are in Bengaluru. This is a very traditional market where the sights, sounds and smells are just incredible. I should say that my hotel taxi driver said that it was a dangerous place which put me a little on edge, but I was OK. Mostly people ignored me or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is also heart of bangalorians. This is the super place of availability of all type of items are available.

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Timisoara, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I visited this place for a few hours and got taken away by it's simplicity. It is a place where as a photographer you will be able to take very nice street photography type of shots. Depending of the area where you are in or around the market the smells are from very pleasant to disgusting and vice versa. If... More 

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