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Ways to Experience Malik Ghat Flower Market
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Visiting this place it was really good feeling to watch variety of different types of flowers all around the market like Rose,Marigold,Sunflower,Lily,Cladila,Dalia,and many more they also sell garlands of various flowers it can be seen under one roof.The rates are very reasonable price but compare...More

6  Thank Manjusree N
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Reviewed March 14, 2015

I accompanied my wife on a business trip to India in September of 2012. While she was in meetings one day I decided to trek out with our driver and see the flower market that was high on the list of attractions to see while...More

8  Thank Sphupnup
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were off to an early start and warned to put on good walking shoes. Very muddy. Flowers beautiful, some not in bloom but overall tons of flowers/amazing colours. Walked thru Potters' quarter. Very artisic/creative people with bales straw and mud from the Ganges making...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

A nice walk through. Lots of flowers. Be careful walking. Lots of mud. Garlands of marigolds and roses. Colourful. Good pictures.

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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited on auspicious occasion of Shiva Puja...First Monday of Shravan ..Got all flowers at 25% of price than it is available in local markets or on streets. Delighted...Must visit for those looking for bulk flower purchase... One less star as the place was too crowded...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Avoid coming here if you cant take a bit of dirt and mud. If you can bear it for a while, then this is a delectable haat. Be prepared to encounter some rare flowers and some common ones in a never before seen volumes. What...More

1  Thank NirmalSunkari
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Magnificent indian typical atmosphere. You have to go there early morning to enjoy the light of the sunrise over the river, the parfumes of the flowers, colors everywhere, pleople negociating the prices . It s getting strange and a bit awkward at dusk. Dogs ,...More

1  Thank pmartelli
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The best moments for a visit are in the early morning. Get up before 6am, it's worth it. Watching the sellers arriving with baskets full of flowers or garlands on their shoulders is really a magnificent scenery. The market is full of colors and floral...More

Thank Karine V
Reviewed April 2, 2018

the wholesale market is huge and the masses of flowers on display overwhelm the senses. Walking through the crowded alleyways is an experience in itself. Don't get lost! Unfortunately the scents of the flowers is overpowered by the local pollution. The view of the bridge...More

Thank LloydMacklin
Reviewed March 12, 2018

We did an early morning tour of the Flower Market and getting up before 6am was definitely worth it... the colour... the liveliness... and the energy of the market was a wonderful start to the day. Our hotel arranged for a tour guide for us,...More

Thank pagele
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Yes, there are flowers of many colors but don't miss the ghat just behind the flower market. At dawn, it is already busy with men bathing in the river, brahmins performing rituals, barbers at work, and wrestlers practicing. From here, you can also stroll to...More

Thank Allene W
Reviewed February 28, 2018

I had a great trip visiting the market. Great displays of flowers and spices. 5 Star recommendation!!

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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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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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