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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Malik Ghat flower market is a microcosm of the delights and disgusts of India for tourists. I come down strongly on the side of delight. It is a wholesale market doing millions of rupees of trade a day and employing thousands of people in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AnnabelleS116
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is full of flowers and the making of arrangements and garlands for daily worship in homes and weddings( it was wedding season when I visited). All the daily flower delivery door to door (homes) retail people packed the place

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank talkee
Reviewed December 26, 2018

what is the fascination with showing off the seedy underbelly of the city ? filthy, unco-ordinated and worth a miss

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Neil R
Reviewed October 13, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KDTtree
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gorlinjay
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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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
August 4, 2015|
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