The city of Nawabs, Lucknow is experiencing a paradigm shift in the lifestyle and buying behaviour of the people owing to the growing number of malls in the city. Just like the other metro cities of India, Lucknow is not keeping behind as far as mall culture goes. In fact the shopping spree of Lucknowites is like a testimony,to some extent, to the splurging and luxuriating lifestyle, the Nawabs of Awadh had.
The magnitude of both the malls and shopping frequency is increasing despite the high prices and expensive lifestyles. So Lucknow houses some of the most magnificent malls, having both national and international brands at disposal.
Malls in Lucknow are a favourite destination for an outing as they tend to combine a pleasing shopping experience with entertainment and good food. The following information on the various malls will help you in exploring them better.
Sahara Ganj Mall
The real revolution and impetus to the shopping style of Lucknowites was experienced with the establishment of the Sahara Ganj Mall. It is a favoured destination for shopping and fun for the people of Lucknow as well as the tourists. Sahara Ganj mall is a splendid shopping mall with the super-built up area of approximately 4.25 lacs sq. ft. The opening ceremony of the mall was a grand and lavish affair with a lot of splendour and show. It house big brands such as Pantaloons, United Colors of Benetton, K-Lounge, Big Bazar, Puma, KFC, McDonalds, Baskin Robins, Nike, Lenovo and the likes. It is frequented by people on a large scale, especially on weekends. So, you have the opportunity to shop, enjoy and rejuvenate your senses at the Sahara Ganj mall on your visit to Lucknow city.
The Eastend mall is one of the earliest malls in Lucknow and is the first one to house a multiplex. It is located in Gomti Nagar and has been a preferred venue for shopaholics since it opened. Eastend mall is spread on an area of approximately 2,75,000 sq. ft. The mall has four floors along with basement parking area. It has brands such as Globus, Westside, Landmark, Kohli Brothers, Archies, McDonalds, Satya Paul among others for a pleasant shopping experience. The mall houses the Wave Cinemas, the first multiplex to open in the city. It is a four screen multiplex offering good seating style and service to the movie goers, and making the experience of watching a movie comfortable.
The city of Nawabs got another splendid shopping destination when Fun Republic mall was established on February 2nd, 2007. It is the most sought after malls in Lucknow and is located in Gomti Nagar. It is just a kilometre away from the river Gomti. Fun Republic mall, indicative of its name, ensures fun, enjoyment and happy shopping for the visitors. It is one of the tallest commercial structures in the city and houses all the leading national and international brands along with a food court, a multiplex and spacious parking area. It is lavishly spread over an area of approximately 3,70,000 sq. ft. It houses brands such as Levis Strauss & Co., Pepe Jeans, Wills Lifestyle, Fun Gaming, Shoppers Stop, and Fun Cinemas. Fun Republic mall offers blissful shopping experience to the shoppers.
Phoenix United Mall
To add more happiness to the shopping experience of Lucknowites, the Phoenix United mall was opened in the Alambagh area. It is located at a few minutes’ drive from the city centre. It is the preferred shopping mall for the people living close to the Alambagh area. It is a big and a beautiful mall built lavishly on an area of approximately 6 lakh sq. ft. The Phoenix United mall has brand outlets such as Biba, Max, Pantaloons, McDonalds, Domino’s Pizza, Adidas, and other leading brands. It has a food court, a five screen multiplex, and eateries for a wonderful shopping and entertainment splurge.
Lucknow city got another option for shopping and entertainment with the establishment of Riverside mall in Gomti Nagar. It is located next to the hotel Taj Residency. Riverside mall overlooks the various parks in Gomti Nagar and houses famed brands such as Big Bazar, Barbeque Nation, Barista Lavaza, Mainland China and other eateries as well. It also has a pub named Zero Degree along with Inox multiplex. It is a nice destination for a fun-filled outing.
Lucknow, the city of Nawabs, has now got wide range of options, as far as shopping goes. So indulge in a delightful shopping splurge at any of the malls in the city.