Wholesale flower market Kolkata and Howrah [Mullick Ghat]
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Wholesale flower market Kolkata and Howrah
Do you love flowers? I think everyone love flowers right? In this article, I want to share with you my experiences in Asia’s biggest flower market. In India flower is an essential element, whether it is a wedding ceremony, festivals, temple ceremonies, pujas or simply gift a rose with a smile and hi to your loved one. Throughout the year flower is on demand in the market. Mallick Ghat flower market in Kolkata is a very famous and old market. This flower market attracts more than 2000 vendors every day.
Various types of flowers are easily available in this market. Here you get all type of marigold, rose sunflower, tuberose, lotus, and even different type of orchid, and lots more. Not only flowers you get the huge number and verity of garland and flower petals for Puja and reception purposes. Here Apart from wholesalers, you can buy flowers, a garland from the flower vendors with a cheap rate.
The flower vendors bring their flowers from Bagnan, Vangor, Khirai, Kolaghat etc. Today these flowers are also export in the foreign country.
One sad news is In 2008, the market almost burned. But today to the market is grown up again.
History of Mallick Ghat flower market
This biggest flower market in Kolkata has an old history. The Ghat was built by Ram Mohan Mallick, who is the son of Nayan Chand Mallick in the year 1855. After some years the flower market was introduced and the flower market is 131 years old.
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Where is Mallick Ghat flower market?
Howrah flower market or mallick ghat is located beside the Hooghly River and near to the Howrah Bridge, Opp of Brabourne Road. the add is Strand Bank Rd, Fairley Place, BBD Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001. From here Howrah Station 10 minutes walking distance.
Malik Ghat wholesale flower market timings
Flower market Kolkata timings are, this market starts around 4 am but the local vendor said that the market is almost 24 hours open. During the festive and marriage season, the market is whole day-night crowded and live.
How to reach wholesale flower market in Kolkata
Take the bus for Howrah station and get down to the Brabourne Road Kolkata or near to the Howrah Bridge Kolkata, there you get Mullick Ghat Flower Market and Jagannath ghat flower market. You can also come from Sealdah Railway Station by auto or bus. Its a 10 minutes journey, coming from Mahatma Gandhi road . But keep in mind is a very crowded area.