Aminabad is the largest and most preferred shopping hub in downtown Lucknow
, Uttar Pradesh
. Much like Delhi
's Chandni Chowk
, it is packed with all kinds of shops and trading centers and provides a near one-stop shopping facility in the city.
The shops at Aminabad sell exclusive commodities ranging from garments and jewelry to antique furniture, utensils and books. The Mohan Market near Hanuman Temple, Swadeshi Market opposite Hanuman Temple and Pratap Market near Aminabad Chauraha offers a wide range of garment collection. Gadbadjhala has a large variety of hosiery items, bangles, cosmetics and artificial jewellery. The market near main Chauraha offers educational books and marriage cards. Besides there are scores of shops selling electronic items, furniture, stationery, medicines and much more.
There are also some good eating-joints in Aminabad. The markets remain closed on Thursdays.