Shopping in the capital city of Bhubaneshwar is a delightful experience with a good number of markets and shopping complexes offering branded clothes, accessories, shoes, etc. You can also buy the appliqué work locally known as Chandua, silk and cotton fabrics and different kinds of handicraft, pattachitra, dhokra, bamboo basketry, brass and bell metal work etc.
There are several jewellery shops. For silver filigree Lalchand Jewellers deserves a mention. Khimji & Sons is better known for gold jewellery. Both, also, have a good selection of stones including exclusive diamond jewellery.
1. Ekamra Haat
Ekamra Haat is situated in the heart of Bhubaneswar city with a span of 5 acres of land. It is a popular place for sprawling and purchasing handicraft and handloom products. The shops in Ekamra Haat displays various crafts like stone carving work, wood carving work, applique, pattachitra, cane & bamboo work, dhokra, bell metal, terracotta work, palm leaf engraving, and art textiles such as Bandha sarees from Sambalpur & Nuaptana.
The food stalls offer excellent delicacies from different states. The food stall serving Odia delicacies is famous for Chhenna Poda, Chakuli Pitha and Mutton Curry. The fast food counters offer rolls, pizzas and burgers also. The small amphitheatre hosts cultural programme. Programs like fancy shows, musical shows and talent shows are being organised on the stage of Ekamra Haat.
2. BMC Bhawani Mall
3. Bhubaneswar Central
5. Big Bazaar
6. BMC Keshari Mall
7. The World