Mall Road: Eat, Drink and Make Merry at Sikkim's favourite hub
Gangtok's Mall Road is where the town comes alive! Grab a coffee at a trendy bakery, browse through the books at a pop-up store, or simply watch life go by.
Unlike the ubiquitous mall roads in every hill town, Gangtok’s Mall Road is modern, incredibly well planned and very clean. There are no vintage tea shops or old buildings in the vicinity. Instead, the road is a wide boulevard lined with shops, some tiny and quaint, others large and imposing. Pretty benches have been placed at regular intervals. One can sit for hours with a cup of coffee and watch the amazing cultural diversity that packs every square kilometre of this state.
The older and more genteel Bhutia women exude sophistication in their traditional attires, while their menfolk wear well-cut suits. The Nepali and Lepcha youngsters sport adventurously coloured hair, while tourists from across the country can be found curiously exploring the place.
Trendy restaurants, warm toasty bakeries, food stalls of every kind, stores selling luxury goods, shops selling souvenirs, pop-up-stores, youngsters jamming on the street, the mall road is a vibrant place to be.
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Location: 1.5 km from Sterling Gangtok
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