Paltan Bazaar Overview

Ranked 7 of 35 sightseeing in Dehradun
Paltan Bazaar is the main local market in Dehra Dun in Uttarakhand. The market, which has a good shopping arcade, is a popular shopping haunt fo tourists visiting the city. The bazaar is famous for the Doon Basmati rice, spices and woollen garments. These woollen garments are made by the local tribes. Among the woollen garments abundantly available in the bazaar are sweaters, cardigans and shawls woven by the Nepalese women. The market is also famous for woollen carpets.
Paltan Bazaar is permanently filled with the fragrances of Basmati rice and spices, for which it is well known.
Paltan Bazaar is also known for the exquisitely carved wooden handicraft items. Other attractions in the market are the products made of bamboo and cane. Local paintings, brass statues, gift items and ornaments are also available in the market. The Paltan Bazaar is the right place to buy some mementoes on your visit to Uttarakhand.
The other nearby markets in Dehra Dun are Rajpur Road, Ashley Hall area, Sahakari Bazaar, Mall Road and Connaught Place. Dehra Dun, which is famous for Doon schools, is easily accessible by all modes of transport. October to April is the best season to visit the place.

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What travellers are saying about Paltan Bazaar

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  • Good 3
  • Excellent 2
  • Average 1
  • Very Good 1
  • Terrible 0
  • Poor 0
  • Below Average 0
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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 2-3hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Ashish Sehgal

Ashish Sehgal3.6/5

120 reviews

Busy market but good purchases can be made

I will rate this place to be a Good place to make your purchase though it is very busy. Lot of persons are there in this market. You need to take care of your time as you may tend to spend more then usual time in this market as their are many shops from where one spends more time.

Sanjeev  Dass

Sanjeev Dass5.0/5

67 reviews

Crowded but useful market

The city of Dehradun is known by this Market .. Ask anyone to meet at a particular location and PALTAN BAZAAR is the place- easy to locate and then good for shopping too .. Be it jewellery, food joints, bakery products, kitchen products or clothes. You find everything in this market ..

Varun khanna

Varun khanna2.9/5

13 reviews

It's an average bazaar

Its a big bazaar. If you are feeling lonely, then you can go there but otherwise it do not have branded shops or so. Its like palika bazaar in Delhi. But yes if you want to buy cheap products you can go there.

Parth Sabharwal

Parth Sabharwal5.0/5

379 reviews

Best bazaar of Dehradun

Paltan bazar is the best bazar in terms of every need a customer required. It have beautiful retail market of all popular brands. Some of the wholesale items shops are also in it. Restaurants of delicious food is also in this market.

Tanuj Rawat

Tanuj Rawat4.3/5

3 reviews

Buy any cloths

Near Ghanta Ghar this market one of the famous market of cloth. Bought some clothes from here, big and famous market of Doon Valley, many variety of cloths you can buy from this place.



7 reviews

Shopping spot

Excellent collection of stuff including edibles, clothes, gift and many more. The place was a bit congested but was easily accessible and airy. Plenty of varieties and goods from kids to adults.

Alexander Krishna

Alexander Krishna4.3/5

16 reviews

Bargain for quality

Shop the real value of money from the street shops offering good quality products as well. Look for quality bargain and win the race. Have a great hunting here.

Saurabh Chitosia

Saurabh Chitosia3.9/5

5 reviews

This market is the most crowded market of Dehradun

This market is the most crowded market of Dehradun and you can get clothes at a much cheaper rate. This bazaar is famous for clothing, books, utensils and footwear. Whenever you go there, never forget to bargain to a high extent.

Thirumurugan. s.p Sp

Thirumurugan. s.p Sp3.6/5

7 reviews

Enjoyed shopping and the ice cream

This bazaar reminds me of pondy bazar of yesteryears. Roadside purchase is something I always love. This is the place for bargains. Good ice cream shops around. Enjoyed shopping and the ice cream.

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Paltan Bazaar, Dehradun

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Paltan Bazaar, Dehradun
Paltan Bazaar, Dehradun

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Nishesh Singhal

Paltan Bazaar, Dehradun
Paltan Bazaar, Dehradun

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Nishesh Singhal

Paltan Bazaar, Dehradun
Paltan Bazaar, Dehradun

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Nishesh Singhal

Paltan Bazaar, Dehradun