The fancy bazaar in Guwahati is a huge market area, which is also known by the name Faasi Bazar. One can tell the cab driver the name of fancy bazaar and there will be no confusion. The maker has big and small complexes and showrooms. It is a heaven for the shopping buffs, especially those who love store hopping and vendor hopping and hunting for the perfect buy at the perfect bargain rate.
The market is cramped and crowded, like other Indian markets but there are some really good deals in local souvenir shops. One can enter the narrow lanes of the market through the main road and be a part of the buzz.
The streets have specialized tribal jewellery, wooden stuffs, artificial flowers, wind chimes, hand bags and decoration items stores. Ethnic Assamese showpiece like Jaapi and Gamosa can be bought. One can buy the famous Assamese silk made Mekhela Chador. It is a place for numerous silk shops and showrooms.