Localities in Dehradun
A mix of luxury retail outlets and shops selling local handicrafts, bamboo artifacts can be found on this road. Many high-end brands like Woodland, Adidas, Nike, Vishal Mega Mart and so on have their retail outlets on Rajpur Road. Besides shopping, there are many fine-dining restaurants, cafes and budget hotels on this street. Moreover, for keen readers, there is English Book Depot on Rajpur Road with copies of latest books of all genres and authors.
Located near the famous Clock Tower in Dehradun, Paltan Bazaar is one street market that has everything, from clothes, books and local artifacts to the best restaurants, bakeries and fast food joints in the city. The young crowd of the elite schools in Dehradun can often be seen hanging around this street. Apart from woolens and handicrafts, Paltan Bazaar is also famous for Basmati Rice, which can be found at a reasonable price over here.
Situated at Chakrata Road, Connaught Place is one of the busiest markets in Dehradun. Locals, tourists, shopaholics, all stop here to shop at the numerous retail outlets and lively street shops. Banks, budget hotels, restaurants, luxury and local retail shops this market has it all. Most of the young college going crowd can be seen here checking out the latest fashion accessories or hanging out at one of the coffee shops in this market.
Vasant Vihar is one of the residential areas, situated near the Sethi Market in Dehradun. Termed as a very good neighborhood, Vasant Vihar has its own list of various multi-cuisine restaurants, cafes and bakeries. This area is very well developed and is suitable for medium to high income groups. The distance between the airport and Vasant Vihar is around 30 kms and between the railway station and Vasant Vihar is 5 kms.
Another popular area in Dehradun, Tibetan Market is one of the busiest places in the city. It is especially known for purchasing vibrant T-shirts and clothes. Both tourists and locals often visit this place in the hope of buying some stylish garments. Some of the popular items here are woolens and exquisite Tibetan items like carpets, jewelry and semi-precious pebbles. Furthermore, there are many small restaurants nearby that offer delicious Tibetan delicacies such as Thupkas, Chowmein and Momos.
Other popular areas in Dehradun include Indira Market, Bengali Library Road, Rispana Bridge near Vidhan Sabha and Gandhi Road Market.