Khariamband Bazar

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    Location: Market Complex, Kangla, Imphal, Manipur 795001, India.

    Visiting time: 1-2 hours.

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    Khariamband Bazar is famous for the colorful items of Manipur. It is located in the capital city of Imphal. Around 3000 woman runs the shops of the market and the Bazar is also ruled by women. This Bazar also known as a Keithal and Ima Bazar derives the name from the women who run it and the area is spread on both sides of the Khariamband road. Vegetables, fish, fruits, and household groceries are sold in one section, and unique handlooms and household items are sold in other sections.


    Cloth shop Khariamband BazarThis place is famous for women. Most of the women visit this Bazar to buy their necessary things. Besides not only women, but many people also visit this place to enjoy the view of this place. Because the views of this place are so beautiful that you can not leave the place. In the evening time, this place looks more beautiful than any other time. The sunset view is so beautiful that you can not take off your eyes.


    In Manipur, Ima Market is the probably only market in the world run by only women. It is in the northeast of India. In Manipur, the word ‘Ima’ means mother and ‘Kaithal’ means market. The market is run by women that’s why local people call it Ima Kaithal. It is a commercial center. It is a popular tourist attraction in the state. There is no history behind this market but the main reason attracting this place is Its uniqueness.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Khariamband Bazar or Ima BazarThe view of this Bazar is amazing. It is a symbol of woman empowerment. It has a beautiful setting surrounded as it is by verdant hills, rivers, and forests. This market has a colorful, fresh, and wide range of vegetables and fruits and many household things. You can find a lot of local Products, and enthusiastic shoppers. The environment of This place is very sweet and colorful. You can introduce a lot of people, and their Products, etc. Overall, the place is very beautiful

    Opening Hours

    4.30 am to 7.00 pm is the visiting time of this place.

    Entry & Others Fees

    There are no entry fees for this place. It’s free of cost for all visitors.

    How to Reach

    By Air: Nearest airport from this place is Imphal International airport. So, after you reach here you can take a taxi or bus to reach the place.

    By Rail: Mal Bazar old Rail station is the nearest railway station from this place. So after reaching the place you can take a taxi to reach there.

    By Road: It is the best way ever. You can take a taxi or bus to reach the place directly and it from the easiest way ever.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should take a small bag Where you can carry all the important things.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is safe to visit.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes photography is Allowed in this place and there is no fee for this photography.

    Que-03: How many days in a week this place remains open?

    Ans: This place remains open all day during the week. You can visit this place any of these days.

    Que-04:How much time will it take to visit this place?

    Ans: It will take almost 1-2 hours to visit this place.

    Que-05: What is the best time to visit this place? 

    Ans: You can visit this place throughout the year.

    Que-06: Are there any restaurants inside this place?

    Ans: Yes there are so many small food stalls inside this place.

    Que-07: Are there parking facilities in this place?

    Ans: Yes there are roadside parking facilities in this place and there are no charges for this parking.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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