‘Mota Bazar’ in Gujarati stands for the Big Market. This explains Mota Bazaar as pretty much a commercial center in Anand. A huge market place, Mota Bazaar has everything you would ask for. The place is a vibrant and dynamic place to hang out and enjoy with friends, from restaurants, to cinema halls, to shops and shopping malls, to vegetable shops and grocery to everyday necessity, Mota bazaar is filled with everything you need or fancy.
Lanes with swanky stores, showrooms and a host of restaurants and eateries, this heart of the city is indeed the most happening place in all of Anand. Almost every visitor who comes to Anand takes a tour of this place, which to a degree explains the rampant touts you may find along the by lanes. All we gotta say is - "BEWARE!"
What to Shop in Mota Bazaar
This area is considered where people from masses and classes go for shopping. With perpetually busy shopping streets, the area has attracted many western businesses establishing themselves in this area in the recent years. Pizza Hut, Dominos, Café Coffee Day or CCD, Reebok, Sketchers, Puma and Lacoste have all established successful businesses in Mota Bazaar. There are a plenty of things to do in Molta Bazaar with the place being dotted with so many of eating joints, restaurants and may luxury dining places located in the vicinity.
Mota Bazaar is one of the hand full of places where there is a fully fledged meat market. Gujarat being a predominantly a vegetarian state, meat shops are found sparsely in the state. There are a plenty of things to do in Mota bazaar, an entire day would fly off without you even noticing the tick of time, the place is that engrossing.
Mota Bazaar has a variety of tiny shanties where you can get paan - betel leaf or betel quid, seasoned with sweet spices and many other things. Chewing paan is a favorite with People in Anand. In fact it’s a favorite occupation especially with people in the north- Western States of India.
Places to Visit in Mota Bazaar
Iskon Temple is a mere half a kilometer from Mota Bazaar commercial area. In fact Amul Chocolate Factory is also in the same area. And if you go out about 3 km on the Amul Road, you will land at the Amul Dairy Unit. The Place is linked with a number of major important hangouts.
Shopping Zones in Mota Bazaar
Below are mentioned some of the important spots in Mota Bazar, Anand that are popular among the locals and visitors alike.
Anand Municipal Market
Rajaji Shopping Center
Shubh Laxmi Shopping Complex
Subha Lakshmi Shopping Center
Dr Gram Patel Municipal Market
Jilla Panchayat Shopping Center
Dawe Manik Ji Shopping Center
Manish Complex Super Market
With a plenty of shops and shopping malls, restaurants hotels and pubs,
this place is dotted with a number of exciting and fun filled things to
enjoy your time to the fullest. Youngsters, elderly, children or
parents, it’s a place stroll around, and explore a variety of things for
everyone in Anand.
How to Reach Mota Bazaar
Location of Mota Bazar: Vallabh Vidhyanagar Anand, Gujarat Pin 388120
Mota Bazaar is hardly a km away from the
main bus stand of Anand district. You can hire an auto or taxi or
simply board into a bus to reach there.
The distance from Vadodara Airport to Mota Bazaar, Anand is 38.9 km and from Vadodara Railway Station it is 37.5 km away. The
Nearest Railway Stations to Mota Bazar is Karamsad Railway Station with
a distance of only 2.2 km. Anand Junction Train Station is about 4.2 km
further from this commercial location. The nearest resort to Mota Bazar is Madhuban Resort and Spa, Vallabh Vidyanagr which is only 1-4 km from Mota Bazaar.