KATHMANDU: It would be quite a hectic day while shopping if you have to search for your desired items here and there. Nevertheless, getting all your needs fulfilled under one roof without any hassle is what shoppers want. And the modern day shopping complexes offer this facility to all shoppers — everything under one roof with facilities of restrooms, eatery and parking space.
If you are looking for all the above mentioned things while shopping for your whole family, then Tamrakar Plaza at Makhan Tole is the perfect stop.
The exterior of Tamrakar Plaza, located in the historical Kathmandu Durbar Square, has ancient architectural design. After entering the plaza you will get a view of modern day shopping centre.
The four-storeyed plaza has around 40 stores that deal with varieties of items like readymade wear for men, women and children, traditional wear for women, cosmetic stores, ladies bags, school bags, laptop bags, suitcases, shoes for all, stationery goods, kitchenware, gold plated jewelleries and more.
The equipment required for beauty parlour, ophthalmic instruments, lens and more are also available here. In addition, Touch and Glow Handsome Salon and Beauty Parlour provides beauty care for both males and females.
Bibek Sangat, Manager of the plaza informed, “It’s been around four years since we started operating. Most of the stores here deal as wholesalers and retailers; so the products here are much more reasonable than market price.” He added, “The main advantage of shopping at Tamrakar Plaza is that you will get what you are looking for under one roof along with the facility of parking and eatery.”
Bags for all
New Puja Trade Link on the third floor deals with a variety of bags, from school bags for children to laptop bags to file bags and more.
According to owner Nitin Agrawal, the products are imported from Singapore, China, Taiwan and Malaysia. The store also boasts of brands like Crocodile, Polo, Bellino, Giordano and more.
“If you buy luggage bags of Crocodile brand worth Rs 4,000 you will get Reebok sports wrist watch free,” Agrawal added.
Even customers seemed to like this destination. Ramesh Chimariya a customer shared, “You will get varieties and the price is also reasonable here.” Likewise, Harati Maa Bag Shop at the first floor has ladies handbags. You will find bags imported from Bangkok and China.
About the products Soniya Kapali, store owner said, “Even though we have Chinese products, all of them are of export quality.”
As per Kapali you can get 15 to 20 per cent discount at this store.
Cosmetics, attires and more
Varieties of cosmetic items are available at the stores on the ground floor. At Maha Laxmi Impex on the first floor, equipment for a beauty parlour are available. And the products here are “imported from India, China and local distributors” as per the store owner Sunil Kumar.
You can find from items for hair and skin treatment to colour cosmetics here. Kumar said, “Garnier, Lotus, Cyclax Shehanaz are some of the popular brands at my store.”
Pawan Enterprises on the other hand offers varieties of saris — French chiffon, Japanese chiffon and net. The designs on the saris are from Kolkata, but one may request for his/her own design as per Pawan Bhattarai, owner of the store. At F Land Trade Link chic modern clothes for ladies are available and at Shyam Traders you get readymade clothes for infants to children up to 10 years old.
Visit Gopi Krishna Impex that offers different sportswear and shoes from the brand ERKE.
If your shopping is over or you feel thirsty in between your shopping trips to different stores, quench your thirst at Jayaswal Juice Bhandar.
And the vegetarian dishes of Tip Top — samosa, chat, momo, chowmein, dosa and more will fill your hungry tummy.