Anarkali: A Tale of Romance, Retail & Mystique - chambeili Magazine

Anarkali: A Tale of Romance, Retail & Mystique

Lahore’s oldest surviving bazaar was once the center of culture and style; and remains a popular shopping destination even today. Delve into the history, legend and romance of the bustling market as we take you for a walk into the past.

Anarkali – the name has the ability to evoke a variety of emotions depending on one’s disposition. Shopaholics experience a rush of adrenaline at the thought of all the bargains on offer within the narrow alleyways of the thriving market. History buffs prefer to delve deep into the past and ponder over Anarkali’s Mughal and colonial heritage. And those who love a good tale remain forever enchanted by the myth that defines the origins of the bazaar.