Aminabad, Lucknow

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Aminabad (Hindi: अमीनाबाद, Urdu: امینآباد‎) is a large bazaar located in the heart of Lucknow, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The main product is chikan embroidered garments.

The Aminabad Bazaar of Lucknow has operated since the time of the Nawabs of Awadh. Aminabad is made.

Since the time of Nawabs, the market boasts of its unmatched fashion, and being one of the oldest markets, it is still surrounded by buildings and architectures of nawabi era.

As the day breaks, the streets of Aminabad are glittered with the sequins and colors of silk and muslin.


Shops sell fashion products, ornaments, jewelry, fashion garments, fancy dresses, chikan kurta, chikan sarees and other women's wear, chikan menswear, footwear and other such apparel. Most products are locally produced. A special attraction is Thursday's footpath market.

Among the less wide streets of the nawabi times, the market shows off a wide variety of products on sale. Instead of being congested at times, Aminabad is a colorful, vibrant and a lively market to shop, and you find products ranging from gold and silver to jewelry and ornaments, chikan kurtas to fancy sarees loaded with embroidery, from famous Lucknawi paan (betel leaves) to bakeries.

Eateries include non-vegetarian restaurants, sweet shops, bakeries and paan shops, including Tunday Kababi,Wahid Biryani and Alamgir.

Some of the oldest shops are Om Prakash Seth, Madan Sarees, Dupatta Mahal, Sargodha Cloth House,

Aminabad has been a business center for traders, merchants, craftsmen and artists since the 18th century.


.Coordinates: 26°50′47.44″N 80°56′48.06″E / 26.8465111°N 80.9466833°E / 26.8465111; 80.9466833