|Begum Bazaar بیگم بازار|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Hyderabad|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Goshamahal|
Begum Bazar (Telugu : బేగంబజార్, Hindi: बेगम बाजार, Urdu : بیگم بازار) is the biggest commercial market in Hyderabad, India. It was established during the Qutb Shahi rule. Begum Bazar is located half a kilometer from the Naya Pul bridge in the Old City. It is an age old retail and wholesale market for household commodities. Of late, several brassware merchants have set up shop in the Begum Bazar. House old commodities of all sizes, shapes and brands at the best prizes are available. The only hitch at the bazar is the congestion and lack of hygiene. Deals worth crores of ₹ are struck daily. It is also famous for spices and market near by 'Historic Monument' Charminar.
Begum Bazar also hosts the second biggest Fish Market of Hyderabad, after the fish market at Musheerabad.
The adjoining Moazzam Jahi Market is the largest fruit and vegetable market in the city. This market is being slowly replaced by the market at Kothapet, beyond Dilsukhnagar.
It is also close to historic Osmania General Hospital and Musi River, Jumerat Bazaar : जुमेरात बाजार is Specially hosted on Thursday every week where every household commodities are sold. Mangal Bazaar : मंगल बाजार is the sub place in Begum Bazaar where household utensils : गृहस्थी के बर्तन are sold.
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The market was established on the land gifted by Humda Begum, wife of Nizam Ali Khan Nizamul Mulk, to the merchants of Hyderabad for trade and commerce, and was named Begum Bazar. Interestingly, Begum Bazar is the place where the first Ganesh Mandap was established in Hyderabad and now it has spread across the Telangana State.
The TSRTC buses connect Begum Bazar with all parts of the city. Afzal Gunj is the nearest bus stop.
The closest MMTS railway station is at Malakpet while the Nampally station is also near by.
Begum Bazar falls under the Goshamahal Assembly Constituency which is part of Hyderabad Lok Sabha Seat. T.Raja Singh Lodh is BJP MLA from Goshamahal (Assembly constituency), Hyderabad.