Marufganj Mandi - A Wholesale Spice Heaven
Need to have a full noticeable experience of colour and the flavourful smell of spices? Salute to the wholesale spice and nuts market in the capital of Bihar, Patna on the streets of Marufganj which is known as Marufganj Mandi. It's interesting for anybody to see an enormous amount of spices being stacked, conveyed and emptied at the same time in the shops. Marufganj Mandi is a discount showcase offering a wide range of spices, nuts and dried fruits from all over the world. Spices like cumin seeds, black pepper, red chilli, turmeric, cinnamon sticks, cloves, coriander seeds and nuts like cashew, varieties of raisins, pistachio, almonds are traded in the market and exported everywhere throughout the world.
Various shops are bordered on either side of the lane. The market is arranged at Marufganj, Patna City/Patna Saheb. This extensive market zone is rich in colour and offers an exceptional photographic opportunity. The mandi is equivalent to a Spice Heaven. From local to exotic spices, you'll see everything here and that too at an exceptionally low cost. There are retailers who will gladly tell you about the origin of specific spices. Some have dried figs and dried apricot which is imported from the Afghanistan and some have almonds from California and some have dates from Saudi Arabia. You will be fascinated once you enter the market with the spectacular view of different spices and dry fruits with a strong smell of each. Whenever you visit Patna, you should visit this place.