Well, it largely depends on the type of good you want. The major shopping centres of Ranchi are -
1) Firayalal Shopping Center
This shopping center is mostly famous for the trendy fashion products and accessories like watches, sunglasses, purses, apparels etc. you can choose from wide range of apparels available here including wedding suits & gowns, traditional sarees and other apparels. Apart from shopping, you can also enjoy the famous ice-creams available here, with Softy being the most famous of them. It is situated at Albert Ekka Chowk, close to Main Road, which is the most popular shopping and dining area in Ranchi.
2) Daily Market
Daily Market is mostly about shopping of electronic items like mobiles, music systems, radios, wireless devices, walkie talkies etc. Daily Market features a large range of shops vying for customer attention. However, you need to have good bargaining skills to get the best deals and offers available. This market is located at Lower Bazaar area of Ranchi
3) Gram Udyog Bhandar
Located at Kutchery road, this place is a haven for Khadi lovers. You can choose from wide range of Khadi wears available there like shirts, skirts, sarees, Kurtis, pillow covers etc. Besides this, you can also get other handmade items and crafts made from paper and fibres like designer papers, trendy envelopes, and gift boxes.
4) Upper Bazaar
Here, you can get items for daily needs like textiles, towels and cotton prints at a reasonable price. You can also get some of the finest jewellery and apparels from shops like Anand Jewellers, Gitanjali Lifestyle, and Satya Paul Sarees.
5) GEL Church Complex
Located at the Main Road, often called the heart of Ranchi, this complex offers numerous retail outlets, shops, and restaurants. It takes pride in having one of the most popular vegetarian restaurants in the city called Kaveri Restaurant. This shopping complex is quite popular among youngsters who can not only shop but also grab a quick bite while hanging out with their friends.
You can also find Big Shop situated at this complex which offers branded apparels, wedding dresses, gift items and other accessories to the customers. You can also purchase jewellery at Big Shop which offers gemstones and other Indian & modern jewellery.
6) Kanodia Textile Corporation
This place is famous for shopping of bed sheets, cotton prints, and other textile items at reasonable price. Once again, you have to leverage your bargaining skills to get best deals and offers.
7) Rospa Tower
Also located at the Main Road, this complex features a number of branded shops and retail outlets. You can shop for branded apparels and footwear. This complex also has shops offering musical instruments like Guitar, Violin, Piano, Tabla etc.
8) Pustak Path
Located near Upper Bazaar, this place is the best for purchasing new/used books and stationery at a reasonable price.
9) Other Shopping Complexes
Some other popular complexes and shopping centres of Ranchi are
(i) Hi Street Mall, Main Road (ii) Spring City Mall, Hinoo (iii) Vishal Mega Mart, Main Road (iv) Galaxia Mall, Ratu Road (v) Big Bazaar, Main Road