Kolkata: The Maidan Market

Kolkata: The Maidan Market
Boots on sale at the Maidan Market, Kolkata, Photo Credit: Debjeet Kundu

The football fanatics-- city has India--s largest sports goods market, a must-visit if in town for the Indian Super League. Photographs by Debjeet Kundu

October 07 , 2014
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Boots on sale at the Maidan Market, Kolkata
A shop at Maidan Market
Footballs on display at the market. A perfect --souvenir-- to pick up from Kolkata.
Out of the nearly 450 shops in the market, over 250 sell various sports items -- some claim it is a Guinness World record
A shop selling jerseys
A jersey in the making
A shop selling the Brazil jersey
Trophies ready to be customised and sold
Bats on sale at the Maidan Market
Few things can give one as much pleasure as handling a new leather ball
A shopper at Dasgupta Sports
Get a first-hand tutorial in taking care of your sports equipment and see them get repaired, too
A Maidan Market shopper on her phone
Varied stock at a Maidan Market store

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