The Mall Road, Nainital
The Mall is a most popular name in Nainital city. A busiest road in day time, The Mall runs side by side of the Nainital Lake. Britishers constructed The Mall Road which passes through the centre of Nainital and connects two main ends of Nainital city, Mallital and Tallital
Inspite officially renamed as Govind Ballabh Pant Marg, the Mall road still locally called and famous by its previous name. Tourists and locals likes to walk on the Mall to enjoy the beauty of Naini Lake mostly in the evening.
In a daytime, being a commercial centre, the Mall is over-crowded. Number of hotels, restaurants, banks, travel agencies and shops are there to makes visitors surprise. But during peak season time in May - June, The Mall road is closed for vehicle, so that a tourists can enjoy a rush free walk on the Mall.
The shops in Mall Road specialize in unique candles of various shapes and sizes. There are many shops which are selling wooden artifacts, handicraft items, handmade handlooms and shawls.
Traffic Rules At The Mall
|In Months of May, June & October - Type of Vehicle||Prohibited Time |
|Heavy Vehicles||8 AM to 10.30 AM & 2.30 PM to 10.30 PM|
|Light Vehicles||6.00 PM to 10.00 PM|
|Cycle Rickshaw||6.00 PM to 9.00 PM|
Note: The Mall road is strictly a no parking zone. During season time traffic is prohibited from 6pm to 9pm.
Location of The Mall Road, Nainital
The Mall Road, Nainital is located in Nainital ( adjacent to Naini Lake). You can view its location on Google Map below.
How to Reach The Mall Road, Nainital
One can easily reach Mall Road by taking a cab/taxi. If you are staying at one of the hotels near Naini Lake, The Mall Road is at walking distance.
Read How to Reach guide for Nainital.