Bara Bazar is a very colourful shopping centre for both traditional and trendy commodities. Huge varieties of colourful garments, homesteads, handicraft and other commodities are available here. Bara Bazar is a popular flea market in Aizawl where the people particularly local tribes from nearby villages are best seen in their traditional costumes selling produce from farms and homesteads including river crabs with little wicker baskets. The inhabitants of the city, selling produce, home made things and other items are usually dressed in traditional dresses that depict the culture of the state's capital.