Best Shopping Markets in Delhi
Delhi, being the capital of India, is not only known for its tourist spots and shopping malls, but also great destinations for street shopping. Believe it or not, street shopping has its own perks. So what happens, these shops are full of surplus products from international brands that look no less than that of branded products in big shopping malls. It’s very cheap and quality of dresses here are also decent. It’s a one way destination for all the shopaholics out there. All you need to have are some bargaining skills and a pair of keen eyes. And voila! You’re all set to go. Here, we are listing out some famous street markets in Delhi for the shopper inside you. Whether you’re a Delhite or not, every shopaholic must visit these places for a great shopping experience.;)
1. Sarojini Nagar, South Delhi
Sarojini! That’s what comes to our mind when we visit Delhi. Situated in southwest of Delhi, Sarojini nagar has been named after Sarojini Naidu, an Indian Independence Activist. This place is famous for all college goers and youngsters. This market place offers great trendy outfits with a pocket pinch of money. Sarojini is loaded with different types of shops and stalls so one needs to have lot of time to complete her shopping. So next time you visit Delhi, you know where to have a great shopping experience.
2. Dilli Haat
Dilli Haat is an open market consisting of different craft items, food stalls, and handloom stuffs from all parts of Indian state. It is basically situated in south Delhi. Usually stalls here are kept on rotational basis like maximum for 15 days. Dilli Haat is famous for its hand crafted products. “Most colorful Indian Market”, that’s what Delhites call it. In short, it is that one place where you’ll find products from all over India under one roof.
3. Lajpat Nagar
Lajpat Nagar is a famous shopping place for girls as it offers a lot for women. This place is full of shops selling ethnic, western and indo-western wearable. One can get various clothes, foot wears, accessories, kurtis and traditional outfits. The shopkeepers sell their products at a nominal price rate which makes the product inexpensive to buy. Each and every product is unique here and if you love embellishments and ethnic outfits, this place is a must visit for all Delhites and tourists.
4. Janpath Market
Janpath market, located in Connaught place in Delhi, has all kinds of lovely stuffs ranging from hippy garments to handiworks, work of art to cheap jewelry, from everything to anything. It is one of the most famous shopping places in Delhi. You need to have the right bargaining skills to bring down the price here as you may stumble upon some adamant shopkeepers here.
5. Palika Bazaar
Palika bazaar, basically an underground air conditioned shopping market, situated in the middle of Connaught Place near Regal cinema hall. The market has nearly 390 shops selling products ranging from fashion outfits and accessories to electric products. It is known for the electric gadgets sold here which you’ll get at really cheap rates. Bargaining is more effective when you’re in a group in market.
6. Chandni Chowk
Chandni chowk is the hub of everything for a wedding. This one shopping place has existed for 100 years. This place is divided into narrow alleyways which makes your shopping experience adventurous. The streets of Chandni Chowk are partitioned into bazaars with different area of specialties. If one is looking for fabrics, she can immediately head out to Katra Neel. Bhagirath Palace is for the purpose of electronic gadgets. The ones who are jewelry freaks can find exquisite pieces of fashion accessories in Dariba Kalan. And lastly kinari Bazaar sells everything you need for a wedding.
7. Paharganj Market
You can find the best bargain shopping experience in the chaotic, bustling and busy main bazaar of Paharganj market in Delhi. The shops and stalls of Paharganj market deal in wholesale and also export products to foreign, making it a good place to hunt for rare pieces and inexpensive goods. It is situated just opposite to the New Delhi Railway Station.
8. Greater Kailash Market
Greater Kailash Market is sectioned into two shopping areas, Greater M Block and N-Block. Both the markets are renowned for crowded shops that are famous for its assorted street food corners, local outlets and retail area for shopping in Delhi. It is the finest place to buy traditional and casual outfits, customized jewelries, western outfits and accessories. You can find that perfect piece of summer dresses in Greater Kailash M-Block market.
So, this is it. These are some hidden gems in the streets of Delhi where you’ll find exclusive collection of fashion items. Do have these shopping destinations in your bucket list when you visit Delhi next.
How many of these markets in Delhi have you visited?