The Indian capital is not just about street food and historical monuments. Delhi is also a shopper’s paradise with so many markets to shop from. Take a look at some of the most famous ones to shop clothing from, except khali baoli spice market where you find nothing but spices.
This huge market has been purposely made to feel like a traditional village market, known as ahaat. Tiny thatched roof cottages having a village atmosphere offer the place a great ambiance. This cosy market offers an exciting range of handicrafts from all over the country, food, and music and cultural performances. Don’t miss it at any cost when you are in Delhi.
Janpath and Tibetan Market
This very lively and popular Delhi market, that was given a makeover recently, has something for each kind of shopper among you all. You’ll find goods from all places in India and Tibet, and it is a lovely place to shop for things that you can take back home. But, you’ll require all your bargaining skills for getting a quite decent price. Otherwise, they will quote high prices which you may not want to buy.
Some of the finest bargain shopping in the capital can be found in the chaotic and crumbling Main Bazaar of Paharganj ghetto. Most of the shops here also deal in wholesale and export to overseas countries, making it a great place to come and look out for unique and inexpensive goods for importing back home.
The shopping district of Delhi has been in existence for over hundreds of years and a tour of its narrow, winding alleyways is certainly a great adventure. The busy lanes of Chandni Chowk have been divided into bazaars having different areas of specialization. You can go to Katra Neel for fabrics. In the Bhagirath Palace area, find a large range of electronics. There is also a years old silver market here called Dariba Kalan Kinari bazaar ha everything you need for a wedding, clothing including.
Khari Baoli market
If you have visited Delhi, Khari Baoli, the large spice market in Asia will surely not be unknown to you. It is actuallya street in Old Delhi which is located close to Red Fort. It is not just a wholesale market for spices which benefits the locals, but also is a common tourist destination here. It’s a unique experience for someone who wants to see large quantities of spices loaded, unloaded and carried simultaneously in the shops.You will be amazed to know thatKhari baoli market is nearly 4 centuries old!
Sarojini Nagar is famous for its very, very cheap designer clothes and good brands which have been rejected, either because of their surplus quantity or tiny manufacturing defects. Stalls and shops, selling all kinds of fashion accessories and clothing sprawl onto the streets. Also, here you will a sweet market and vegetable market as well.
Mostly all the above markets are easily accessible and in the heart of the city. So, when you want toindulge in a shopping spreeas part of delhi city tour, do not forget to tick mark these.