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Shopping in Delhi

Delhi attracts tourists from every nook and corner of the world, not only for exploring the sightseeing of the place, but also for shopping in Delhi. The bustling markets of the city are very popular among the travellers as well as local people. The charm of the shopping extravaganza has a great range of selection, right from the traditional jewelry to the handicrafts of the latest fashion. Apart from these attractive things, the consumer goods are also very popular among the shopaholics. Delhi lures customers of every budget to the local and posh markets of the city. The city has different market for different products and every area has the specialty of selling the variety of particular goods. Some of the specialized goods selling in specialized markets are leather, linen, silk, antiques and furniture.

There are diverse shops located in Old Delhi's Chandni Chowk and Central Delhi's Connaught Place and deals in selling different traditional goods are pottery, brassware, crafts items, precious stones, wood work done in rosewood and sandalwood. On the other hand, there are some markets that are drenched in the variety of latest fashion and that includes Sarojini Nagar, Lajpat Nagar and Karol Bagh where people can’t stop themselves from not buying antiques and consumer durable goods especially clothes.

Chandni Chowk is famous for their narrow lanes and small shops that are selling electronic products and clothes that lies by the lanes. The changing look of the old city region like Chandni Chowk is possible due to the brand new decorative items. There are very popular big showrooms are located in the markets of both Indian and Internationals goods. People can also have a look at the wholesale markets that holds a strong attention of consumers i.e. Sadar bazaar and Khari Baoli.

People who are very brand conscious and want to get the latest fashion for their cupboards; they can visit to the popular showrooms of Connaught place. Right from the attractive apparels to the handicrafts and antiques, people can get everything at diverse prices.  Palika Bazaar is also a major attraction for the consumers as it is popular for selling reasonable electronic items, leather goods, perfumes and apparels. There is a flea market named as Janpath that attracts the youngster for amazing apparels, decorative goods and furniture. It is also known as one of the tourists’ attractions in Delhi, especially for foreigners.

People can also visit to the Tolstoy road for cottage industry products whereas Baba Kharak Singh Marg for the state emporiums goods of India.Apart from these markets that are located in diverse areas of the city, people can also take pleasure of Mall culture of Delhi.

Major Shopping Centers In Delhi

  • Palika Bazar: It is the popular underground market in Connaught Place which is widely popular for famous electronic goods, leather and apparels. These shops have the stickers or labels mentioning fixed price, but still people do bargain at these markets and it is quite common in every next shop of the place.
  • Dilli Haat: Located near South Delhi, INA is also a popular market that is popular in selling the handicrafts of different states in India. Here travellers can also taste the cuisines of diverse states and witness the culture and tradition of India.  Tourists can also visit the Central Cottage Industries Emporium for diverse handloom and handicrafts. It is a place where tradition, culture, cuisine lies under one roof. Bargaining at these emporiums is not possible as the price is genuine.
  • Hauz Khas Village: The name of the place seems like a rural area, but it is totally opposite to its name. Here people can visit the big market selling fashionable garments, antiques and furniture.
  • Karol Bagh: Located in the central Delhi, the market lures local people and vacationers for its electronic items, clothes, jewelry and other consumer goods. There are a number of showrooms and food plazas for amazing shopping.
  • Lajpat Nagar Market: The other name of the market is Lajpat Nagar and it is famous for its cheap and best readymade apparels.
  • Sarojini Nagar: Located near Chanakya Puri, South Delhi, Sorojini Nagar is popular for offering latest fashionable clothes to the youngsters for their college purpose, although people from diverse background sell handicrafts and other consumer durable goods for the customers.
  • South Extension: South Extension is also a very popular market where people can visit to the expensive showrooms of both national and international brands. The market is divided into South Ex I and South Ex II.
  • Khadi Gram Udyog Bhawan: People who are fond of elegant and fine fabrics, they can visit here as there is a huge variety of cotton and other fabrics that are even attracting the new generation people and it is no more exists as the place of political and old age people. There are many readymade clothes are available for diverse age groups.

Though, each of these markets serves best goods to consumers, but as everybody need a leave of at least one day, so there is a list of all those markets that are closed on particular days of the week, such as follows:

  • Sundays

Azad Market, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Nehru Place, Paharganj, Palika Bazar, Sadar Bazar, Sabzi Mandi, Shanker Market, Yashwant Place, Chandni Chowk, Chawri Bazar, Connaught Place, Hauz Khas Village, Hanpath, Khan Market, Khari Baoli, Meena Bazaar, Nai Sarak,

  • Mondays

INA Market, Karol Bagh, Lajpat Nagar Central Market, Nizamuddin, Sarojini Nagar Market, South Extension, Ajmal Khan Road, Defence Colony Market.

  • Tuesday

Munirka, New Friends Colony, R.K. Puram, Vasant Vihar, Masoodpur, Vasant Kunj, Yusuf Sarai, Aurobindo Place, C.R. Park, Greater Kailash, Green Park.