Featured Image Caption: Street Market in Delhi
A trip to Delhi is incomplete without exploring every nook and corner of its labyrinthine markets that offer everything from delicious food and fashionable clothing to funky accessories and amazing home décor. Though there are several brand outlets, air-conditioned supermarkets, and top malls in the posh areas of Delhi, the raw essence can be found in the local markets only. These markets run by the local traders are bustling and can be visited throughout the week. So, let me give you a glimpse of Delhi’s heritage, art, and craftsmanship via its street markets –
Sarojini Nagar Market
Popular all around the country for affordable trending and branded clothes, accessories, and trinkets, Sarojini Nagar is one of the best places to shop in Delhi. Most of the goods sold here are the ones from customs, left during export. It is best to visit Sarojini Nagar on Tuesday as this is when new stocks are brought and you can find the latest merchandise. Do not forget to bargain your heart out to get the best deal.
Nearest Metro Station: Sarojini Nagar Metro Station
Known for cheap clothing, accessories, shoes, etc. Janpath is another popular market in Delhi. Gujarati and Tibetan Markets make cover the majority of the streets of Janpath market. You can purchase ethnic apparel, paintings, artworks, leather goods, embroidered handbags, Pashmina shawls, carpets, jewelry, Kolhapuri slippers, brass trinkets, winter clothing, and much more at budget-friendly prices here. Many budget to luxury hotels are located near this place. You can find hotel booking offers on HappyEasyGo for the biggest discounts on your stay.
Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv Chowk Metro Station
Among the famous and oldest shopping market in the city, the place has been operative since the Mughal era. Chandni Chowk is divided into various smaller sections, namely, Moti Bazaar, Chor Bazaar, Paranthe Wali Gali, Nayi Sarak, etc., each of which are renowned marketplaces. Open on all days except Sunday, the market operates from 10 AM to 8 PM. You will get everything here, including silver jewelry, accessories, books, stationery, electronics, lehenga, bags, dry fruits, spices, and more.
Nearest Metro Station: Chandni Chowk Metro
Check out Dilli Haat stalls which will give you the vibes of a village market. The hub of cultural activities, folk dance, and song performances, the place is visited by several tourists and locals. The major attractions here include handicrafts, especially Madhubani paintings, embroidered textiles, beaded jewelry, Phulkari works, tote bags, bamboo décor items, wood carving, metal crafts, and terracotta models.
Nearest Metro Station: INA Metro Station
Visit Paharganj Market between 11 AM- 9 PM (except Monday) and indulge in wholesale shopping of handicrafts, textiles, wooden statues, handmade junk jewelry, bohemian clothing, earrings, necklaces, bangles, CDs, dream-catchers, and much more. The book stores, incense shops, and bakeries are also the other things to shop from here. For home décor, mirror-work showpieces, cushion covers, and wall hangings are available at cheap prices.
Nearest Metro Station: New Delhi Metro Station
Besides these, you can explore other local markets of Delhi including, Karol Bagh, Palika Bazaar, Lajpat Nagar, Greater Kailash, Khan Market, Chawri Bazaar, Kamla Nagar Market, and many more. Brush your bargaining skills to get the best deals at these local markets.
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