Delhi isn’t just a city with historical sites, temples, and cultural centers like India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, and Parliament House. This historic capital of India is also the most important trading centre. Shopping is always on the top of the list for any tourist visiting Delhi.
If you have been looking to buy some trendy clothes or want a wardrobe makeover without having to burn a hole in your pocket. Here’s the list of the best shopping spots in Delhi that you’re not supposed to miss.
Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi
It is one of the very old shopping places in Delhi. The market has got an endless numbers of bazaars namely Katra Neel, Dariba Kalan, Khari Baoli, Tilak Bazaar, Bhagirath Palace, Daryaganji, and Chatta Chowk, each one having their own unique offering including fabrics, electronics, hardware, kitchen equipment, and used books.
Dilli Haat, Kidwai Nagar
This is an open-air market and is considered to be the best destination for handicraft lovers from all over the world. It is a great place to buy different beads, gems, jewellery, footwear, traditional artefacts, Madhubani paintings, Phulkari works, camel leather tote bags, and bamboo-made handicrafts.
Janpath Road, Janpath, Connaught Place
Janpath is one of the most favourable flea markets of Delhi. It is also famously known as the Tibetan market because of its wide vintage stock. It is very popular for its showcase of Indo-Tibetan apparel and footwear range, Janpath Market is also connected to Lodhi road, where you come across a number of shops that will delight you.
M Block & N Block, Greater Kailash
Greater Kailash, with a number of retail outlets and luxurious showrooms, is a go-to place for women and girls in Delhi. The market is divided into two blocks – M Block and N Block, with an endless line of stores. This place is considered to be the elite market by Delhites and is packed with local lifestyle stores, showrooms, shopping outlets, cosmetic shops, and street food corners.
Block 1, WEA, Karol Bagh
This place has everything you might need for a wedding and is known to quench the thirst of a shopaholic. Besides designer lehengas, jewellery for women, exquisite sherwanis and Indo-Westerns for men, you can also visit the place for the most famous restaurants situated in the street. You can also grab cosmetics, books, shoes, and gadgets from the market.
Humayun Road, New Delhi
Khan market is one of the classy and heavenly street markets in South Delhi. Here, you will find anything from boutiques and branded outlets to Ayurvedic medical stores and street vendors. It is indirectly a mix of both low-end and high-end markets. Apart from fashion and Ayurveda, books, cosmetics, garments, crockery items, and exotic fruits also contribute to such a great place.
Connaught Place, New Delhi
Connaught place is rich in stunning clothes, fashionable jewellery, handicraft items, electronic goods, and Indian books, and hence is probably the most resourceful market in Delhi, and is a great place to shop for some amazing products at really affordable prices.
Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi
Lajpat Nagar also known as the Central Market is mostly visited by locals, mainly because the street connects to the metro line. The market is particularly famous among female shoppers of all ages, offering a wide range of options, with endless rows of garment and textile stores.
Sarojini Nagar, New Delhi
Sarojini Nagar Market sells the unused goods from across the world, and thus offers almost every product at cheap prices. This shopping market is particularly famous among foreigners and youths, which is probably the reason behind it being the tidiest site in the city. Fashionable clothes, kitchenware, handicrafts, books, music are all available here at wholesale price, but very high quality.
Paharganj, New Delhi
Paharganj Bazaar is an overcrowded, wholesale bazaar in Delhi, specifically famous for the lined-up bars and cafes. Apart from delicious eateries, the public is also very fond of the wide variety of jewellery items found here. Paharganj also has a good variety of leather handbags, backpacks, and clothes, all at reasonable prices, and relatively cheaper than the other markets.
Ready. Set. Go to shop among these popular markets in Delhi.