Delhi,the capital of India, as we all know is pretty famous from it’s food stalls to vibrant cloth markets. Delhi is a sought of one stop-for-everything. Being a one-stop shop ‘Saadi Delhi’ never disappoints the visitors.Whether you’re a discerning fashionista or a big time foodie, you’ll find everything and anything if you get to the right place.
There are many local markets where you can get ‘the best at cheap’ or ‘sasta,sundar or tikau’. If you’ll ask Delhi-ites about their favourite shopping spots, their answers will be – Sarojini, Janpath, GK M-Block Market, Lajpat nagar, Chandni chowk and so many more.
Let’s have a look at these 5 favourite markets of Delhi.
1. Sarojini Nagar
‘Sarojini k kapde pehen k jaati madam disco’ (Song-Saturday-Saturday) – This line say it all!
Here you’ll get almost all the stuff from denim to trousers, funky tops to classy dresses, and above all from shoes and bags to accessories. This market is one of the most visited place for shopping in Delhi. And if you’re good at bargaining then this place is no less then heaven for you. Apart from clothes and accessories you can get home furnishing products too – bedsheets,blankets,cushion covers and more. And the place is not only for girls, even guys can get big discounts and shop at cheap rates.
And can have a bagfull of your favourite ZARA,Armani,Gap,Only e.t.c
How to get there: Metro is like a boon for Delhi!
Board the metro and get down at INA Station( Yellow line). Take a local autorickshaw just for Rs. 10 and you’ll be there in hardly 5 minutes.
Price Range: From minimum amount of Rs. 50 to as much as you have.
Pro Tips: Always bargain, Check the quality of product and Keep change and Ready cash.
Timings: 11 a.m to 10 p.m all days.
2. Janpath Market:
Another one stop shop for girls and guys is Janpath Market on Connaught Ln. This place is most visited by international tourists because of the vibrant colours and handcrafted items. Being one of the most crowded place you have to be little smart to break the hustle bustle of market and get some of the best handcrafted items,Ethnic wears and accessories. Apart from these things grab some good pairs of jeans and casual wears also at price. All you need is bargainer’s spirit with you 😉
How to get there: Board the metro get down at either Rajiv chowk(Blue line) or Janpath (Yellow line) metro station. And walk down the street.
Price range: Price range is from Rs. 100 to as much as cash you’re carrying because you’ll not be able to resist yourself.
Pro Tips: Carry cash and Bragain as hard as you can.
Timings: 10 a.m to 8 p.m except monday.
3. GK M-Block:
Being one of the most posh area of Delhi,GK M-Block market(Voilet line) is mostly visited by some of the sophisticated chicks of town. The place is a shopping paradise!
You’ll find a hidden treasure there. Designer tailors for women, designer stuff in budget, and some great designer bags in budget wallet . Ladies you must visit this market!
One whole lane is filled with designer tailors, who will stitch anything for you. Though the costs are quite high, they will teach you fashion. So if you are particular about indian bespoke tailoring for women, visit here. From all the branded to non-branded stuff. You’ll get almost everything.
How to get there: Although it’s better to drive there by car but if your preference is metro then get down at Greater Kailash Metro Station and take a rickshaw to reach there.
Price range: Minimum of Rs. 300 to depends on your preference for brands.
Pro tips: Bargain only for non-branded stuff.
Timings: 10 a.m to 10 p.m all days.
4. Lajpat Nagar:
Another popular shoppers destination is Lajpat nagar where you can get whatever you desire- accessories,ethnic wear,western clothes,bags and many more. Located in Lajpat Nagar 2 , you’ll find a huge crowd of ladies bargaining around for salwar kameez,home décor units and much more. Despite conjusted and crowded which gives an impression of disorderliness the shops are well organized. You can get branded ones and non-branded too but be careful while shopping here go for quality product.
How to get there: Board metro to Lajpat nagar(Voilet line) metro station. And get a rickshaw to reach there.
Price range: Begining from Rs. 200 to how much you want to spend
Pro tips: Bargaining is must, Go for quality and carry hard cash with you
Timings: 10 a.m to 9 p.m except Mondays.
5. Chandni Chowk:
One of the most ancient place of Delhi, This place is full of colours and handcrafted material. It is the most busiest market of Delhi. If you are a true shopaholic you must go there. This place is full of life. Attraction here is you’ll see very small shops with a wide range of products. You can shop for a wedding and for a festival too. Being the oldest market in Delhi it draws the attention of many international tourist. It is the best place to shop for weddings. You’ll get a wide range of salwar kameez, Lehengas, Sarees and Ethnic wear. Best thing about the place is you can get best branded footwears at a good price.
How to get there: Get down at Chandni Chowk Metro Station (Yellow line) and walk toward the market.
Price range: Depends on the quality and your bargaining skills.
Pro tips: Give your best at bargaining and bargain for everything, go through the quality.
Timings: 11 a.m to 10 p.m except Sundays.
Got out and look around and grab the best at cheap!
Have a happy shopping people! 👋