To help you figure out the right places to shop in Delhi, on your next trip, we have brought this post today so without any further ado, lets read this post ahead…
1. Connaught Place
It is the heart of Delhi, and one of the famous and popular shopping destinations. This place is filled with many restaurants, skyscrapers, shopping destinations, and glittery nightlife. It is mainly divided into two circles; Inner Circle and Outer Circle.
You can find everything ranging from national, local and international brands. Some of the famous collections of this shopping zone area consist of traditional clothes, handicrafts, jewelry, attire, etc. Some important markets in this area are:
Wholesale Flower Market
Janpath is a small but full of variety street market, Palika Bazaar is an underground street market, selling clothes, bags, electronic gadgets, etc. Tibetan market is famous for wooden lamps, antique things, miniature products, etc. The Wholesale market is famous for a wide variety of local flowers at a cheap price.
What you can buy: clothes, handicrafts, and souvenirs.
Timings: 10 am to 8 pm. Remains closed on Sunday.
2. Chandni Chowk
It is an ancient shopping region of Delhi, and is most popular among the to-be-brides, for the exclusive bridal collection it has got to offer. There are alleys and narrow passages, which lead to an endless stream of shops. You can find numerous shops for street food to fabric, you can find almost everything in the market. If you are planning to buy silver articles, the Dariba Kalan region of this market is very famous. Also, the Nai Sarak area is a perfect abode for every type of book, be it academics, literature or even the competition.
What to Buy: Wedding lehengas, embroidered bags, semi-precious jewelry, silk and cotton clothes, books and electronic products
Timings: All days of the week except Sunday
3. Greater Kailash
People from Delhi can easily recognize this place, as Greater Kailash has two sections of the market known as M-Block and N-Block.
Every shop in these two blocks remain crowded and is mostly visited for the local shopping outlets, lifestyle stores, cosmetic shops, showrooms, and street food-corners. If you are planning to buy some of the casual and traditional clothes, jewelry and footwear, then GK must be on your list. Also, it offers many pubs, good restaurants, and nightclubs.
What to Buy: Casual and traditional outfit, cosmetics, jewelry, lifestyle items, and footwear
Timings: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM (all days of the week) except Tuesday
4. Hauz Khas Village
It is actually called the New York East Village of Delhi, in this market, you can find the old houses which are now renovated into air-conditioned showrooms. This place is your must pick when you decide to buy antiques, apparels, books, and handicrafts. This place is the fashion spot and is the correct place for buying the ethnic wears.
What you can buy: designer wear, jewelry, and Indian crafts.
Timings: 10 am to 8 pm
5. Karol Bagh
It is actually the oldest shopping areas in Delhi and is a hub of bridal trousseaus. You can buy gorgeous bridal wears and traditional Indian garments. Also, this place has got to offer a range of cosmetics, books, shoes, gadgets and electronic items. The Ajmal Khan Road is popular in Karol Bagh area and is known for inexpensive readymade, Ghaffar is popular for imported good, Arya Samajh Road is famous for second-hand books and Bank Street is popular for gold jewelry.
What to Buy: Bridal wear, cosmetics, books, shoes, gadgets, and electronic items
Timings: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM (all days of the week) except Monday.
Janpath is a flea market, which is a hot spot for youngsters, tourists, and foreigners. You can find different accessories for both men and women with different clothes, footwear, bags, etc attract tourists. You can buy seasonal wears and hand-woven clothes.
What to Buy: Traditional and western clothes, accessories, footwear, antiques, handicrafts, paintings, leatherwork, cheap jewelry, etc.
Timings: 10:00AM to 9:00PM (Monday to Saturday), 11:00AM to 8:00PM (on Sundays)
7. Dilli Haat
It is the large market, and somehow similar to the weekly village market. Here you can find the stalls are erected with a thatched roof, giving this place a good blend of culture, handicrafts, music and much more.
What to Buy: Jewelry, paintings, fabrics, saris, pottery, furniture and many more
Timings: 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM (all days of the week)
8. Khan Market
Indeed it is one of the classiest street markets of Delhi, with a mix of branded outlets, some street vendors and other exciting shops. You can find Ayurvedic medicines, government shops, books, cosmetics, clothing, and others.
What to Buy: Garments, books, lifestyle items, food items
Timings: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM (all days of the week) except Sunday
9. Sarojini Nagar
A hub of college students, as this market offers the most economical range of clothing. Due to the surplus supply of articles, you can always find a better price with bargaining.
What to Buy: Apparel, accessories, household items, kitchenware, electronic products
Timings: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM (all days of the week), except Monday
10. Central Market
More famous as Lajpat Nagar market among Delhite, here you can find oodles of options for your clothing, accessories, fabric, shoes, bags, food stalls and small street vendors apply Mehandi (Henna) based color paste on your palm.
What to Buy: Garments, accessories, footwear, bags, home furnishing, and décor items
Timings: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM (all days of the week) except Monday
Delhi has everything on its plate, which can satiate your quest for shopping, you can buy from street-wear to branded clothes, and also on your trip, you can spend some cozy moments with your loved one in top 10 romantic places to eat in Delhi.
So next time you plan your trip, don’t forget to consider my post and make the wiser decision.