Top 8 Street Shopping Places in Delhi
Shopping is a stress buster and the festive time gives us all the more reasons to shop. With marriage season just knocking at our doorsteps, buying gifts, furniture’s, apparels and other things for the family, is a grave necessity for us. Delhi is a shopper’s paradise for both mall and street shoppers with state of the art & air-conditioned malls and widely spread in abundance street markets!
We have come up with 7 Street Shopping Places in Delhi, which will recharge your batteries, will certainly elevate your mood and at the same time are friendly to your pockets!
1. Janpath Market
One of the oldest markets of Delhi having something for everyone, Janpath is a popular shopping destination amongst tourists and Delhiites alike. Connecting CP to Lodhi Road, the entire stretch has multiple shops for garments, jewelry, antique items, linen, artifacts and decorative items. Shopping here is fun and also worth your bargaining!
Address: Janpath, Lodhi Road connecting to CP
How to Reach: Metro (Janpath Metro Station)
Timings: 10:00AM to 9:00PM (Monday to Saturday), 11:00AM to 8:00PM (on Sundays)
2. Dilli Haat
A Delhi government initiative, Dilli Haat is a paid, street side rural marketing experience with shops on handicraft items, clothes, linen, decorative items and food from diverse cultures across India. The market also hosts cultural activities and events from time to time, keeping the atmosphere lively and entertaining.
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Address: Opposite INA Market, South Delhi. Pitampura, North Delhi. Janakpuri, West Delhi.
How to Reach: Metro (INA Metro Station)
Timings: 11:00AM to 9:00PM (all days of the week)
3. Chandni Chowk
A crowded market nestled in Old Delhi with historical monuments at the backdrop, giving you, a feel of the ancient times is what Chandni Chowk is all about. Curios, souvenirs, jewelry, electrical items, spices and fabrics, you name it and you get it here! While the electrical market is called Bhagirath place, the Khari Baoli is the Spice Market, and Katra Neel and Kinari Bazaar are to do with fabrics and zardozi! And if that was not all, a book market at Nai Sarak offers all college and school textbooks and also stationary items. Try the Parantha wali gali to gorge on some yummy food post your shopping venture.
Address: Old Delhi
How to Reach: Metro (Chandni Chowk Metro Station)
Timings: All days of the week except Sunday
4. Sarojini Nagar Market
Named after Sarojini Naidu, this market is the tidiest amongst all other shopping places since the embassies and consulates are nearby this market place. Showrooms and street side vendors are all present in this place and the most famous are the cloth vendors for their cheap but trendy clothing which can be further negotiated on the price part!
Address: Sarojini Nagar, Near Dilli Haat, New Delhi, India
How to Reach: Metro (INA Metro Station)
Timings: 10:00AM to 9:00PM (all days of the week), except Monday
5. Lajpat Nagar Market
Lajpat Nagar is famous for its Central Market which houses mainly garment and textile shops. Well connected via Delhi Metro and Bus, this market is frequently visited by Delhites to buy trendy accessories, clothes, footwears, bags and designer items. You are sure to save a few bucks when shopping here.
Address: South New Delhi, near Defence Colony
How to Reach: Metro (Lajpat Nagar Metro Station)
Timings: 10:00AM to 9:00PM (all days of the week) except Monday
6. Karol Bagh
The old-world charm of Karol Bagh is enticing for shopping lovers. From traditional food joints for food lovers, to designer lehengas, choodas and other jewelry items for women, second hand books at arya samaj road for book lovers or cheap lookalikes of branded stuff at tank road and imported stuffs from electronics to cosmetics at gaffar market. There is something for everyone here. Come here to get a hang of the Punjabi culture as you can find many Punjabis here! The famous Jhandewalan temple is at close proximity for some prayers after your shopping!
Address: Block 1, WEA, Karol Bagh, New Delhi 110060
How to Reach: Metro (Karol Bagh Metro Station)
Timings: 10:00AM to 8:00PM (all days of the week) except Monday
7. Kamla Nagar Market
One of the amazing hangout for students and a shoper’s paradise Kamla Nagar lies in the heart of Delhi University. From junk jewellery, funky footwears to awesome kurtis one can find all at one place. Road side cute dresses and lovely ankle socks can be bought at best prices. You can also find adorable accessories that can compliment your dresses over here.
Address: North Campus, Delhi University, New Delhi
How to Reach: Nearest Metro Station: Vishwavidyalaya
Timings: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM(All days of the week except Monday)
Paharganj is home to cheap hotels, junk jewelry and liquor! Its closeness to the New Delhi Railway Station makes it a traveler’s hub to shop till their suitcases have no more space left! Shops here also deal in wholesale which is why this place is best to come and find out cheap and best products for any of your needs!
Address: PaharGanj Main Bazaar, Opposite the New Delhi Railway Station
How to Reach: Nearest Metro Station: RK Ashram Marg
Timings: 11 AM to 9:00 PM