Going low on pocket but need to buy good dresses? Delhi is the perfect place for some pocket friendly shopping. This is the perfect place for the shopaholic, but there is a catch. One can not only get all the top most brands but also get amazing stuff in low-budget. Let’s jump into the list of top 5 places for shopping in Delhi.
This place is the best for shopping in abundance. From top most designers to export house material, one can find it all here. Not only clothing but also accessories, footwear, Indian, western, you name it and they’ll have it. You must be thinking about the prices? Well the prices range from as cheap as 50 rupees to 500 or 1000. All you need to know is the trick to bargain and the material is yours. The designer brands like ZARA, MANGO etc they have it all, and they are sent here either because of extremely minor manufacturing defect or surplus quantity.
Location- South Delhi, Near Safdurjung Airport
How to Reach- Metro (Yellow line, AIIMS)
This place is famous for its aesthetics and ambience. Haat is basically a village market in hindi. The cottage like shop stores interesting blend of handicrafts from all over India, food and culture. There is a stage for live show performance where drama is staged, at times musical performance and dances as well. The shawls and Indian wear is the main attraction along with abundance of handy crafts.
Location- South Delhi, Opposite INA market
How to Reach- Metro (Yellow line, INA)
Lajpat Nagar (Central Market)
One of the best places for bridal shopping, Lajpat Nagar is a blend of both showroom and street shopping. It’s one of the oldest shopping markets in India and is filled with both Indian as well as western wear. Fairly priced kurtis and Salwar kameez are the most sought after clothing items. Bargaining is quintessential for shopping in this market. There are mehendiwalas who can make beautiful henna designs on your palms.
Location- South Delhi, Near Defence Colony
How to Reach- Metro (Violet line, Lajpat Nagar metro station)
Janpath and Tibetan Market
Location- Opposite Connaught Place, New Delhi
How to reach – Metro (Rajiv Chowk)
One of the oldest markets in Delhi, Chandni Chowk is considered as the mother of all the street shopping bazaars out there. It has been there for hundreds of years and the narrow streets are no less than labyrinth for all. Much adventurous, eh? The streets bifurcate into bazaars (market) with different areas of attraction- Katra neel for fabrics, Parathe wali gali for yummy parathas, Bhagirath palace area for electronics, Dariba Kalan for silver, Kinari bazaar
for wedding shopping, Khari Baoli for spices etc.
Location- Old Delhi
How to reach – Metro ( Yellow line, Chandni chowk )
Shopping is a skill and within a budget is an art and only an artist can find a diamond within a strict budget. It’s a stress buster and these places are fun way to explore the culture of the city and its people. Hope you dig deep and find amazing pieces of clothes. Shopping is the best medicine!