No matter how beautiful orattractive the destination is, your holiday is incomplete without shopping. It doesn’t matter if you not a frequent shopper; but the shopping always drives you and you should accept it gladly. India is full of diversity in culture, religion, languages, etc. This can also be witnessed in the markets of various Indian cities and towns.
No matter how much you are sweating and how much crowded your surrounding is; you never want to miss the opportunity to shop in these 10 iconic street markets of India:
1. Commercial Street (Bangalore)
No matter how much tired you are, ‘Commercial Street’ in Bangalore is enough to make you feel fresh again. Here, there is something for everyone to take home. Check out all the latest fashion collections of your favorite brands and that too within your budget. Don’t worry if you feel hungry while shopping. Some world class food joints are there for you.
2. Sarojini (Delhi)
Looking for the best street market in the country, then make sure you don’t miss this one. If by chance you are from Delhi then you must be knowing what shopping at Sarojini, popularly known as SN street market is all about. It is one of the best markets that can offer you with all the shopping stuff and that too at unbelievable price rate.
3. New Market (Kolkata)
New Market, earlier known as Sir Stuard Hogg Market, is one of the best markets today for buying Silver jewellery and a Bengali saree. Don’t worry this market will not too much pressure on your pocket as the market offers all you need within budget.
4. Fashion Street (Pune)
If you are looking for some fashionable stuff that make your wardrobe looks sexy, then Fashion Street, Pune, is exactly for you. Shoes, dresses, novelties or anything you want, you will get here on the Fashion street market. Price tag on the item varies depending upon the brand and item which you are exactly looking for. Bargaining is the key here to get the stuff in economical rates. In case if you are in Pune, then this is a must visited place for you.
5. Arpora Saturday Night Bazaar (Goa)
Goa is one of the best places to chill out and do parties in pubs at night. It is also one of the places where you can do shopping with open heart. You can in fact see many foreigners in the bazaar itself while shopping. Homemade stuff, leather products and every other things which you are looking for, you will get here. Make sure you make full use of Saturday night in Goa.
6. Colaba Causeway (Mumbai)
Here you will find Mumbaikars and tourisys shopping and enjoying. This market is specially known for beads, slippers, shoes, chains, bags and purses. In case if you are staying near Mumbai City, then this place is best for you to visit and do shopping. You will get huge collection of fashionable items here and that too in different price rate and variety.
7. Police Bazaar (Shillong)
From bamboo crafts and traditional wear, to latest western and party wear, you will find everything here. Fashionable mountain winter trends is what this place is famous for. If shopping is what you are looking for, then believe me, this place will has everything for you and for your family members too.
8. Jew Town (Kochi)
If you love old antiques items, then Jew Town in Kochi is the right place for you. You will get lovely handicrafts, Kolapuris and paintings on both side of the main market. Just take a walk across the street and I am sure you will find enough things to make you go out of cash.
9. Hazratganj (Lucknow)
If you have anything in your mind to purchase, you will surely get it here in Hazratganj, Lucknow. Right from car-dealers to jewellery stores to antiques items, you will get each and everything here. The combination of 100 years old and latest new trendy buildings is the best thing that you can find here. Here you can find many shops selling the famous Lucknow Chikan clothes material.
10. Mall Road (Darjeeling)
If by chance you get any opportunity to look at the beauty of Darjeeling, then never miss the chance to visit the Mall Road. Thousands of shops are lining up in a row selling clothes both traditional Sikkimese wear and trendy stuff. No matter who you are and where are you from, you will surely get something here that will steal your heart.
If you think India is only famous for great tourism, then have a look at these Street markets. Your thinking will definitely going to change after coming across the charm of these places.
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