We Indians just love shopping and certainly, we don’t need any reason to shop. Not only Indians, shopping is loved by everyone as it brings a lot of things in the form of joy and excitement. No matter whether it is a street market or large malls, the eagerness to explore more things never ends. For some shopping is just an important activity but for some, it is an emotional attachment. Are you looking for the shopping places in India? If yes, then you are at the right place. In this post, I will describe the must-visit shopping places in India which will fulfill your desire of shopping at a great extent.

shopping placesJaipur (Utopia of traditional attire)- Jaipur is considered as an ideal place for shopping, especially of traditional Rajasthani wear. If you are in search of modern clothes then also this city will surely fulfill all your needs in terms of modern clothes. One can also buy traditional handicrafts, cushion covers, Bandhej saree and varied kind of things.

Must Buy- Jaipuri Razai, Bandhej saree, Puppets, Mojaris, Rajasthani paintings, and carpets.

Top markets- Johari Bazaar, GT Bazaar, Badi Chaupar, Bapu Bazaar, Ganpati Bazaar.

Shopping placesDelhi (Center of cheap markets)- Are you looking for low-cost markets of India? If yes, then Delhi will suit you the best, because it is considered as a hub of cheap and low budgeted markets. Delhi gives you an opportunity to explore markets according to your own budget. Whether it is a street market of Delhi or big malls the desire to shop will never end. You can buy anything in Delhi with strong bargaining skills and with a desire to explore more.

Must buy- Silver jewelry, Artistic handicrafts, affordable clothes, Books and many more.

Top markets- Janpath market, Sarojini Nagar, Palika Bazar, Karol Bagh, Khan market.

Lucknow (Core of Chickenkari embroidery)- All of you are well aware of the famous Lucknowi Biryani and Kebabs. The popularity of the city is not limited only up to its Awadhi cuisine but is well known for its Chickenkari embroidery. If you want the comfortable outfit as well as royal look then you will obviously like Chickenkari work. So, during your Lucknow visit don’t forget to explore the local shopping places.

Must buy- Chicken outfits, Jewellery, Ittra, Wedding accessories, Hardware.

Top markets- Alambagh market, Janpath market, Aminabad, Hazratganj market.

Varanasi (Abode of Banarasi Saree)- Varanasi is considered as one of the best shopping places in India. The popularity of Banarasi sarees is immense and is not hidden from any of us if you want a traditional look for yourself then you should definitely include Banarasi Saree in your wardrobe. Besides Banarasi Saree you can go for different traditional ethnic wear of India. The city is well known for the purpose of carpet making for ages, if you want to decor your home then don’t forget to buy carpets from Varanasi.

Must buy- Banarasi saree, Carpets, Ethnic jewelry and many others

Top markets- Godowalia, Lahurabir, Vishwanath Gali, Thatheri Bazaar, Gyanvapi.

Goa ( Ideal for Swap meet)- Goa is considered best if you don’t mind to do shopping at a flea market (an outdoor market which sells cheap goods). If you think that popularity of Goa is limited only up to its pristine beaches, then you are wrong. Goa is among the best shopping places in India because it gives you an opportunity to explore the trendy artificial jewelry, Handicrafts, antiques of Goa and many others. In your Goa itinerary don’t miss the top markets of the place which are really amazing and will surely satisfy your desire to shop at a great level.

Must buy- Cashewnuts, chunky jewelry, beachwear, Home decor items, Sausages.

Top markets- Mapusa market, the Flea market of Anjuna, Panjim market, Margao market, Calangute market square.

Kolkata (Fun as well as budgeted shopping)- If you are not addicted to shopping then also you will find yourself a bit attracted towards the Kolkata local markets. You can find cheap and affordable items as well as expensive items according to your budget. Products from all over the country are exported to Kolkata because being a metropolitan city it provides a great exposure. For shopaholics, Kolkata is considered as best shopping places of India.

Must buy- Bengali Sarees, Terracotta handicrafts, Jute products, Tea leaves, Sweets.

Top markets- Newmarket, College streets, Chowringhee Road, Quest Mall, South city mall.

Mumbai (Pivot of shopping centers)- Mumbai is paradise for fashion lovers, as it provides a big chance to explore fashion lane of the city, from where you buy trendy outfits according to your own choice. Fashion in India first arrives in Mumbai than in other parts of the country, after reading this line you have definitely got an idea about the popularity of Mumbai in terms of shopping. The city is the center of large shopping malls and complexes, but if you don’t want to harm your pocket then go for street shopping, where you can find different items which you will surely like.

Must buy- Trendy clothes, Antiques, Artistic Jewelry, Traditional clothes, Brass items and many other things.

Top markets- Fashion-street, Linking road, Crawford market, Colaba Causeway, Chor Bazaar, Zaveri Bazaar.

Chennai (Mix of both traditional and modern shops)- Are you planning to shop in Southern part of India? If yes, then plan for shopping in Chennai. Do you want to dress up in traditional attire of South Indian region of India, then don’t forget to buy then don’t forget to buy traditional Kanchipuram silk sarees, along with gold Jewelry.  You can also but Konrad Sarees, Mysore Silk Sarees, Gadwal Sarees for a true look of South Indian beauty.

Must buy- Silk sarees, artistic handicrafts, Jewelry, Musical accessories, Electronic products.

Top markets- Pondy Bazaar, Spencer Plaza, Mylapore Luz corner, Parry’s corner, Ritchie street.

I hope after reading the post, Shopaholics are well excited to explore these best shopping places across the country.


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