Are you in Delhi and still not hypnotized by its flea markets? It’s a shout- out to everyone out there as Delhi is a huge hit for out-of-towners and shopping enthusiasts. Due to its budgeted shopping paradises like Janpath, Palika Bazar, Karol Bagh, Paharganj, Gandhi Nagar market, etc., Delhi has never failed to impress every other shopaholic! Excitement on the peak? Although Delhi has a flea market at its every corner, Ibgerd has listed out the top five for you where you can shop without any hassle. So stay tuned…!
This densely populated flea market located in Delhi 6 is a one-stop destination for all your needs. The narrow side streets are crowded with tiny shops selling home décor, furnishing, stationery, sweets, clothing, garments, gold, dressing accessories, utensils, and the list goes endless. Also, get ready to sift through mountains of stuff on which you can haggle like crazy. The vast place is subdivided into small hubs specialized in respective stuff. Some of the most famous ones are Nayi Sadak, Bhagirath Palace, Khari Baoli, Chor Bazar, etc. If you are a bride to be then, Chandni Chowk has a collection of breathtaking wedding collections to suit your budget. Also, do not forget to munch down at Paranthe wali Gali which is famous for its ghee dripping stuffed parathas.
Nearest Metro Station: Chandni Chowk
Sarojini Nagar is a neighborhood in South West Delhi where you can get fashionable clothes at affordable prices. Export-surplus garments come to this market at throwaway prices. Starting from street vendors to reputed brands, there is everything this market has for you. However, you cannot expect trial rooms at these shops. But you can always use your bargaining skills to lower down the initial quoted price by these street-side vendors of the market. Also, there is a Babu Market located at the north-west corner of Sarojini Nagar Market. It has four rows of enclosed garment and clothing shops facing each other. The place is also surrounded by a couple of snacking eateries where you can surely munch down while shopping.
Nearest Metro Station: INA
Paharganj and shopping in Delhi go hand in hand. If you drool over buying western outfits at the cheapest possible rates, then Paharganj Market should be your first goto destination. It is located near the New Delhi railway station and is surrounded by hundreds of hotels for tourists. This place mostly attracts foreign dwellers and therefore, it is also called a hippie market. From perfumes to quirky stuff, from footwear to accessories, and from satchels to clothing, the market has always to offer something for the shopaholics. The shops are also stocked up with wholesale and export to foreign stuff. Though chaotic and noisy, it is one of the most liked flea markets of Delhi due to its versatility of stuff. Also, if you are a die heart fan of Chola Bhatura, don’t forget to calm down your hunger at Sita Ram Diwan Chand.
Nearest Metro Station: New Delhi
If shopping is your cup of tea then Janpath Market of Delhi is something you should never miss on! It is one of the most fun-frolic markets of Delhi that is adored by tourists across the globe. Clothing, home accessories, jewelry, bags, and whatnot, the place is set up by shops on both sides of the road. Also, being located at the heart of Delhi, the bustling market draws both locals and foreigners. You will find both the shops here – the ones who tag their items with fixed price labels and the ones where you are free to bargain. Also, you just need to cross the road, and you will find innumerable eateries lined up across the street.
Nearest Metro Station: Janpath, Rajiv Chowk
Central Market, Lajpat Nagar
If your daily attire needs a glimpse of authentic Indian tradition, then Central Market, Lajpat Nagar is the sure-shot place to hang out and shop this weekend! The place is often called the shopping heaven for all your needs as it has a plethora of shops and roadside vendors that make this place perfect for shoe-string budgeted shopping. Mostly, the shoppers are fascinated with the collection of indo-western garments and textiles sold here. The very famous Dolma Aunty Momo shop is located in the heart of this market. From unlimited shopping to eating to strolling and window shopping, everything is an experience here. The market is closed on Mondays so you can give it a shot to your bargaining skills on the remaining days.
Nearest Metro Station: Lajpat Nagar