Delhi is famous for the shopping extravaganza ranging from the traditional jewelry and handicrafts to the latest fashionable consumer goods. Shopping in Delhi is a complete satisfaction because you get to choose from a wide range of options suiting your budget. The specialty of shopping in Delhi is the availability of goods from all over India. Delhi has specialized markets for different goods like Linen, leather, antiques, silks and furniture.
If you are a lover of antique and traditional goods, then you are in the right place. There are shops in Delhi dealing in traditional art and crafts items, precious stones, pottery, brassware, wood work done in rosewood and sandalwood. Delhi's old and best traditional shopping market lies in Old Delhi's Chandni Chowk and Central Delhi’s Connaught Place. However, there are new trendy markets in Sarojini Nagar, Lajpat Nagar and Karol Bagh where you will find goods ranging from antiques to the latest fashionable items whether its apparels or the consumer durable goods.
Famous markets of Delhi
Palika Bazar: the underground market in Connaught Place is famous for electronic goods, leather and apparels. There are so many small shops in the markets that you have flexible options to choose from. Bargaining is very much a common feature of this market.
Dilli Haat :
Dilli Haat: Dilli Haat is located in South Delhi near the INA Market. It is famous for handicrafts and state emporiums from different states across India. The stalls from these states will give you the taste of the culture, food and tradition of different states in India. Central Cottage Industries Emporium: it is located at Janpath near Connaught Place. You can find varieties of handloom and handicrafts from these emporiums. If you are a lover such traditional art and craft works then you must visit the place.
State Emporiums :
These are located on Baba Kharak Singh Marg and are famous for the traditional handicrafts from different states in India. There is no bargaining and the prices are genuine.
Ambawatta Complex :
It is located on the border of Mehrauli village and is famous for the wide range of products like apparels, jewelry and consumer durable goods.
It is located near the Samrat Hotel in Delhi and is famous for handmade potteries and fashionable garments.
Hauz Khas Village :
It is a big market of consumer durable goods. Fashionable garments, antiques and furniture can also be had from the shops in Hauz Khas Village.
Karol Bagh :
It is located in Central Delhi and is famous for clothes, jewelry, electronic items and other consumer durable goods. The market is an old shopping center of Delhi and has come a long way with new showrooms andfood plazas all through the market.
Lajpat Nagar Market :
the central market in Lajpat Nagar is famous for its cheap and best readymade apparels.
Sarojini Nagar :
The market is famous for its designer and latest fashion clothes along with handicrafts and other consumer durable goods. It is located in South Delhi, near Chanakya Puri. Sarojini Nagar is famous among young generation because of its trendy clothes and fashionable items.
South Extension :
Located in South Delhi, South Extension market is famous for exclusive showrooms of Indian and International brands. South Extension has been divided into South EX I and South Ex II on either side of the Ring Road.
Khadi Gram Udyog Bhawan :
khadi is a popular fabric these days with young generation embracing it as a fashionable option. It is no longer limited to politicians and old age people. At the Khadi Gram Bhawan, one can have fabrics as well as readymade clothes of Khadi.
Holidays in the Market :
Azad Market, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Chandni Chowk, Chawri Bazar, Connought Place, Hauz Khas Village, Hanpath, Khan Market, Khari Baoli, Meena Bazaar, Nai Sarak, Nehru Place, Paharganj, Palika Bazar, Sadar Bazar, Sabzi Mandi, Shanker Market, Yashwant Place.
Ajmal Khan Road, Defence Colony Market, INA Market, Karol Bagh, Lajpat Nagar Central Market, Nizamuddin, Sarojini Nagar Market, South Extension.
Aurobindo Place, C.R. Park, Greater Kailash, Green Park, Hauz Khas, Munirka, New Friends Colony, R.K. Puram, Vasant Vihar, Masoodpur, Vasant Kunj, Yusuf Sarai.