With soaring prices of everything, shopping in posh malls has indeed become a difficult feat for the average Joe. But that shouldn’t coax you into that ‘worry’ mode. There are scores of street shopping destinations in India that will let you keep your shopping spree alive without going too hard on your pocket. Then what makes you wait? Read on to find out which these places are-
There is something unique about shopping on Delhi streets. The entire culture of India seems to get a representation here. From Rajasthani home décor items to Gujarati fabrics, everything can be found on display. All you need is the knack of bargaining and you are good to go home with a car full of handicrafts, shoes, clothes, bags, funky jewellery and the like. The best places to turn your shopping mode on are Chandini Chowk, , Janpath Market, Khan Market, Connaught Place etc.
If you are a frenzied fan of Rajasthani artifacts, then you sure need to plan a trip to Jaipur this winter. Come here with sufficient money because this pink city is going to spoil you for choice as far as shopping is concerned. For textiles you should head to Bapu bazar. For jewellery- all kinds- you can pay a visit at Jauhari Bazaar. This is one of the most famous destinations in Jaipur for jewellery shopping. And if you are here during wintertime, then you can bring home beautiful quilts from Hawa Mahal.
If you thought Goa is all about sand, surf and beaches, you were all wrong. It also delights its tourists with its street shops. Starting from old-school styled clothes to contemporary outfits, antiques, junk jewellery and artifacts, you can find almost anything and everything in Goan street markets. Just make an entry into the Arpora Saturday night bazaar, you will fail to resist your temptation to buy every piece of item that’s on display. You can also find amazing leather sandals here. If your wallet isn’t entirely empty yet, you can stop off Anjuna Flea market for some additional shopping. For food lovers, Mapusa street market is a must-visit destination.
If you are a shopaholic in addition to a fond sightseer, then you will love your trip to Nainital in a limitless manner. Its street markets etched against the backdrop of beautiful Himalayan Mountains will definitely make your shopping experience all the more rewarding. If you are on Mall road, you just can’t help but stop by and pick a few hoodies, shawls and other woolens from the stalls here. Nevertheless, Bohita Bazaar is the best spot to hit if you are hunting for good woolens. The place also has some amazing woolen decorative items on offer for its customers. You can buy them for your relatives as a token of love.
There are many more places but the ones discussed above definitely figure high on the most popular list. So, isn’t it a win-win situation for you? Getting to shop madly without having to shell out a lot of cash. Yes, indeed!