India is one of the best shopping destinations in the world where we can buy everything and anything, ranging from clothes, books and handicrafts to antique pieces. India is more suitable for people who want to shop with less money and more quality. As it is a vast country with diversity it is more confusing where to buy and what to buy. No doubt there are many awesome places for shopping in India and in every city, some shopping streets are famous nationwide and some have went on to having acclaimed fame, internationally.
Well here is the list of 10 Shopping streets in India which come with the best street shopping experiences.
Colaba Causeway, Mumbai
Mumbai, also known as the fashion capital of the India is the best shopping area in India. The major shopping areas are at Linking Road in Bandra and Colaba Causeway which is located near Fort and the Gateway of India in South Mumbai. You can buy beads, slippers, shoes, chains, bags and purses. Also Visit Fashion Street and Linking Road famous for selling trendy clothes, fancy accessories and jewellery.
Chandni Chowk, New Delhi
There are several places in Delhi for street shopping. For the great discounts on handicrafts, shoes, paintings, jewellery and hippie clothing, Head to Chandni Chowk. It is a major shopping area of Delhi. If you are a shopaholic, you must visit Chandni Chowk.It is the perfect place to buy fabrics, jewelry. And a must visit for all Delhi visitors.
The Notable markets in Chandni Chowk are Nai Sarak, Chawri Bazaar for books, stationery items, Cloth Markets at Fatehpur, Dariba Kalan and Kinari Bazaar for jewelry, Ballimaran for shoes and opticians,Kinari Bazaar for Zardozi items and laces, Old Lajpat Rai Market for electrical goods, Khari Baoli for dry fruits, pulses, food grains, spices and saffron.
Commercial Street, Bangalore
Commercial Street is one of the busiest markets in the garden city. As you walk down the maze of streets, you can find a string of shops selling clothes, jewelry, shoes, novelties, sports goods etc. If you keep walking, you’ll end up at Russell Market which is one of the largest fruit, veg and meat markets in the city.
Laad Bazaar, Hyderabad
Situated next to the Charminar, Laad Bazaar is located in a street packed with shops selling perfumes, textiles and jewellery. Also known as the “street of bangles” if one talks about buying pearls, Charminar is the best place. It is popular for bangles, semi-precious stones, pearls, jewellery etc.
New Market, Kolkata
Situated on Lindsay Street it is best shopping center of kolkata. For unlimited Shopping experience head to New Market to choose from over 2000 stalls. You can almost find everything here within low cost. Stalls are grouped in blocks according to the goods being sold.
Arpora Night Market, Goa
A trip to Goa couldn’t be complete till you visit a flea market and buy a sun-dress and chunky jewellery. From clothes, shoes, bags, handicrafts, jewellery, leather accessories, home decor and festoons and what not Night Market has something for everyone. There is no better way to spend a Saturday evening in Goa than by visiting the Night Bazaar at Arpora.
Jew Town, Cochin
Jew Town in Mattancherry and is the area around Pardesi Synagogue and was the centre of the Kochi spice trade. Today some of the families remain in the traditional spice shops and the air is filled with the aroma of ginger, cardamom, cumin, turmeric and cloves. The new shops target tourists with antiques, curios, handicrafts, and souvenirs.
Johari Bazaar, Jaipur
Jaipur, the Pink City is a great place for jewellery, antiques, textiles and handicrafts. Johari Bazaar is known for jewellery. Johari bazaar is chock-full of vendors, silversmiths who trade Silver, diamond, gold, precious stones, semi-precious stones and pearls. But you can very well get attracted to shops of decorative, handbags and many more.
Practically there is no end to best shopping streets in India as there are many cities which provide similar shopping experience still the above are the best of its kind which also acquire traditional importance.