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While Delhi is mostly popular for its tourist spots and legendary street food, its sprawling shopping hubs significantly add to its charm.
We’ve listed affordable and popular markets situated in Delhi where you can channelize your inner shopaholic and go crazy buying everything. If one visits Delhi and doesn’t head to these shopping destinations, then their trip is incomplete.
Sarojini Nagar is situated in South-West Delhi. It’s the most popular market among school and college going students where they can find a variety of cheap clothes, bags, and shoes. This is THE market to hit when you are low on budget and cannot control your urge to shop. It’s advised to go there on a weekday when the fresh stock comes in.
HIGHLIGHTS: Budget branded clothes, jewellery starting from INR 30, trendy tops, clutches, totes, bags, shoes
NEAREST METRO STATION: INA
HOURS OPEN: 10:00 am- 9:00 pm
The best market for ethnic shopping in Delhi, period. If you’re looking for some trendy jewellery at pocket-friendly prices, you need to go here. Located in the main area which connects Connaught Place with Lodhi Road, this market caters to all the needs of youth through its variety of wares. You get jewelry of all kinds of metals in a variety of colours, patterns, and designs here.
Kamla Nagar is another diverse and exhaustive market for shopping. It is located in Old Delhi. This market has locals shop for everyday items including accessories, stationery, and household. The shops there are tiny but have a good stock of clothes that can fulfil your shopaholic wants. You can bargain as much you want and get the items at the best prices.
HIGHLIGHTS: Western wear, bags, accessories, and stuff for kids, pouches, clutches, Home décor, and furnishings.
NEAREST METRO STATION- Vishwavidyalaya on the Yellow Line and Pul Bangash on the Red Line.
HOURS OPEN: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
The Lajpat Nagar Market situated in South Delhi is one of the most popular and crowded markets in New Delhi. Just like Sarojini Nagar, it’s a shopping hub where you can find anything ranging from beautiful clothes, classy bags, slings, clutches, comfortable nightwear, shoes etc at affordable prices. So, put that ‘aggressive bargain face’ on and come home with great deals on your preferred products. It’s rare that you will not find what you’re looking for at the Lajpat Nagar Market.
HIGHLIGHTS: Furniture, toiletries, ethnic clothes, shoes, artificial jewellery, cloth fabrics, festive ornaments
NEAREST METRO STATION: Lajpat Nagar
HOURS OPEN: 11:00am – 9:00pm
Karol Bagh market has carved a niche in bridal lehengas and artificial wedding jewelry. If you cannot afford that specific Manish Malhotra design you love or your pocket doesn’t allow you to don a Sabyasachi on your wedding day, find their first copies in this market and rejoice! Situated in West Delhi, it has two of the busiest shopping streets – Ajmal Khan Road and the Ghaffar Market.
HIGHLIGHTS: Replicas of designer lehengas, cheap electronic goods, wedding jewellery, export surplus clothes
NEAREST METRO STATION– Karol Bagh metro station
HOURS OPEN: 10:30am-8:00pm