Shopping in Delhi

Witnessing the biggest tide of retail wave, Delhi shopping complexes are on an all time high. So, now the city doesn’t only boast of lovely local hotspots but also the big shopping malls flaunting the biggest brands in the world. If you’re on a budget and want to indulge in quantity over quality, you can go to these local spots and pick up clothes, jewelry, accessories, handicrafts but if you want to splurge on the fanciest brands you have a splendid choice of malls and swanky markets that shouldn’t be ignored.


Janpath, a local favorite and popular amongst tourist, the names itself means path of people. The most centrally located market closest to Connaught Place metro station; it is a haven for budget shoppers. Silver, inexpensive imitation jewelry, junky accessories, daily wear clothing, comfortable cotton garments it has it all!  One must be aware of pickpockets and safely browse around the tall display of garments and other stuff.  Make sure you bargain to the maximum and buy stuff at the lowest price!

Chandni Chowk

Chandni Chowk, a shopper’s paradise since this place for all kinds of shoppers. If you are the sorts who want to look around and spend time browsing or if you are the one who likes picking stuff quickly but from a huge selection, this is the right place. From Indian wear to jewelry to decorative items to anything you name, visit this place next to Red Fort and indulge to the maximum. Make sure you go on a right day when it isn’t too hot and you’re ready to take a long walk into the smaller lanes. The notable markets inside Chandni Chowk are:

  • Nai Sarak for books, stationery items and musical instruments
  • Cloth Markets at Fatehpuri and the various Katras for textiles
  • Chawri Bazaar for paper, stationary items and musical instruments
  • Kinari Bazaar for Zardozi items and laces
  • Flea market (daily at Jama Masjid) for antiques and all kinds of bargains
  • Old Lajpat Rai Market for electrical goods
  • Cycle Market for bicycles and photography
  • Moti Bazar for shawls and pearls
  • Khari Baoli for dry fruits, pulses, food grains, spices and saffron
  • Tilak Bazar for chemicals

Dilli Haat

Delhi Haat, located near the I.N.A market(famous for fresh foods, meat, sea food, wine and liquor) is an exhibition of India culture and traditions at its best. Bringing handicrafts from all over the country and representing different cities of India, this place is a snapshot of India. Small thatched roof cottages and kiosks, this place gives out a village atmosphere with amazing food zones where visitors can savor delights from different cities. So, come and buy rosewood and sandalwood carvings, footwear, fabrics and drapes to gems and beads. Promoting handicrafts, an Indian experience in a microcosm this spot if filled with vibrancy that every visitor must absorb.

Karol Bagh

Karol Bagh, one of the oldest shopping places in Delhi the palce is famous for Indian jewelry. It offers not only pure gold and diamonds but also an array of Indian gems and semi-precious stones. Visitors love this place for its easy accessibility, great workmanship and affordable prices as they get their money’s worth in every sense! This is also a great destination for fabrics like cotton, silk, synthetics and Indian dresses and sarees.

Select City Walk

Select City Walk is certainly an upscale shopping and leisure spot where people come to entertain themselves other than shopping. Located in the heart of South Delhi, it houses some of the most amazing international brands. High street fashion along with cafes and bars to chill on a sunny afternoon or unwind after a day of hard work, this place has it all. Also housing PVR cinemas, the first multiplex cinema chain this is a hotspot for all movie buffs.

DLF Emporio

DLF Emporio, located in Vasant Kunj is home to the many international high-end fashion brands like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Dior and likes. A place where serious fashion lovers come and splurge on clothes, handbags, shoes and other things to their heart’s content. The place also houses some of the best Indian designer labels famous for their lovely Indian collections, a must stop by for all tourists.

Pacific Mall

Pacific Mall located in West Delhi is also one of the upcoming malls in the city. It houses the best international brands, a great food court and Cinemax, a multiplex chain. This mall offers a respite for many people staying in this part of the city. One must visit this place on any day to indulge in shopping or browsing around or just relaxing in one of the cafes.

DLF Promenade

DLF Promenade located in Vasant Kunj in South Delhi is the right place for food lovers. It has some of the best restaurants on the second floor flaunting all cuisines one can think of from Chinese, Japanese to Indian and street food. A good place for shoppers since it boasts of the many international brands for clothing, footwear and accessories.

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