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Top 7 Markets that should be in your Delhi Shopping Plan – Exotic Experiences

The colourful bustling markets are quite a culture dose and loads of fun to visit. Delhi is well known to have some of the best in India. Enjoy your experience and shopping at the 7 best listed below.

1

Dilli Haat

Dilli means ‘village market’ and that is exactly what the purpose built Dilli Haat market is made to resemble. Goods are displayed in thatched roof huts typical of Indian villages. The shopping is a fabulous affair with handicrafts from across Indian available for purchase. The market is also a hub for tasting traditional food and enjoying a dose of culture as there are many musical performances taking place at the market. The market is located in three districts; they are opposite the INA Market of south Delhi, Janakpuri in west Delhi and Pitampura of North Delhi. The market is open daily from 11 am to 10 pm.

2

Janpath and Tibetan Market

This an excellent market to browse for souvenirs; the market offers a wide variety of Indian and Tibetan handicrafts and artefacts. These include hippie clothing, shoes, handicrafts, brassware, Indian artefacts and leather goods. Mind you hone in on your bargaining skills for this is the best way to walk away with a good deal. Overall the market is a fun place to spend a few hours at. It is located at Janpath in central Delhi and is open daily.

3

Pahargani

This is an old very colourful and busy market where loads of bargain shopping is on the cards. It is part of the Pahargani main bazaar. Pahargani is favoured as a wholesale market frequented by buyers from other countries. Hankering for a shopping spree already? All you need are cheap flights to Delhi. Snag a super saver travel deal from an online travel agent offering budget airfares to India; Findmyfare offers low cost flights to Delhi. The Pahargani Main Bazaar is located in front of the Delhi railway station and is open daily up until 9 pm. You can purchase books, shoes, textiles, handicrafts, music and much more at the bazaar.

4

Chandni Chowk

Chandni Chowk is a vintage market that has been in the same place for centuries. Quite the adventure the market with its narrow alleys is a treat to explore. Each lane belonging to the market is separated into specialized bazaars. For instance if its colourful Indian fabrics you want check out the Katra Neel bazaar or Kinari Bazaar for all wedding essentials such as elegantly brocaded sarees. Dariba Kalan is one of the ancient silver markets of Delhi where the most exquisitely crafted silver objects are found. The Bhagirath Palace precinct is favoured for electronic goods. The market is open daily excluding Sundays.

5

Sarojini Nagar

Designer rejects are a big hit at this market. The shops that make up Sarojini Nagar sell clothes, handbags, shoes and all kinds of designer reject that may have been rejected due to small defects or a surplus stock. Either way a good browse is sure to yield some good quality designer goodies. The market is located in south-west Delhi close to the Safdarjung Airport. It is open daily excluding Mondays.

6

Khan Market

Branded outlets make up this rather up market shopping precinct. No bargain hunting here only top quality designer goods. It is made more interesting with the presence of lovely bookshops to browse. Goods available there include Ayurveda products, Biotique skin care products and Khadi. It is located close to the India Gate in south Delhi.

7

Lajpat Nagar

This is a chaotic busy market frequented by the middle class of India. If you want a dose of local culture, head over to Lajpat Nagar; where the famous mehendi artists will draw an intricate design on your hands. Indian salwar Khameez and Kurti tops are widely available there.