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Planning to visit Delhi for a shopping spree? You will be more than delighted because of the endless Shopping Markets in Delhi where you can find a variety of products. Not only in its range, but also in colours, sizes, budgets, and whatnot.

The bustling markets of Delhi and the colourful undertone will definitely be soul pleasing. From street markets selling fast fashion at budgeted prices to big boutiques selling fancy gorgeous lehengas, to tiny lanes selling home supplies or wholesale markets selling top quality dry fruits, Delhi is nothing short of a Shopping Paradise.

Because there are plenty of markets, and it can surely get confusing, we are bringing you a list of the Top 18 Shopping Markets in Delhi. Let us help you decode the specialities of each so that your shopping experience gets better.

Shopping Markets in South Delhi

1. Sarojini Nagar Market

Topping our list is the Sarojini Nagar Market, one name you must have heard from your friends and relatives in Delhi, in Youtube videos of Fashion Bloggers and even in movies and songs.

It is a 4 row street with shops on both sides that are mostly selling Fast fashion women clothes. In fact, you can even get export surplus clothes of popular brands here, available with tags intact. Prices here start as less as Rs.50.

Special Tips:

  • Do remember to bargain as much as you can. That’s the key to shopping in Sarojini Nagar Market.
  • Try and carry a big tote bag to fit in all your clothes.
  • You could request the shopkeeper to allow you to over-try and buy the top/dress so that you know the outfit fits you well.
  • In case it doesn’t, you can always go back and exchange the product for another item. So don’t forget to take note down the shop number.
  • Location: Sarojini Nagar Market, South Delhi
  • Opening Hours: Open Daily from 11 am to 8 pm
  • What to Buy: Crop Tops, SwimWear, Party Dresses, Winter Wear or even Ethnic Suit Sets. You can get it all. Apart from clothes for women, you can also find a handful of shops selling clothes for kids and men. You can also shop for Junk jewellery, scarves, socks, and footwear as well during your visit to Sarojini Nagar Market.

2. Lajpat Nagar Central Market

Got a wedding or a family function to attend? Want to wear a drop-dead gorgeous Lehenga or a Sharara Set. Look no further than Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar shopping market where all the South Delhi Girls and Ladies hang out every time they want to dazzle in an ethnic outfit.

The Market is buzzing with various boutique showrooms selling good quality modern taste apparel at a reasonable price. These are mostly sold on MRP but you can ask for a discount if your purchase value is high. Then there are street shops from where you can purchase budget-friendly party-wear ethnic pieces.

If you are looking for regular wear suits, and kurtas or even fabrics, you can find plenty of shops that are selling the same. Various branded showrooms like Westside, W, Global Desi etc also have their outlets at Lajpat Nagar’s Central Market.

  • Location: Central Market, Lajpat Nagar, South Delhi
  • Opening Hours: Open Daily from 11 am to 8 pm except for Monday
  • What to Buy: Bridal Wear, Groom Wear, Party and Casual Ethnic Wear, Fabrics, Dupattas & Footwear.

3. GK 1 M Block Market

If you are somebody who wants to shop from popular fast-fashion brand, luxury designer wear and also want to opt for street shopping, GK 1 M Block market is the best shopping market for you in Delhi. Mostly visited by the ‘South Delhi Girls’, this market is always busy.

The best part is that it has a range of items available at various budgets, so take your pick. When you have shopped and your feet need rest, head to one of the upbeat restaurants and enjoy a great cup of coffee and a freshly cooked meal.

  • Location: GK 1 M Block, South Delhi
  • Opening Hours: Open Daily from 11 am to 9 except for Tuesday
  • What to Buy: Fabrics. You can also shop for designer ethnic wear, apparels, junk jewellery, gold and diamond jewellery, fancy blouses, household items, crockery, linen etc

4. Dilli Haat

If you want to shop for top quality handicraft items which are a speciality of the different states of India, Dilli Haat is the shopping market you must head to.

There are local artisans who rent out stores in Dilli Haat and you will find different artists there every fortnight. The product is unique and you can also support a local artist when you buy from Dilli Haat.

Often startups dealing in bath and beauty products or food items also rent a stall here to advertise and sell their products.

Apart from handicraft items, one can also indulge in state specialities as there are dedicated food stalls for each state.

  • Location: Dilli Haat, INA, South Delhi
  • Opening Hours: Open Daily from 11 am to 9 pm
  • What to Buy: Ethnic wear, shawls, home decor, jute and bamboo items, jewellery, dry fruits, spices, herbs etc

Shopping Markets in Central Delhi

5. Janpath Market

For those who want to opt for street shopping but want to do it without investing too much time and don’t want to be confused with choices, Janpath Market is ideal. To simplify it for you, it is a compact version of Sarojini Nagar where bargaining is quite a bit of a hassle.

The clothes are limited but they are usually of great quality at Janpath Shopping Market.

If you are in and around Connaught Place, you might want to explore Janpath Nagar Market. The market is also filled with accessories, and home decor items that are slightly overcharged as compared to the other street markets of Delhi but in their defence, it is also way cheaper than the malls.

  • Location: Janpath Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi
  • Opening Hours: Open Daily from 11 am to 8 pm except for Monday
  • What to Buy: Apparels, quirky printed T-shirts, leather products, ittar, mufflers, ethnic wear, handicraft items etc.

6. Paharganj Market

A hippie’s Paradise is the Paharganj Market which is bustled with backpackers from across the globe who are looking for hostels and cheap accommodations in Delhi.

The market as such emits a bohemian vibe selling handicraft and unique items. You can also find bars, rooftop cafes and bakeries where you can make a stop to grab a bite. There is also an astrologer and palm reader who is famous for correctly predicting the future.

Special Tip: The chaotic lanes of Paharganj may seem daunting if it’s your first time visiting the market. We recommend taking a friend along for a better experience.

  • Location: Paharganj Main Bazaar, Nearest Metro: RK Ashram Marg
  • Opening Hours: Open Daily from 11 am to 0 pm
  • What to Buy: Junk jewellery, leather juttis and bags, perfumes, silver jewellery etc.

7. Khan Market

If you want to indulge in a lavish shopping experience, Khan Market is the place to be. Named after Freedom fighter, Khan Abdul Jabbar Khan, Khan Market is, in fact, one of the most expensive retail locations of Delhi and India.

Surrounding the markets are Golf links, Lodhi Garden and its surrounding neighbourhood is home for famous politicians and bureaucrats. As such one can expect luxury designers with their outlets in Khan Market, including Anita Dongre, Ranna Gill amongst various others.

Brands such as Kama Ayurveda, Amrapali Jewellers, Play Clan find their stores in this expensive commercial street as well. There are few street vendors who have found their way to Khan Market too but their prices are comparatively higher when compared to their counterparts.

Khan market is also popular for being a hub for some of the finest restaurants and cafes of Delhi like The Big Chill, Mamagoto, Soda Bottle Opener Wala etc. You can definitely take a table, treat yourself with a great meal while gazing out of the window and seeing the elite class shopping here.

  • Location: Khan Market, South Delhi
  • Opening Hours: Open Daily from 11 am to 11:59 pm
  • What to Buy: Labelled Designer Clothes, Ayurvedic Skincare, Jewellery and hard to find groceries

8. Shankar Market

Love customising your outfits? Head to Shankar Market to buy different styles of fabrics by the meter. Prices start at Rs.50/meter and can go up to Rs.5000/meter.

This market is one of the oldest markets of Delhi and owing to its central location, it is also very convenient for tourists and locals to pay this market a visit.

There are over a hundred stores for you to choose from, so whether you want to create a Bridesmaid outfit from scratch or just want to get a blouse piece to match your saree, you can get it here.

Be it printed cotton, rayon, silk, ikkat, brocade, embroidery, handwork or sequence, you can find it all at Shankar Market.

  • Location: Shankar Market, Connaught Ln, Near Super Bazar, Connaught Lane, Delhi
  • Opening Hours: Open Daily from 11 am to 9 except for Monday
  • What to Buy: Fabrics. You can also shop for ready-made Kurti and footwear.

Shopping Markets in North Delhi

9. Majnu Ka Tilla / Tibetian Market

Nestled in a very narrow street in North Delhi is a Tibetian colony, popularly known as Majnu ka Tilla which despite being tucked away in a small alley is very charming.

The rather long lane has various street style fashion stores which have clothes at very affordable prices. A few stores also sell Tibetian souvenirs which will instantly catch your attention. There is a monastery somewhere in the middle which is also a key attraction for tourists.

Did we forget to mention that Majnu ka Tilla has some cute cafes with a great menu? AMA Cafe is famous for its variety of desserts and its breakfast range while there are many others that are popular for selling authentic Tibetian cuisine.

Special Tip: The clothes and footwear are mostly available in small sizes. Plus-size fashion would be a problem here.

  • Location: Khan Market, South Delhi
  • Opening Hours: Open Daily from 11 am to 11:59 pm
  • What to Buy: Clothes, Gym Wear, Footwear, handicrafts, tapestries, books and shawls.

10. Kamla Nagar Market

If you have recently moved to North Delhi or are studying in Delhi University, Kamla Nagar is the ideal market for you. You name it, this market has it, enough for you to redo your home and bring every item your home or wardrobe needs. From popular fashion brands, street stores, ethnic wear or even electronic centres like Croma, you will find it here.

Considering it is located very close to popular colleges of Delhi University, everything is reasonably priced. With college students walking around the street, you will find it always busy and very lively. There are various budget-friendly cafes that also sell lip-smacking dishes.

Pro Tip: Talk to a student and take some tips about whatever you are looking for in particular. They know the hidden gems like nobody else.

  • Location: Kamla Nagar, North Delhi
  • Opening Hours: Open Daily from 11 am to 8 except for Monday
  • What to Buy: Books, Western and Ethnic Wear

Shopping Markets in West Delhi

11. Gaffar Market

Famous for selling rip-offs of popular brands like Gucci, Prada, Channel, Dior etc, Gaffar Market finds its place when it comes to shopping for luxury brand tags while still not burning a hole in your pocket.

Here you can also find various stores selling electronic items and accessories at a significant slashed down prices.

You can also find showpieces and home decor items here which are perfect gifting solutions.

Special Tips:

  • Bargain significantly at Gaffar Market to get the best of deals.
  • Buy electronics only from a trusted vendor.
  • Location: Gaffar Market, Block 23, Beadonpura, Karol Bagh, New Delhi
  • Opening Hours: Open Daily from 11 am to 9 except for Monday
  • What to Buy: Mobile Phones, Charges, Phone Covers, Bags, Wallets Perfumes, Belts

12. Karol Bagh Market

While most markets are dominated by women's wear, Karol Bagh comes as a surprise as this market has plenty of shops that deal in Men’s Wear. From tailor-made classic suits for a wedding reception to Sherwanis when you want to perform at your or your friend’s Sangeet, this market has endless options to choose from.

There are various retail outlets that deal in custom tailoring and are also selling ready to wear outfits. The market also hosts various niche brands that deal in Men’s wear like Maanyavar, Blackberrys etc.

Ladies shouldn’t be disappointed either as there are a good number of shops that also deal with lehengas, suits, Anarkalis and sarees.

  • Location: Block 1, WEA, Karol Bagh, New Delhi
  • Opening Hours: Open on all days from 11 am to 10 pm except Monday
  • What to Buy: Clothes, Accessories, Shoes, etc

13. Rajouri Garden Market

Resolving all the shopping woes of ladies staying in West Delhi is the Rajouri Garden Market. If you are about to be a part of a Big Fat Punjabi Wedding, we recommend you to pay a visit to this market and you are surely going to come back with a dozen shopping bags. The market also has a huge collection of Plus Size Fashion Wear and sizes from XS TO 10XL are readily available.

Much like Sarojini Nagar shopping market, cheaply priced tops, night suits, and Kurtis are also available here.

The market also has a lot of restaurants, bars and street food options where you can devour after a cardio rich shopping session.

  • Location: Block J, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi
  • Opening Hours: Open on all days from 11 am to 10 pm except Wednesday
  • What to Buy: Ethnic Wear, Western Wear, Shoes, Jewellery, Makeup items

Shopping Markets in Old Delhi

14. Daryaganj Market

Nestled in one of the lanes of Old Delhi is the Daryaganj Market where one can find books, both Curriculum and Novels at great prices. You can even find books here for toddlers.

Great discounts are offered at fresh books and one can also purchase second-hand books which are available at throwaway prices.

Doctors to lawyers and even novel enthusiasts make their way to Delhi’s Daryaganj Market when it comes to buying books. You can find books here available at as less as Rs.25, isn’t that a steal deal?

When you are done shopping for books, you can eat bread pakoras, samosa and sip chai at Brijwasi Namkeen Bhandar which is hidden at a tiny lane in the Daryaganj Market.

  • Location: Asaf Ali Rd, Chatta lal Miya, Chandni Mahal, Daryaganj,
  • Opening Hours: Open Daily from 9 am to 6 pm
  • What to Buy: Apart from books, one can also find Old coins, stationery, trinkets.

15. Kinari Bazaar

Kinari Bazaar is a colourful lane stocked with hundreds of shops that welcome you especially if you want to do your wedding shopping. This tiny lane in Chandni Chowk attracts women who fancy glittering and sophisticated fabrics, laces and other items when they want to DIY an outfit.

In fact, it is Delhi’s Kinari Bazar where all the boutiques and designers source their raw materials from.When you are done shopping, you must devour the endless varieties of steaming hot paranthas at the Paranthe Wali Gali which is a must visit if you are a foodie (or not).

Pro Tip: Keep your belongings safe and if you are visiting Kinari Bazaar during Delhi’s Scorching Summer season, do keep yourself hydrated at all times.

  • Location: Kinari Bazaar, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi
  • Opening Hours: Open Daily from 11.30 am to 6 pm
  • What to Buy: Apart from fabrics, one can shop for packing items, jewellery boxes, decor items, envelopes, dry fruit boxes and even imitation jewellery available at an affordable range.

16. Sadar Bazaar

If you want to go wholesale shopping, be it for gifts or for your own home or want to host a party, Sadar Bazaar is the place. It is the largest wholesale market of Delhi where you can procure all kinds of household items.

Good thing is, there are a lot of shops who would also give you stand-alone items at wholesale prices. This definitely makes your shopping a lot cheaper.

There are various tiny lanes that deal with specific product range so it is best to ask a local if you know what to buy or you could explore the endless lanes here and surprise yourself with the variety this market has to offer.

Also, if you are a new business who wants to buy different kinds of bottles, containers, bubble wrap, or other packaging items, we can assure you to get the best prices at Sadar Bazaar.

  • Location: Sadar Bazar, Old Delhi
  • Opening Hours: Open Daily from 11.30 am to 6 pm
  • What to Buy: Festival related decor, crockery, bags, packaging items, party supplies, toys, home decor etc..

17. Khari Baoli

Khari Baoli is the largest wholesale market in Delhi when it comes to grocery and dry fruits. It is one of the oldest markets of Delhi and has been operational since the 17th century.

It is also Asia’s largest spice market and as such remains a very busy commercial street. The products are not only available at best prices but are also of top-notch quality.

Pro Tip: We recommend you visit Khari Baoli only if you are a serious buyer or can deal with an extremely busy street.

  • Location: Near Red Fort, Old Delhi
  • Opening Hours: Open Daily from 10 am to 9 pm
  • What to Buy: All kinds of groceries, spices, tea, coffee, dry fruits, herbs etc

18. Chor Bazaar

The market sees products that are export rejects or are second hand or rip-offs. Most Chinese products that are dumped off in India can also be found here.

The interesting thing is there are no specific items that are sold here. You can either find treasure or trash, depending upon what catches the attention of the eye.

  • Location: Behind the Red Fort, near Jama Masjid, Old Delhi.
  • Opening Hours: The market is only open on Sundays from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • What to Buy: Clothes, Accessories, Shoes, Chinese electronics etc

With so many markets to choose from and an endless range of products to shop from, we are sure you will be spoilt for choices. Whatever your shopping needs may be, we are sure Delhi can be the perfect shopping market for you.

Plan a trip to Delhi and adjust your days that can make it comfortable for you to shop from the plenty of markets. Now that we have decoded which shopping market is best for what, you can take your pick. Be sure to see when the markets are closed for we wouldn’t want you to come back heartbroken.

Hire a cab in Delhi with a local chauffeur who can make your shopping market hopping easier and convenient. And not to forget, you can always keep your carry bags at the back of the car so that you don’t get tired of carrying them around.

Go, Splurge. Happy Shopping :)

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