12 Best Places For Street Shopping in India

 

Street market or flea markets are a boon for all those whose idea of traveling or exploring the city means filling up a bag with the local souvenirs. The local culture, the best of what’s in the fashion and for obvious the dirt cheap rates are the reasons which make flea markets such a hit among the domestic and foreign travelers and the local people too.

Here is the list of the 12 best street markets in India which you must try if you fancy street shopping a lot!

1. Arpora Saturday Night Market, Goa

If you think the nightlife of the Goa is confined to parties only, then here is something that would prove you completely wrong. Arpora Saturday Night Market is the most happening and lively market in Goa which opens after 6 in the evening. The famous street market is well-lit with the beautiful lights and the music sets the mood right which makes this place much more than just a flea market. You will find the everything from the jewelry to the fashionable clothes, beer, handicrafts and home decor. The Arpora market in Goa is a must visit for the vibrant ambiance it has got which will impress not just the shopaholics but the travelers too!

2. Sarojini Market, Delhi

A number of Bollywood songs dedicated to it and a number of videos on the social media have provided Sarojini Market with all the hype that this street market deserves. Ask any Delhiite and they will tell you what Sarojini market means to them. Sarojini market sells the export surplus material at a very cheap price. This flea market is probably the best street market that you will find in the capital city. The market is always filled with the recent fashion clothes, bags, and shoes. Visit here after improvising your bargaining skills, because it can land you with the most awesome articles at the dirt cheap rate.

3. FC Road, Pune

One place where you will find the students of Pune grabbing the best deals. FC Road in Pune is a famous flea market which is jam packed with the students most of the time. The narrow and crowded lanes of streets will offer you everything from watches, accessories, clothes, kurtis, bags and shoes at the price that would never burn a hole in your pocket. Most of the stuff is brought from Mumbai, so you assure yourself of keeping yourself up to the fashion in an absolute affordable way.

4. Commercial Street, Bangalore

Commercial Street has redefined the meaning of street shopping in India. The vibrant and jazzy streets of this flea market offers the best of fashion without the haphazardness of the street shopping. The market is very well organized and it has got a class which distinguishes this place from the cliche local markets of India. You can land yourself with the quality products at the affordable price at the Commercial street in Bangalore.

5. Colaba Causeway, Mumbai

Colaba Causeway is the most sought after street market in Mumbai which is jam packed with not just the local people but with the fashionistas of the town too. You can totally trust this high-fashion market of Mumbai to keep your wardrobe up to date without really hurting your wallet. Colaba Causeway offers everything from the garment store to the stylish handbags and shoes, the local food and the roadside jewelry stalls. Fill your shopping bag with best of material at the totally affordable price.

6. Janpath, Delhi

Janpath market not only offers the fashion products but also pours out the culture of India in its shops. The gothic market of the capital city has two distinctive lanes. One offers the Indian handicrafts, handlooms, bags and souvenirs, and the other lane is filled with the local vendors selling the street style clothes and accessories at the rate that you put a smile on your face. A surprise that awaits you at the back of this market is the few stalls by the different people from the various states of India. Few stalls that sell the beautiful handcrafted materials from Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh , West Bengal etc is the true treasure that Janpath has got.

7. Hazratganj market, Lucknow

You trip to Lucknow is incomplete if you do not try the scrumptious street food of the state and buy the famous Chicken Kari handloom. All of it can be found in the famous Hazratganj Market of the city. The market has got the small stalls and big shops selling the best of the culture of the state at reasonable prices.

8. Baapu Bazaar, Jaipur

The city which is known for its vibrant culture and the vivid street markets has one of the best street shopping experience to offer to its tourists. Located in the old city area of Rajasthan, Baapu Bazaar has the best of Rajasthani’s culture and handicrafts. You can fill your shopping bags with the bedsheets, Jaipuri jutti (ethnic shoes), salwar suits, cushions, home decor artifacts, ethnic jewelry , lac bangles and ready-made suits at a very reasonable price. Apart from this, the market is also very famous for its ayurvedic digestives and the natural henna. Do not forget to get your hands inked with the beautiful designs from the henna designers that rest at the road sides.

9. Serenity Beach Bazaar, Pondicherry

Pondicherry is famous for its clean beaches and the vibrancy which is added by the beach shacks. Serenity beach bazaar is a famous street market of Serenity beach in Pondicherry. The market is an open air market beneath the palm shades. Serenity Bazaar is famous for its local boutiques and products from Auroville. You can shop various handicrafts, souvenirs, clothes, jewelry, accessories, and clothes. Not just shopping you can also enjoy the delicious seafood and the lip-smacking drinks at this market. The best of beach culture can be experienced right here in this market.

10. Police Market, Shillong

Police market in Shillong is definitely a paradise for the fashion lovers in the mountains. The market is huge and is replete with the various shopping attractions. The market is famous for its handmade artifacts which are prepared by the tribal people of Meghalaya. The bamboo and cane artworks are the specialties of this market. You can also grab the scrumptious North-east cuisine is the loaded small shops of the market. The list does not end here, you can find the exquisite variety of silk and cotton clothes, the fashionable clothes, shoes, and bags etc. Enough to satisfy the shopaholic inside you!

11. Tibet Walk, Ooty

Imagine a street filled with chocolate shops! Yes, that is what you get in this market of Ooty. In addition to that, the road offers alot of woollen clothes and blankets that are absolutely bang fo the buck.

12. New Market, Kolkata

This market in Kolkata was earlier known as Hogg Saheber Bazaar. It offers a wide range of clothes, jewellery, make-up, meat and poultry making it a one stop shop for Pujo shopping and shopping in general.

Already luring to fill your shopping bags with the best and the cheapest material? The next time when you are traveling, just keep in mind that beautiful sceneries aren’t enough to suffice your trip. Unless you bring back home various souvenirs and cultural artefacts from the various cities, your trip lies incomplete!


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