Heritage street markets in Delhi for ultimate shoppers

Heritage street markets in Delhi for ultimate shoppers
Heritage street markets in Delhi for ultimate shoppers

It does not matter whether you are a man, woman or child. You could be a homemaker, an office professional, a student or a businessman, shopping is a thing without which no one can live, even if it means shopping for sustenance. It could be that some of you do not enjoy shopping, but do it out of need.

Street markets in India, however, solve the purpose of every kind of shopper. However, knowing the right skills of bargaining is a must before entering any of these markets. Right from the in-trend apparels to funky and chic accessories and electronics, a plethora of options is always available, provided you have the eye and patience for hunting.

Here, we have enlisted the top street shops in the three popular cities – Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru.


Sarojini Nagar Market

You can actually call Sarojini Nagar market a loot market from where you can buy the trendiest stuff at the lowest prices. It is among one of the first street markets in Delhi that has the best crowd in town visiting it. A tip to shop here is to go in casual clothes and slippers that can be roughly used. Apart from shopping, gorge on some delicious momos, fresh juice, and chaat here.

Timings: 10.00 AM – 9.00 PM

Day closed: Monday

Kamla Nagar Market

This is a popular shopping destination located near the Delhi University colleges in North Campus. It is flocked by students studying and staying nearby as well as locals. You can find budget apparels and accessories, and of course, there is no limit to bargaining. You can also indulge lip-smacking local delicacies like Chacha choley bhature, Vaishnav Chaat, BTW, and some fast food places.

Timings: 11.00 AM – 8.00 PM

Day closed: Monday

Lajpat Nagar Central Market

This market is known for its dress materials and wedding shopping specifically, in terms of costume jewellery, bangles, and cosmetics. Apparels and accessories, however, also are available in galore, but you need to have knack for hunting for the best. After or between your shopping spree, gorge on the delicious Chinese Chaat or momos at Golden Fiesta in Central Market or Chat Corner for their popular chaat.

Timings: 11.00 AM – 8.00 PM

Day closed: Monday


From fully-bargained clothes and accessories to dazzling footwear at shops like Kala Niketan and Novelty and handicrafts at street shops, Janpath is a popular haunt for shoppers for very long now. It is easier to get options fast here, since the market is not as spread out as Sarojini Nagar or Lajpat Nagar. Do not leave without the Deepaul’s cold coffee and some nibbles from there.

Timings: 11.00 AM – 8.00 PM

Day closed: Sunday

Greater Kailash, M Block

Greater Kailash M Block market has always pulled crowds for its ever-charming jewellery styles and shops that include a mix of hawker stalls and branded showrooms. The popular Siloffer Jewellery Shop is still visited by people and known to have the best staff for ear or nose piercing. There is also no dearth of eateries here, however, Prince Chaat Corner serves undoubtedly one of the best chaat delicacies and momos in Delhi.

Timings: 11.00 AM – 8.00 PM

Day closed: Tuesday



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