Street Markets In India To Satisfy Your Inner Shopaholic

Post by Uzma Kidwai | Feb 24, 2017

India is an addictive destination that is known for its rich cultural heritage, historical landmarks, and traditions and for its ethnicity. It has something for everyone. If you're a nature lover, the sub-continent will introduce you with awestruck landscapes, and if we talk about food then no other place on earth can beat India in a variety of cuisine that is served here. And to the shoppers, well no words to describe it; it is a shopping paradise.

India is a dream haven for shopaholics, rich in ethnic fabrics and accessories, decors and much more, everything is a hit amongst Indians, as well as foreigners. If you really want to know the authenticity of any city in India, go to its marketplace. There, you’ll get introduced to city’s culture and will come across new traveling experiences. India's street markets or flea markets are for those whose idea of traveling is to fill up their bags with the locals souvenirs.

Here is the list of colorful, crowded street market to get goods at a reasonable price and satisfy your inner shopping devil-

Flea market in Arpora, GoaA trip to Goa would be incomplete without strolling around Arpora Saturday Night Market. If you think that nightlife of Goa is confined to beach parties and clubbing then one Saturday head to Arpora night market. It is the liveliest and happening market in Goa. The music will set the mood, and the beautiful lights make the place more than just a flea market. Here, find jewelry, fashionable clothes, handicrafts, beer and home decor.

Sarojini Market, DelhiA number of Bollywood songs dedicated to this market. Here you can find out the surplus material at a very cheap price. It is the best place in Delhi to look for chic apparels and jewelry at a reasonable price. Here, you can also find bags, sunglasses, shoes, belts, accessories for electronics.

Johari Bazar, JaipurIf expensive ornaments are not in your list, then this might be the place to find some dazzling inexpensive pieces. Right in front of the Sanaganeri gate, Johari bazar from the city of Jaipur will never let you go disappointed if you're looking for some bridal jewelry. Be it gold, silver, precious and semi-precious gem stones; you'll find everything here at an affordable price. And here, you can also look for some Rajasthan’s ethnic outfits, and dyed saris and dupattas.

Colaba Causeway, MumbaiIt is the most popular market in the city of dreams, Mumbai. It is an ideal place hunt for the fashionista looking to upgrade her wardrobe. Get colorful kurtas, kaftans, Kolhapuri chappals, coolest junk jewelry and antique pieces like hookahs and gramophones here. You can also search for handbags made from jute and canes. After all the shopping, get relaxed in a famous cafe, Leopold cafe.

FC Road, PuneIt is a famous flea market in Pune, where you will find students grabbing the best deals. Most of the time, the market place is jammed with students, and here you will find everything from watches, accessories, clothes, bags and shoes, that would never burn a hole in your pocket.

So Next time, whenever you travel to the city, to know the city deeply, do not forget to strut in these markets, fill up your bags with local good.