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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Which are the most famous local bazaars in Delhi?

Pritha Manchanda DEC 10 2012
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The capital city of India can also be indisputably called the shopping capital of the country, and needless to say there are multiple Bazaars in Delhi. Bazaars are essentially markets with overflowing shops, settled in small bustling lanes. Head here for a unique shopping experience and don’t forget to wear your bargainers hat before you pick up something!

  • Chandni Chowk: A typical bazaar located in Old Delhi, welcome to the hub of shopping in Delhi. These streets are always bustling with life and while you may love to catch a bargain here, if you don’t like crowded places this might not exactly be your cup of tea. The days see the little shops here come to life with colours and calls, and these very lanes double for a food street in the evening, where you can sample some of the tastiest and cheapest North Indian snacks.
    Closed on: Sundays
    Parking Space: No Parking

  • Sarojini Nagar: Famous for the variety of clothing this market has to offer, Sarojini Nagar market is always brimming full with people. From the calls of shopkeepers to the haggling buyers, you will find yourself wrapped in a bubble of activity when you are here. Thronged by college goers and youngsters to stock up on trendy goodies, this market is also known for the bakery items one can savour here. It is advisable to go here during the daytime, as this market is not very well lit in the night.

    Pick up low priced export surplus apparel, or take home some quirky art pieces to adorn the walls!

    Closed on: Mondays
    Parking: Ample space available

  • Kamla Nagar: Known for its lip smacking food and for being the hangout zone of the students of Delhi University, this market has a number of showrooms of well known brands, along with various street hawkers and peddlers. Also the center of operations for a number of publishers, you will surely find a good place to pick up a book when in this market. Important to remember: This market is shut on Mondays, plan your trip accordingly!

    Closed on: Mondays
    Parking Space: This is a problem, advisable to use the metro when coming here.

  • Lajpat Nagar: A market that is wholly and solely dedicated to ladies, Lajpat Nagar will surely blow your mind with its variety of Indian suits and sarees. Once you are done with shopping for apparel, you can also pick up imitation jewellery, handbags and footwear to add to your look. If all the shopping makes you hungry, try some taste bud pleasing Chaat Papri here!

    Closed on: Monday
    Parking Space: Parking Space is a problem, coming here via the metro is advisable.

Before heading to these markets in Delhi, keep in mind that these places are mostly crowded and it might not be the best idea to come here when your kids are cranky!

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