Shopping delight

India has plenty of choices with regards to shopping. From intricate handicrafts to something as specific as pashminas, from tea leaves and flavours to garments with ethnic India weaving - you can discover everything in the few bazaars or roadside markets. Regardless of whether you need to pick up some souvenirs or anything else, there is a lot that each city has in store for you to shop. Take a look.

Within India

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Tamil Nadu

Chennai

Best time to visit: November to February

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Being a standout amongst the essential urban communities of Tamil Nadu, Chennai observes an inundation of sightseers from various parts of the nation and the world consistently. Since it is an essential commercial city, it offers something for everyone. With regards to shopping, Chennai has tons to offer to travellers. You can get silks from Kanchipuram, leaf handiworks from Tirunelveli, stone carvings from Mamallapuram, metal works from Tanjavur, bronze and metal castings and customary gems from Kumbakonam. Favourite shopping spots in Chennai include T-Nagar, Pondy Bazaar, George Town, Mylapore, Spencer Plaza and many more. If window shopping is something you can't avoid then the different lanes in Chennai are the ideal places for you to go. Interconnected with one street after the other, Chennai offers an immense variety of things to shop. The road shops in Chennai have no shortage of merchandise. Be it the most recent clothing range, footwear, design gems, silk sarees or the legitimate south Indian antiques the vast number of road shops in Chennai offer them all. The most stunning piece of shopping in the lanes of Chennai is that there is an enormous degree for haggling. If you have the skill of bargaining, then you can get things at your cost. One can pick up Leaf handiworks from Tirunelveli, Pattamara mats, customary gems from Kumbakonam, Silk from Kanchipuram and metalworks from Tanjavur.

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Assam

Guwahati

Best time to visit: October to April

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There is an assortment of shopping places in Assam. Other than shopping centres, roadside shopping is exceptionally well known here. In roadside markets, you get a wide assortment of garments, shoes, packs, and frill at less expensive costs. There is not at all like shopping in nearby markets. In the nearby markets of Guwahati, you can buy things at a less expensive rate and will likewise get an extensive variety of items. Celebrated road showcases in Guwahati incorporate Fancy bazaar, Lakhtokia, GS Road, Paltan Bazar, Pan Bazaar, Maligaon, Chandmari, Silpukhuri and Ganeshguri territories. On the off chance that you are in Jorhat at that point shop from zones such as AT street, Chowk Bazaar, JPR street, Garh Ali, Babu patty et cetera. Popular shopping markets in Dibrugarh incorporate New market, Naliapol bazar, Chowkidinghee bazaar and more. Tezpur in Assam has the famous Chowk bazaar known for the offer of handloom and craftsmanship things. Assam is notable for its traditional handloom and handiwork items. For handloom, Assam is known for its select silk called Muga and Pat Silk. The state is likewise well known for its multi-faceted stick and bamboo items. Other than these you will get an entire assortment of things to shop in Assam.

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Maharashtra

Mumbai

Best time to visit: November to February

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A shopper’s paradise, Bandra Linking Road Market one of the most popular local markets in Mumbai. A colourful market which offers a fusion of modern and traditional, where East meets West, where streets stalls contrast with brand name shops. Find an Indian roadside food vendor on one side of the road and a Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet on the other. The street stalls tend to be grouped according to the type of goods they sell. You will come across traditional Indian clothes first, followed by shoes, bags, and belts.

Further along, Linking Road is the territory of the brand name stores. The sheer variety of merchandise and styles on offer can be bewildering. Therefore, it is recommended that you first take a good look around before buying anything. Bargain hard at the street bazaars. The best method is to feign indifference about your desire for the item and even walk away if necessary. In most cases, this will result in an immediate drop in the asking price.

Another place to shop in Mumbai is Colaba Causeway market. Geared primarily towards tourists, that infamous Indian saying of ‘sab kuch milega’ (you will get everything) certainly applies to this market. Dodge persistent balloon and map sellers, as you meander along the sidewalk and peruse the stalls. This market is a must visit to shop handicrafts, books, jewellery, crystals, brass items, incense, clothes. For clothes, Bandra Linking road market or would be a better choice.

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Delhi NCR

New Delhi

Best time to visit: October to March

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Delhi is not just the Capital of India but can also be called as the Shopping Capital. From street markets to malls, this place has something for everyone. It is home to some of India’s most famous street markets such as Sarojini Nagar, Karol Bagh, Lajpat Nagar, Connaught Place, Janpath, and Tibetan Market, Chandi Chowk in Old Delhi and few others. Khan Market is another one in the list of markets but is on the higher end. It is one of the expensive markets in Capital comprising high-end brands, cafes, restaurants and more. Expat and diplomatic community mostly visit this market. Dilli Haat is another famous shopping spot in the Capital which has branches in South and West Delhi. Among numerous decent aspects concerning Delhi, is its gathering of some fantastic street markets, where the stores and showrooms assume a lower priority and anonymous slows down and temporary shops run the show. In case you're available to venturing far from the shopping centres and posher markets and step into the swarmed lanes, where bargaining is the name of the amusement, there's a decent possibility you will discover something that will fill your heart with joy.

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Rajasthan

Jaipur

Best time to visit: October to March

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This destination is a treasure trove for shoppers; shopping is irresistible, a wide range of handicrafts are available in the market, most of the items are produced in the centres in and around the city.  Visit the local open markets. Johari Bazar: This is where you can buy jewellery and tie and dye sarees, two lanes joining the main road - Gopalji ka Rasta and Haldion ka Rasta house numerous establishments selling jewellery. On the main road itself, you find many silversmiths. Traditional tie and dye fabrics and textiles are also available here. At Bapu Bazaar and Nehru Bazaar, here you can purchase textiles, local perfumes and shoes made of camel skin.

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Thailand

Bangkok

Best time to visit: November and December

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Bangkok have formed into truly outstanding and most prevalent shopping areas in Asia and light of current circumstances. Costs are low, quality for the most part high and the range and the assortment is entirely stunning - silks, gemstones, customised garments, and traditional handiworks are on the whole features of Bangkok shopping. Silks, nielloware, lacquerware, flatware, bronzeware, pewterware, ceramics, gemstones and adornments and a wide range of crafted works are especially great trinkets of an outing to Thailand, while customised garments are generally accessible and economical. One can purchase fake products of numerous types flourish at a small amount of an expense of firsts.

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UAE

Dubai

Best time to visit: November and December

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Dubai is synonymous with shopping; there is nothing you can't purchase when shopping in Dubai. From gold to gadgets, brands and extravagance things, this place is pressed with huge shopping centres assembled next to each other with more seasoned souks, where little shopkeepers offer everything from flavours to apparel to floor coverings and carpets. Merchandise in Dubai is accessible from everywhere throughout the world including Turkey, Iran, India, and China. Dubai is known for its many shopping celebrations. One of the most prominent festivals that pulls in a great many shoppers from over the world is the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), which commences each year in January and continues for the entire month. Another annual festival that has put Dubai on the world guide is the Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), which kick starts at the beginning of Dubai’s summer. The DSS is hugely prominent with inhabitants of the emirate for its shopping arrangements and fun activities organised for the entire family. Apart from these festivals, year-round shopping attracts a huge number of visitors from across the globe. There is a bouquet of shopping places with multitude offerings to shop from. Shopping spots include The Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Mall, Wafi Mall, Deira City Centre, Perfume Souk, Gold Souk and many more.

Bo Derek once said “Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping,” well, true that. So, next time you plan to take your next trip, go through all these shopping hubs where you can pick up things that would always remind you of the spectacular places you’ve been to. Enjoy light pockets!

 

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