Known as the Rome of the East, New Delhi, the capital city of India is a land where the ancient relics meld into the modern cosmopolitan chaos. The juxtaposition of the medieval and contemporary is quite evident in the way how the Mughal mausoleum co-exists in perfect harmony with the mega malls and the existence of crowded bazaars in the colonial-era town. Whilst, the magnificent monuments of the Mughal era garner the attention of the majority of the tourist, it is a lesser known fact that the city holds some of the best shopping markets in India. No matter, you love shopping or not, if you are visiting the city, you ought to visit these shopping destinations.
Have you seen the flea markets in Goa? Dilli Haat is one better. An open market lined with an array of food stalls and handloom stalls is the perfect place to witness the amazing craftsmanship of the Indian artisans. Some of the things that you can pick here are handicraft, foot wears, beads and gems.
Located near the Karol Bagh metro station, the age old market offers something for everyone; one can almost everything here, from inexpensive and trendy clothes to old books and jewelry, you can find it all and more.
A visit to Delhi would be incomplete without dropping by at Chandi Chowk. If you are looking to buy fashionable clothes, Chandi Chowk is the place to be, you can buy all kinds of fabrics such as crepe, cotton, muslin, satin, and silk. Close to the clothes market is the Bhagirath Palace, which is Asia’s largest market for electrical goods. The market also offers allopathic medicines and medical equipment’.
One of the cleanest markets in Delhi, Sarojini is a mecca for shopping enthusiasts. It is a place where you get to put your bargaining skills to test and is a favorite shopping destination for young girls in Delhi. The place is literally filled with shops and stalls so take your time juggling around the stalls and find the best items to suit your taste.
Oman Air flies you to Delhi all week.