Each city has their own major market or bazaar area where people of that city or town shop for their commodities, but there are some markets which attract people beyond the boundaries of the city or state and intrigues people from far and wide. This article talks about 5 of such markets.
Shopping takes people to places. From the shadiest streets to the biggest shopping malls, if you are a shopaholic or a fashionista and you see or hear that the thing you have been looking for is found in that particular area, no matter how shady the place is, you will not know where you are going, but you will find it, and you will buy it! Mentioned below are some of the most popular street markets in the country where you can expect to find anything under the sun.
Colaba causeway, Mumbai
The most popular street market there is in the city of Mumbai, the Colaba causeway is the one stop wonder for your perfect summer closet. The stalls and shops here are an amalgamation of some of the most latest and trendiest garments and apparels to the most traditional clothing. Everything from vibrant tee shirts, various fashion accessories, bags, dresses, shoes etc. A visit to the Colaba causeway will surely make you know what it feels like in the fashion hub of India.
Commercial street, Bangalore
One of the best places to shop in India and definitely in Bangalore, is none other than Commercial Street. Located conveniently behind the main posh area and the heart of the city Brigade Road which is also another popular shopping area, there is nothing you will not find in Commercial Street. The market promotes local crafts and art work too. The best part about shopping here is, you can shop till your hands cannot carry any more shopping bags and just walk a few blocks into the gulleys and get into Brigade road where there are rows pubs and bars and you can recoup yourself from the heavy shopping with some chilled drinks and good music.
Ravivari Bazaar, Ahmedabad
The hustling sound of this market can be heard from far off. This busy market which is about 600 years old remains busy and bustling every single day except the sabbath. The vendors shouting to lure customers into their stall and customers haggling and bargaining makes this a noisy market. There is food, there is entertainment and the main part, the shopping blows the roof off the place. The regular flights from Ahmedabad to Delhi also makes the easy a very convenient visit thus being one of the most visited cities in the country.
Sarojini Market, Delhi
Probably one of the most well known street markets in the whole country, the Sarojini market in Delhi is one place you should definitely not miss when visiting Delhi. Everything is cheap there and the best part is, you get all the trendiest wears in this market. Bargaining skills need to be polished before attempting to shop here. A good bargaining skill equals to better price which means you go back with more items. Once you visit this place, you will ache to come back to Delhi just to shop here!
Anjuna Market, Goa
The popular Anjuna wednesday market is also one of the most well known markets in the country. This is one place you should definitely visit to get the true Goan experience. Anjuna is a stronghold for hippies and you will find a bunch of hippies selling small commodities to make enough for their stay and to buy their greens. Buy from the locals as they sell the authentic Goan items. Here too, you will find everything under the sun and the scent of the local spices as you walk on by will surely make your experience even more pleasant.