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The Best Shopping Places in Delhi-Agra-Jaipur

Shopping is something we all love to do. But if shopping to you only means ordering stuff online, then you are missing out on the real fun. How about we make things easier for you and suggest you some of the most attractive shopping destinations in Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, ‘The Golden Triangle’.

Delhi has some of the best budget markets for shopping. Here is a list of some of the best places to shop in Delhi.

Best Places to Shop in Delhi


Janpath and Tibetan Market

This is one of the most popular markets of Delhi where you can buy artefacts, ethnic wear and sarees, imitation jewellery, brassware, handicraft paintings and a lot more.

Timings to Visit: Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Monday closed)
Address: Janpath Road, next to Connaught Palace, Central Delhi
What to Buy: Handicrafts, hippy clothing, brassware, Indian artefacts, cheap accessories, leather works, paintings, clothing, shoes, and home décor
How to Reach: You can either take a metro to Janpath Metro Station and then walk towards the market or take an auto from Paharganj to Janpath.
Tips: Put all your bargaining skills to work so you can get a decent price. Carry enough cash as not all shops accept cards.

Chandni Chowk

This is one of the liveliest markets of Delhi. Exploring the narrow and winding alleyways of Chandni Chowk is no less than an adventure.

Timings to Visit: Monday to Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Sunday closed)
Address: Chandni Chowk, Delhi.
What to Buy: Fabrics, jewellery, electronic items, accessories, bridal clothing and lehengas
How to Reach: The most convenient way to reach Chandni Chowk is to take a metro to Chandni Chowk Metro Station and then walk to the market or take an auto.
Tips: It’s always a good thing to bargain here as the prices are much hiked. Finding a space to park is an issue here so it is better to use public transportation.

Dilli Haat

It is undoubtedly one of the best places in Delhi for shopping. Small thatched roof cottages give this market a great ambience. This market exhibits India’s art, craft and some of the best handloom items.

Timings to Visit: All days of a week, 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Address: Sri Aurobindo Marg, Opposite INA Market, South Delhi
What to Buy: Elegant woodcarvings, Indian handicrafts and artefacts, gems and beads, metal crafts, and sophisticated fabric
How to Reach: The best way to reach Dilli Haat is to take a metro and get down at INA Metro Station. From there, you can walk or take an auto to the market.
Tips: This is not a place where you can bargain as the prices are fixed.

Lajpat Nagar

This is one of the best bargain markets in Delhi that is abuzz with shoppers swarming around the roadside stalls and showrooms. You can buy reasonable kurti tops, salwar kameez and sarees at mid-range prices here.

Timings to Visit: Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Address: Lajpat Nagar, Near Defence Colony, South Delhi, Delhi
What to Buy: Indian clothing, bags, shoes, accessories, and home furnishings
How to Reach: You can take the metro and get down at Lajpat Metro Station. From there you can just walk to the market or take a cycle-rickshaw or an auto-rickshaw.
Tips: You can find many mehendiwalas in this market of Delhi to get some amazing henna designs.

Sarojini Nagar

This is one of the cheapest markets to shop in Delhi. You can find really cheap designer products and reputable brands here.

Timings to Visit: Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Address:  Sarojini Nagar (Near Safdarjung Enclave), South West Delhi, Delhi
What to Buy: Cosmetics, Designer clothes (fake/copied products), fashionable Indian clothing, and a lot of curios
How to Reach: You can catch a metro to INA Metro Station and take an auto-rickshaw from there to the market which is just 2 kilometres away.
Tips: Be prepared for some aggressive bargaining. Weekdays are usually less crowded and the better time to visit.

Let’s look at the shopping destinations in Agra where you can buy everything from sweets to handicrafts items and junk jewellery.

Best Places to Shop in Agra


Sadar Bazaar

This is one of the most charming markets of Agra where you can buy garments, sweets, leather bags and handicraft items.

Timings to Visit: Wednesday to Monday, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Tuesday closed)
Address:  West of Khari Baoli, near Agra Cantt Railway Station
What to Buy: Marble items, leather goods, and footwear
How to Reach: Sadar Bazaar is pretty close to the Agra Cantt. Railway Station. So you can walk towards the market from there.
Tips: Don’t forget to have some chaat at the famous Agra Chaat House here.

Raja Ki Mandi

This is one of the most popular local markets in Agra. If you like street shopping, this is the place to be.

Address: Dr H S Sharma Road, Loha Mandi, Dehtora, Agra
What to Buy: Garments, Jewellery, and Sweets
How to Reach: Raja Ki Mandi is a 25 minutes’ drive from Agra Cantt. Railway Station.
Tips: You are encouraged to bargain hard for some decent deals.

J. K. Cottage Industries

This popular shopping centre in Agra is where you can buy marble inlay work and soapstone items.

Address: 45, Shamshadabad Road. Agra
What to Buy: Table tops, vases, coasters, jars, marble inlay items, and soapstone jewellery boxes
How to Reach: Raja Ki Mandi is a 25 minutes’ drive from Agra Cantt. Railway Station.
Tips: You are encouraged to bargain hard for some decent deals.

Kinari Bazaar

This shopping place in Agra is one of the favourites amongst the locals. You can buy clothing, shoes, fabrics, and a lot more here.

Timings to Visit: Wednesday to Monday, 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Tuesday closed)
Address: Kinari Bazar, Hing ki Mandi, Mantola, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
What to Buy: Jewellery, Bridal wear, and spices
Tips: While you are here, you can also grab a snack at the popular eatery Chimmanlal Puri Wale.

Kashmiri Bazar

This is one of the popular markets in Agra where you can buy a variety of items that are traditional to Kashmir.

Timings to Visit: All days of the week, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Address: Hospital Rd, Dhuliya Ganj, Mantola, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
What to Buy: Kashmiri handicraft, Kashmiri handloom, Pashmina shawls and suits with Kashmiri embroidery
Tips: Make sure you bargain a lot to finalise on a specific item and check the quality and authenticity of the product before you buy.

From clothes, mojari shoes to lac bangles, Jaipur bazaars have it all. Let’s look at some of the popular shopping markets in Jaipur.

Places to Shop in Jaipur


Johari Bazaar

This is the most popular market of Jaipur that is perfect for all wedding related shopping.

Timings to Visit: All days of the week, 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Address: Johari Bazaar, Gangori Bazar, Pink City, Jaipur
What to Buy: Traditional enamel jewellery and ethnic wear
How to Reach: You can take a cab or a state transport bus anywhere from within the city.

Bapu Bazaar

This is a great market in Jaipur to shop for jootis, mojari shoes, and quintessential Rajasthani textiles.

Timings to Visit: All days of the week, 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Address: Bapu Bazar, Biseswarji, Jaipur
What to Buy: Marble and sandstone carvings, handicraft items, textiles, jootis and camel leather products
How to Reach: You can reach this bazaar, located on MI Road, by taking any of the public transports like bus, auto rickshaw, and cabs.

Nehru Bazaar

This is one of the most vibrant markets of Jaipur where you can buy perfumes and textiles to trinkets and shoes.
Timings to Visit: All days of the week, 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Address: Nehru Bazar, Film Colony, Pink City, Jaipur
What to Buy: Perfumes, trinkets, Jaipuri jootis, and ready-made garments
How to Reach: You can reach Nehru Bazaar easily by taking a cab or an auto-rickshaw from anywhere within the city.

Tripolia Bazaar and Chaura Rasta

These markets of Jaipur are very popular among the tourists as well as the locals.

Timings to Visit: All days of the week, 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Address: Tripolia Bazar, Kanwar Nagar, Jaipur
What to Buy: Textiles, lac bangles, utensils, ironware and books
How to Reach: Easily accessible via all the modes of public transport.

Kishanpol Bazaar

This is the most famous market of Jaipur to shop for bandhani fabrics.

Timings to Visit: All days of the week, 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Address: Kishanpole Bazar, Chandpole Bazar, Chandpole, Pink City, Jaipur
What to Buy: Tie-dye fabrics, wooden furniture, and other Rajasthani products
How to Reach: You can reach this popular market via all modes of transports within the city.

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