What To Buy When in New Delhi

Delhi caters to the whims of each and every shopaholic out there by being the shopper’s paradise. The city offers tonnes of varieties and spots to shop from for not just Delhiites but the tourists and visitors too. What could be a better way to display your fine hospitality other than taking your guests to a shopping splurge they will never forget? That is precisely why we bring you the ultimate shopping guide for our capital city.  So all you shopping freaks out there (*I say freaks with utmost respect*), get your buddies and pack your gear ‘cause it’s time to switch on your ‘shopping’ mode.

1. Connaught Place

The most well known and one of the oldest markets of Delhi which is also fondly known as CP. It’s one of the busiest and most sought-after shopping spots in Delhi. CP also has many perks other than being an awesome looking market, which is being very organized and accessible so you have the luxury of having every named brand at your fingertips with very short distance gaps. It’s the place for you even if you’re not a shopping person as you can just go and visit the biggest and breathtaking metro station of the capital city. Aside from being an awesome shopping destination, you also can go to the finest restaurants, hotels, multiplexers, and cafes.

 

Things to Remember:

Location – Connaught Place, New Delhi

Metro – Rajiv Chowk Metro Station (Nearest Metro Station)

Things to buy – Clothes, Books, Indian handicraft items, Jewellery, Electronic Appliances, and much more

Timings – Open Until Late Night

2. Sarojini Market

So ladies if you were unaware of the place that offers you the finest of the products even when you are on a budget shopping trip, this hidden gem is the perfect place for you. The coolest new thing about the market is it going online. And let’s not forget it’s the bargainer’s paradise. So if you’re lazypants like me and prefers shopping from the luxury of your humble abode but also love being a bargain hacker then surely visit the amazing website. So pack your bags to go to the jam-packed streets of Sarojini Nagar to chase something you’ve always wanted to buy and that too at an unbelievable price.

Things to remember:

Location – Sarojini Nagar, Near Dilli Haat, New Delhi

Metro – INA Metro Station (Nearest Metro Station)

Things to buy – Accessories, Apparel, Electronic Appliances, Kitchenware, Household Items, and much more

Timings – Open 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM (seven days), except Monday

 

3. Palika Bazaar

The ultimate shopping plaza nestled in the heart of the big hub that is Connaught Place. It’s a fully conditioned, underground piece of heaven for all the shopaholics out there who likes bargain shopping and availability of everything you can think of under one huge roof. The place is so big that you can easily get lost but don’t worry; you won’t be sweating yourself out because of the chilly breeze from the A/Cs. And if you do pay Palika a visit, don’t forget to pay a visit to CP also just to indulge in a little shopping bonus. Every gadget or appliance you can think of is available here. So get your wallets and go on a chilly shopping adventure, where you will probably buy the stuff you don’t really need (just a heads up).

 

Things to remember:

Location – Connaught Place, New Delhi

Metro – Rajiv Chowk Metro Station (Nearest Metro Station)

Things to buy – Apparel, Fragrances, Footwear, Home décor and furnishing, Accessories, Electronic Gadgets, and much more

 

4. Khan Market

Let’s talk about the high end of the rope now. Khan Market is on the top when it comes to the posh market list. It’s a U – shaped heaven for all you shopping freaks out there where you’ll get the most renowned brands with the most happening and hip food joints, restaurants, and cafes of the capital city. May it be a Delhiites or a tourist; you can scroll down the serene streets of Khan Market and absorb all the beauty it has to offer in peace. As someone wise said to me, the place has its own individual charm which cannot be matched by any other place. So grab your cameras and get going, maybe you’ll even find someone famous to click a selfie with for your next Facebook upload.

 

Things to remember:

Location – Humayun Road, New Delhi

Metro – Khan Market Metro Station (Nearest Metro Station)

Things to buy – Books, Garments, Lifestyle, Food items

Timings – 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM (seven days), except Sunday

 

5. Chandni Chowk

The famous saying ‘Old is Gold’ has been carried out through all the times definitely for a reason. Chandni Chowk is one of the oldest and most famous markets to adorn Delhi. The congested, untidy and, unorganized lanes of Chandni Chowk cannot deter shoppers from coming there who have a knack for traditional trinkets and apparel. The place is a cultural gem which you can discover if you feel like connecting with your roots by going through the busy streets of the Old Delhi. I’m sure we all have always been a bit fascinated about the ‘Paranthe Wali Gali’ at some point of our shopping voyage, so ladies, I will suggest that you pack your shopping gear and go on a wild shopping adventure; whether it’s for buying the lehenga for the next bride in your home or to indulge in the rich and exotic flavors of Karim’s, it will surely be one heck of an outing.

 

Things to remember:

Location – Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi

Metro – Chandni Metro Station (Nearest Metro Station)

Things to buy – Ethnic wear, Wedding Lehengas, Jewellery, Embroidered Bags, Books, Electronic appliances

Timings – All days of the week except Sunday

 

So guys there you have it, the ultimate shopping guide for the next time you plan a shopping trip with your bestie or planning a trip to Delhi (in case you’re a tourist). I don’t think I need to point out how therapeutic shopping can prove to be, especially if you happen to go shopping with your partner’s ATM. Oh, how sweet it is to spend all that sweet money without a worry in the world (the perfect revenge if you ask me if there is trouble in paradise). All jokes apart, every shopping trip can prove to be a new conquest if you do it right. Look around you, you’ll be amazed how easy it is to find little-unexpected spurts of happiness around you. 

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