If you are a Mumbaikar, you might believe that there is no better place to shop for the latest trends and that too at the best prices than the capital of Maharashtra. But, did you know that Delhi offers you a huge variety of not just clothes but handicrafts from all over the country? So, if you’ve had your fill of Colaba, Linking Road and other such destination, book yourself on one of those flights from Mumbai to Delhi and experience a whole new way to shop.
Here’s a look at the must-visit shopping destinations of New Delhi.
1. Dilli Haat
If you are looking for the best handcrafted items, from rugs to shawls and wooden handicrafts to jewellery, head to Dilli Haat. The stalls here are given out to artisans to showcase their craft and make sales. So, you get to buy the best of Indian handcrafted items right from the craftsmen. And, if you get hungry, you can try food from any state of India that you prefer right here. Amazing, isn’t it? From Tibetan Momos to Goanese cuisine, and even the best of Nagaland, you will find it all here.
2. Sarojini Nagar
This is almost like a flea market but you will find the latest trends in fashion, whether it is shoes, clothes or accessories, right here. This market is the go-to place for Delhiites to shop for the latest in ethnic and western wear. You will even find the trendiest coats and jackets at very reasonable prices here. And, don’t forget to bargain. The shopkeepers expect it! You can even shop for cosmetics, curtains, upholstery, ceramic crockery and even fruits and vegetables here. One tip that should make things easier for you here is to carry a big bag from home, in which you can stuff all those things you will end up buying here.
Located near Connaught Place, this market is a big draw for foreign tourists. However, it does have a lot to offer Indians as well. Here too, you will find some of the best handicrafts, from wooden carvings to Rajasthani embroidered bedcovers. And, the famous Depaul’s is located here too, where you simply have to stop for a milk shake. The emporiums of different Indian states are located very close to Janpath too.
Doesn’t this tempt you to book yourself on those Mumbai to Delhi flights? And, while you are here, don’t forget to try the street food too.