6 Best places in Delhi for a Budget Shopper

July 9, 2014 | M. Islam

Delhi has always been a place that houses many of the historical buildings. Delhi is a city located in the northern part of the country and is a must visit place when excursion to north India is planned. The city provides very nice transportation system by running the more and more number of buses along with the recently started metro rail system that very well covers the major tourist destinations of the city. The tourist can enjoy the various food delicacies that are available in the city. There are various shopping areas spread all over the city. Few of the famous shopping zones of the city are mentioned below:-

1. Sarojini Nagar Market

People can shop here for home decoration articles, women apparels like sari, suits, western clothes like jeans, tops, leather articles, travelling bags etc. People have all choices to bargain as each shop offers different prices for same articles. Though the market does not have much of the branded stuff yet few of the brands available in the market are Reebok, Adidas, John players, Duke and Van Heusen. The market is very close to INA metro station. The most important thing is that the market remains open on Sundays.


  • The market also has the famous Haldiram’s eating outlet that offers finger licking foods. There are various juice corners all over the market.
  • The market opens at 11 AM and it is better to shop in morning rather than shopping in evening when it gets crowded.

2. Janpath Market

One of the oldest markets of the city is in the Connaught place area and is named as Janpath. There are number of shops in the market that are situated on the pouter circle of CP and spread up to Windsor Place. This market offers Indian handicrafts articles, latest trendy fashionable items like tribal jewellery, apparels and foot wears. During winter season, woolen clothes are also easily available at very reasonable prices. The market remains closed on Sunday.


  • Bargaining is another mantra that can be used in this market like most of the other markets in Delhi.
  • Few of the Kashmir shops sales the original Pashmina Shawls.

3. Monastery Tibetan Market Delhi

Monastery market is the other name given to Tibetan market that is located near Maharana Pratap Inter State Bus Terminus. The place is favorite for the students of the Delhi University to shop for latest and affordable clothing. Though people can’t shop for branded clothing’s though but local made clothes, bags and foot wear along with accessories can be easily purchased from this market. This market is best when comes to shop for winter clothing’s like sweaters, jackets and shawls at an affordable price. It is hard to bargain in this market. The market remains open on Sunday.


  • Restaurants like Zomsa and Shakura offer delicious Tibetan noodle soup.

4. Gaffar Market

The famous Gaffar market was established in 1952 and has almost total of 500 shops. This market is known as a grey market to shop for electronic items like cameras, mobiles, LCD, LED etc. This market is located near to the other famous market of Delhi named Karol Bagh. The market is built with very narrow lanes and generally remains crowded and jammed with traffic. The market also sells few of the phones that haven’t been officially even launched by the companies in the country. The market remains open on Sunday’s.


  • All the electronic items are available at much cheaper rates as they are not sold on bills without any guarantee.
  • The other problem in the market is that it has many pick pockets.

5. Nehru Place Market

The market that is located in the southern part of Delhi and is known to be the largest hub for shopping computers and its peripherals is the famous Nehru Place market. The market is situated on the Delhi metro route that runs between Badarpur and Central Secretariat. The market sells both new computers along with old computers. The market also sells the pirated software’s that attracts many customers to this market for its cheap pirated software prices. There are also various computer and mobile repair shops. The market is closed on Sunday.


  • Few of the good shops in market are Computer Empire and address is 102, Meghdoot Building, Cost to Cost shop located on G 4-5, Govardhan House for purchasing electronics goods at affordable prices.
  • Few of the good repair shops in the market are Global Laptop repair, Blue Waves Infotech.
  • One needs to be careful for getting to give the computer for repair to few of the shops since they cheat by removing the original part and replacing them with duplicate parts.

6. Palika Bazaar Market

An air-conditioned underground market located in Connaught place near to Regal Cinemas is the famous Palika Bazaar. There are almost 390 shops that sell goods like luggage, electronic articles etc. Bargaining is too high in this market and one should earn this trait before entering the market. The market remains closed on Sunday.


  • Musical items like music system, music CDs, blue ray devices etc. are easily available.
  • It is easy to bargain when with group of people since with more number of shoppers for same items shopkeeper are also tempted for selling.

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