Mumbai is the city that holds entertainment in every slice of your travel. As Mumbai is a traveler’s paradise it offers a lot Lovely beaches, mouthwatering cuisines, diversified cultures, colourful festivals, adrenaline pumping nightlife, exciting tinsel town & assured breath-taking experiences. Apart from these one thing that you can’t afford to miss at this city is world-class shoping.
Mumbai is also known as a Mecca for shopaholics. This jam-packed city has a number of shopping spots, ranging from gleaming shopping malls to street-side hawkers that sell anything and everything, and is a great place to satiate your fancy.
Today everyone is fonder to shop from children’s to elders and old age peoples. Every one like to keep updated with the latest fashion and trends. So as everyone need Mumbai has hundreds of bazaars that cater to the Paisa vasool mentality of the population.
Markets in Mumbai are popular for good shopping of apparel & fashion goods, designer collections, luxury labels, cameras and electronics, handcrafts and watches & jewelry.
The local markets such as Chor Bazaar, Crawford markets and Dharavi market are very famous markets among both the customers including natives and tourists. If your are also a founder of leisure and comfortable shopping then Mumbai is only the place for you.
Shoping become more interesting when it comes at low price that is why the street shoping at Mumbai is more enjoyable.
Let’s discuss about some most favourite and famous markets of Mumbai.
Chor Bazaar or thieves market is the Mumbai’s most famous market. This market place is very much noisy and also known as Shor Bazaar. It is the favourite place of bargain-hungry tourists and locals; here your bargaining skills will be tested. This 150 years old market is situated near Mumbai Central.
In this market buyers can buy anything from old ship parts, grandfather clocks and gramophones, to crystal chandeliers and old English tea sets, from antiques to electronics and mobile phones to motorcycle parts. There are many lines of antique shops.
You can also purchase Bollywood rare things, posters or an antique camera and accessories here.
Opening timing: 11 a.m. until 7.30 p.m., Daily. Friday close.
Colaba Causeway is one of the busiest places of shoping in Mumbai. Situated at a walking distance from Bombay VT and Churchgate railway stations at South Mumbai. It is the market of everything including Handicrafts, kurtas, jute purses and bags, jewelry, crystals & semi precious stones, brass items, carpets, paintings, ivory & wood work, incense, crystals, clothes, gramophones and coloured glass lanterns.
In this market you can take a sidewalk and purchase from the stalls.
Opening time: Daily from morning until night.
This old-style market, housed in an historic colonial building, was designed by Lockyard Kipling, father of the renowned writer Rudyard Kipling. Here you can purchase all the household items from fresh fruit and vegetables to livestock. Here you can find all the things which you cannot find elsewhere in India like poultry, flowers, fruits, meat and fish and all.
You can also find a wide range of fabric shops and decoration shops in this colourful and vibrant market.
Opening time: Monday to Saturday, morning until night. Close on Sunday.
Fashion Street is one of the most widespread cheap street side shopping destinations of Mumbai. Situated at MG Road near churchgate this is a paradise for bargain lovers, also known as ‘The bargain bin for cheap vfm clothes’. From this street side shoping you can purchase the latest, designer brands, quality garments and the trendiest clothing lines in Mumbai.
There are around more than 150 shops which sell variety of denims, shirts, traditional dresses to colorful bangles and state-of-the-art gadgets, accessories, hats, footwear and trendy Jewelry for all age at cheap prices.
Opening time: Daily from morning until night.
Here you’ll find both stalls and brand name shops, but the striking contest here is the footpath shoping.
Opening time: Daily, 10 a.m. to10 p.m.
You can also visit Zaveri Bazaar the most popular jewelry market. Colaba Causeway, home to everything. Bhuleshwar Market, Great for good value shopping. The colourful Dadar Flower Market, Natraj Market, Malad Fish Market and some other famous and huge malls and showrooms of the city.
There are a number of bazars in Mumbai that are a real paradise for shops as well as for food and entertainment. If you are good in bargaining then Mumbai is the place for you.
It is true that a trip to Mumbai is incomplete without shoping.
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