Best Places to Shop on your Mumbai Trip

Best Places to Shop on your Mumbai Trip

The commercial capital of India and hub of the Hindi film industry, Mumbai is also home to some of India’s most iconic and famous markets. The local markets here offer a wide range of cheap yet trending stuff. It is a must-visit for those who love to indulge in retail therapy. If you are one, then grab your flight and hotel room booking online  and come over to quench your thirst for shopping.

  1. Colaba Causeway Market

Colaba Causeway is a scattered array of stalls selling everything from attractive bags, embroidered shawls and household items to slogan T-, vibrant clothing and funky accessories, which all seem to be never ending. A paradise for the shopaholics, the market is decked up with stalls selling a plethora of treasures. Almost anything and everything can be found here at bargain prices. Do not agree to the first three prices the seller offers and keep bargaining to crack the best deal. It is a great place to collect souvenirs of your Mumbai trip. 

  1. Chor Bazaar

Crowded streets and buildings make up the premise of Chor Bazaar. This market dates back 150 years and is famously known as the “Thieves Market.” But not everything here is stolen. Originally called the Shor Bazaar or “noisy market” by the British, several fancy goods can be found here at unbelievably low prices. This is a must-visit place in the city if you like purchasing vintage items, such as lamps, old devices and antiques. If you do not wish to shop, you can visit here to enjoy the beauty of antique items. This is surely among the cheapest markets in Mumbai.

  1. Crawford Market

Famously called the Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Mandai, Crawford Market is a very crowded place to shop in Mumbai. Known for its wholesale supplies of fresh fruits and vegetables, it has numerous stalls selling party props, toys and amazing figurines of dolls for the little ones. You can also find artists making henna handprints on the side lanes of the market. Oozing out ancient charm, the old-style market displays simplicity to the best. 

  1. Mangaldas and Mulji Jetha Market

This market is known for selling clothing of all kinds and colors. If you wish to purchase an un-stitched garment to design customized Indian outfits, Mangaldas Market and Mulji Jetha Market proves to be the best option for you. This sprawling wholesale market is among the largest textile markets in Asia. Rows and rows of stalls are decked up here to the brim, offering a wide range of fabrics. If your wedding is close, you can head to this bustling market and shop for your wedding attire and other items for the occasion. The products sold here are all under budget and can be easily purchased at bargain able prices. So, do not wait anymore and head to this market to grab some souvenirs.

  1. C.P. Tank

A bit further from Crawford Market lies the C.P. Tank market or Cawasji Patel Tank. Famous for its unique bangle collection, the market has a huge variety of bangles to match with your sarees or any other traditional or western wear. You can find a number of shops here selling bangles made of plastic, glass, brass, iron, copper, and alloy made from the process of casting. The high-quality bracelets are globally exported and are available at reasonable prices. Ensure to carry your dress along to get a perfect match of these bangles.

  1. Kala Ghoda Pavement Gallery

The leafy pavement of the Jehangir Art Gallery in Mumbai makes up for the Kala Ghoda Pavement Gallery. Dotted with promising artwork of young artists, the place showcases jaw-dropping artwork, which can be purchased at good prices. The best bet for art enthusiasts, this pavement let you shop for the artistic works of these local artists at affordable prices. The best thing about grabbing stuff from this place is that you get to interact with the artists themselves and learn more about their art stories and techniques or them in action.

These markets in Mumbai are a major shopping hub in the city and serve as a haven for shoppers. Shopaholics can also check Linking Road, Fashion Street, Zaveri Bazaar, Flora Fountain Book Street and Dadar Flower Market to shop for some more items.

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