Shopping is something which nearly half the population loves to do. Well, it might even be a hobby for some people! Over the years, the shopping industry has taken massive turns and brands and companies would go to any extent to have their product marketed and sold.
People nowadays do look for better quality and don't even mind paying a little extra for it. However, there are some places where people sell clothes and things of the same brand, but at a much lesser and reasonable price.
Mumbai is known for many things, from the big film city to its mouth-watering street food. Although there are various malls offering a variety of products on a large scale, there is a balanced proportion of the crowd who still like street shopping and find it way cheaper and reliable, exceptions being taken care of.
If you are a “street shopper” and are looking for some amazing things to buy in the Mumbai bazaar and Mumbai market, here is a list of a few places which will not fail to provide you with your needs. Way to go for Mumbai shopping!
1. Fashion Street
Offering an array of about 150 shops and more, Fashion street is one of the favourite shopping hubs for the people of Mumbai, especially students. It offers some of the trendiest clothes and accessories at jaw-dropping bargains. It is located near CST (Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus). It is also a popular tourist destination in Mumbai. The price of items available in this Mumbai bazaar starts from 100 rupees.
This Mumbai bazaar is one of the largest flea markets in Mumbai. Chor bazaar is one of the tourist attractions in Mumbai. Chor bazaar implies that if you lose anything in Mumbai, you can buy it back from there. It is located near Bhendi bazaar in Grant road. It is known for fashion, furniture, gadgets, books, etc. for cut-off prices. The prices are very reasonable.
3. Colaba Causeway
Mumbai shopping is incomplete without having visited Colaba causeway. Shopping cheap range items is the first reason why Colaba Causeway is famous, the second being food! From clothes to fashionable boutiques, this lane is a must-visit for every person visiting Mumbai for the first time. The best part is the bargaining. The prices are pretty decent. It is located at Navy Nagar, Colaba.
4. Crawford Market
This Mumbai market is one of South Mumbai’s most famous markets and is famous for almost everything, from clothes to accessories to kitchen needs. The place itself is known as the Crawford market.
5. Manish Market
It is a well-known marketplace in Mumbai for wholesale bulk clothing. One can look out for fancy and casual dresses while exploring this Mumbai bazaar. It is located at Senapati Bapat Marg, Dadar.
6. Zaveri Bazaar
Zaveri bazaar is a jewellery market and mostly has Indian-style jewellery which can be gaudy and over the top as compared to the fashion of many other regions of the world. This Mumbai bazaar is located at Kalbadevi.
7. Mangaldas and Mulji Jetha Market
This Mumbai market is Asia’s largest textile market. It has a huge collection of fabrics and prints from across the country and is solely for wholesale buying only. It is located at Kalbadevi.
8. Heera Panna Market
This Mumbai market is located at Haji Ali. It is a simple mall with compact shops selling up-to-date clothes, electronics, watches, accessories and much more at reasonable prices. One must definitely visit this market for a different experience.
9. Lokhandwala Market
It is a flea and street market located at Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri. There is a wide range of designer shops and outlets selling clothing, artefacts, handlooms and shoes. This is one such street shopping tourists must add to their list.
10. Hill Road
Hill Road is located at Bandra and offers an exciting collection of men and women apparel at cheap rates. It is an arterial road and is a very popular place for shopping, from denim, shirts to Indian wear, this place has got it all. It is the best kind of street shopping you might end up with.
11. Linking Road
Linking road is the third-largest shopping district in India in terms of revenues and footfalls. It extends from Bandra talkies to Santacruz west. It is a vibrant place and offers cheap clothes, shoes, accessories, Indian wear, everyday wear and whatnot. It is personally suggested as a must-visit place for one to shop. Your Mumbai shopping is just not complete without having visited this place.
12. Hindmata Cloth Market
This Mumbai market has a great collection of cloth materials. It ranges from all kinds of budget. It is known for its extensive variety of Indian traditional clothes like sarees, lehengas, sherwanis, etc. It is located in Dadar East.
13. C.P. Tank
C.P. Tank in Bhuleshwar offers a different kind of feel to street shopping. One might get almost anything, they would like to buy, from there. From clothes to seasonal accessories too, it is a great place to shop at. The prices here are pretty reasonable.
14. Kala Ghoda Art Plaza Pavement Gallery
Also known as Jehangir art gallery, this place is an entire pavement full of artwork, caricatures, etc. It is known for its famous artwork by various artists and is a must-visit place. It is located at Kala Ghoda, Fort.
15. Book Street
Also known as “A reader’s paradise”, the Book Street is near Flora Fountain. It has bookstalls not in stacks but almost like walls of books. It has all genre books from fiction to non-fiction to poetry to original and second-hand copies of books. One can find books as per their choice and preference.
16. Dadar Flower Market
Are you thinking of buying vibrant flowers in Mumbai Bazaar? Well, the Dadar flower market is just the place. It is a fresh-flower market featuring early-morning auctions and a colourful variety of blooms. It is located at Senapati Bapat Marg, Dadar-west. It is the biggest wholesale flower market in Mumbai.
This brings us to the end of our compilation of some of the best street shopping one could do in the Mumbai market and Mumbai bazars. Yes of course Mumbai shopping is so much more in comparison to other markets in India, and it is simply not possible to get enough of it.
But here we are and one could always shop as per their wish and will. However, do let us know your thoughts on this and for more such interesting articles, stay tuned with Feeding Trends!
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