Mumbai is a shopper’s paradise, because from International brands to road-side stalls, this city has got variety in all of that. Mumbai is profusely dotted with markets and shops best fitting your budget. If you are looking for art-forms, clothes, footwear, books, electronics, accessories etc., there surely are markets for your needs. In our Shopping Destinations of Mumbai page, Indian Holiday will give you detailed information about the best markets of Mumbai.
Located in the heart of Mumbai, Colaba Market is recommended for shopaholics looking for trendy accessories, clothes, footwear and what not. It indeed has everything to offer in unbeatable prices. Also, when you feel tired you can head to Mumbai’s amazing cafes and restaurants like Leopold’s Café and Café Mondegar. The market also offers best of handicrafts, crystals, brass items, jewelry and incense.
Nestled amid old buildings and crowded streets is Mumbai’s Chor Bazaar. This popular market is 150 years old and has been named so because of its noisy ambience and British mispronounced Shor (noise) as Chor. Later, people started selling stolen goods here, making its name apt enough. This market is good for you if you are looking for antiques, vintage items and bronze items. It is open all days, except on Fridays. The timing of the bazaar is 11:00 am to 7:30 pm. On Fridays Juma Market is held here.
Linking Road Market has a youthful vibe, where the shops have the perfect theme matching their names. The shops have been grouped together according to the type of goods they sell. Indian traditional clothes, bags, belts, shoes, kid’s clothes, shoes etc are worth buying from this market. It is open all day, from 10 am to 10 pm.
This is an old-style market, inside a colonial building. There is a special section dedicated to pets and pets’ belongings. Its specialties are wholesale fruits and vegetables, flowers and food. The market is open every day from morning till midnight. On Sundays, this market is only open in morning.
Having hundreds of stalls packed with variety of trendy and fashionable stuffs, Fashion Street is one of the most happening markets of Mumbai. Many college students and teenagers prefer this market, mainly because of the western clothing offered here in abundance and that too in cheap prices. This market is open every day from dawn to dusk. It is a good option if you are searching for shoes, belts and clothes.