Delhi is many things – the capital, a multicultural hub, a destination with history and modernity side by side, but most importantly, Delhi is a shopper’s delight. With markets, shops and malls with everything your heart could desire, Delhi has it all. The best part? It’s all priced extremely competitively. No matter what you’re shopping for – a wedding, that perfect outfit for a date, watches, jewellery, accessories, luxury products or pocket friendly buys – you’ll find it all in Delhi.
So, if you’ve checked into a hotel in Delhi, and you’re looking to pick up accessories and knick-knacks for any occasion, at a fair price, then we’ve got you covered. Here’s a quick roundup of where you should head to find unique (and cheap) jewellery in Delhi!
Also known by locals as Shahganj or King’s Ganj, or the marketplace from the Mughal era, Pahar Ganj is famous for its wide variety of shops that offer goods to locals as well as visitors. There is a wide selection of wares for those on a budget, with jewellery shops offering countless necklaces, bangles, and myriad other accessories, in every color, shape and size you can imagine.
One of Delhi’s more famous shopping haunts, Sarojini Nagar is located in South West Delhi. No matter how old you may be, you’ll find something that catches your fancy at Sarojini. Aside from the fancy showrooms that house international and local brands, the real draw at Sarojini are the street shops. With glittery jewellery, old gems and antique pieces, you’re sure to uncover a treasure, and score a bargain while you’re at it!
Originally referred to as Queen’s Way, Janpath is situated on the Link Road between Connaught Place and Lodhi Road. Known for being one of the cheapest flea markets of Delhi, it’s the perfect place for those looking to find perfect products, for cheap. The market keeps adapting to the latest fads and fashion trends, so you’re never out of touch with what’s hip. Moreover, the shopkeepers here are helpful, and can take you through some stunning accessories, while offering a great deal.
One of Delhi’s oldest and busiest markets, Chandni Chowk is a Delhi icon, and remains one of India’s largest wholesale markets. There’s more than just jewellery here – when you’re in Chandni Chowk, you’re in the best place to pick up some textiles, metal goods and antiques, and if you’re really keen on getting something shiny, then pick up bags full of sparkling jewellery, without burning a hole in your pocket.
Dilli Haat is another popular place, and is an open air market and food hub, located right in front of INA Market. Operated in conjunction by the Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTDC) and the Ministry of Tourism and Textiles, it truly is something to experience when you’re in Delhi. Set up to resemble a village, you’ll find both traditional and modern pieces of jewellery, at prices that will leave you gaping.