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    ALL sorts of market stalls: Connaught Place - PALIKA BAZAAR underground

    by iris2002 Written Jun 27, 2007

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    This area is not really a shop but an underground market city... it's unreal and you can get lost easily but it is fun.

    Palika Bazaar is air-conditioned and lies below the inner circle of Connaught Place, New_Delhi. you can buy/haggle for a diverse range of items; but the market is dominated by electronic items and clothing.

    There are loads of entries to the underground shopping heaven... check out the website with the interactive map too ...

    Gates of Palika Bazaar :
    Gate no. 1: Main gate. Faces Connaught Place Central Park, with F Block on the right and Palika Underground Parking on the left. Staircase entry.

    Gate no. 2: Faces Palika Underground Parking. Handicap ramp entry.

    Gate no. 3: Not in use. Faces Palika Underground Parking. Closed to the public.

    Gate no. 4: Spiral staircase entry with two doors, one not in use. Door in use faces Parliament Street, Regal Building and Jeevan Bharti building.

    Gate no. 5: Spiral staircase entry with two doors. One door faces Janpath, N Block and Jeevan Bharti building, the other faces towards Palika Underground Parking.

    Gate no. 6: Staircase entry. Faces N Block and F Block.

    Gate no. 7: Handicap ramp entry. Faces F Block.

    What to buy: cheap 2GB cards for digital cameras (~ 15£)

    fabrics & jewellery (gems) as gifts

    NO videos or CD's (a friend warned me they are mostly chinese copies and do not work on our UK systems)

    What to pay: Haggle, haggle haggle .. it is fun and almost expected ... and... it's INIDA :)

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    EVERY SHOP...: SAROJINI NAGAR MARKET

    by NURIA35 Updated Apr 10, 2007

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    Sarojini Nagar Market is a must for fashion buffs. Before the latest couture design hits the boutiques, its cheaper version appears here en masse. It also offers heaps of surplus garments remaining from those exported abroad. There are no changing rooms because it is pretty much a long road with make shift shops on both sides. The prices are so unbelievably low that there are no regrets. You can put together an entire wardrobe for less than Rs. 1000. If you don't like the offered price, haggle, haggle and haggle some more. You'll get the best deals if you aren't afraid to walk away and go to the next shop.

    What to buy: I BOUGHT 3 SILK PIECES (5MTS EACH), ALL FOR 120$! THEY SELL BY REGULAR FARES, EQUAL PRICES TO EVERYONE. I FOUND PEOPLE VERY HONNEST, I ACTED INSTINCTIVELY... (SERIOSLY, I FOUND IT A BARGAIN PRICE!

    YOU CAN BUY SPECIALLY: SCARFS, CLOTH-BAGS, SHOES

    DO NOT GET LOST! IT'S A HUGE MARKET!

    Opening Hours 10a-9p Tu-Su

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    Connaught Place: Shopping

    by Willettsworld Written Apr 10, 2007

    Connaught Place is a great place to do some shopping with western chains such as Woodlands, Dockers, Levi's, Reebok and Nike being located here. There are also many other clothes and shoes shops for both sexes and also bookstores, jewellery and electrical shops (found in the underground Palika Bazaar). Its a rather confusing place to navigate around and you do end up going round in circles!

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    Chandni chowk

    by johnbradshawlayfield Written Mar 9, 2007

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    Chandni Chowk (Closed on Sundays)-- It was the eyes and ears of the Mughal's commercial instincts and is today one of the country's best known wholesale markets for textiles, electronic goods and watches. The entire area was designed by Jahanara Begum, Shah Jahan's favourite daughter and was then inhabited by the well-to-do families of that time. There is however a word of caution and that is; that there are several elements selling duplicate goods and the tourist needs to be careful about this.

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    all in a row: janpath

    by tranceperent Written Feb 2, 2007

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    there are loads of street stalls in this road. also check the tibet market across the road. good stuff if you are patient and carefully pick up stuff

    What to buy: antiques, shawls, clocks etc

    What to pay: bargain bargain bargain

    stalls of janpath
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    Paharganj: T-shirts, CD's, essential oils, ...

    by Mahieu Written Jan 5, 2007

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    This area is backpackers ground. On the Main Bazaar, there are a lot of budget hostels, cheap internet access, and lots of little shops selling you everything from Ganesh T-shirts to incense and essential oils. Nice to have a stroll, but nothing more. It’s close to New Delhi train station.

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    Central Cottage Industries Emporium: fixed prices

    by Mahieu Written Jan 5, 2007

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    Lots of rickshaw drivers receive commission when they bring you to tourist emporiums. But apparently not for this one, it took quite some convincing to take us here and not to any other emporium.
    Central Cottage Industries Emporium is a multilevel store, filled with Indian handicrafts like magnificent woodcarving, silverware, pottery, …. A great place for souvenirs. There are fixed prices, so it might be a bit more expensive than buying on the bazaars.

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    Karol Bagh Shopping area: Oldest Shopping area in Delhi

    by June.b Updated Oct 3, 2006

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    You'll find everything here at a cheaper price. This is one of the most popular places to shop around and get better bargains.

    Airconditioned shops and boutiques, or walk through the small alleys for a more exciting experience, checking out more traditional shops.

    You'll be doing a lot of walking and sweating and bargaining around this area, you'll find restaurants and fastfood too when hunger strikes.

    What to buy: Jewellry, textiles, clothes, shoes, sarees, mobile phones, furnitures, toys, and even spices.

    Karol Bagh shopping
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    Connaught Place: Heart of the City

    by walterwu Written Sep 15, 2006

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    Connaught Place has many colonial building forming encompassing a huge roundabout in the heart of New Delhi. There are many shops there selling fashion clothing, shoes, jewelleries. Branded names are there.

    Food chain like McDonald, Pizza Hut and many others are also there.

    It is open 7 days a week. On Sundays, about half the shops there are closed and the crowd is lesser. But most branded stores are open on Sunday.

    The are street bazaars and on the Sunday that I visited the place, it was packed with locals buying ridiculous cheap clothing that are laid out on the street.

    What to buy: Shoes, Clothing, Bags, Souvenirs, Books, etc.

    Connaught Place Shops / Colonial Buildings Street Bazaar Connaught Place -picture taken from metro entrance

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    Dilli Haat: Art & Craft of India

    by walterwu Updated Sep 15, 2006

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    Dilli Haat has many individual stalls within its compound selling art and craft items from most region of India. Also, available, are clothing, bags, jewellery and the place is similar to that of a flea market.

    Prices are fixed.

    Entrance Fee is required.

    What to buy: Anything that suit your fancy

    Dilli Haat
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    Where the locals shop

    by oisha Updated May 1, 2006

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    Lajpat Nagar is a "market" (shopping centre) where you will find Delhiites shopping for clothing and homewares. It particulary specialises in fabrics and haberdashery for which there is a crowded stall section. The rest of the market comprises small shops by the roadside or in the internal pedestrian area. Open 6 days a week, closed Mondays.

    What to buy: Every year I come here to buy bath towels, spectacles, cotton nighties, costume jewellery and pots'n'pans. If you need a scarf dyed a particular shade, they'll mix the colour and dye it while you wait.

    What to pay: Mostly fixed prices but you can always strike a bargain if you're buying several things from one shop.

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    Sari shopping

    by oisha Written May 1, 2006

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    Saris make beautiful gifts for friends back home, and in Delhi you can find the whole spectrum from cheap cotton to devine jewel-encrusted creations fit for royalty.

    Have a look at the fixed-price selection available in Cottage Emporium on Janpath or in the State Emporia on Baba Kharak Singh Marg, both within walking distance of Connaught Place. You should be able to find something attractive for Rs100-200, or pay around Rs1,000 for something beautiful. The emporia specialise in traditional and regional designs.

    If you want something really special, head to where Delhi brides shop - South Extension market, Greater Kailash or Karol Bagh. Even if you don't buy, the looking will be an experience. The shopkeepers are eager to display their wares and will pull out reams and reams of saris for your viewing pleasure. In these sari shops you can haggle the price down sometimes as much as 30%.

    Be aware that if you intend the sari to be worn, it will need a blouse and petticoat which often need to be purchased separately. Sometimes the blouse is sold with the sari, but as a piece of unstitched cloth that needs to be tailored for the wearer. There are shops which specialise in cloth for blouses and petticoats - you bring your sari and they match the shade you want exactly, then you take it away to be tailored.

    Also be aware that there is a standard size of sari cloth and this can be too short for women taller than about 5'8. Saris with embroidery or beads/sequins should dry-cleaned only.

    What to pay: From Rs 100 to Rs 1,00,000

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    Dilli Haat

    by adite Written Mar 28, 2006

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    Dilli Haat is a lovely place to visit when you're shopping for knick-knacks, souvenirs and gifts. What makes it special is the ambience of the place which is designed like a village bazaar with lots of little shops. You can also taste some of the different types of Indian cuisine from different regions of India.

    What to buy: You could pick up some beautiful Kashmiri shawls or handicraft items or handcrafted jewellery, pottery and a whole lot of lovely authentic Indian gifts for your friends and family.

    What to pay: The best part is that local artisans (who come from different parts of India) bring their wares and sell them at very reasonable rates.

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    Central Cottage Industries Emporium: Indian arts and crafts - all under one roof.

    by FruitLover Updated Dec 7, 2005

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    Spread over eight floors, this is one place that is a true representative of all the various kinds of Indian arts and crafts - all under one roof. There are rare antiques, fabrics, household linen, carpets, lamps, paintings, jewellery, handmade paper, furniture, and art objects in wood, brass, and copper. It is a fabulous place to buy exotic, authentic, traditional Indian products. And prices are fixed, so no haggling.

    Prices range: from Rs5(beggars) to hundreds thousands of US$(Lottery winners)

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    Delhi Photo Co.: Take care of your photography needs

    by Waxbag Written Nov 27, 2005

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    Delhi Photo is one of the best photo shops I have come across anywhere, including the USA. I took my 35 mm slides here to get processed and scanned and they did excellent work. They use new chemicals and process by hand. The scans were good quality as well. They completed the service in one quarter of the time and at half the price than photoshops in the States.

    What to buy: You can find film, batteries, and other extras here.

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