Apart from the scenic beauty of old monuments and the varied number of sumptuous street food, Delhi is extremely popular for an array of markets like Lajpat Nagar Market, Sarojini Nagar Market, Kamla Nagar Market, Karol Bagh Market, Palika Bazaar, Janpath etc . Undoubtedly, some of the best bargains and fashion is displayed making Delhi one of the leading cities in India to draw crowds that love street shopping. A discussion of street shopping in Delhi is indeed incomplete without the mentioning of Lajpat Nagar Market. The market is in close vicinity to the Lajpat Nagar Metro Station which makes it a convenient one-stop destination for shopaholics. A walk down the street of Lajpat Nagar market dispels all illusions of it not being at the top of the charts, be it shoes, belts to bags, clothes, jewelry or hair accessories. It also has several up market showrooms; however, it is a magical experience to shop down the street in the Lajpat Nagar Market.
The primary attraction of the market is the collection of clothes. Ranging from Indian clothes such as salwaar- kameez, dupattas, bed sheets, cushion covers etc. are all there along the streets of the market. The prices depend on the quality of the product, but make sure to bargain heavily so as to get a good deal from the market. There are various options to mx and match between the products, and variety that goes beyond one’s imagination.
However, this does not exclude the availability of western clothes, as there are various vendors with shirts, skirts, capris etc. with prices starting as low as Rs 100.The market also provides for an excellent collection of shoes, with the basic ones starting at Rs 100, and fancier ones ranging to Rs 500.
The central Market at Lajpat is also a market for a wide range of accessories. With a line of vendors selling jewelry such as necklaces, bangles, earrings etc., one can find something to match anything that is in mind. The accessories do not end at jewelry, since the market has a wide range of belts, ranging from brightly colored ones to woven jute ones, a range of handbags, wallets etc.
This range exists for the non- discerning street shopper. For those who wish for quality, and do not mind paying a slightly higher price range, there are shops such as Sabhyata, Shehnai, K.C Creations or Vastra, that have a wide range of a decent quality of clothes. For dupattas, Ghoonghat Dupatta offers for a wide range of varied kinds of dupattas.
The extensive shopping experience that is provided by the Lajpat Nagar market would most likely leave you hungry after the experience! This is simultaneously provided along the street as you shop, with succulent momos, and Delhi’s famous chats such as papdichaat, alootikki, golgappas etc. For those that do not want to risk street side food, there is a host of eateries, such as McDonalds, KFC or Bikenerwala Sweets to satisfy your palette! Further, this market is also a known junction for some of the best Dieticians, Dermatologists and Dentists. So next time you if would need any of these services along with some amazing shopping time, Lajpat Nagar Market is one perfect stop for you!