Any excursion is never complete without shopping and the same holds true for Delhi too. It is just impossible to visit Delhi and stop yourself from getting tempted to shop, provided you have not already burnt hole in your pocket. Delhi city provides a range of product to buy. From handicrafts to clothes, art-crafts to paintings, shoes to embroidery items, statues to antiques; you name it and Delhi has it. The must buys items are antiques and mementoes. Clothes are very cheap in Delhi and you get a range of clothes from tunic to cotton. Embroidery items are readily available and are worth buying as gifts.
Where to shop? Delhi has got a platter of options right from Old
bustling bazaars to sprawling shopping malls. The old bazaars are a
great place to shop if you are a Jew at bargaining. Most of these
bazaars are located in the walled city area with a couple of them in New
Delhi too. The Sadar Bazaar is the most famous among them. This market
is famous for leather, commodity and ironware. Equally important is
Ballimaran that is famous for shoes and spectacles. Karol Bagh is the
last name in clothes and jewelry. There are large showrooms dedicated to
these items. Dariba Kalan is a great place to by statues and antiques.
Apart from these, in the New Delhi area you have Greater Kailash and
South Extension market to buy branded items. Apart from these you have
Lajpat Nagar market that has items mostly dedicated to women. Yaswant
Place is great for leather goods and Underground Palika market for DVD
and Video Games.
As far as shopping malls are concerned, there are many of them in New
Delhi and surrounding areas of NCR (National Capital Region). One of the
most famous shopping malls in Delhi is Ansal Plaza in South Extension.
The place has a good ambience and has stores dedicated to all the major
brands in India. Apart from this, you have Center stage Mall in
adjoining Noida and Pacific Mall at Ghaziabad that are very popular
among the inhabitants. These malls are the right place to shop for if
you are a naïve at bargaining. In case you are tired and don't want to go outdoors you can buy gifts online for your closed ones