Visiting Mumbai and not going for shopping is not possible in any way. Entire Mumbai provides you a wide scope for shopping. Mumbai is well-known for international fashion brands and labels as well as local markets, the variety of boutiques and big malls selling everything. Mumbai malls have good food courts and entertainment zones along with shopping stores.
The markets situated at suburbs sells the things at half the price but only if you are good at bargaining tactics and a little bit of research. Grab Delicate Brass Work, Latest Outfits, Unique Furniture, Exquisite Paintings, Home Furnishings and many other decorative and exclusive things from famous Mumbai markets. Thus, Mumbai is considered as shopper's paradise
Be it Colaba Causeway, Fashion Street, Chor Bazaar or Shor Bazaar and Linking Road, all are well-known markets of Mumbai to get every necessary thing to live. If shopping on the Mumbai streets does not quench your shopping thirst, visit colossal malls of Mumbai. Explore the best retail textile places at the colossal shopping malls that will definitely satisfy your all shopping desires. Purchase latest books, electronics, latest outfits, eco-friendly products and much more. Below is a list of Local Street Shopping in Mumbai where you can grab the best shopping experience at the least cost.
Bandra is an indeed shopping hub. Linking Road in Bandra is the most prominent street shopping experience. Find here whatever you want to, that range from latest clothes, shoes, accessories, toys, electronic and what not! Linking Road has it all. However, bargaining is the first rule and do it rightly. Be assured to find the trending fashion prices at Linking Road asking at two-three stalls.
'Colaba Causeway' is a local market situated in Colaba area where you can get everything. Shopping at Colaba Causeway is literally visiting a huge carnival next to you. Colaba Causeway has all the things you name. Books, Handicrafts, Clothes, Jewellery, Shoes, Decorative items and such unique artefacts one can find here.
Originally known as 'Shor Bazaar' (noisy market), the 'Chor Bazaar' is one of the oldest markets in Mumbai which is situated in Mutton Street of South Mumbai. In terms of shopping, it is known as the city’s pride. This ‘Thieve Market’ or ‘Chor Bazaar’ has a history of more than 150 years.
If you are looking for traditional or modern objects, jewellery, handicrafts, brass items and leather items, then ‘Chor Bazaar’ is the best option for you.
Zaveri Bazaar is the main shopping stop for jewellery lovers. Those who are fond of antique jewellery and modern designs, must not miss ‘Zaveri Bazaar’. It is one of the most popular and old markets in the Mumbai city. This place is important for B2B and B2C merchandizing where you will see thousands of precious jewellery shops.
Bandra gets its second shopper’s delight place at Hill Road. You will see it very lively and bustle with hawkers and footpath shops selling stuff. You can find the latest outfits, exquisite paintings, unique furniture, home furnishings, delicate brass work and so much more.
Crawford Market is an old-style market situated in an ancient historic building. The building is from the colonial times. Crawford market gives people the local shopping flavour. The place has its speciality in wholesale selling of spices, fruits and vegetables. Also one can find a separate section for pets of different sizes and different breeds. Household things, one can get at very reasonable price. In short, this place is the perfect destination to get any item from vegetables to poultry, antiques to modern accessories.
The name says what it is! Yes, the street for all fashion. Fashion Street is among the famous shopping destinations of not only Mumbai but shoppers come from different parts of India. An entire roadside street is dedicated to ante of fashion. There are more than 175 stalls on the street selling clothes, accessories, shoes, and other fashion items at cheap prices. Most of the visitors are teenagers and college going students. You will find varieties more than any shopping mall and fashion stores.
Wednesday market is situated in Mahim area of Mumbai. Every Wednesday, it turns into a shopping heaven for shopaholics. Like other markets, it sells everything you ask for at very affordable prices. Hawkers line up here every Wednesday and get you in dealing with great stuff.
Hindmata Market is situated in Dadar where there are various shops that sell gorgeous dress materials and readymade wear. A market has every Indian clothing delight for every occasion. Name it Sarees, Salwar Kameez, Dress Material, Readymade Dress and Sherwanis. The varieties will leave you in awe.
Lamington Road, (officially known as Dr. Dadasaheb Bhadkamkar Marg) was named after Lord Lamington who was the Governor of Bombay (now Mumbai) between 1903 and 1907. It is also called as the "IT hub of Mumbai". Lamington road is a famous market for any requirements in the electronic sector. The road market has hordes of shops that sell all electronic items at relatively lesser costs.
With these shopping places, you can definitely not being tired with Mumbai anytime. However, you have to rummage through the places but the ultimate experience is worth the rummaging.