This 17th-century market is situated around Fatehpuri Masjid was built by Fatehpuri Begum.
The name, Khari Baoli means salty step well used for bathing and for animals in the past .Since generations have passed every shop has some ancestry.It is Asia’s biggest spice market which allows you to choose from a variety of spices both local as well as exotic. There are shopkeepers who will proudly tell you about the origin of certain spices. Imported from across the nation spices like nuts, unrefined spices, grains, pink salt, black salt, pulses, rice, herbs, dry fruits and grains of diverse shapes and colors can be found.
One of the largest wholesale markets of Delhi is located at the western side of Khari Baoli market established as the small covered market now turned into an enormous trading center.Alongside the hefty wholesale market dealing retailers caters the need for smaller customer requirements.
Just like other old Delhi markets, they are extremely crowded is always alive and buzzing with brisk activity.
Sadar Bazaar market remains open from 11:30 AM to 6:00 PM on all days except on Sundays and can be reached through Chandni Chowk metro station.
Sadar Bazaar offers retail items such as toys, imitation jewelry and stationery products and many others that are retailed at lower prices that are offered at a higher price in any other shopping mall in Delhi. One should visit this market once during the diwali time to see the market in his full glory.
Chor market aka “Thieves’ Market”. Is near Red Fort .you can find very cheap electronic items, designer clothes and almost anything without any bain. Prices are extremely low but the product life isn’t guaranteed. You have to depend on verbal assurances and on your own judgment.
Near the Turkman gate, this market is great place to buy artificial or fashion jewelry plethora of colors and variety of jewelry makes it convenient market though prices are not that negotiable all goods are reasonably cheap
This is the most shining and shimmering lane you will visit. Kinari bazaar runs along Chandni Chowk and meets at Paranthe wali Gali.Here you will find things for decorations of suits, sarees etc. beautiful border,gota and pipings can be easily bought.Various tailors and designers can be found shopping for their masterpieces. For a casual traveler, it is looking at the hangings of laces, colorful borders that would sit on a Sari or dupatta, buttons, and patches.
The Nai sarak is the abode of books and magazine, you could find any conceivable book just name it and get it .It is within walking distance from chawri bazaar metro station. Nowadays this is the place where wholesale books are sold – mostly textbooks. Traders here are least interested in retail customers as they are looking for bulk buyers.
Once the neighborhood of Mirza Ghalib is now reasonably good leather market.As you reach out from the vicinity of Fathepuri masjid you can see shoe seller along the lane.They offer shoes, jacket, and any other leather goods very easily.
This market of old Delhi is heaven for gonna be brides.It is open all days through week can be reached easily with metro.you can find anything from fanciable lehengas to designer jewelry For budget shopper it is the best market of Old Delhi.Divided into the system of lanes where each lane offers different products food, jewellery, clothing. Don’t forget to bargain, visit paranthe wali Gali, eat from Karim’s, enjoy bhala papri and don’t miss the classic purani Delhi ki Chaat.
The Market near Jama Masjid is established since 18 century. It was used to be the center of rich Mughal culture and cuisine now occurs to be a wholesale market.Flooded with people market offer hardware shops, paper market (wallpapers, decorative paper, gift wrapping paper), office stationery. Apart from that, there are ample shops selling of brass and copper items. Chawri Bazaar is the hub for wedding card stores, with various designs matching to the needs of different communities of Delhi. However, the market is congested with traffic.
Often dubbed as the silver lane,near to Red Fort. It provides an array of silver jewelry, Idols, coins, utensils along the big and small shops of dariba kalan. The shops may also offer precious and semi-precious stones which are not only relatively cheaper but also bargainable.Always check the quality of silver before you buy and be aware of the crowded street.You can also pick from varieties of pearl strings.