Shopping in a roadside market, Mumbai
What can be more exciting then shopping in the city itself which defines the fashion-statement of entire country? The myriad options of shopping in Mumbai is sure to give you a definite shock to your wallet. But, don't worry as every buy you make in Mumbai will be as precious as sweet memories.
Ethnic and Antique
The first good that comes to mind about Mumbai shopping is its dazzling gold and diamomd jewellery. Zaveri Bazaar located at South Mumbai holds hundreds of jewelery shops and its said that the dust on the shop pavements have mixed with gold dunes. A major portion of India's exported jewellery hail from the sweatshops of Zaveri Bazaar. Tourists coming to Mumbai make it a point to visit this unique place at least for once. Chor Bazaar is another destination, located in the heart of south-central Mumbai which surmounts in antique furnitures and stunning replicas. If you want some beaded belts, silk scarves or beaded baubles and that also in cheap rates then Colaba Causeway is the right destination for you and you will find there foreign tourists relishing over the price.
Let's Meet the Fashion Statement
If it is fashionable and trendy clothes that you are looking for then it is the Fashion Street that will allure you the most. It has at least 130 to 140 shops lined on the both sided of the street and you will be amazed to find the latest fashion in the cheapest possible price. This is also favourite market zone for the Bollyywood celebrities and you never know, you may bump into one of them! Linking Road is one such market area for the people of Mumbai suburbs famous for offering latest design and trendy ready made garments.
Gandhi market near Matunga Station is the destination of thousands of people who are perfectionist in selecting the colour and about the fitting of a particular dress. Famed for variety of fabrics and endless number of tailors, Gandhi market is a wonderfunasik/l place to shop.
Books and Books all Around
For the book worms around, Churchgate and Flora fountain area are the bibliophile's paradise. Number of book stalls spread around the pavements of the neo-Gothic architecture make book shopping even more enjoyable. The collection of rare second-hand books are the major targets of all book lovers coming here.