Mumbai the capital city of Maharashtra, is the most famous and known metropolitan city of India. The city is known for its worldwide famous Bollywood, night life, education systems, shopping etc. The city can be compared to Manhattan in reference to development, economy and accelerating culture. It is the new modern budding India, in one small city.
The city is the most populous city of the country and the second most populous country in world. The markets of Mumbai are a sheer paradise to the shopaholics. From all the emerging brands to foreign brands you name it and Mumbai has it.
Mumbai has some huge popular malls and some street markets, some ultra branded stores to some really exclusive and cheap local stalls in the city. If you know the right takes on bargaining the local stalls should be your aim, they offer the best of products with some really unbelievable prices and high range of varieties.
This article involves information about the shopping spots of the city. The major malls and locals markets of the city which warmly welcomes the shoppers and let them get engage with their shopping spree. Below are some famous malls in the city which are huge, famous and are famous spot of the shoppers.
High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel -Initially the place was dedicated to the textile mills, later on the buildings were re-built into this mall. The mall has both national and International stores. It offers you a huge range of stores; the shopaholics can engage themselves into a shopping spree and would love the place. It has an arcade zone for the kids also a food court to reenergize the tired shoppers. Add ons like sports bar, gaming arcade are some huge attractions which draws public to the mall
Inorbit mall, Outer suburbs malad(W)– It is among the largest malls of South east Asia, the only drawback is the location of the mall which lies in the suburbs away from the central city. Its ground floor is majorly filled with British departmental stores and you can spot the major leading designer stores I the mall. Australian cookie store is another huge attraction of the mall. The top floor of the mall is totally dedicated to food and entertainment zone.
Oberoi Shopping Centre, Oberoi Garden Western Express Highway, Goregaon (E)–Built in the year 2008, with an area of 500,000 sq.ft. The place is totally devoted to the theme Entertainment, shopping and dining. The mall has a central atrium which lists all the shops in the mall premises hence helping a shopper, and giving an overview of the mall.
Also Mumbai is loaded with local markets, which offer great range of apparels, antiques, accessories etc at a very reasonable rate. Some famous local markets of the city are listed below;
Chor Bazaar, lies on Mutton Street opposite to Shafi Masjid– This is the most famous markets of the city. The city has collection of beautiful antiques which are a huge style statement which refines our living rooms. The market has a huge collection of antiques, vintage assortments like old ship parts, grandfather clocks, gramophones, old English tea sets to crystal chandeliers. The market is in chaos all time and is always bubbling with huge number of shoppers. Shoppers should keep in mind, the market is closed on Fridays!
Colaba Causeway; Colaba and Flora Fountain are also known as Hutatama Chowk. The market is full with all kinds of stores from shoes to bags, ethnic art crafts, antiques, paintings etc. The market is best visited in evening hours when the heat is less and evening the, market start gaining the liveliness.
Zaveri bazaar located in Bhuleshwar in South Mumbai– The place is known for its special ornament, and glitters with the shine of the gold and silver jewelry. The market is known all over the worlds as the jewelry market of the city. The market headquarters is TBZ shop, one of the biggest retailers of jewelry. Zaveri bazar shares the maximum portion of exporting the jewelry and gems.
Fashion Street:-Located on Mahatma Gandhi road, Mumbai all readymade garment directly lads up into fashion street, hence the name suits the place, all the fashionists pace around the market, haggling with the shopkeepers, the products should be asked for half of their price! The place is a hub among the college goers, who mark their fashion statement from the Fashion Street.
Bandra local market:- The most posh area of the city. Most of the celebs and the elite citizens of the city reside in this place. The bandra local market is a feast for a shopper, trendy clothes, charming accessories, beautiful apparels at some really discounted price, is the highlighting feature of the market. The market savors the taste of every shopper from kids to adults, Bandra market is the best place to shop for that haute couture trendy look.
Dadar local market is a small are with a railway station. The Dadar Local market is famous for its bargained stuff. From anything to everything this markets offers all the stuff one needs at some real reasonable prices.