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Shopping in Mumbai


If you want to witness all the flavors of India under one common roof then the only place that you should be in is Mumbai. One of the most common shopping destinations in India, Mumbai is a shopper,s paradise. A place that offers something for all, Mumbai is home to some of the biggest malls in the country. Mumbai is also known for its street shopping culture. Shopping is said to be the most enjoyable thing in Mumbai. Mumbai is the biggest city in India in terms of area, currently ranked as one of the top five cities of the world Mumbai offers vast expanse of land where there are a number of modern shopping malls and street shopping facilities. Shopping in Mumbai takes you through the old and authentic Zaveri Market to the very upscale and modern supermarkets. Mumbai is the ideal destination for shoppers be it the brand aware or the cool and casual dresser.

Mumbai - Street Shopping

The city of paradoxes Mumbai apart from offering larger than life malls offers some of the best street shopping markets. Some of the most popular markets under this category include the Chor Bazaar, Zaveri Bazar, Buleshwar Whole Sale Flower Market, Mereweather Road, Crawford Market and Fashion Street. All these markets are reputed throughout the country and specialize in something or the other. The Chor Bazaar is famous for exquisite antiques and the Zaveri Market for glamorous junk jewellery. Buleshwar is known for its variety of fresh and refreshing flowers. Crawford market is the famous fruit market where you can find a classic range of some of the most uncommon fruits. Fashion Street is meant for the middle class brand conscious people. An ideal place, that offers everything under the sun be it clothes, shoes or accessories at absolutely cheap rates. This market is flooded by the surplus stocks or garments rejected by the quality control that are exported from the city. Mereweather Road, behind the Taj Mahal Hotel, is famous for its colorful range of carpet shops. The carpets in this market are said to be handmade with the purest of fabrics. Mohammad Ali Road in Bandra is famous for its perfumes, embroidery and Zari worked saris and Indian dresses.

Mumbai - Up-market Shopping

Mumbai boasts of some of the finest and largest malls in the Indian subcontinent. There are numerous up-market shopping malls like Phoenix Mall in Parel, Atria and Crossroads Mall in Worli and the world famous City Mall in Andheri. The suburbs in Mumbai also have a host of shopping malls which are huge in terms of area. Some of the reputed smalls in Mumbai suburbs are Nirmal lifestyle in Mulund, Inorbit and Hypercity in Malad. All these malls offer a most assorted collection of items ranging from groceries to apparels and food items to handicrafts and toys and electronics goods.