Among one of the more delightful experiences that you will have in Delhi is the wonderful opportunity of shopping. No wonder Delhi is called a shoppers paradise. Everything that you desire to buy or ever thought about buying is available in Delhi. Be it some international brand or a simple handicraft of some remote village, in Delhi you will find everything. Today Delhi offers a staggering variety in terms of commodities. Delhi has been for long and important trading center of northern India and today it is one of the favorite places of the upwardly mobile class to buy sophisticated items. Shopping in Delhi is a pleasure that you can hardly afford to miss.
Delhi is a favorite destination for tourists among the commodities that tourists shop in Delhi are items like carpets, silk, jewellery, leather, silver ware, handicrafts and hand printed cotton clothes. The items have a wide price range so that it is affordable to everybody. If you want to go for the quality, you can be rest assured that you will find the best of the items here. Delhi has quite a few market places and there is obviously no doubt about the fact that each market has an ambience of its own. Be it the Haus Khas or the Connaught Place or the Chandni Chowk, all the market places have an air that is different from each other.
It is Chandni Chowk that almost always steals the show. Along the meandering lanes and by-lanes of the Chandni Chowk you will find a plethora of items that are extremely beautiful and characteristically Indian. If you want to buy some silver ware, just hop to Dariba. At Khari Baoli you will find the spice market where almost all type of spices are available to spice up your food. The bazaars offer a glimpse of the Delhi of yore. Near Jama Masjid, there are some fine antique shops and you will surely fined something special that you were after for a long time.
At the Connaught place you will have the pleasure of buying some Tibetan jewellery and ritual objects. Fine embroideries of Gujarat and Rajasthan as well as ready-made garments can be found here. Tourists who love antiques and jewellery, must visit the Sundernagar Market. Here you will find silver jewellery from Ladakh. Crafts Museum shop at the Pragati Maidan too is a huge attraction.
Shopping in Delhi is an experience of a lifetime. You will shop just for the fun of it. The marketplaces throb with life and spirit. People simply cannot stop buying simply because there is hardly any place that is as lively as the places like Chandni Chowk.