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Amazing Bazaars - a Tour of Mumbai's Hottest Shopping Spots

Mumbai is a maze of fabulous bazaars offering a myriad of shopping opportunities
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 3 miles
Duration: Half day

Overview :  Packed with street markets and narrow alley bazaars, marvelous Mumbai is a wonderland of exciting shopping opportunities. Here you'll ... more »

Tips:  Mumbai's crowded bazaars are a lot of fun, but they are also the favourite stomping ground of countless pickpockets so be street aware... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Shahid Bhagat Singh Marg

Better known as Colaba Causeway, this lively shop-studded street just a short stroll away from The Gateway of India is the place to buy your souvenirs.

Whether it's tacky trinkets, ethnic jewellery, intriguing antiques or "I Love Mumbai" t-shirts, you'll find them here.

Don't be scared to bargain hard - and watch out for the... More

Named for municipal commissioner Arthur Crawford, Mumbai's most famous market - officially known as Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Market - is a hodgepodge of stands housed in and around a majestic 19th century edifice cut from beige-coloured Kurla stone, and covering an area of more than 22,000 square meters.

Step inside this sprawling bazaar and... More

Famed for its stands selling vintage trinkets and antique oddities, Chor, or Thieves, Bazaar is a flea market wonderland of bizarre shopping moments and genuine antique-buying opportunities.

Said to be the place where "you can buy back anything that has been stolen from you," these days Chor is the place to pick up vintage Bollywood... More

4. Bhuleshwar Market

Home to nearly 100 temples, the Bhuleshwar district also has one of Mumbai's most colourful markets.

Great for good value shopping, you'll find stalls heaped with flashy-but-fake Indian jewellery and shops selling colourful saris, and other traditional clothing.

If you're seeking beautiful gold and silver jewelry, head for the Zaveri Bazaar, a ... More