Diwali is just two weeks away and we are already very excited to celebrate Diwali with great pomp and show this year. This year there is a different level of happiness and enthusiasm to celebrate the festival of lights and markets have already started amidst the hustle and bustle of people. Markets of Mumbai are witnessing a huge crowd of people already and the enthusiasm for shopping is at the next level currently.
The pandemic snatched away the happiness of celebrating Diwali, but this year as we are back to normal with god grace hence we cannot wait to welcome Goddess Laxmi with a smiling face and a heart filled with gratitude.
In a city like Mumbai, Diwali carries great importance, being the financial capital of India city was majorly hit by covid and hence the festival of light wasn’t filled with lights in the past two years. But this year Mumbaikars are ready and can’t wait to eat, celebrate and pray for a good life!
The markets of Mumbai are filled with people shopping for various things this Diwali starting from home decor, new gadgets, automobiles, electronic devices, clothes and so much more.
This post is going to be all about the different markets of Mumbai from where you can shop for Diwali this year and make the festival a big grand celebration.
Here is the list of the top 6 markets of Mumbai to shop from this Diwali
Crawford Market aka Mahatma Jyotiba Phule market is a wholesome place to buy almost everything. You name your requirement and you will find it here, there are different lanes of market itching selling different items. Each lane has different things like purses, footwear, jewellery, clothes, stationary, home decor, food and chocolate, perfumes and makeup, and fruits and vegetables. Why roam anywhere if you can do everything at one stop, it is a 150 years old existing market and is easily accessible. Do not forget to wear comfortable footwear while visiting this market, as you have to walk a lot while exploring it.
Location: Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CST)
Bhuleshwar aka Mangaldas market is among such markets of Mumbai where you will find lots and lots of imitation jewellery and decorative materials for clothes and houses. Not only this market is also famous for dress materials and it is a hub of tailoring in the city. If you are looking for a place to stitch your clothes then there could not be an any better place than Bhuleshwar market as you get everything at a minimal price which can make your pocket happy.
Location: Bhuleshwar road, Marine Lines
There could be any other best markets of Mumbai other than Hindmata to shop from this Diwali. It is a cloth market where you can find authentic traditional wear for the festive occasion. From Lehenga, sarees and sherwanis, everything available here is at a cheap price. It is a wholesale as well as a retail market and hence you get the opportunity to choose from a variety of options available here.
Location: Hindmata Market
Heera Panna Shopping Centre
Looking for an iPhone 14, or a new smartwatch, then the best markets in Mumbai is Heera Panna Market. This is a hub of electronic devices, especially in terms of mobile phones, smartwatches and earphones. The best thing about this market is that you will find the latest models of phones and watches at much lower prices as compared to other shops or electronic shopping centres. Other than this, the market also deals with second-hand products, you will find various gadgets, second-hand or third-hand models at this place.
Location: Haji Ali
Do not go by the name of the market, as this market is filled with the brightness of lights. You will have lots of Diwali lanterns, chandeliers, and lamps of different sizes, shapes and varieties. Lohar Chawl is one such market in Mumbai where you can see different lighting at wholesale prices. You need to have good bargaining skills to save yourself from the high-pricing techniques of shopkeepers.
The name of this market in Mumbai is enough to understand what you will find here. Situated in CST this market is filled with gold jewellery, 65% of all the gold trading in the country takes place at Zaveri Bazar. You will also witness premium jewellery stores here such as Tribhuhavandas Bhimji Zaveri (TBZ), Dawrkadas Chandumal, UTZ and others. Planning to buy gold jewellery this Diwali then do visit Zaveri Bazar.
Get ready and head out to shop for Diwali. Also do consider visiting these markets, as all these stops can help you to tick off all your shopping bucket list in the festival of lights.
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