Bombay, the perfect city for shopping

It is the gateway to India and one of the places with the most colorful that exists on the face of the Earth. And, furthermore, it is the shopping paradiseSo if you like to rummage through old flea markets to find hidden treasures at a bargain, Bombay is your city.

In its streets you will find picturesque bazaars and markets full of flavor that will abduct you for hours. However, certain precautions should be taken. To start, keep enthusiasm at bay and don't trust yourself too much. Analyze, not only the price, but also the quality and appearance of what you are going to buy. Y haggle: It is what they expect from you and it is not frowned upon.

A magical universe

In addition to all the things to see in Bombay, spending time shopping is a way to get to know the city. You can start by visiting Colaba Causeway, where you will find precious fabrics, kaftans, leather sandals, jewelry, etc. You can buy handicraft products to take everyone as a souvenir, at good prices. You will also find precious and inexpensive fabrics.

If you want to discuss the price to infinity, you will have to go to markets like the Chor Bazar, the “thieves' bazaar”, where you will find antiques and pieces for the house, and where haggling is a custom. In the Crawford Market they have everything from typical foods to fabrics and decorative objects. And, if you want to buy silver and other precious metals, be sure to visit the Zaveri Bazaar. In fact, one of the characteristics of these Indian markets is that they are organized by products, or by unions. So you will find the Silk bazaar, the Jewelers' bazaar, the Perfume bazaar, etc.

Finally, a secret: there is a huge market that sums up the essence of the city of Bombay like no other. Its about Sabyasachi Market and it is possible to find almost anything: food, fabrics, jewelry, decorations ... Visiting it will be quite an experience.

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