10 Best Night Markets In New Delhi, India

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Heyleena
Heyleena
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Delhi, the buzzing Indian metropolitan city offers avid travelers, backpackers, and tourists the authentic Indian experience. Visiting this place will surely ignite all your senses from sight to smell, and particularly, taste. Opting to stroll along the Old Delhi night market places will undeniably present you to a vast collection of beautiful local products along with the bustling night market activities. Visiting the markets will allow you to get to know the locals. You will get the chance to taste spicy, tangy, sweet, and sour street foods while shopping. From the weekly markets to the backpackers’ market hub, Paharganj, there is always something for everyone. Below, find our list of best night markets in New Delhi, India.

1. Khan Market

Middle lane, Khan Market, New Delhi
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You can’t miss visiting the renowned Khan Market while in Delhi. This diverse market is located in the affluent area of the metropolitan city in close proximity to the India Gate and Lodhi Gardens. Despite being one of the most expensive markets in the region, Khan Market has widely attracted foreigners and also discerning local shopaholics. You can shop, stroll, eat, and drink while visiting this place. Find an eclectic range of handicrafts, artworks, jewelry, especially with precious stones, and quirky and ethnic clothing. There are numerous shops with beauty care products including Ayurvedic. Other interesting stops include book stores, fruit markets, home decor shops, cafes, and restaurants.

Khan Market

Address: 61A, Khan Market, Rabindra Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110003, India

Opening hours: 10am - 12am (daily)

2. Mangal Bazar

Rickshaw ride through bazaar, Delhi
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Get into the bustling Delhi vibe at the Mangal Bazar located famously at Laxmi Nagar. Experience the jam-packed and diverse market where you will likely awaken your senses as you make your way through the streets. Here, you will find ethnic clothing stores, a myriad of junk jewelry, footwear, and food stalls, including restaurants. The market gets pretty crowded during the eve of festive seasons like Diwali. There are several transport facilities such as the metro or rickshaw to get to Laxmi Nagar.

Mangal Bazar

Address: Block F, Laxmi Nagar, Delhi, 110092, India

Opening hours: 10am - 9pm (daily)

3. Buddh Bazar Mandawali

Indian street food mix
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The Wednesday market is situated on the eastern side of Delhi. If you are just around the corner then do not miss visiting this side of the metropolitan city as you might encounter some wonderful surprises. You will likely stumble into numerous shopping stores selling ethnic clothing, handbags, boho accessories, and footwear at an affordable price. Titillate your taste buds while visiting food outlets selling spicy Indian specialties of the East Delhi.

Buddh Bazar Mandawali

Address: New, Saraswati Gali, Vinod Nagar North, New Delhi, Delhi 110092, India

Opening hours: Wed: 3pm - 11pm (closed Thurs - Tues)

4. Indian National Army Market

Spices in an Indian market
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The Indian National Army market or INA is a food market located in Delhi just across the street leading to Dilli Haat. Expect to find fresh and organic vegetables, fruits, spices, meat, seafood, and wine. Most of the local chefs come to this market to purchase their ingredients at a cheap price. No wonder this market has attracted hordes of travelers.

Indian National Army Market

Address: 110023, Aviation Colony, INA Colony, New Delhi, Delhi 110023, India

Opening hours: 11am - 9pm (daily)

5. Delhi Night Market

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Experience the vibrant and luminous Delhi Night Market while visiting India. Ranging from traditional clothing to Indian decor, and quirky restaurants and cafes, this market offers visitors a wonderful evening shopping experience smack in the middle of the buzzing Delhi city. Tease your taste buds by relishing sweet-savory or tangy local dishes while strolling in the evening. You might find occasional fun events such as the “Beer Olympics” held at the market.

Delhi Night Market

Address: Dwarka, Delhi, India 110075

Opening hours: 3pm - 11pm (daily)

6. Weekly Market

RK Puram Sunday Market : Vegetable Man
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There is always something going on in this commercialized city and the weekly market is always attracting hordes of avid travelers, and shopaholics. The weekly market offers buyers lots of opportunities to buy a smorgasbord of fresh local products such as vegetables, fruits, and seafood at an affordable price. Each day of the week has a dedicated market. Notably, Sunday to Monday markets sell a plethora of items including jewelry, clothes, groceries, spices, and electronic goods. Some of the markets are located at the Vijay Nagar, Rajendra Nagar, Vikaspuri and Karol Bagh.

7. Night Swag Market Delhi

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For family fun time in the buzzing market, head to the heart of Delhi NCR area where there are occasional events happening while you shop around. Find an eclectic range of foodstuff, clothing, jewelry, home decor, footwear, trendy and vibrant bags–all at an affordable price! Be entertained by live shows or singing contests, please your taste buds with the street food, and buy yourself some amazing stuff.

Night Swag Market Delhi

Address: The Great India Place Plot No A-2, Sector 38-A, Entertainment City, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301

8. Janpath Market

Janpath Market
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If you’re in search of quality and affordable products then Janpath Market is your best bet. The market specializes primarily in quality clothing items, including fine cotton shirts, designer’s clothes, artisanal shawls, gorgeous bedsheets, and Indian wears. You can also find a ranking list of silver and gold jewelry. As you shop and stroll the market you will eventually find street food to get a taste of the local cuisine.

Janpath Market

Address: Janpath Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi 11001, India

Opening hours: 11am - 8pm (daily)

9. Paharganj Night Market

Main Bazar in Paharganj
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A backpacker’s haven, the Paharganj Night Market is located in close proximity to the New Delhi Railway Station, where travelers will likely find transport facilities heading to iconic attractions such as Goa and Varanasi. Here, you will end up finding an eclectic range of local products like colorful Indian sarongs, scarves, bongs, jewelry, loosely-fitted pants, books, and quirky bags. Most of the items are very affordable. There are also cafes, restaurants, and hostels nearby–very convenient for backpackers.

Paharganj Night Market

Address: Main Bazaar, Near New Delhi Railway Station, Delhi 110055

Opening hours: 11am - 9pm (daily)

10. Dilli Haat

Dilli Haat.
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Dilli Haat is a famous market mostly visited by travelers and tourists. This quaint market displays peculiar antique items, crafts, jewelry, gemstones, camel leather-bags, and ethnic and folkloric products. There are also interesting paintings for sale such as notable works of Madhubani and Phulkari. Stroll along the open market and relish some of the spicy street food while shopping!

Dilli Haat

Address: Dilli Haat, Kidwai Nagar West, Kidwai Nagar, New Delhi, 110023, India

Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)

The vibrant metropolitan of Delhi

Night view of Old Delhi, from Jama Masjid
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Experience the charm of the vibrant and bustling metropolitan city of Delhi, where you will get the chance to explore the local products, spicy food, and the friendly hospitality of the Delhiites just by strolling the night markets.

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Heyleena is a passionate Mauritian blogger who enjoys writing outdoor adventure and travel articles for people who seek to explore new places in a more conscious way. She has spent a year among the...Read more

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