The mere mention of the word Goa excites every soul in India, eyes glitter and lips widen to a flawless grin. India, being home to everything a person can want, gifts people all over the globe a small yet heavenly hub to travellers explorers, party goers, shopper, etc. the list is endless. Being the smallest state of this vast country, Goa, manages to attract huge crowd all year round. If you are ever in Goa don’t miss out on these few listed markets that will leave you mesmerised and your shopper demons satisfied.
ANJUNA FLEA MARKET
Probably the heart of Goa as Anjuna is thronged by tourists from all over the place, Indians and foreigners. From accessories to footwear, local handicrafts to beachwear, this place has it all. Set up in small stalls, one can get their needful from this market, and at a very good rate. (Location: 10, St. Michaels Vaddo, South Anjuna)
Penchant for antiques and traditional handicrafts then this is the place, from antiques to textiles, spices to fruits, homemade pickles to Goan pottery, Mapusa Market has it all. Specializing in artifacts you can come here and haggle your heart to buying some exquisite things. (Location: Mapusa Market Area, Panjim)
SATURDAY NIGHT BAZAAR
Dedicate your Saturday evening in Goa to this bazaar and you’ll be surprised how amazing it turns out to be. This market offers embroidered textiles, hammocks, clothes, carpets, spices and accessories confined in booths. Don’t be baffled by the appearance because the market does wonders. The vendors provide amazing deals and you will be happy to splurge. (Location: Aguada-Siolim Road, Arpora)
CALANGUTE MARKET SQUARE
Holler up girls because this place won’t fail to feed your love for accessories. With numerous shacks lined up, this place is like a ramp for every woman, craving to own the best accessories. You’ll be left confused as to what to buy and what not to from the vast range. (Location: Calangute Beach)
MACKIE’S NIGHT BAZAAR
A foodie’s paradise, Mackie’s Night Bazaar provides the best delicacies of Goa. The place has several eating joints which dishes out lip smacking treats of various cuisines. Also if you’re into music you have come to the right place as it has live music performances by local bands. Fresh, right? (Location: Baga City)
Margao market offers a wide range of furniture, kitchen items, clothes, shoes, handicrafts, alcohol, souvenirs, fish and dry fruits. A hub for compulsive shoppers, this market has almost everything for daily lives. Bargain to the fullest and get your favorite items home. (Location: Gandhi Market Road, Margao)
This market is set up by Tibetan refugees and offers jewelry and furniture. A haggler gets to put their talent on test here. If you’re good at bargaining you can put your hands of expensive jewelry and furniture at a really good price. (Location: Calangute-Baga Road, Baga)
So next time you’re in Goa, awaken your shoppers soul and shop your heart out at good prices. Fret less, shop more. Best place to test your bargaining skills. Hope you have fun splurging! Budget: Minimal & Accessible to all!
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