Janpath Market

This market is found along the road of the same name, which connects Connaught Place to the Lodi Gardens. Haggling is expected and you can pick up some great deals on bohemian clothes, hand crafted jewelry and home goods such as carpets. Most of the shops in the market are small kiosks, but the Central Cottage Industries Emporium is a larger shop that specializes in Indian folk crafts and artifacts. Credit card acceptance varies, so bring plenty of cash.

Jan+Path is Janpath, means the ‘Path of People.’ It is a road connecting Connaught Place from Radial Road 1 (adjacent to Palika Bazaar) and Lodhi Garden. Janpath Market is a spot on this long stretch of road and it is the most popular spot in Delhi, mostly among budget shoppers and one who is looking to get a hippie look. It is famous for silver and inexpensive jewelry mostly.

Popularity of Janpath Market
Janpath Market is very popular for local people who like taking a quick break from their busy schedule and college crowd. The market is also a favourite place for travelers. It is like heaven to them. They love to shop ethnic dresses and exotic ensembles and Indian artifacts from here. Below is a brief list of what one can shop:

  • Ethnic dresses
  • Junk jewelry
  • Silver jewelry
  • Daily-wear clothing
  • Leather footwear
  • Cotton garments
  • Embellished linen
  • Rajasthan vegetable color paintings
  • Imitation jewelry
  • CDs and DVDs
  • Furniture
  • Indian artifacts and carpets
  • Decorative items

Shops at Janpath Market
The shops at the Janpath Market are not like big showrooms or retail counters. Those are small stalls but decorated to tempt visitors passing by. These stalls have good collections and specially the woman stuffs.

Tips for shoppers at Janpath Market

  • Visitors are strongly suggested to beware of pick pockets at Janpath Market. No need to carry much cash here because all the ATMs are at arms length in the area.
  • The prices of shopping stuffs are quoted too high by the shopkeepers. So, always try to bargain as much as possible. Since, the products are not branded, it is tough to know the exact prices. Try to be a smart shopper to get best things at the lowest price.

How to Reach Janpath Market
Janpath Market is located in Central Delhi and it can be reached easily from any corner of the city by bus, autorickshaw, taxis, etc.

Nearest Railway Station : New Delhi Railway Station
Nearest Metro Station : Rajiv Chowk
Nearest International Airport : Indira Gandhi International Airport

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