Shankar Market is located next to Connaught Place (CP) in central Delhi, the market is popular for ethnic wear and fabric. In Delhi, Shankar Market is considered to be one of the best places for shopping, as you get to choose from arrays of crafts and textiles. This market was set up a few years before independence, it is one of the oldest local markets in Delhi. Shankar market in CP is closed on Sunday (opens from Monday to Saturday – 10 AM to 9 PM). The nearest metro station to the Shankar market is Rajiv Chowk.
In the Shankar market, you will find different varieties of cloth in all price range for both men and women. The Market has a total of around 200 shops on the ground and first floor. The Market has many manufacturers, wholesaler and Retailers of gents and ladies suit, uniform, suiting & shirting, trouser, gents ethnic wear, sherwani etc. One cannot stop and take their eyes off from the lovely outfits and sarees available at the stores. If one has a wedding coming up then its a must-visit. In the Shankar market, one can check out cloth pieces ranging from Rs. 200 to 1250 per meter.
There are some famous shops which are best to find what you are searching for the right match for your clothing. Here is the list:
- Fashion house
- Narula selection
- Joyce International Handloom House – ethnic cotton wear
- S.S Brothers
- Glamour prints
- Kurta emporium
- MeMemsaab – ladies formal wear suits
- Lucknow Sewa Emporium – Chikan kurtas
- ‘Tarachand & Sons’ and ‘Matching Centre
The Shankar market Delhi also has something for bibliophiles. Two book stores i.e. Piccadilly bookstall and Sharma book depot sell new and second-hand fiction & nonfiction books.
Shankar Market in CP has something for foodies as well. Rajma Chawal from Prarashar food in the Shankar market is famous all over Delhi.