Goa, the small bustling town in India, is best known for sand, beaches, sunshine, seafood, surfing and last but not the least shopping.
From flea markets to night bazaars, exotic malls to fashion accessories, Goa is the dream destination to spoil you with the best items. Goa, is thronged with tourists from all over the world for ample reasons, from gothic accessories to junk jewelry, shell work to terracotta, bamboo to brassware, souvenirs to hippie clothing, you can delight your heart with the finest of things. The shopaholic in you will take you to places like:
Anjuna Flea Market
This famous shopping place held every Wednesday is a paradise for shopaholics. With over hundreds of stalls, they sell handicrafts, hammocks, western jewelry, tattoos carving, beachwear, souvenirs, bed covers, trinkets, wall hangings, musical instruments, wooden crafts, footwear, t-shirts, carvings, junk jewelry and more. The best place to bargain for anything funky to be added to your collections.
This market operates on all days but lights up on Friday’s with items ranging from Goan antiques, Goan pottery, fresh sea food, dried fish, home-made pickles, spices, vegetables, fruits, sausages, jewelry and more at best rates. If you are an expert at bargaining, you can give a run for your money.
You can also visit the Panjim Market and Calangute Market Square to get a taste of a real shopping in Goa. With a perfect combination of shopping malls and road-side stalls, you might feel left behind in fashion. After a happy shopping, sea food and beer is available to chill you and make you happier.
Mackie’s Night Bazaar
Baga Beach, dazzles every Saturday, until midnight with stalls selling beachwear and others along with authentic Goan, Tibetan, Chinese and Indian fast food with exciting music, keeping you excited and happy. The popular Saturday night market, sells everything you can think of and is famous for its beach side saloons specialized in trendy haircuts, palmists and parrot card readers. The terrace shacks and cafes serve you everything from pork vindaloo to coffee, grabbing your attention and inspiring your taste buds.
This market brings a boom to the atmosphere on a Saturday evening. The Indian stalls sell everything from tea, spices, international designers, silver jewelry and Kashmiri carpets. This market has something for very individual.