From Gothic accessories and junk jewelry to hippie attire, from terracotta and brassware to bamboo and shell work, from cashewnuts to feni and Goan sausages, the shopping spots of Goa have it all to satiate the shopaholic in you! Whether your budget is big or small or your taste is crazy or sober, be delighted as the state has something to please everyone. Shop till you drop as I bring to you the top 4 shopping hangouts in this exotic beach destination of India.
Anjuna Flea Market
Anjuna Flea Market is undoubtedly a shining star for tourism in Goa. Held every Wednesday at the beach town of Anjuna, it is one of the vibrant markets of the state. Flocked by Indian as well as foreign tourists, the flea market is a stop by destination to get some great deals on local handicrafts, artificial jewelry and accessories, beach wear and spices. And yes don’t miss out a chance to test your bargaining skills!
Savor the true flavors of Goa at the bustling Mapusa Market. From textiles, local handicrafts, fruits, Goan pottery, spices to homemade pickles, antiques and fruits, this glittering market has it all to shop for! In fact, you would be spoilt for choices while shopping in the Mapusa Market.
Saturday Night Bazaar at Arpora
The perfect stop by destination for shopping freaks, the Saturday Night Bazaar at Arpora is one of the popular flea markets in Goa. Nothing can be more exciting than to spend a Saturday evening shopping for spices, textiles, junk accessories and trendy clothes.
Calangute Market Square
Dotted with many stalls and shacks, Calangute beach is one of the most popular beachside shopping spots in Goa. Buy those stunning sarongs and beautiful trinkets made of sea shells as they are the best souvenirs from an exciting beach holiday. The Calangute Market Square is famous for clay and metal items, leather accessories, carpets and textiles.
Local markets bring more life to the tourism in Goa. Add these shopping spots to your itinerary on your next Goa trip and believe me you will be surely in for a great shopping experience.
Goutam Sahoo – has written 147 posts on this site.