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The Budget Bucket List: Your Introductory Guide To The Best Flea Markets In Bangalore

By Sanjay Gouda

Updated - Oct. 25, 2019 5 min read

Shopping is a necessity! Keeping yourself updated with the latest trends is a must. But shopping in malls would be a little expensive and could kill your pocket. But Don't Worry! To help you keep updated with the latest trends we bring to you the best flea markets in Bangalore where you can have an ultimate shopping experience.


1. MG Road

MG road is one of the most famous streets in Bangalore, equally popular amongst tourists and locals it is one of the prime locality and busiest shopping hub of Bangalore. Hit here for a wide range of traditional looks from the handicrafts to Silk made from Kanchipuram this market literally has something for everybody. In addition to its shopping options, it is equally famous for a different type of Indian woods. MG Road is a great option for those who like window shopping.mg_road

Spend your money on - Traditional Handicrafts, Sandalwood, Rosewood and Brass items


2. Commercial Street

Commercial Street is every shopaholic's dream! There is so much to shop here from clothes to spices and bags to jewelry this street literally have everything. On top of that is widely known for its home decor items which are dirt cheap here. You can purchase any of the two items only at Rs. 100, Yes it is that cheap! And in case you go hungry while shopping, then let us tell you that this street in Bangalore is also known for its varied delicacies especially the Biryani and very famous Sulaiman Chai. The place is struggling through the parking issue so it would be better if you take an auto or taxi.commercial street

Spend your money on - Clothes, Jewellery, Spices, Bags



3. Avenue Street

If you're a die-hard Book lover, then Avenue Street is the place you should be at. Listed amongst the top budget shopping spots for books Avenue Street is a true Bibliophile paradise! From textbooks to novels of every genre, nearly 300 vendors predominantly deals with the used books. This market is dream come true for book lovers. Aside, from the books, raw materials for DIY projects, varieties of fabrics and jewelry are also available at this place.


Spend your money on - Books & Raw Materials


4. Chickpet Market

Best known for silk fabrics and pocket-friendly ethnic wears such as Sarees, Kurtas, and other outfitsChickpet Market is the most loved shopping market in Bangalore for the past 30 years. Visit here for the trendy ethnic wear, furniture, utensils, electronic goods, gym equipment and many more at a reasonable range.chickpet-market

Spend your money on - Ethnic wear especially Sarees


5. Malleswaram 8th Cross

A vibrant and colorful giant flower market in Bangalore, the 8th Cross Malleswaram attracts many shoppers and flower lovers with its sweet fragrance of flowers and freshness of herbs. It is heaven where you can buy flowers for every occasion. It has all sorts of flowers such as sunflowers, roses, chrysanthemums and many more. Just name it and they have it!chickpet-market

Spend your money on - Flowers


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6. Gandhi Bazaar

With an old world charm, Gandhi Bazaar is one of the oldest markets in Bangalore. Noted for a varied range of spices Gandhi Bazaar is a true Spice Paradise which is frequently visited by the foreigners and locals to buy fresh Indian spices from every corner of India. In addition to a range of spices, you can even purchase fruits and vegetables and explore some good textile shops.gandhi_bazaar

Spend your money on - Spices and Textiles


7. Brigade Road

You can get fooled by dazzling lights and big showrooms but there is always more to discover in this street. Bangalores most happening place, Brigade Road offers an ultimate shopping experience. Products ranging from Books to casual wear and customized goodies, footwear this marketplace has everything, mean everything - Just Name It And You Get It! brigade_road.

Spend your money on - Customized Items And Footwear


8. Dubai Plaza

Although named as Dubai Plaza but this marketplace has nothing to do with Dubai though. Popularly known for the modern electronic gadgets and daily menswear Dubai Plaza is a place where products are available at cheap prices as low as INR 100dubai plaza

Spend your money on - Electronic Gadgets And Designer Bags


9. Basavanagudi

Another busiest shopping street, Basavanagudi is a heritage market in Old Bangalore. This market is full of vibrant colors and fresh fragrance of fruits and vegetables. And not only this, there are many options for home decor and variety of dry fruits are also available at reasonable rates.balaji-dry-fruits-basavanagudi

Spend your money on - Dry Fruits


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10. National Market

National Market is recognized for electronic gadgets and classy home decors. People visit here to buy Mobile phones and electrical appliances which are highly trusted and quality tested.  national_market

Spend your money on - Electrical Appliances And Home Decor


Not limited to the aforementioned ones, there are more markets like BVK Iyengar Road, Majestic Market, and SP Road where you can visit for budget shopping. Bangalore definitely has amazing markets where you can enjoy an ultimate shopping experience.



Q: Which are the top localities for the best restaurants in Bangalore?

A: Koramangala, JP Nagar, Indiranagar, Whitefield


Q: Which are the best cafes in Bangalore?

A: The Hole In The Wall, Om Made Cafe, Chai Ki Tapri

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