Shopping In Colorful Colaba Causeway Market- How To Reach & What To Buy

We are great fans of local markets! Having roamed and found great deals in colorful markets of Bhuj, Kutch and our very own Bhuleshwar market, we wanted to explore another favorite! A walk across the Colaba Causeway stretch is a favorite. Also known as Shahid Bhagat Singh Road under the archaic buildings is nothing less than an everyday carnival. Shopping for bargains mingles with eating delicious food during a visit to this colorful market. Besides, the market attracts tourists and locals alike. A visit here is one of the best way to enjoy street shopping in Mumbai.

Mostly famous for street shopping, Colaba Causeway houses a few chic boutiques and restaurants, ideal for refueling post a shopping adventure. Start at Cafe Mondegar (a famous cafe that serves chilled beer and a small but good bar menu) and absorb the various sights and sounds. If you have a bit more time, you can also indulge in crawford market shopping nearby.

Buy Colorful Junk Jewelry At Colaba Causeway
A must visit destination on many travelers list, bargaining at Colaba Causeway is mandatory! Additionally, walk in comfortable shoes as you admire the various wares sold.
Dream Catchers At Colaba Causeway

One gets to shop a huge variety here. In addition to colorful scarves, fashionable sunglasses, fun t-shirts with quirky slogans there are also gemstones, antiques, trendy footwear including Kolhapuri chappals on sale. Also, find junk jewellery at unbelievably cheap prices. Though, Colaba causeway clothes don't last much, they are inexpensive.



Antiques At Colaba Causeway

Deals can be found at every corner. One can pick up footwear and sunglasses starting at a price of INR 200/-. We absolutely love shopping for junk jewellery here and style it with various outfits! Street shopping in Colaba Causeway is a fun exercise. So, don't forget to bargain hard and carry cash!

End your shopping trip with delicious chow and some traditional Indian meetha paan.



A Little History:
Steeped in history, Colaba Causeway is more than a shopping destination. Moreover it is one of the islands ruled by the British. In 1838, the creek dividing Colaba and Old Woman's Island (also known as little Colaba) were joined by land filling and that's how it came into existence.

How Do I Reach Colaba Market:
The easiest way to reach is to take a train till Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST). Furthermore, take a cab till Colaba Causeway. Alternatively, one can take a train till Churchgate station as well and than hire a cab.

Timings:
Colaba Causeway market remains open everyday from 10 am till 10 pm approximately.

Where Do I Eat:
Cafe Mondegar and Leopold Cafe are old favorites. Located right on Colaba Causeway, Starbucks fans can indulge in treats just behind the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. Mughlai and Indian cuisine lovers can visit Delhi Darbar or Copper Chimney. If hard won bargains are a reason to celebrate, splurge at any of the restaurants at Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

What More Can I See: 
If you love exploring, walk from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) till Colaba Causeway. Admire the colonial architecture visible in many structures on this route. Visit the famous Jehangir Art Gallery in Kala Ghoda, Chhatarapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya and the evergreen Regal Cinemas. Walk along the promenade behind Colaba Causeway that overlooks the Arabian sea. Finally, visit the iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. Equally important is Gateway of India, another iconic structure that should be on your list!

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  1. Badiya hai, main kabhi mumbai to nahi gai hu per ye mujhy delhi k sarojini ya Janpath mkt jaisa laga
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