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New Delhi

Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

All of the pretty things cost more than at Anthropologie. That's sad. - Dec 4, 2017
Lots of shopping! Khan Market has high end shops. INA market is great for spices. Dilli Haat for handicrafts. Cottage Emporium has tons of fixed priced items of all types. Clothing, shawls, art, decorative kitchen items and more. - Mar 15, 2017
Textiles are fantastic! And jewelry! - Feb 14, 2017
Yes! Shoppers paradise, especially for interesting handicrafts. - Nov 8, 2016
There are lots of shopping opportunities in Delhi and around the country. - Jun 2, 2016
Travel, carpets, artwork and local hand-made goods. - Sep 6, 2014
Handmade crafts, clothes (tailored suits, etc). - Sep 3, 2014
Endless. Fabric, jewelry, furniture, ... Anything at all that you can imagine, and some things you haven't even thought of yet. - Aug 14, 2013
Art, crafts, fabrics, furniture, gems, books -- India is a shopping paradise. Plus: regional travel. - May 18, 2013
Fabric. - Oct 21, 2012
Sarees, embroidery, travel. - Aug 12, 2011
amazing jewelry, rugs, textiles, and blue pottery - Aug 7, 2011
Furniture, jewelry, fabrics. - Aug 4, 2011
Everything. Good solid wood furniture, handicrafts, cheap art framing, fabrics, clothing, sculptures, tailor-made clothing. - Jan 8, 2011
Fake antiques, brass items, colonial paintings, expensive formal dress (Indian style), custom textiles and teak furniture. - Sep 18, 2010
Many handcrafts are similar to what you can find in North African countries and the Middle East. Furniture and clothing (specially women's) are probably your best bet. - Aug 30, 2010
Huge array of crafts, jewelry, and furniture. - Aug 12, 2010
You can get some wonderful pieces of furniture. - Aug 1, 2010
Paper products are beautiful. You can get some wonderful pieces of furniture. One of the best buys are the textiles made up into tablecloths, napkins, and bedding. - Mar 11, 2008
There are so many things here worth noting, things we've bought are spices, teas, pashminas, jewelry, artwork, incense...the list goes on and on. Load up on presents for birthdays and holidays for sure. We bought a 12x24 inch traditional Indian drawing for US$12. We found one on an American website for US$180. That's money well spent in my book. - Feb 4, 2008