Goa is as much famous for shopping as it is for its’ splendid seashores, seafood, water activities, beautiful temples, churches, and chapels. Being in Goa doesn’t mean only to be at the sea shore and to enjoy the sea food. It is very popular among tourists for the street shopping as well. There are several places in Goa where you can get variety of things. The markets in Goa offer wide range of fashionable garments, imitation jewelry made up of brass; souvenirs and handmade traditional garments. Visiting Goan market is a wonderful activity to be included in the itinerary of your Goa tour. Goan markets are always happening and it is really treat to visit markets. These markets have been attracting foreign tourists as well. There are several features that make these markets a must go place in Goa. One such feature of these markets is the amiable shopkeepers who are selling their goods at an affordable price and are always ready to negotiate, which results in, keeping your budget trip immune from the burden of expenses. Let’s have a virtual journey of these markets in this blog.
The Anjuna Flea Market:
One of the most popular weekly markets in Goa that has wide variety of stuffs right from fashionable garments, exotic spices, artifacts, home décor and musical instruments too. Being a weekly market it happens only on Wednesday from 9 am to 6pm. This is a tourist friendly market and chances of getting scammed here are very less. Trip to Goa is incomplete without doing some shopping here in this market.
Arpora Saturday Night Market:
This is the must visit place in Goa. This Saturday Night market has a unique attraction in Goa. It opens at 4 in the evening, when the sun starts its’ westward journey into the scintillating waters of the Arabian Ocean and remains open till the early morning of the next day. Here too you will find everything that is there in your wish list. This market remains open from November to May during Monsoon season it remains closed.
Palolem Beach Market:
Visit this Saturday Market and give an opportunity to the shopaholic in you. This market is paradise for those who are counted amongst the penny pitchers. This market too has vide and vibrant variety of various stuffs. The hustle and bustle of this beach market is an experience of life time.
Another hot favorite market in South Goa. This market has a distinct character compare to the other markets in Goa. This market is famous among foodies as you will get the best variety of sea food in this market. Fish Products and spices in one of the major attraction of this market. Morning time is considered to be the best time to visit this market.
Colva each market:
Colva beach market is another beautiful place to visit in Goa after chilling out in the Arabian Ocean. This place is known for the colorful artifacts, souvenirs and many types of masterpiece by the local craftsmen. This makes this beach market an exceptional place to visit and to get some nice stuff as a souvenir.
The New Friday Night Market In Goa:
The New Friday Night Market in Goa is becoming the talk of the town these days. This market has variety of food stalls that will suite the modest purses and can satisfy the large appetites. This makes it one of the most visited markets in Goa.
Apart from these markets there are many high end shops in Goa where you can buy plenty of things. There are some shops that sell unique variety handmade garments too.
Visit Goa, and stuff your basket with plenty of things and make your trip to Goa unforgettable.