Shopping Malls and Centers


The seaside strip at Juhu Beach is lined with upmarket boutiques and fashion stores. International brand names like Nike and Adidas share space with small bespoke fashion shops and show-stores for Indian designers. The main shopping zone runs...  Read More

The old British fort is now a bustling business district in the heart of the city. Street stalls sell belts, DVDs, wallets, bags and discount electronics along most of the main thoroughfares. Dr DN Road is lined with camera shops selling the...  Read More

Crawford Market (Mahatma Jyotiba Phule)

The largest municipal market in Mumbai, Crawford Market was founded in the British era – the outside is even decorated with bas-relief carvings by Lockwood Kipling, father of Rudyard Kipling. Inside the fortress-like compound, you'll find...  Read More

Chor Bazaar

Sprawling through an almost Dickensian maze of alleyways between SV Patel Marg and Grant Road, Mumbai's Thieves' Market is jam-packed with vendors selling antiques and reclaimed bric-a-brac. It's a busy area and the crowds can be outrageous, but...  Read More


A huge shopping mecca on Tardeo Road, a short walk from the seafront at Worli. The mall is dominated by the huge Piramyd department store and jam-packed with boutiques selling Western and home-grown brand name fashions. The electronic games on...  Read More

Lower Parel

Once a quiet residential neighbourhood, Lower Parel was launched onto the shopping scene with the opening of the High Street Phoenix mall on the site of the old Phoenix cotton mill. Now more mills are being earmarked for development into retail...  Read More


A continuation of the classy shopping strip in Bandra, Khar offers even more exclusive boutiques and brand-name stores. Many international chains have their main Indian franchises along Linking Road, and there are plenty of Indian designer names...  Read More


Running down to the south end of the peninsula, Colaba Causeway is a continuous string of souvenir emporiums and brand name outlets selling jeans, trainers and other urban fashions. Come here for some of the best handicraft shops in town, plus a...  Read More

Breach Candy

This upmarket neighbourhood on the north side of Malabar Hill has numerous swish boutiques and shopping centres and one of Mumbai's best bookshops in Crossword, at Kemps Corner. Most of the action is concentrated around Kemps Corner and Peddar...  Read More


The area north of Mahim Creek is fast developing into Mumbai's most fashionable shopping zone. Running north from Bandra station, Linking Road is an endless strip of boutiques, department stores, Indian fastfood restaurants and brand-name...  Read More

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