India Travel Guide
Also known by “GK,” this neighborhood is divided into GK-I and GK-II. GK-II has us hopping over piles of stuff, as shop-owners strategically spill out on the pavements with their wares.
This market is known for its two distinct sides: its collection of bridal wear on one side of the market, and the cool, new boutique labels on the other (not to mention the fabulous street art.) What used to be an alternative wedding boutique for up-and-coming designers has also became a h
This market is a straight-up hipster’s paradise—and a treasure trove for any shopper who likes to support up-and-coming designers and niche stores that nicely showcase a strong sense of emerging Indian aesthetic.
The shops and stalls in this market are overflowing with daily Indian wear, heavier occasion wear, fabric, buttons, borders, studs, slippers and everything in between.
The trio of malls in Vasant Kunj cater to different budgets with an ensemble of independent retail stores, high street labels and luxury shopping. You’ll find major Indian and international labels here—anything from Benetton to Bulgari.
For a primer on antique Indian ornaments, arrange an appointment with jeweler Vinay Gupta, whose family has been dealing Raj-worthy gems since the 18th century.
One of the world's greatest urban parks, the treetops are aflutter with birds: black drongos, Indian tree pies, mynahs, red-vented bulbuls.
The gallery represents luminary painter Atul Dodiya.
High-grade, high-priced yellow gold and vintage textiles.
The boutique of handicrafts expert and design consultant Bela Shanghvi.
A white-sand beach with clear, warm water that hasn’t been overrun.
Once the finest royal residence in the country, this palace in the old city was a derelict Xanadu for decades.
The museum is set north and west of the old seaside fort in a part of the city built on a grid, an early example of urban planning in British India. It would be a stretch to attempt a comprehensive account of the treasures at this little-visited attic of
Sophisticated housewares and clothing.