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Goa Shopping

Shopping is an integral part of any vacation. And Goa, the tropical paradise of India is an ultimate destination for shopping. Every year, thousands of globetrotters from various corners of world pack their rucksacks and proceed straight to Goa for unlimited fun and shopping.
Vacationers whosoever visit Goa loves to indulge themselves in a shopping expedition as markets in Goa reflect a true picture of cosmopolitan and contemporary lifestyle of the state. All across Goa, especially by the side of the beaches there are lots of flea-street markets where you can shop unique items, which are rare in any other market of India and can be treated as memoir of a fantastic Goa vacation.

Some of the finest market places in Goa are as follows:
Anjuna's Flea Market

Anjuna beach's flea market held every Wednesday and is one of the main attrACTION of tourists in Northern Goa. Its origin dated back to 1960's when for the first time hippy backpackers stepped into this land. But, with the gradual passage of time, Anjuna's flea market is heavily commercialized. This is the biggest market in Goa and you can buy almost everything. A very good market and a very cheap place. Here, you will get all kinds of crafts, including jewellery, carvings, fabrics ,Western-style clothing, musical instruments. This market place is also dotted with plenty of places to eat or grab a cold drink, and rest your legs after shopping.

Mapusa's Friday Market
Mapusa's Friday market is one of the traditional markets in Goa. It is an authentic market full of activity and life which offers an exceptional insight into the lives of locals and hence shouldn't be missed by anyone visiting Goa! Mapusa provides a number of shopping destinations encompassing local markets and stalls lined along its famous beach. While wandering through the narrow alleys of market, you will come across Goan women dressed in their colorful attires selling their locally grown and manufactured items such as fresh fishes, dried fishes, varied range of vegetables and fruits, preservatives and pickles, spices, coir mats, earthen pots, furniture and fabrics. There are also a number of sari shops, goldsmith, tailors, and other service providing traders who sit at the Mapusa Friday Market.

Ingo's Saturday Night's Market
This market is a must visit for every holidaymaker, visiting Goa. In fact, it should not be called a market but a fair or a mela as reflect by its look. It has everything from drinks, dance, foods, fortune tellers, tattoo artists and overstuffed shops. Unlike other markets of Goa. Ingo Market starts at 6 pm. But, the hustle and bustle of the market begins around 7-8 pm and lasts till 1to 2 am. The vendors here are a mix of Indian and foreigners, who are involve in selling everything from food to junk jewelery to handicrafts, antique stuff, leather stuff to clothes etc. This market also has a wide range of eateries and food stalls, where you can dine on various kinds of cuisines.

Apart from these traditional and crowded markets, many old Goan houses have been renovated and transformed into lifestyle fashion shops, which are also best option for shopping. In these shops, you will get variety of dresses in latest cuts and designs at reasonable prices.

If money is not a problem for you and don't want to compromise on quality of products, then check in to the in-house Shops of deluxe hotels. The prices of clothes available in these outlets are quite high but they do not compromise with quality. A wide collection of clothes and interior decoration stuff is displayed. So, that you can choose the best one as a memoir of Goa trip.

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