Goa lives up the adage: “good things come in small packages.” Despite its small size, there are multiple things to do in Goa for every kind of visitor.
While we are listing the many activities to be enjoyed here, how can shopping be left behind? There is something to be found for everyone here from inexpensive clothing and trinkets to memorabilia and souvenirs.
Here is a guide to the five best places to enjoy street shopping in Goa for the shopaholic family.
This market is all about Goa and is open all days of the week. On Fridays, it turns into one of the best platforms for Goan producers to display their local fare. On this day, you can find antiques, textiles, handicrafts, Goan pottery, clothing, and jewelry here. It is open from 8 am to 6:30 pm, ensuring you have many opportunities for retail therapy.
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Anjuna Flea Market
Located in Anjuna Beach in North Goa, this market is one of the most famous markets in Goa. Head here every day to haggle away to your heart’s content by shopping funky accessories, artificial trinkets, handicrafts, and cute souvenirs. The market opens at 8 am and is on until late evening once a week, on Wednesdays.
Calangute Market Square
Calangute is one of the most frequently visited beaches in Goa. Apart from being one of Goa’s best beaches, it also boasts a vibrant market square where you and your family can indulge in some shopping. Some of the things to shop here include clothes, seashells, local beachwear, trinkets, handicrafts, and carpets.
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Saturday Night Market at Arpora
This market starts at 6 pm and is on until midnight. The best part is, you beat the heat while shopping, and are treated to the cool summer seaside breeze. It is great if you are a foodie as special herbs and local dishes are prepared and sold here. Rugs, handbags, apparel, and jewelry too can be bought from here.
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Mackie’s Night Bazaar
Located very close to Baga, this is another option for Saturday night shopping. Handmade products including handicrafts, souvenirs, clothing, and shoes are the hallmark of this market. These products are mostly made with natural materials. Offering free parking, this night bazaar is open from 6 pm to 1 am.
Where to stay
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