Goa Shopping: 6 Best Shopping Areas and Flea Markets in Goa Worth Visiting

Beaches, flea markets, hippie culture, and boho vibes, this is Goa. History relates this place to minimalism; people here roam comfortably wearing minimal and live life to the fullest adorning boho jewelry. This place is itemized as the utmost authentic party paradise of India. When someone is in the mood of exploring the pristine beaches, street shops, night bazaars, and flea markets, then, this is the place where you can visit the leading flea markets of this beach city. People come here to taste the local culture of Goa, with a touch of Portuguese. Moreover, LBB will help the curious explorers delve deep into the streets and corners of the beach city. Know more about these markets by visiting LBB Goa blog.

Anjuna Flea Market:

Anjuna Flea Market
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Location: Anjuna

Available: Wednesday, 08.00 am to 06.00 pm

Traveling to Anjuna: To reach the flea market “Dabolim Airport, Goa” (23km) is the nearest airport while “Thivim railway station” (15km) is the nearest railway station.

Shopping Items: Jewelry, footwear, clothes, souvenirs, Tibetan goods, wooden art.

This weekly market will help you taste the real flavor of Goan culture; there are products available from all the entire states of India. This place nourishes a variety of tastes starting from Rajasthani bedspreads and bags to the spices of Kerala. Even you can shop the items from Gujrat like colorful T-shirts and sarees from the tribal Gujratis. You can also get rewarded with the traditional Karnataka products from the people from Karnataka within a single canvas. The hippies gave birth to this market with a desire of grossing, by selling fuming jumbo joints, selling jeans and junk jewelry in this foreign land. When you preserve the desire of getting a traditional variety under one roof, then this place is a must-visit.

Panjim Market:

Location: Panjim

Available: Daily, 7.30 am – late evenings

Traveling to Panjim: To reach Panjim market, “Dabolim airport”, Goa (35km) is the nearest airport while “Karmali railway station” (10km) is the nearest railway station.

Shopping Items: Local handicrafts, cashew nuts, and wine.

This market is the largest one of Goa that has amalgamated malls, eateries, and street stalls. This market encourages you to make special memories of the ‘Las Vegas of India’. This is counted as the heaven of shopaholics, as it offers a great variety of cashew nuts, wines, and local handicrafts along with the eminent Goan spices. The market also claims to be a multiplex with a wide range of eateries located within close vicinity. Shopaholics should definitely explore the market.

Mapusa Market:

Location: Mapusa, Northern Goa.

Available: Friday

Traveling to Mapusa: To reach the Mapusa market, “Dabolim Airport”(36km) is the closest airport while “ Thivim railway station”(11km) is the nearest railway station.

Shopping Items: Spices, fresh and dried fish, handicrafts, textiles and antiques, ‘chouricos sausages

This market is composed of with tradition and the authenticity of Goa. The Friday morning is reckoned as a tourist day for this market. Challenge your bargaining skills and grab profitable purchase over local merchandise in this market. Homemade pickles, coir mats, sausages, fresh and dried fishes, antiques and many more are among the varieties of the market without a pocket pinch.

Mackie’s Night Bazaar:

Location: Airport-Baga Road.

On for shopping: Saturday.

Traveling: To reach Mackie’s night bazaar, “Dabolim Airport, Goa” (22km) is the closest airport while “Thivim railway station”(15km) is the nearest railway station

Shopping Items: Handicrafts, junk jewelry, and antiques

The flea market located on the Baga streets exhibits eco-friendly products, gift items, and souvenirs. You can also taste multiple cuisines as an added advantage during shopping. The live band music acts as the cherry topping of this place. A lifetime experienced is gained from the thrilling vibes of this place. Visit this place by reading more on LBB Goa if you are a shopaholic.

Calangute Market:

Calangute Market
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Location: Calangute

On for Shopping: Daily, 11.30 am- 8.30 pm

Traveling: To reach Mackie’s night bazaar, “Dabolim Airport, Goa” (20km) is the closest airport while “Thivim railway station”(15km) is the nearest railway station

Shopping Items: Beachwear, carpets. Trinkets

This market makes your shopping complete with some real street products. Millions of tourists flocks this market during the peak season. The place never stops amazing the shopaholics with assortment right from seashells, leather products, metal crafts, handicrafts, trinkets and an array of seafood and bears. Shoppers can satisfy their thirst with the beautiful sarongs made of seashells. An amazing shopping retreat to explore.

Margao Municipal Market:

Location: Gandhi Market Road, Margao

Timings: Daily, 7.30 am- 8 pm

Traveling: “Dabolim Airport”, Goa (23km) is the nearest airport to reach the market

Shopping Items: meat, fish, fruits, and veggies

Popularly known as the new market, this place has serene beauty for the photographers to click photos and amazing food for the foodies. It has a lot of variety for seafood lovers as well. This market stocks things that are unavailable for other shopkeepers. The tourist shopaholics can satisfy their desires of taking precious collections from this souk.

Goa Shopping includes great food, soul-quenching shopping locations, sand, and the sun, and all these together describes this amazing land of hippies. This counted as the ultimate destination of shopaholics to gratify their dreams. All you just need is to put your foot forward and enjoy shopping.

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