5 Best Markets In Goa To Pamper The Shopaholic In You

by Sushmita Mahanta
5 Best Markets In Goa To Pamper The Shopaholic In You

Shopping therapy is a real thing and it makes us feel good! So for all you shopaholics out there, if you are planning a trip to Goa soon, don’t forget to check out the numerous markets in the coastal region. Be it shopping in its flea market or exploring its numerous local shops, you will find everything at budget-friendly prices. So, here we have curated a list to help you figure out some of the best markets in Goa. Read on!

1. Panaji Market

Want to explore traditional Goan shopping? Well, if yes, then head to Mapusa Market at Panaji. The best time to visit this market is in the morning. Be it spices, pickles, fruits, vegetables, fresh fish, cashew nuts, port wine, and curry pastes, you will find everything here. And if you are a sucker for affordable textiles, clothing, and jewelry, then Panaji is the best place to be!

Location: Panjim

2. Night Market

The best time to visit the Arpora market is in the evening. However, you can explore the whole of it till late at night. For lovers of souvenirs, the Night Market in Goa is where you should be! From numerous food stalls, cloth sellers, and knickknack vendors, the market has an extensive collection of items. The best way is to start your day on the beaches and clubs and then end it by shopping your heart out at Night Market.

Location: Arpora

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3. Baga Market


Baga Market is a Tibetan market and is one of the most popular shopping places in Goa. It’s situated in Baga Road and is open from October to May. The market has a collection of quite interesting items – one can find statement jewelry for men and women, prayer flags, bells, showpieces, and furniture. There are also enough shacks and terrace cafes nearby for you to relax and grab a drink after your shopping sessions.

Location: Baga Market

4. Anjuna Flea Market

Anjuna Flea Market is hosted every Wednesday at Anjuna Beach. The market is home to traditional jewelry, clothes, wooden crafts, footwear, handicrafts, hammocks, bed sheets, trinkets, and wall hangings. The place is also known for its collection of great souvenirs. So the next time you are in Goa, do not miss out on Anjuna Flea Market.

Location: Anjuna

5. Mapusa Market

Want to visit one of the best markets in Goa? Head to Mapusa Market. From unique textiles, antiques, and souvenirs to traditional handicrafts, Goan pottery, pickles, and spices, the market has almost everything authentic and rare. The market closes by sunset, so make sure you visit it by the day.

Location: Municipal Market, Mapusa

Now that you know of some of the best markets in Goa, which one are you visiting first? Do tell us in the comments section below!


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