The boho crowd is always in search for quirky places, and one such place in Dilli is Paharganj. Now, Paharganj is a hotspot for those looking for cheap food and drinks. Amazing cafes are found in the dingy lanes there, such as Sam’s Cafe, My Bar etc. But, apart from feasting and drinking a whole lot of other fun stuff can be done there.
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- We all just absolutely love Paharganj, but most of us usually visit the place to drink, party & have fun!
- And yet, there are so many different things that are worth doing here!
Things to do in Paharganj:
- Go Buy Junk Jewellery
The lanes of Paharganj are thronged with junk jewellery stores. Every next shop offers a different collection and owning just one can’t do enough for us. The earrings, neckpieces, bangles..oh and those pretty rings, they are just so antique and just so cheap!
- Get Yourself Some Hippie Clothes
Paharganj is synonymous to a hippie lair, and not finding hippie clothing there would be a joke. The streets have ample of stores racking up hippie clothes. To be precise, those monk style shirts, super comfy and loose pants, shirts which throw off desi vibe from a mile apart and so on. If comfortable beats the trends for you, then get your closet revamped from Paharganj.
- Shoe Your Feet
Paharganj has a stellar collection of footwear. From Kohlapuri chappals and juttis to leather boots, the places has it all in store for you. You just need to keep a little patience and find the right pair for your feet.
- Get Them Bags
Leather bags, cloth bags, metallics slings et. al., this place has a crackerjack bag collection. Something in store for all kind of people. And moreover, the leather bags and metallic ones are one of a kind, super classy and sassy at the same time.
- Books, books and more books.
Paharganj has a one famous book shop called Jacksons Books. Either old or new, this store has everything a book lover has ever dreamt of. Found at throwaway prices, the pre-owned books are a delight. Moreover, they have a godown adjacent to their shop in the alley behind, just case you need another book.
- Dream Catchers
Want to keep those bad dreams away? Get a dream catcher from Paharganj. And in case you want an authentic one, which is apparently made with the right rituals, get one from Jimmy’s store. Beautiful and colourful, dream catchers are a fun way of decorating your bedroom.
- That if you’re going to Paharganj today or in the next few days, you do explore these joints for a shopping spree you will never forget!
So, ladies & gents, what’s the plan?