Crawford Market

Open Time : Open 24 hours

Entry : free

Address : Crawford Market, Lokmanya Tilak Road, Dhobi Talao, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Why to visit Crawford Market

Crawford Market is well-known for its selection of wholesale goods, including bags, stationery, apparel, fruits, vegetables, chicken products, home decor items, and stationery. It is also renowned for holding some of Mumbai's most renowned pet stores.

Additionally, you'll see that this market has separate lanes, each of which is devoted to a particular kind of goods, such as party supplies, home decor, stationery, perfume, fruits and vegetables, and spices.

Why is Crawford Market popular? 

  • Save Money and Purchase More: In comparison to other markets, you can buy a lot more items here within your budget because production costs are consistently low.
  • One-Stop Shopping For Variety: The fact that you can buy nearly anything here, including clothing, footwear, food, home decor goods, fashion accessories, and even everyday objects like buckets and brooms, is arguably the best feature of this market.
  • Aesthetics of this location: The obvious elegance that this market exhibits is yet another outstanding feature. This market, which was created by the British architect William Emerson, features a beautiful fusion of Flemish and Norman Style architecture that transports one back to the halcyon days of this city.

Famous Joints: Baadshah, Gul e Iran and Ustaadi

Nearest Transit Points: 10 mins walk from Chhatrapati Shivaji Railway Station

FAQ on Crawford Market

How to reach Crawford Market?

The Central, Harbour, and Western train lines are the three that commuters utilise to get around the city. Fortunately, the market is conveniently close to Chhatrapati Shivaji Railway Station (CST), which connects the Central and Harbour lines; walking from the station to the market doesn't take more than 10 minutes. The Crawford Market can be reached by foot in around 20 minutes from the Marine Lines station, which is on the western line. Bus number 51 is a transit line that runs close to Crawford Market; if one's location is on the route, they can check and take the bus.

On which day, Crawford Market usually closes?

Crawford Market is closed on every Sunday.

How far is Crawford Market from the airport?

Crawford Market is 16 kilometres from Mumbai Airport (BOM). There are 19.5 kilometres of roads

What restaurants are near Crawford Market?

Restaurants near Crawford Market: Badshah (0.04 km), Gulshan-E-Iran (0.17 km) and Zaffran (0.13 km)

What hotels are near Crawford Market?

Hotels near Crawford Market: Sunrise Residency Fort (0.07 km), OYO Premium Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (0.12 km) and Hotel Crawford Inn (0.16 km)

Special Tip

Make sure you allow plenty of time to explore Crawford Market when you visit. You'll probably spend more than a couple of hours here because the market is so large and so full of interesting items with low costs. It is a good idea to have a large shopping bag with you because Crawford Market is home to many little side stores that do not provide a shopping bag with the purchase.

By Jasmine Kaur

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