Why things are cheap in Chor Bazar Delhi?

Is Delhi Chor Bazaar safe?

Some accounts suggest that the market was called Shor Bazaar (or the noisy market). … Its name and looks notwithstanding, Chor Bazaar is quite safe, even for women, at all times of the day (though it is advisable to dress appropriately).

Is Chor Bazaar open on Friday?

The market is closed on Fridays (only opens briefly early morning between 4:00 AM and 8:00 AM called Jumma Market).

On which day Chandni Chowk market is closed?

Chandni Chowk Delhi Timings

Day Timing
Thursday 9:30 am – 8:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday Closed / Holiday

Is Chor Bazaar illegal?

The market was initially known as ‘Shor Bazaar’ and eventually got changed to ‘Chor Bazaar’. Over time, illegal and stolen goods found its way to the market, vindicating the new name of the market.

Chor Bazaar.

Location: Mutton Street, Near Bhendi Bazaar, South Mumbai
How to Reach: Local transport (Buses, taxis and auto-rickshaws)

Why is Chor Bazaar called Chor Bazaar?

Apparently, it was originally called Shor Bazaar, meaning “noisy market”, but “shor” became “chor” because of how the British mispronounced the word. Eventually, stolen goods started finding their way into the market, resulting in it living up to its new name! These days it’s famous for antique and vintage items.

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What is the meaning of Chor Bazar?

English: Chor Bazaar, located near Bhendi Bazaar in South Mumbai, is one of the largest flea markets in India. The word Chor means thief in Hindi-Urdu. It was originally called Shor Bazaar, meaning noisy market, but became chor because of the British pronunciation the word.