Jaipur is not just the capital city of Rajasthan but it’s also the heart of Rajasthan tourism without which the state tour is incomplete. The Pink city holds an extravagant treasure of art, craft, culture, and everything that you would expect to witness from the land of the kings. If you happen to take a trip to Jaipur, your tour should necessarily include shopping.
Shopping in Rajasthan is an experience worth enjoying as it would help you preserve the memories of your trip in the form of souvenirs. Here are 10 places for shopping in Jaipur for shopaholics who are fond of Rajasthani collections, accessories and much more.
If you admire Rajasthani gems and jewelry, Johari Bazaar is the best place for you to go shopping. It is one of the oldest markets of the city where you will get authentic jewelry with lots of variety and design choices. Don’t forget to check out the handmade jewelry pieces in these markets.
This is another hub in the Pink City for jewelry but here you will find lac accessories, especially bangles. Also, there are textiles, tie and dye fabrics, carpets, brassware, and traditional apparels to shop.
Chandpole bazaar is a market set in the old portions of the city which holds the best collection of Rajasthani arts and crafts. The place is famous for its handicrafts right from wood sculptures to marble carvings, these markets have everything that you would want to buy as a souvenir.
The one roof under which you would get pretty much everything is Bapu Bazaar. If you are good at negotiating the prices, this is the market that you should shop from. From handicrafts to textiles and from home décor to beauty care, you will find everything in these traditional markets. You can also visit Saraogi Mansion nearby to shop for all the girlish stuff from clothing to jewelry.
If you are looking for something to decorate your home or something to gift to your close ones, Mirza Ismail Road would impress you almost immediately. Once you set your foot in the market, you would find exquisite pieces of art like pottery items, brass statues, wooden artifacts, and other decorative pieces.
Located opposite Hawa Mahal is Sireh Deori- a market famous for a variety of items like Jaipuri quilts, leather shoes, and colorful textiles. Some of the shops here have an exclusive collection that is not found anywhere else in the city. If you are into leather products, make sure you shop from Sireh Deori Bazaar.
Kishanpole Bazaar is popular for the collection of textiles and items carved from wood. It’s a great place for street shopping and to buy items within your budget. You would get a variety of items to buy souvenirs and you can gift these to your friends and family.
Nehru Bazaar is filled with a variety of items from clothing to accessories and textiles to decorative pieces but the one thing that the market is famous for is the mojri. The traditional footwear or mojris are quite beautiful and colorful and you would not be able to resist buying several pairs. If you are a pro at bargaining, you would get a sweet deal from the shops.
Aravali Bazaar is the best market to visit when you are looking for some home décor products like bedspreads, tablecloths, quilts, covers, and other giftware items. You can also buy finely carved pieces of furniture, wrought iron items, and stationery products.
GT Bazaar or the Gaurav Tower Bazaar is the hub of the city where you can spend the entire day with your family. The market has everything from snacks and food to game parlors and from branded stores to small shops selling items at INR 99. To be precise, it’s a shopping centre where you will find the latest collection at affordable prices.