OhMyRajasthan! gives you a little knowledge about different markets of Rajasthan that shall help you plan your shopping accordingly, so here goes the list of famous shopping markets of Rajasthan:
- Sadar Bazaar in Jodhpur -
Sadar Bazaar is known as one of the vibrant market in Jodhpur. One can get to wander amongst the tiny shops which have dotting narrow lanes in the heart of the town. Through these lanes, one can get to see the life and color of the Marwar people. One can shop for the jewelry, wedding clothes, steel utensils, and kitchenware along with leather shoes too in this market. Colorful and princely state of Rajasthan attracts travelers from all over the globe. Apart from its numerous heritage places and monuments, tradition and culture can also be seen in local markets in each and every city of Rajasthan. Shopping in Rajasthan is a major enjoyable activity among tourists. With traditional art and crafts, Rajasthan has magnificent artistry & workmanship which shows in its local markets. Jewellery, pottery, textiles, stone items, wooden furniture, leather items, paintings are some of the most selling items in Rajasthan.
- Bazaza Bazaar in Alwar -
Bazaza Bazaar is one of the busiest bazaars in Alwar. This bazaar is frequented by a large number of foreign as well as local travelers. The liveliness, the vibrancy, the huge collection of variety of items and products has made Bazaza Bazaar one of the most attractive bazaars of Alwar. Though the best time for visiting this bazaar is during the time of the festivals, tourists can hop in anytime during their visit to Alwar. The magnificent collections of items that are displayed in Bazaza Bazaar include textile items, trinkets, carpets, artifacts, embroidered 'jutis' and many more. Textile items for example beads, silk threads, Zardosi are the best buys of the Bazaza Bazaar. In addition, jewelries and precious stones are also preferred by the tourists. All the items and products displayed in the market perfectly bring out the talent of the local craftsmen. Tourists buy these items mostly for gifting others or as souvenirs.
- Malakhera Bazaar in Alwar -
Malakhera Bazaar has over the years become a most visited shopping area of Alwar owing to its unique ambience. A huge collection of Rajasthani products are available in the shops of Malakhera Bazaar. This bazaar is in fact famous for attracting a huge tourist footfall all round the year. A unique feature of this bazaar is that tourists can buy the products at a reasonable rate. Some of the most popular items and products available in Malakhera Bazaar are handicraft goods, numerous textile items, jewelries, clay sculptures, handicrafts items and artifacts. Utensils are also bought by the tourists. Textile items mainly of silk threads, beads and Zardosi are the best buys of this shopping area. However, when buying in this market, tourists must bargain the high set prices of the products. A proper bargaining is sure to offer them the best bet in this unique shopping area.
- Market for clothes in Jaipur -
Well in the case of clothes, everybody has different choice. While your mother would be thinking to buy heavy work Saree, your father might be looking for Rajasthani suit. And as far as you and your siblings are concerned, you might be looking for such rich indo western outfits. So take your mother to Choura Rasta and she might be the happiest lady that day because uncountable options available for her to choose her sari that suites her most. While your dad might be interested in visiting the shops of MI Road wherein you can buy a rich traditional suit for him from Wills Lifestyle or Rajwara store. As far as you and your sister is concerned, go to any of the high profile malls and you might get what you desire; perfect solution to your western requirements.
So if you have started shopping but have not covered above areas go and explore and tell us your experiences.