Best Shopping Places in Rajasthan
Posted by Vue India on March 2nd, 2020
Rajasthan has always remained on the top of wanderlusts and other tourists bucket list for years owing not only to its magnificent Rajupatana colorful culture, tradition, heritage, palaces, forts, craft, music and art but also because of its colorful markets of Rajasthan, which have more often lured people from far off places across the world.
Rajasthan’s markets are packed with traditional art and craft, paintings, wooden carvings, mirror works, costumes, hand-woven saris, shoes, and much to leave one amazed and perplexed to what to purchase and what to leave. Even after shopping to one’s heart, one will always remain craving for more owing to the alluring look everything bears making it appear as nothing less than a masterpiece.
The resonating traditional touch and the richness of the craft are potent enough to set all overwhelmed with whatever comes the way and where ever one put’s a glance, so are the markets and so are the displays.
Here we are about to unfold the best places for shopping in Rajasthan to shop from to satisfy your all heart-felt fantasies from handicrafts to traditional dresses, from artifacts to paintings and much more.
1) Jaipur’s Johari Bazaar -jwellery
Jaipur's Johari Bazaar, one of the best shopping places in Jaipur, is known to flaunt its traditional jewelry commonly popular as Kundan work, Meenakshi, Meena and other Silver jewelry in precious and semiprecious carved trinkets, which is the real testament of Rajasthani years old unique taste and choice. From colorful necklaces, cuffs and anklets to enticing silver headgears and other silver knick-knacks all are available here.
The market has several jewelry shops with luxurious displays and courteous shopkeepers to make you feel like to keep shopping for the entire life without going anywhere else. After all, the traditional shopping markets in Jaipur are known world-wide for providing with the best of the shopping experiences.
With jewelry at all prices fitting all budgets from inexpensive to expensive sets, one need not worry about the budget as the market has all types of jewelry with precious stones to semiprecious stones, and from simple designs to magnificent royal ones.
Also, there are a few shops of expensive handmade saris and Rajasthani traditional Lehangas and cholis, Lac bangles and other distinctive enamel ornaments which once upon a time the Maharanis and other Royal ladies don.
2) Jaipur’s Bapu Bazaar - textile
Next to Johari Bazaar is the Bapu Bazaar, which is also a famous market for shopping in Jaipur. With all buildings painted in pink, it is known for its traditional artifacts and Rajasthani style traditional footwear that bears the real royal look of years old ethnicity and take one way back in centuries-old Rajasthan where there was a culture of wearing gems studded colorfully designed footwears.
One can also have several traditional colorful dresses, saris, lehengas, vibrant and elegant Rajputana paintings and special perfume and gorgeous metal works which one cannot find anywhere else.
3) Bikaner’s Mahatma Gandhi Road
Mahatma Gandhi Road, one of the ideal shopping markets in Rajasthan, is flanked by the street market on both sides of the road with colorful sights of Rajasthani traditional sparkling mojari's and lehengas with glass embroidery, enticing bangles in several colors and luring designs, other handicrafts and several artifacts that are a perfect fit to décor in your homes as the Rajasthani Souvenirs or to gift someone as a reminiscence of Rajasthan.
Bikaner is also proud of its lip-smacking delicious snacks, bhujias, papads, sweets and other traditional delicacies which are not only mouth-watering but are a great treat for the eyes also, to not to let pass one by them without having a taste of them. After all, they bear the centuries-old royal taste of the Maharajas and Maharanis that is still dominating the food market and are bringing people there now and then.
One can also have hand-knitted woolen Rajasthani carpets with diverse patterns, bright colors and designs of the 17th century, which are more of a cherished possession rather than just some other piece of carpet.
4) Jodhpur’s Clock Tower Market
The Clock Tower Market is known for its exotic local spices, which bear their distinct aroma and unique flavor that appears fresh even after years. The exquisite food and other delectables of traditional Rajasthani flavor here entice one the moment one enters the Jodhpur market and for sure are not to miss.
Other special attractions of this market are traditional artwork and handicrafts, dyed clothes, unique antiques and other artifacts that are the best to buy as a Rajasthani reminiscence.
5) Jodhpur’s Nai Sadak Market
This market is known for its colorful traditional turbans that once upon a time exhibit the royal extravagance of Rajasthan’s tradition and culture. These turbans give the market an amazing mesmerizing colorful look making the entire looks full of different colors and designs, wherever one looks.
Besides turbans, one can also have hand-painted saris, leather items and other special Rajasthani mojaris from here. Not to miss is the Jodhpur’s soft cloth bandhani, which is more of a tie-and-dye product and well exhibits the traditional exuberance of Rajasthan. This market in Jodhpur has a lot to offer.
There are several other markets in Rajasthan one must visit during their visit to this land of Maharajas during their trip to Rajasthan.
Udaipur’s Bada Bazaar
Udaipur’s Decors of Hathi Pol Bazaar
Jaislmer’s Sadar Bazaar
Bikaner’s Kote Gate
Pushkar’s Sarafa Bazaar
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