In the east of Rajasthan lies the city of Jaipur, a city which is popular of the amazing forts and stupendous palaces. Adorned with magnificent architecture, this royal city has homed many great emperors in it’s time. Its during the dusk and dawn that this pink city leaves you mesmerized by its beauty. The buildings here are made with pink-painted sandstone which brings it the name of Pink City. With exalted attractions all around the city, it attracts tourists from all over the world. You can observe it rich cultural heritage being displayed in the traditions, customs, lifestyle, art and architecture. The huge fortresses of the Mughals and Rajput Royalties ornate Jaipur aptly describing the city’s culture.
You can find warm and friendly people here, dressed in colourful outfits and unique jewellery which are part of their culture displayed in a flamboyant way. Jaipur is insanely famous for its handicrafts, and has markets flooded with handicraft items. Carved silver jewellery, kundan as well as meenakari jewellery, ivory carved sculptures, wood work and leather goods, are all so finely made that they would undoubtedly catch your eye. The blue pottery, miniature paintings and traditional clothes with work of bandhni, zari and zardosi, are certainly one of the best catches here.
Now if you’re visiting Jaipur then here are few stops where you can land and have a good piece of Jaipur’s culture in your bag. Get ready if you’re a shopaholic because this is going to leave you smitten in a blink.
The attention to detail in every product will tell you that Jaipur is an unsurpassed city in India which presents the inimitable rudiments that is fascinating to tourists.
1) Tripolia Bazaar :
India is famous for traditional handcrafted ethnic jewellery specially the Lac jewellery that comes from Rajasthan. This traditional handcrafted ethnic jewellery from West Rajasthan in India is made in time honoured fashion by ancient methods passed down by generations of jewellery makers. Tripolia Bazaar is widely known for its lac jewelry and the beautiful varieties of bangles. You can find bangles of every hue and shade here. You can also shop for the textiles in this Bazaar. Flooded with the trending fashion items with a traditional touch such as the popular Bandini tie and dye fabrics with rich embroideries this bazaar will stunned. You can also buy designer carpets and other traditional wares.
It’s open all days and you can visit it any time between 11 am to 7 pm.
2) Johari Bazaar:
Jaipur is the city of India’s largest and the most famous collection of jewellery and that too of all types- gems, stones, semi precious, metal you name it, it’s all here. It comprises of over 400 shops and stores which offer a very different variety of merchandise from low priced handcrafted items to gems and jewellery worth millions. The surfeit variety you can find will leave you astonished. Johari bazaar is one of the prime places to shop in Jaipur, from shawls and bangles to gems and kitchenware you can find everything here (ok, maybe not everything). You do get invited in to every stall you walk past but the traders accept a polite no thanks.. Don”t miss brass articles like bullock cart camel cart and key chains from hackers which can be bought at throw away prices.
Full of pukka jewellery at reasonable prices this bazaar is a big hit. It’s open all days between 11am to 10pm.
3) Kishanpole Bazaar:
Kishanpole bazaar houses many greatly skilled artists famed for their unique wooden carvings. Best known for its textile goods, this bazaar is one of the bazaars where you can find items at the most reasonable prices. You can buy wooden souvenirs for your friends and family. Genuine, Imperial furniture and wooden object d’arts from Kishanpole bazaar are notorious for their complex workmanship and implausible quality. Alluring decorative wooden art pieces like elephants, camel, birds, ornamented jewelry boxes in company with wooden tables & chairs are primarily exported to other foreign countries. Beautiful formations of Bhandej textile is one more specialty of this bazaar.
This bazaar is open all days from 11 am onward.
4) Nehru Bazaar:
The main element of attraction of this place is the traditional jootis one can buy here. This place has all kinds of jootis you can imagine, of all colours and shades. You can also find some beautiful clothes and textiles here.
This place is open all days from 11 am onward.
5) Sireh Deori Bazaar:
Opposite to the famous Hawa Mahal, this is a perfect place for street shopping in Jaipur. Leather shoes, puppets, knickknacks and some unique hangings are frequently bought items from this bazaar, which are exclusively made in Jaipur. Another speciality of this place is Camel leather items such as belts and bags, which on a personal level is don’t support.
It’s open all days.
6) Bapu Bazaar:
The best of textile Jaipur has to offer is here in Bapu Bazaar, but so are the high prices. If you’re planning to shop here you either need a heavy purse or excellent skills at bargaining. Also, the location of the bazaar is pretty cool and you can see the pink city at from here.
This bazaar is open all days from 11 am onward.
7) Chandpol Bazaar:
This bazaar is where you find one of the best creations of Rajasthani handicraft, carvings made out of marble and other textile products. Khazanewalon ka Rasta, popular for traditional stuff, is another site for the same stuff like carvings of wood and stones, carpets, turbans. If you visit this bazaar don’t forget to buy the marble sculptures which come in all deigns.
This bazaar is open all days from 11 am onwards.
Words will fail me if i try to write more about how fascinating Jaipur can be. Trade and commerce has thrived in the pink city of Jaipur from the time it has originated. It’s always considered to be a great shopping hub. One can spot both traditional and contemporary shopping boulevards the city of Jaipur.
Eminent for gems & jewelry, textile and handicrafts including some other merchandise. No other metropolis in India endow visitors with the unique array of shopping for time-honored items and crafts like Jaipur, brimming with wholesale & retail shops. The narrow roads sprinkled with small shops each displaying a glittering array of superb Rajasthani items that can go easy on every budget and taste.