If you love to shop ‘til you drop, Jaipur is the place to be this winter; this is especially true in case you are looking for Textile, Handicrafts, and Blue Pottery. The must-have skill for shopping in Jaipur, however, is the ability to bargain/haggle over prices - this is especially required for non-locals. We have handpicked the Top Five Shopping places for you so that the next time you are in Jaipur, you can explore some of the best fashion & lifestyle options.
The oldest market in Jaipur, Johari Bazaar is the place to be for Handicraft Items, Gems & Jewelry, Sarees, and Lehengas. You would also find some Furniture & Art shops. For jewelry, besides Gold, Silver, Diamond, and Emerald, Johari Bazaar is also famous for eye-catching Kundan Jewelry. Johari Bazaar is open all 7 days from 10 AM to 11 PM.
If you are looking for Lac Jewelry, one of the trademarks of Rajasthan, Tripolia Bazaar is the place to be. The market is also famous for Brassware & Ironware utensils, beautiful varieties of bangles, textiles – Bandhini tie & dye fabrics, and Carpets & Rugs featuring Indo-Heratic designs. Tripolia Bazaar is open from 10 AM to 11 PM – 6 days a week (closed on Sundays)
If you are looking for traditional Joothis (footwear), handmade art work, perfumes, and textiles, Nehru Bazaar is the place to be. Nehru Bazaar is also famous for traditional Blue Pottery that Jaipur is particularly known for. Nehru Bazaar is open all 7 days from 10:30 AM to 7:30 PM.
If you are looking for marble showpieces, small novelty items and colorful handloom fabric, Chandpole Bazaar is your place to be. The most important items that you may want to pick up are the marble sculptures that are found in a wide variety of designs. Chandpole Bazaar is open on all 7 days from 10 AM to 11 PM.
If you are looking to shop on a budget, Bapu Bazaar is the place to be as you can buy almost all items at very reasonable prices. The items that you would find particularly reasonably priced are the Joothis and textiles. The area is also bathed in Pink, giving you the experience of the Pink City. Bapu Bazaar is open on all 7 days from 10:30 AM to 7:30 PM.