Jaipur is truly a paradise for shopaholics. Shopping in Jaipur is one of the best things to do in Rajasthan’s capital city. The Pink City has various famous markets, shopping centers and places known for good bargains. The favorites to shop for, are lac work, meenakari, metal work, marble work, paintings, leather work, gemstones, carpets, wood work, jewellery, footwear, etc. Choose from the really hard to resist bargains. Some of the best places for shopping in Jaipur are listed below:
Mirza Ismail Road is an ideal a place for shopping in the city. The curved road boasts of ancient architecture housing various shops. The popular bargains include silver jewellery and artefacts, antiques, handicraft and apparel. There are also showrooms for top clothing brands. Small shops that sell bangles, bedsheets and Jaipuri dresses ensure that have the finest experience of shopping in Jaipur.
Famous and crowded, Johri Bazar in jaipur is a shopper's delight. As the name suggests, Johri Bazar is essentially a place for gems and jewellery. If you plan to look for traditional Indian clothes in colourful Bandhej (local art) or glittering gemstone jewellery, this is the best bet. The smaller lanes contain originally jeweler workstations inhabited by these craftsmen since centuries. Jaipuri quilts (rajai) are a must check out item. Not to be missed is the delicious Dahi Bade at Laxmi Mishtan Bhandar, perhaps the oldest and most popular sweet shop of the Pink City.
A treasure-trove of typical Jaipuri stuff the shops definitely need to be checked out. The top items include the salwar suits, bedsheets, Jaipuri jutis, cushions and readymade suits. Check out the lanes and by-lanes for incredible stuff. Do not miss the craft and home decor items. After you have had enough of shopping, gorge on the delicious street food.
As the name suggest, the crowded market has some of the best bargains in Jaipur. Navigate through the twisty lanes, to check out trousers of traditional Indian clothing in beautiful sanganeri prints, bagru prints, batik prints, bhandhej, etc. Link Road, an extension of the market is a good place for artificial jewellery, home furnishings and bangles.
Chaura Rasta is famous for books and stationery. If you are a book lover, do not miss the place. You can easily get new and second-hand copies of any title or any writer.
Nehru Bazar near Ajmeri Gate, the so-called centre of Jaipur is a budget place to go shopping. Shop for readymade garments, footwear, gifts and household items. Bargain over the prices as you can get some budget deals.
Adjacent to the famous Hawa Mahal, Badi Chaupar is a square crossing. It is the most crowded location in Jaipur. The shops on Badi Chaupar are major attractions for the tourists. Shop for mojaris, handicraft, antiques, Rajasthani furniture, salwar suits and Jaipuri print dress material. Be prepared to bargain. You can also find a variety of traditional and lac bangles too.
If you have had enough of traditional stuff, Raja Park is the place to be at. It offers everything ranging from grocery to flowers, from furniture to apparel.
Gaurav Towers is a thrilling shopping mall away from overcrowded markets which attracts both shoppers and fun seekers.
The first luxury shopping mall of Jaipur, Ganpati Plaza is ideal for shoppers, especially tourists. Get the latest collection from colourful bhandhej to latest fashion wear, from toys to electronics, and from junk to jewellery the place offers them all.