Shopping in Jaipur
Jaipur, the Pink City of India, is probably one of the most sought after shopping destinations in India. And yes, irrespective of what your pocket permits, you would definitely lay your hands on something that fits seamlessly into your budgets. Jewelry, Saris, handicrafts, handloom textiles and some spectacular household furnishing items made out of clay, marble or wood, there’s no dearth of possibilities that would probably turn your Jaipur visit into a shopping extravaganza.
The Johari Bazar for example is where you get to buy a wide range of Jewelries made out of precious and semi-precious stones such as Diamonds, emerald and topaz. Don’t forget to go hunting for the rajai (Jaipur Quilts), which are one of the top selling items in and around the Bapu bazar, Hawa Mahal and Chaura rasta. The market also stands out in its offering of Silversmiths and dye fabrics. The other market worth mentioning is the Tripolia Bazar, where one gets to see a fantastic collection of textiles and utensils in particular. The market tops among the other bazars owing to its variety in bangles, soap dishes, door knobs and other similar take-away. Brass is among one of the most widely material for creation of marvelous and exquisite items. Even a generous collection of handicrafts such as papier mache , carved furniture and glazed blue pottery could be found in many markets around the vicinity.
The blue pottery is a concept that was brought to Jaipur, especially from the distant lands of Persia and has been enhanced right in the heart of the Pink City of India. Tourists are often found around Subhash Chowk digging into an impressive stock of carpets, hand block printed textiles and some rare antiques. Jaipur has been well-known for its unique marble bowls, vases and many other decorative items that could render a mesmerizing shade to your house. The Mirza Islam road is a spot to get the best deals in ethnic jewelries and branded garments. Most of the popular national and international garment chains such as Raymonds , Pepe, woodlands , Benetton , etc. have their outlets right in the midst of the M.I Road. If the ladies bandwagon is overtly fond of Salwar suits and eye-catching bedcovers, the one stop destination would be the famous Busy Bazar. Needless to mention, the place gets its name from the fact that the Bazar happens to be one of the most visited markets in Jaipur. One needs to brave through the crowded shops and balconies to get hold of things, which by far is the best in whole of India. The Busy Bazar is the place for Sanganeri prints, bagru prints, batik prints and bhandhej suits. And of course , many a renowned shops offer free shipping across geographic locations , which is why visitors from neighboring states and even countries find it easy to shop freely without having to worry about carrying the items back to their homelands. We offer packaged tours which help you choose the best hotels and deals, so that your experience in Jaipur is an unforgettable one.