While the city of Jaipur is well known for its monuments, royal heritage hotels, history of daredevil rulers, it is also known for its aesthetic apparels, textiles and accessories. For shoppers, the local bazaars are equivalent to heaven where they find handmade and authentic products. In fact the local bazaars have much more than that! They offer extremely tasty food too. Mostly all tourists make sure that they take a look at the beauty of these places when in Jaipur. These bazaars are the soul of our city. They represent our lifestyle, culture and existence. But which bazaars are these? Let’s take a look:
- Johari Bazaar
This destination attracts a lot of people. The crowd here is crazy because of its absolutely mesmerizing jewellery. This bazaar is filled with talented silversmiths and goldsmiths who trade silver, diamond, gold work and precious stones and semi-precious stones. At the same time, the fact that there are fruit and vegetable vendors too, makes this market one of our favourites!!!
- Tripolia Bazaar
When we visited this market, we could not stop obsessing over the beautiful handmade lac bangles. However, you can find everything in this bazaar, from traditional bandini dyed fabrics to designer carpets and brassware too.
P.S. Let’s not forget about the food! 😛 You can find Jaipur’s famous masalas, achaars, papars, and churans.
3. Bapu Bazaar
Bapu Bazaar located within the walled city offers typical Rajasthani products. The market swathed in a cultural charm, offer numerous souvenirs to take for your kith and kin. From Rajasthani Mojari or jutis in vibrant colours, jewellery, to Rajasthani Bandhej or tie and die, leheria, sanganeri prints bed sheets, quilts, handicrafts, puppets everything is there in this one market. You will end up with your hands full of shopping bags.
After you are done with your shopping don’t miss the famous Faluda Icecream at Indian Ice Cream.
- Indira Bazaar
While Indira bazaar has some brilliant garment merchants, it also has shoe shops. These shops are up-to-date. They have trendy, good quality and flexible shoes and sandals for people. Apart from that, there’s a variety of high quality kitchen products available in this market. The kitchen ware includes several tools, appliances, dishes and cookware. People generally come here to buy crockery for their houses!
- Kishanpole Bazaar
Kishanpole Bazaar is the place that is preferred by children!! This place has many shopkeepers that sell toys, cycles and other sports products and equipment’s. As a result, this place is colourful, lively and filled with fancy stores. Additionally one can find wooden sculptures and uniquely carved souvenirs by local artists too! Hence this market is widely appreciated and stands out from the rest.
- Chandpole Bazaar
Chandpole bazaar’s creative manufactures have a lot to offer to y’all. There’s handmade and designer sarees, suits, and most importantly handbags. The beautiful flower shops add to the happy and vibrant environment. Oh by the way, in case you get tired, you can stop and eat some luscious homemade cookies and rusks. We guarantee you that these are extremely healthy and will make you go nom nom!
These bazaars surely are Jaipur’s pride. All the products made by these hard working vendors are cheap yet of good quality. The best part is that these shops are all located at the one place i.e., the walled city.
So now you know where to go for shopping this festive season! 😉