Situated near the City Palace, Tripolia Bazaar is mainly a cluster of shops selling ironware, brassware, and carpets. The small stores offer high-quality and durable utensils as well as exquisite furniture to pretty up your home. The colorful range of carpets is something you cannot miss, as each one reflects Indo-Heratic art embellished with motifs and delicate designs. If accessories are your thing, walk up to the Maniharon Ka Rasta stores selling stunning lac bangles. Open seven days of the week, Tripolia Bazaar is a popular destination with shoppers and rightly so!
A city of strange blends when it comes to shopping, Jaipur is where you will find malls selling branded stuff and also glorious old fashioned bazaars which refuse to go out of style. On such example is that of Bapu Bazaar, where best bargains on Mojris, perfumes and traditional tie-and-dye textiles are available. Embroidered shoes made of camel skin is yet another specialty here. This bazaar is one among the six important bazaars of Jaipur and is very popular with the tourists. And if at all you want to take a break from the riot of sights, sounds and colors, indulge in some local snacks sold by roadside vendors. Trust this place to take up a lot of your time as it has so much to offer.
Badi Chaupar is a large public square situated in Jaipur. It also goes by the name of Manak Chowk and was built by Amer's King. Badi Chaupar nestles amazing bazaars like the Ramganj Bazaar which is to its east, the best leather shoes one can find here. Tripolia Bazaar to the west of Badi Chaupar is known for its steel and brass utensils. To the south of Badi Chaupar is Johari Bazaar well-known for block-printed and bandhani textiles.
Jaipur is a city of vibrant colors and the bazaars or markets here, are a testimony to this. The Nehru Bazaar is one of the famous market places in Jaipur that tops every shopper's and tourist's list. It proves to be a potpourri of sorts offering a whole range of things to shop, from exotic Rajasthani fabrics, bangles, carpets to camel leather items, gems, mojris and many more. Without visiting the bazaar, your trip remains incomplete. The market remains closed on Tuesdays.
Sireh Deori is a well-known market located near the beautiful Hawa Mahal. One can spend the entire time window-shopping as this area has an amazing choice from stitched Jaipur quilts to leather shoes, juttis, mojaris, puppets, knick-knacks, and colourful textiles. The vibrant colors and local artworks are sure to catch your eye. Besides, this is a great spot for some good bargains and budget shopping!
Maniharon Ka Rasta showcases the best in Lacquer art made by the local craftsmen in Jaipur. They make souvenirs out of a number of articles like animals, ashtrays covered in lacquer, etc. For the ladies they have accessories like bangles, finger rings, toe rings, anklets nose rings, etc. This craft has brought a lot of fame that it even won two awards by the President of India for Master Crafts Person.
Run by the owners of the next door shop Satyam, Rajasthan Fabrics and Arts misleads many to think of it as just another souvenir shop outside the majestic City Palace. However it is a little known fact that this unassuming shop for many years now, has been visited by several noted fashion designers of the country. Being in business for decades, it brings to you, a mix-bag of textiles and handcrafted items from all parts of Rajasthan and other cities like Kolkata. Ethnic jewelry, brass and silver sculptures are all yours for the taking.
There is no dearth of small souvenir shops in Jaipur and Puppet House is just one of them. Although this is not exactly the kind of store you would make an exclusive visit to, it does have some great ethnic and traditional products. 'Kathputli' or puppets, handicraft items and accessories are some of the things sold here. This place is ideal for last minute gift shopping; do not forget to carry your cash, as the store does not accept credit cards.