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.
Jaipur is known as 'Gem City of India', and Johari Bazaar is a magnificent testament to this fact. The finest ethnic jewelry including gold, silver, precious and semi-precious stones are displayed at all the stores in this market. The endearing collection features pendants, earrings, necklaces, bangles and other accessories that are intricately designed by skilled artisans. For those who are ready to shell out a bit more, the Kundan and Minakari art are some of the luxuriant and exquisite choices in jewelry. Also, it is best to be well informed about gemstones before you enter here.
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!