Who can say no to shopping when travelling to a new destination? Apparently, even men find something to shop for in the land of sand, Rajasthan. The colourful Rangeelo Rajasthan is a paradise for the shoppers with delectable pieces right from trinkets, leather goods, spices to jewellery (silver and artificial). The state has made people from the world over to go crazy whilst on a shopping trip.
Tourists who visit this beautiful state return home with at least double the baggage. Thinking about all things to buy in Rajasthan? Well, Kesari Tours has you covered.
Here is our curated list of some of the not be missed bazaars and tips for Rajasthan shopping.
Jaipur: The ‘pink city’ apart from the architectural grandeur and attractions offers a lot more to its shoppers. The royal city with all its magnificence and splendour is also a popular place for shoppers seeking to carry souvenirs and traditional artefacts home. Johari Bazaar holds a name of prominence for jewellery lovers. You can find some of the best pieces of jewellery, worth adding to your stash. Worth mentioning are the precious and semi-precious stone jewellery most of which are hand-made.Next stop in the ‘pink city’ would be the Bapu Bazaar. It is a one-stop place to find exquisite Rajasthani textiles, handlooms, etc. Apart from these, there are many other specialising in one thing or another in the Jaipur market.
Udaipur: Also known as the Venice of India, Udaipur holds the distinction of being the most romantic destinations in India. But as you romanticize around the beautiful lakes and the grand palaces, take a moment to enjoy some Udaipur shopping break as well. Well, pondering about things to buy in Rajasthan on your holiday, make sure you visit the Bada Bazaar, the one-stop place for almost everything under the sky.
From showrooms to street shops the options are endless. One of the best Rajasthan shopping tips would be to carry a large shopping bag to carry all the stuff you might end up buying at the markets. From bandhani to antique to artefacts the options are endless and available at cheap prices as well.
If you are still left with more shopping appetite and are an art admirer, then Hathi Pol is the place you can’t avoid. From Rajasthani handicrafts to home décor items Hathi Pol Bazaar leaves the tourists captivated with a rich shopping experience. You can buy the famous miniature Rajasthani paintings popular world over.
The rich and vibrant culture of Rajasthan is aptly named and known the world over as the ‘Rangeelo Rajasthan’. The century-old tradition and values are preserved well and get its exquisite expression in the handicrafts and bazaars of Rajasthan. From clothes to jewellery, to earthenware, to paintings you will find much more than just the good times spent here.