Undertake an adventure through the narrow market lanes - colorful, chaotic and lined with shops built into the old city frame. Shopping in Jaipur, on your tour to Jaipur under the golden triangle tour package, is an experience that you shouldn't miss.
There are several shopping places in Jaipur that vary from specialty markets, general interest markets and government approved state emporiums. Shopping in Jaipur usually revolves around shopping for jewelry.
Jaipur, Rajasthan, is famous for its precious and semi-precious stones such as diamonds, topaz and emeralds. Shopping in Jaipur, especially in the specialty Johari Market, will yield jewels with unparallel cut, polish and designs.
Shopping in Jaipur is incomplete without shopping for handicrafts, lacquered brass work, Minarkari, textiles in tie and dye (bandhani), Sanganeri and Bagru block prints.
You can also shop for tie and dye saris and dress materials, besides jewelry at the Johari Market. For jewelry, there are many renowned shops that line Gopaliji Ka Rasta and Haldion Ka Rasta that you can visit on your shopping in Jaipur. If quality is not your main concern, you can also settle for the cheap makeshift silversmith's shop on the footpath.
Bapu Bazaar and Nehru Bazaar are popular places for shopping in Jaipur. Here, you can purchase textiles, local perfumes, sandals etc. Other popular places for shopping in Jaipur for textiles, ironware and watching artists work firsthand include the Tripolia Bazaar and the Chaura Rasta.
Other places where you can go shopping in Jaipur for specific items include Maniharon Ka Rasta (lac bangles), Khajanewalon Ka Rasta (marble carving), Saganer village (block printing, hand-made paper, blue pottery), Kishanpol Bazar (tie and dye textiles), Hawa Mahal (lac bangles, textiles), and Ramganj Bazar (jutis).
MI Road is another popular tourist haunt where shopping in Jaipur is concerned. Here, you can lay your hands at jewelry, textiles, brass mark, marble carvings, miniature paintings, textiles etc at one place. Some of the government recommended emporiums (where there is no room for bargaining) include Handloom House, Khadi Ghar and Rajasthan Government Handicraft Emporium.
No matter where you shop and what you are looking for, do take home a puppet while shopping in Jaipur, on your tour to Jaipur under the Golden Triangle Tour.