Jaipur Shopping - What, Where & How ???

Jaipur, “Pink City” of the colourful state Rajasthan is known for it’s magnificent haveli’s and historic forts, but it has also emerged as a popular shopping destination among the natives as well as foreigners. Famous for the traditional jewellery, clothing’s, footwear, unique handmade sculptures, markets of this city are visited and crawled by the shopping lovers from all over the world. In spite of having many malls the street markets and local markets in the city are flooded with customers throughout the year. Here are the main markets which you must visit when in Jaipur to get the best deals for the best products. Don’t forget to bargain as prizes in this markets are excessively hiked up specially for tourists.

1.Johari Bazaar

Johari Bazar
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Johari Bazar
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Best For : Jewellery
Open on : Mon-Sun
Timings : 11 am – 10 pm
Bargaining : Must

Rajasthan is famous for its unique traditional jewellery and Johari Bazaar is the one stop destination to shop for Gold, Silver, Kundan all kinds of jewellery at a single place. Apart from this you can also get some fabulous home furnishings items, clothing, handicrafts and home decoratives. The Bhandhej print Lehangas and Saari(s) are the speciality of this market. When in Johari bazaar don’t forget to checkout LMB (Laxmi Mishthan Bhandar), the oldest and most popular sweet shop of Jaipur.

2.Tripolia Bazaar

Tripolia Bazar
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Tripolia Bazar
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Best For : Lac jewellery, Brass-ware, Carpets, Utensils
Open on : Mon-Sun
Timings : 11 am – 7: 30 pm
Bargaining : Must

Situated between Manak Chowk and Choti Chaupar Tripolia Bazaar is the best place to buy lac jewellery (one of the trademarks of Rajasthan). You can also choose from the beautifully designed handmade carpets. This market is also visited for buying utensils and Brass-wares.

3.Bapu Bazaar

Bapu Bazar
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Bapu Bazar
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Best For : Leather products ( specially Mojari), Fabric Items, Dress Material, Bedspreads
Open on : Mon-Sun
Timings : 10 :30 am – 8:30 pm
Bargaining : Must

This is the market for footwear shopping and specially the mojari. The traditional Rajasthani jooti or mojari or khussa is footwear made from soft camel leather. Some are simple and some are beautifully done with eye-catching embroidery. The market also has shops for home decor items, perfumes, sandstone, marble carvings and other handicraft items. Do checkout the leheria stoles, Jaipuri woollens and shawls.

4.Chandpol Bazaar

Chandpole Bazaar
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Chandpole Bazar
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Best For : Wooden Sculptures and other handicrafts
Open on : Mon-Sun
Timings : 11 am – 11: 00 pm
Bargaining : Must

Located just next to the Chandpol Metro Station this market houses the best wooden sculptures and creative handicrafts shops selling amazing souvenirs including carvings made out of marble and other kind of hand-looms.

5.Sireh Deori Bazaar

Sireh Deori Bazaar
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Sireh Deori Bazaar
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Best For : Jaipuri Quilts, Colorful Textiles, Light Quilts, Handicrafts
Open on : Mon-Sun
Timings : 10:00 am – 11: 30 pm
Bargaining : Must

Opposite to Hawa Mahal, Sireh Deori Bazaar is a street shopping destination. Get the best leather products and handicrafts. There are many shops selling Jaipuri Quilts, Colourful Textiles. Do visit this market even if you are not in a mood of shopping as you gonna find many lovely handicrafts including puppets !

6.Badi Chaupar

Badi Chaupar
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Badi Chaupar
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Best For : Embroidered bed sheets
Open on : Mon-Sun
Timings : 11 am – 11: 00 pm
Bargaining : Must

This is the epicentre of the main market of Jaipur. You can find almost any thing here. If not, then no problem as this place is centrally located between the most visited markets of Jaipur. Checkout the beautiful Bombay Dyeing bed-sheets and the Block printed clothes.

7.Chaura Rasta

Chaura Rasta
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Chaura Rasta
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Best For : Books and Stationary
Open on : Mon-Sun
Timings : 11 am – 10: 00 pm
Bargaining : Must

This is the market mostly visited by students or those preparing for any competitive exams. There are shops selling variety of stationery items and fine hand printed paper.

8.Mirza Ismail Road (MI Road)

MI Road Jaipur
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MI Road Jaipur

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Best For : Brands Shopping
Open on : Mon-Sun
Timings : 11 am – 12: 00 midnight
Bargaining : Fixed Prize

This is the busiest and the most active road which connects to most of the important roads of the city. Being the heart of Jaipur this road has the outlets of most of the famous brands for clothing, footwear, accessories and other products.

9.Gaurav Tower

Gaurav Tower
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Gaurav Tower
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Best For : Clothing
Open on : Mon-Sun
Timings : 9:30 am – 11:00 pm
Bargaining : Fixed Prize

Gaurav Tower is the most happening shopping destination of Jaipur. With over 100 showrooms including top-notch national and international brands, this is a perfect location for brand conscious people and is also an equally good place for fun seekers and foodies.

10.Ganpati Plaza

Ganpati PLaza
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Ganpati PLaza
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Best For : Clothings and Electronics
Open on : Mon-Sun
Timings : 9:30 am – 11:00 pm
Bargaining : Must Try

Ganpati Plaza is the first ever shopping mall of Jaipur having showrooms which offer latest and exquisite fashion wear, electronics, jewellery collection to choose from.

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