The Pink city of India, the apex and capital of Rajasthan's heritage and the 'one stop' destination for a spectacular Indian ethnic shopping experience. Jaipur is the place to be if you want to experience the true ethnicity of the Indian culture.
The Windy Palace, the fort of Amer, the lively lanes of Johri Bazaar, Bapu Bazaar and Maniharon ka Rasta, there is plenty to see and experience for the locals and the tourists alike! While you start your shopping spree with the artisan designed silver and Kundan jewelry, or Mojaris, stone carvings, lac, a tiny variety of camel skin, tie & dye textiles of Bandhani & Leheriya and the block designs of Sanganer and Bagru, here are the well-known streets and bazaars of Jaipur which locals and tourists flock to while in the Pink City:
Steadfastly standing across 'Hawa Mahal', Badi Chaupar lets you experience the joy of shopping for your Indian ethnic collection. From Mojri shoes and coin cases made of camel skin to wooden artifacts and lacsmith's magic, Badi Chaupar has the scope of bargaining as your pocket allows.
As the name reverberates, Johari Bazaar has the vivacity of Bandhani or Bandhej in spreads of Dupattas, Sarees, Lehenga Choli, Penny Pouches, and other accessories. Besides these tie and dye textiles, Johari Bazaar is mainly known for real and semi gemstones and silver jewellery, carved in contemporary yet traditional pieces of jewels. You can find gorgeous ethnic Rajasthani clothing also in Johari Bazaar. One of the best options is Rajvesh showroom, which is renowned name in Jaipur city. They have on offer royal ethnic Rajasthani apparels such as Rajputi poshaks, chiffon sarees, lehengas, suits and kurtis.
The most discernible creations of Jaipur spring out from the diminutive lanes of Bapu Bazaar. Be it Sanganer & Bagru printed Bedsheets, Cushions and the well-known Jaipuri Razai (Quilt), this place will toss an endless variety of ethnic items at you to decorate your home with. Prints and paintings of Batik and Bandhej too reverb bright colours to go along with your shopping of Kameez and Dupattas!
An emporium-like market, MI Road is known for brass, silver, kundan and iron jewellery along with a surplus of Jaipuri fabrics. Your lengthy shopping spree here might end up in your shopping for miniature wood works and mementoes!