Nowhere in India, but Jaipur will you find an entire street dedicated to artisans and traders. Johari Bazar, Bapu Bazar, Nehru Bazar, Chaura Rasta, Tripolia Bazar and M.I. Road specialize in precious and semi-precious stones, ornaments and other jewelries.
Again handicrafts like papier mache and carved furniture has its roots in Persia. Indian and Persian style is fused together to craft out the extraordinary for the customers. Suraghis, pots, ear-rings, soap dishes, door knobs, mugs and jugs, brass items, statues of gods and goddesses, animal and human figures in white metal and white marble are a few others that can be added to your list.
If you want to take back home something more unique, Jaipur is famous for their camel leather. Carry at least a pair of ‘jutis’ or ‘mojaris’ for a unique collection. A trip to Jaipur will hence be incomplete without a hand on shopping.
Below are some of the leading bazaars listed to help you smoothen your shopping in Jaipur. Take a quick glance:
Johari Bazar: Famous for jewelry and tie and dye sarees shopping.
Gopalji ka Rasta and Haldion ka Rasta: Famous for jewelry, lac bangles, traditional tie and dye fabrics and textiles shopping.
Tripolia Bazar and Chaura Rasta: Famous for textiles, utensils, ironware and trinkets shopping.
Bapu Bazaar and Nehru Bazaar: Famous for textiles, local perfumes and shoes made of camel skin shopping.
Mirza Ismial Road (MI. Road): Famous for jewelry, brass work, textiles, blue pottery, woodwork shopping.
Ramganj Bazar: Famous for shoes or jutis made of camel skin shopping.
Kishanpol Bazar: Famous for tie and dye textiles shopping.
Achrol House and Subhash Chowk: Famous for carpets & rugs shopping.
Khajano Ka Rasta: Famous for marble carving shopping.
Sanganer village: Famous for block printing, hand-made paper and blue pottery shopping.