Famous Shopping Places in JaipurJaipur, the first planned city of North India tempts tourist to go shopping unplanned. The Pink City bustles with the both sellers and buyers all the year round. Crowded streets and narrow bylanes are dotted with upmarket showrooms, bazaars and artisan's quarters, that display crafts, jewelery and accessories of ethnic and contemporary style.
The colossal pink arches, that was once the hub for Kings and Zamindars, has certainly not swept of their beauty with age. Tourist, who visit to enjoy the stunning backdrop of Rajputana dynasty, receives great opportunity to fill their kitty with antique accessories. The city's vibrancy is well reflected in shopping areas, such as, Babu Bazaar, Tripola Bazaar, Nehru Bazaar, Johari Market, Ramganj Bazaar and Hawal Mahal bazaar.
Jaipur is a popular for its stock of jeweleries, including, diamond, topaz, emeralds, silver and gold. There are about 700- odd jewelery shops in the old city. Johari Market is an ultimate place for passionate jewelery lovers. Where silversmith delicately thread down the silver pendants, anklets, armlets(chura) and silver bangles for the feet(challa), goldsmith work creatively to design jewelery with kundan, brazilian stone, pearl et al.
The century old Jaipur bazaar is minakri bangles, textiles and bandini dress materials. Local perfumes, sandals, ironware and textiles are greatly exhibited in Bapu Bazaar and Nehru Bazaar. The tie and dye materials, blue pottery, artifacts of block printing are specific items in Tripola Bazaar, Kishanpol Bazar and Chaura Rasta. Fashionistas can walk down the street to Hawa Mahal and Ramganj Bazaar, where they will find some gorgeous racks of lac bangles, jutis and mannequins displaying colorful dresses.
Sequined saris some in varieties, like silk, cotton, tussar, kota and voiles. Tie and dye duppatas, materials with kalamkari(bagru), zahota, sanganeri, shekhwati and Mughal block prints on fabrics are common collection in any shopping stores.
Besides, the wearables, shops in Jaipur is known for puppets and umbrellas made of clothes and glitzy threads. They are best gift, you can take back home for your dear ones.