the land of the mystic forts, magnificient places and romantic
the great Maharajas is also a land which showcases exquisite
arts and crafts. Perfect place to shop, it offers everything
from handicrafts to furniture. The narrow meandering lanes
of Jodhpur are always bustling with activities of the shopkeepers,
articians and craftman. Near the clock tower and Jeti gate
fascinating kathputtis (merionetres) shoes and lacquee zangles
Other than the usual handicrafts Jodhpur is known for its
time antiques. The road which links Git Bhawan with umaid
Bhawan houses a plethora of antique shops. The intricately
designed antiques are in great demand here. Replicas of the
antiques are available here too.
Jaisalmer, a perfect place to shop for handicrafts, glass
work, fascinating embroidery, exquisite bedsheets, beautiful
minature paintings, and camel hair blankets and rugs. Jaisalmer
is also known for its mirrorwork and old stone work.
Udaipur houses the Bada Bazaar and Bapli Bazaar.These fascinating
shop offer a number of rare and unusual objects. The beautiful
traditional folk paintings helding the charm of the Rajput
and Mugal Style are its chief attraction. Antique jewellery
and colourful turbans souvenia also serve as a great of Rajasthan.
There are many shopping street in Udaipur. The Lake Palace
road and streets around jagaph temple are some of them.
Jaipur a house of handicrafts and precious stone is one of
the best place to shop. Handicrafts are available in a wide
range at the Rajasthani Emporium situated on the M I Road.
Textiles from bedspreads to scarves are available in abundance
at Rajasthan Handlooms House at M I road and Anokhi at Tilak
Jaipur famous for its marble status, Antique jewellery and
fascinating handicrafts, is also known for its previous and
semi precious stones. Haldijon Ka Rastra is where you can
find previous stone and the place to shop for semi precious
stone is Gopalgit Ka Rasta, which are found near Johari Bazaar.
If you want to shop for Khadi and Cotton Khadi gram is the
best place to shop. The right place to shop for traditional
and ever the latest classical Indian music, is Pushkar. The
other attraction of Pushkars Bazaar are the finely embroidered
The beautifully ambroidered wall hangings, bedspreads, cushions
and many other article the shop here.
The rustic charm of Bundi is also reflected in its market
lanes. The best place to shop here is Bundi Cafe Crafts. The
market place of the hill station of mount also serves as a
great place to buy mementoes.
Bikaner fort houses a great shop housing beautiful handicrafts
of Rajasthan. The shop is run by Uamul Trust. Rajasthan helds
rocks of interesting to shop. So when you are visiting Rajasthan
be ready to be swayed away by these beautiful places of works,
that will leave your wanting for work.