Jaipur is one of the best tourist destinations for shopping in North India. A tour to the Pink City not only acquaints you with the rich culture of Rajasthan, it also gives you a chance to shop through these places exploring the streets and buying items like gems, clothes, carpets and much more. Let's take a look at some of the shopping destinations in Jaipur that you shouldn't miss while in the city.
The M.I Road is one of the most popular shopping areas in Jaipur. From jewellery to branded items, the shops on this road are known for selling authentic silver jewellery and the small shops sell bangles, Jaipuri dresses and bedsheets at reasonable prices. Apart from them, the road also has some multi-cuisine restaurants and cafés to relish some good food. Niros, McDonald's, Copper Chimney and Pizza Hut are some of the eateries you can explore here. Ganpati Plaza, a luxurious mall in Jaipur, is also located here.
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Though Johri Bazaar is a crowded area in Jaipur, it is worth visiting the place as you'll find shimmering ethnic wear laced with heavy designs, gemstone jewellery and other artificial jewellery shops here that attract you. Some of the shops that sell designer sarees and other ethnic wear include The Jaipur Saree Kendra, Rana Saree Emporium and Rooplaxmi.
How can a visit to Jaipur be complete without shopping for authentic Jaipuri dresses and other home décor accessories like cushions, carpets and bedsheets that are good quality and available at affordable prices too? The Link Road, which is an extension of the street, is famous for selling artificial jewellery.
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Fulfil your fetish for cake shops, pet shops, furniture, groceries and flower shops here. This is not a very crowded place, but has a wide range of products to offer from groceries to street food.
This street is all about books! You can find stores and street sellers who sell books and stationery items. Book lovers can visit this place and grab their favourite books at best prices!
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Badi Chaupar is close to Hawa Mahal and is famous for its stores that sell handicrafts, authentic Rajasthani furniture and antique pieces. You can also browse through the shops that sell ethnic wear which include Jaipuri print dress material and salwar suits. The better you're at bargaining, the best rates you can be assured of!
Gaurav Tower is one of the most visited shopping areas of Jaipur. The shopping malls and shops here are often visited by locals and tourists alike. The ambience, convenient parking facilities and the variety of outlets inside the malls make it a favourite place for shoppers and fun lovers too.