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Shopping in Jodhpur

Jodhpur, one of the most chosen tourist destinations in Rajasthan is also a Shangri-la for shopping lovers. Tourists from all across the globe not only come to visit this historic place to catch sight of its mesmerizing beauty, outlandish architecture and traditional Rajputana hospitality but also to shop a wide variety of handicrafts, footwear, furniture, antiques and spices. The city is the home to many talented and skilled craftsmen that include textile dyers, metal engravers and die-makers. Jodhpur is regarded as one of the most famous hub for wholesale export operations in India and attracts significant number of European and North American dealers. Shopping attractions of Jodhpur include the popular items of this place and the markets where you can buy them.

Shoppers can visit the pavement stalls alongside the road leading to Umaid Bhavan to buy antiques that include textiles, silver jewelery, pottery, carved ducks, metalwork, marble figures, paintings, antiques, ivory, bed covers, wall hangings, puppets, clothes, especially designed furniture, etc. You can also buy old furniture, cabinets, sculptures, chests, doors, windows, carved lintels, old pictures, memorabilia, rare, first-edition books, etc. Some of the main centers for antique shopping in Jodhpur, Rajasthan are Rajasthan Art Emporium, Sun City Art Exporters and Rajasthan Arts and Crafts House.

Shopping in Jodhpur

Other must buy item from Jodhpur is its unique Bandhini pattern cotton, chiffon or silk clothes. There are a lot of shops in Jodhpur, selling Bandhini. Some of the good markets for Bandhini are Sojati Gate Market, Nai Sarak Market and Sadar Market.

Jodhpur footwear also called jodhpuri jutis are famous throughout India. It is usually worn with traditional Indian dresses like Sherwanis, Achkans, Kurta-Pyjama, Jodhpuri suits, etc. They are normally hand crafted and come in different colors and designs. Some of the good markets for buying Jutis are Mochi Bazaar and Jutti Corner on Station Road.

The ‘Sun City’ is also a famous chilly growing district of Rajasthan. Jodhpur chillies are famous, not only throughout India, but abroad also. Shopping for spices in Jodhpur is a heady experience. Clock Tower.

is the best market for buying chillies in Jodhpur.