Thursday, 26 July 2012

Shopping In Jaipur

Shopping In Jaipur



With the regalia of the Rajput era still going strong in the tourism sector of Jaipur, as in all of Rajasthan, shopping in Jaipur can really get mouthwateringly lucrative. Its colorful spread of semi precious stones, vegetable dyed fabric, brass silver and copper ware, papier mache, can actually leave you quite spell bound and light-pursed. We at Touristplacesinindia.com provide you with complete information on all that you want to know about Shopping in Jaipur. 

The city has vibrant markets and offers a great scope for shopping and is a great place to shop for Handicrafts, antiques, jewelry, gems, pottery, carpets, textiles, metalwork and leatherwear. Some of the busiest markets in Jaipur include the Kishanpol Bazar, Haldiyon Ka Rasta, Mahiharon Ka Rasta, M.I. Road, Jauhari Bazar, Bapu Bazar, and the Nehru Bazaar. These are the main markets of Jaipur and visit to the city would be fruitless if one misses the opportunity of shopping in Jaipur. Some of the major shopping attractions in the city include:

Jaipur Carpets:
The city is famous for the wide range of carpets which are found in Tripolia Bazaar, Kishanpol bazaar, Bapu and Nehru Bazaar. Jaipur specializes in one of the best fabrics in the world which are properly colored in bright colors and has a vast collection of block-printed and tie & dyed fabric. Carpet weaving in Jaipur originated during the Mughal rule in India. The styles of the carpet include knots and geometric patterns. Cotton rugs and dhurries are other attractions of Jaipur which are even exported to International destinations. 

Jaipur Handicraft and leather items:
The handicrafts of Jaipur are well known to the world for their exclusive variety. These handicrafts in Jaipur ranges form blue pottery, carved furniture, and miniature paintings to sculptures, apparels, accessories, home furnishings, home decorations, handmade office accessories. One can easily find these handicrafts in the markets of Jauhari Bazaar, Bapu Bazaar, Nehru Bazaar, Chaura Rasta and Tripolia Bazaar. The city is also famous for marble works such as statues of Hindu deities, animals, Human figurines, carved marble bowls and exquisite vases. Leather items like slippers, Bags, Sandals, Shoes and Purses are also the major attractions in Jaipur. 

Jaipur Gems and Jewellery: 
The city is famous for traditional jewellery which has always been a centre of attraction. He city is famous for famous and semi famous stones and offers the best in Royal Jewellery like hair clip, armlet and waist belt. Kundan Jewellery, which is the art of setting stones on gold and silver ornaments are the specialty of Jaipur. 

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