Best Markets in Rajasthan

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Best Markets in Rajasthan

Many of us are travel freaks and like to explore all the parts of India. We are happy to know that India is a country known for its rich tradition. One such place where royalty comes along with preserving the old tradition and culture is the Land of Kings, Rajasthan. When we think of this place, all we can picture is big forts, folk dance, puppets, historical convention, and much more.

While roaming around the beautiful cities in Rajasthan, your eyes will surely fall on the famous streets and markets with vibrant colours, eye-catching and budget-friendly products. In this article, we will list all the markets that are hard to skip.

Best Markets in Rajasthan You Shouldn’t Miss!

You always like to carry a memory of a place when you visit it; a souvenir which can be remembered for life. So, if you are planning a trip to Rajasthan, do not forget to visit the markets equivalent to a shopping paradise.

1. Jaipur

The ‘Pink City of India’ is also much famous for shopping. You can shop in the following markets:

  • Johari Bazar: This bazaar is famous for Rajasthani jewellery, which is exquisite and unique in its sense. The intricate meenakari jewellery, along with the unique Kundan pieces, makes purchasing ornaments from here worthwhile. The market also has sarees, stunning lehenga, and you can always have lip-smacking snacks here.

Timings: Monday to Sunday, 10:00 am to 11:00 pm.

Top Pick: Rajasthani jewellery

  • Nehru Bazar: The shopaholics will love this Bazar. It is famous for multi-coloured juttis, different traditional footwear, bags, cloth, textile, etc. Located at the heart of the film colony, you can get a lot of handicraft items also.

Timings: Monday to Saturday, from 10 am to 9 pm.

Top picks: Colourful jutti

  • Bapu Bazar: If you are visiting Bapu Bazar, you surely need to buy items like textile, handlooms, and accessories. The accessories are of a reasonable price, and you will enjoy the authentic snacks of Rajasthan over here.

Timings: Monday to Sunday, 10:30 am to 7:30 pm

Top picks: Accessories

  • Tripoli Bazar: Famous for its unique items all over Rajasthan, this place has lac jewellery and bangles. This market also has a huge variety of rugs, bandhani sarees, dresses, iron items, etc.

Timings: Monday to Sunday, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Top Picks: Lac bangles

different coloured glass bangles displayed in stall

2. Jodhpur

Commonly known as the ‘Blue City’, this place is home to many palaces, forts, and temples. But it also has pocket-friendly markets. If you visit Jodhpur, do not forget to shop from these markets:

  • Nai Sarak Market: This world-famous market is known for its Bandhej and Bandhani apparel. Also, you can shop for various items such as turbans, hand-painted items, sarees etc. All these items are made and sold by local artisans. A perfect way to support the go-local campaign would be purchasing these items from them. Leather products, something everyone is fond of, are also available here.

Timings: Monday to Sunday, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Top Picks: Bandhani and Bandhej apparels.

  • Mochi Bazar: As the name suggests, if you are looking for an authentic pair of shoes, then you cannot miss visiting the mochi bazaar in Jodhpur. The extravagant colours, the traditional designs make you fall in love with the footwear.

Timings: Monday to Sunday, 8:00 am to 9:00 pm

Top Picks: Footwear

  • Sojati Gate Market: For people who love Heena, this is the right place to land. Also, if you are looking to shop for gifts or souvenirs, you can purchase something from the wide range of handicraft items, accessories, jewellery, souvenirs, etc. Do not miss eating the sweets over here!

Timings: Monday to Saturday, 7:00 am to 11:00 pm

Top picks: Souvenirs

  • Clock Tower Market: This market is famous for spices. You name it, and they will have a variety of spices to cater to your needs. Apart from spices, this market also sells different kinds of antiques, flavoured teas, clothing items, etc.

Timings: Monday to Sunday, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Top pick: Spices and tea.

3. Udaipur

The ‘City of Lakes’, Udaipur, has two famous markets to go on a shopping spree.

  • Bada Bazar: Considered to be the main market in Udaipur, it is famous for gold and silver jewellery and ornaments. It also has various copper items and antiques. With your bargaining skills, you can surely get good traditional clothes and leather items at an economical price. Once you are done shopping, grab a glass of buttermilk or juices and fruits, which is loved by all here.

Timings: Monday to Sunday, 8:00 am to 9:00 pm

Top picks: Leather item

  • Hathi Pol Bazar: The market name sounds interesting, and the products here are for sure more fascinating. If you are an art lover, this place is surely for you. Do not miss to have a look at the paintings, handicrafts, folk art, juttis and mojaris.

Timings: Monday to Saturday, 9:00 am to 11:00 pm

Top picks: Miniature traditional paintings

4. Jaisalmer

The ‘Golden City of India’ is at the heart of the Thar desert. If you plan to visit this city, do not miss the two famous markets over here.

Sardar Bazar: From blankets to antiques to khadi items, this place has a wide range of products at a reasonable price. This market is the liveliest in Jaisalmer.

Timings: Monday to Sunday, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Top picks: Rugs and Carpets.

  • Pansari Bazar: This is one of the oldest markets in Rajasthan. It symbolises the tradition and history of the city and is famous for its ethnic products collection. The culture can be seen in the different products sold over here, such as unique print and pattern clothes, wall hangings, puppets, bells, etc.

Timings: Monday to Saturday, 7:00 am to 11:00 pm

Top picks: Handicrafts

5. Bikaner

This royal city of Rajasthan is famous for a lot of things. The places where you can stop to shop are:

  • Kota Gate Road: If you are looking forward to budget shopping, this is the best place. You will get accessories made from camel hide, multi-coloured sandals, miniature paintings, kurta, etc. Do not forget to have the tea made using camel’s milk.

Timings: Monday to Sunday, 10:30 am to 9:00 pm

Top picks: Accessories

  • Station Road Market: This market is famous for leather items and handicrafts. Do savour the tasty snacks and bhujias. The namkeen over here is world-famous.

Timings: Monday to Saturday, 8:00 am to 10:00 pm

Top picks: Leather items

  • Mahatma Gandhi Road: You will get a variety of items ranging from textile and juttis to Kundan jewellery. The Bikaneri bhujia cannot be missed at any cost.

Timings: Monday to Sunday, 9:00 am to 11:00 pm

Top picks: Textile and Mojri

handicrafts displayed in the stall

6. Pushkar

This sacred Hindu site also has a few markets which you cannot skip to visit when you are in Pushkar.

  • Sardar Bazar: A unique product which you will find over here is tribal jewellery made of silver and beads. Puppets, leatherware, textile, Hindu god idols, etc., are also available here.

Timings: Monday to Sunday, 10:00 am to 9:00 pm

Top picks: Tribal jewellery and leatherware.

  • Sarafa Market: The famous items here are the embroidery items, bead bangles, leather goods, god and goddess idols, hangings, handcrafted artwork, etc.

Timings: Monday to Sunday, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Top picks: Art items


If you are visiting Rajasthan, you cannot miss out on shopping. The traditional vibe can be found in every item sold here by the local artisans, and good bargaining skills will help you buy a lot of stuff at a good price. Happy shopping!

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Q. What is the best season to visit Rajasthan?

Ans. The best season to visit Rajasthan is from November to February. The winters are found to be very cosy here.

Q. Which cities in Rajasthan have airports?

Ans. The nearest airport connectivity in Rajasthan is in Udaipur, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, etc.

Q. What is the one food item you should miss eating in Rajasthan?

Ans. Dal bati churma is the most famous dish of Rajasthan, and one should have it at least once.