Jodhpur is a bustling trading centre of handicrafts and a shoppers paradise. Its vibrant bazaars are lined with big and tiny shops where you can buy exquisite Rajasthani textiles, clay figurines, miniature camels and elephants, marble inlay work and classic silver jewellery.


Stroll through the colourful markets as you bargain good-naturedly with the shopkeepers for their numerous wares; explore the narrow gullies that hold some of the best spoils in Jodhpur; pick up lovely dupattas with exquisite mirror work, jutis with intricate embroidery and embellished with bells and tassels. Head to Ghanta Ghar, also known as clock tower market, and ranked number 1 by the residents for its wide array of spices, pretty handicrafts, fabrics with intricate embroidery done by hand, flavoured teas and rare antiques. Next, make your way to Nai Sarak for Jodhpur�s famous tie-and-dye fabrics, sarees, bandhej suit pieces, turbans and dupattas. For souvenirs, Sojati Gate Market is a good bet, offering jewellery and handicrafts. You can also get beautiful designs of mehendi (henna) applied on your hand.


Mochi Bazaar is the best place for jutis, available in a host of colours and designs, while Umaid Bhawan Palace market is known for antique furniture, copper ware and paintings. If you want to upgrade your wedding season wardrobe, make a beeline to Kapraa Bazaar to pick up �leheriya�, the traditional Rajasthani attire.

Jodhpur is also very famous for its silver work, and Sarafa Bazaar is a one-stop shop for all things silver. Pick up a heavy silver bracelet or a delicate anklet set with semi-precious stones � you�ll be spoilt for choice. Finally, if you�re looking to make your parties fancier, head to Tripolia Bazaar for colourful, rich crockery in an array of designs and motifs.

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