If you happen to be vacationing in the heritage city of Jodhpur, then shopping is something you will just not want to miss. You would definitely not want to bid adieu to the royal city without taking home the Rajasthani flashy fabrics, classic handicrafts, chic mojaris, authentic antiques, and the mind blowing jewelry.
Here we bring to you some of the best shopping markets in the Sun City. Simply rent a car in Jodhpur from one of the popular car rental agencies here, grab your wallet and set off to the splurge.
Clock Tower Market
When you rent a car in Jodhpur from a reputed service provider for shopping, then Clock Tower Market or Ghanta Ghar is the very first place where your driver would recommend you to shop. You can find the finest variety of spices, handicrafts, flavored teas, hand-embroidered fabrics, and antiques here.
Although the shopkeepers have a smiling face but you will have to negotiate for prices as often the visitors are offered products at quite high rates. And yes, don’t miss to sip on Makhania lassi, which is considered to be the best in the world.
If you want to especially shop the traditional tie and dye fabric popularly known as bandhej or bandhani, then you can rent a car in Jodhpur for visiting the Nai Sarak market place here. You can get bandhej suit pieces, sarees, dupattas, and turbans from here. Along with this flashy cloth material, you will also be drawn by the handmade leather items are also famous in this market. You can carry home the leather products as wonderful souvenirs for your loved ones.
Sojati Gate Market
Another place where your Jodhpur cab driver will take you for shopping is the Sojate Gate Market. The various shops and stalls here offer different sorts of traditional Rajasthani products like handicrafts, souvenirs, jewelry, and tie and dye fabrics. You would also love to adorn your hands with mehendi or henna in traditional Rajasthani designs at one of the stalls here.
Rent a car in Jodhpur to visit the Mochi Bazaar i.e. ‘Cobblers Market’ to buy some of the finest footwear from Rajasthan. This is one of the best market places famous for Jodhpuri juttis, popularly known as mojaris. This type of footwear is available in a myriad of colors and patterns, and you can get them in different price range. The mojaries compliment almost every kind of attire adding a punch of royalty to the entire look.
Along with footwear, you can also get some of the best pieces of junk jewelry and lac bangles here.
Umaid Bhawan Palace Market
Another marketplace that you would not want to miss is the Umaid Bhawan Palace Market. If you have a taste for classic splendor, then this market can be your shopping paradise that offers exquisite antiques, metal works, and designer furniture pieces. You can also find handicrafts made of sequins, mirrors and beads, pottery, metal and marble products, brass and copper ware, silver jewelry and many more.
You can rent a car in Jodhpur at the Tixilo cab rental services and get that shopaholic out in you. You can visit any of the above mentioned markets comfortably, and enjoy the best shopping experience in Jodhpur.