First of all, Bapu Bazar is located within the old city area between the Sanganeri Gate and New Gate. Bapu Bazar is an ever busy bustling Jaipur shopping market. There is no vehicular traffic on this road. It is however crowded in the evenings and on holidays.
You can buy Rajsthani cotton fabrics, salwar kameez dresses, artificial jewellery, jootis, and home furnishings.Therefore the market is always crowded.
This is a market for budget friendly shopping. Hence the locals prefer to shop in this market.
You can buy all things quintessentially Rajasthani here – salwar kameez sets, bedspreads, cushion covers and fabric. Block prints and vegetable dyeing are very typical of the State of Rajasthan.Sanganeri prints, Bagru prints, (Sanganeri and bagru print, named after the villages where the dyeing is done) batik prints and bhandhej prints, all that Rajasthan is famous for, are available in the form of salwar suits, dress material and bedspreads.
In the apparel and garment shops the shop owners sit on floor cushions to display the products .They encourage the customers to do so likewise.
Link Road is an extension of Bapu Bazar and is good for artificial jewellery and lac bangles. You can also shop for famous Mojri jutis. These shoes are made from soft camel leather. The quality is good and the prices are reasonable as compared to other Jaipur shopping Markets.
And do not miss stopping at Sukur Provision store for after dinner Jaipur supari and Churan (tangy sweet and spicy Ayurvedic digestives, Rajasthani papad, (lentil based savory) and AAM Papad (Mango based condiments). Besides, they also stock Rajasthani herbal henna that is used for hair colouring and mehendi (traditional art of painting) on hands and feet. In fact, you have mehendi artists on the road outside the shop. You can try and bargain in many shops.
See which are the best shops in the Jaipur Market with our shopping guide on famous markets in Jaipur.
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