Firstly,Johari Bazar literally means jewellers market. It is a long stretch of road in the old part of the town with shops on either side of the road. In addition, it is the most colourful & interesting market in the Pink City of Jaipur. Furthermore, the famous Hawa Mahal and the City Palace is on this road.
There are several shops in this market that sell gemstones, silver and gold jewellery.Traditional jewellery includes Kundan jewellery (cut and polished glass/gemstones on pure gold or metal base) polki jewellery (uncut diamond in gold base) and enamel work jewellery, also known as ‘Minakari’, which is famous in Jaipur.
Apart from being the centre for jewellery, Johari Bazar also stocks bridal lehangas and sarees. Lehengas are traditional long skirts. Popular sarees are bandhej and leheriya style (tie and dye)sarees. Ranas and Rooplaxmi are two well known shops that are sought after by people who wish to buy wedding trousseau.
It is one of the best shops for traditional bridal lehengas as compared to other shops.
In addition, there are several other shops that sell saris, salwar suit pieces, scarves, stoles, jewellery and home furnishings. The National Handloom Corporation is a Government owned shop that stocks everything under one roof. Rattan Deep is a well know shop for casual wear sarees.
The bustling crowds, the colour and the vivacity, make shopping in Johari Bazar a unique experience. Furthermore, the rich cultural heritage and creative energy of the city is evident in the products on display. In addition, colourful umbrellas, glass lanterns, skirts, kites and cloth bags with mirror work are unique here.
It is Jaipur shopping at its best. It is highly recommended to visit Johari Bazar.
The famous LMB (Lakshmi Mishtan Bhandar) snack house, sweet shop and restaurant, is located in this road. It attracts a lot of locals and tourists alike. It is famous for chaat (spicy snacks), the Rajasthani traditional sweet Ghewar and special Rajasthani food. Narayanji GajakWale is another famous sweet shop here.
Johari Bazar Market Shopping: See which are the best shops in Johari Bazaar Market with our shopping guide on famous markets in Jaipur.
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