A trip to Rajasthan remains incomplete without buying a pair of traditional attire that you can embrace as a souvenir from Rajasthan. The market is full of these attires and these are available in various color options and work. On various stores, you’ll be able to find dupattas, ghagras, blouses, kurtas, sherwanis and other dresses in silver and golden work that may be expensive but are worth buying. A must visit place for tourists and the hub of shopping for every Udaipurite, this lively market is swarming with customers from all over the world to buy famous handicraft items, silver jewelry, bandhani print outfits, souvenirs made with brass, marble, etc. You can also find a lot of shops to buy Rajasthani traditional footwear like Mojris, Jootis, and other leather products at very cheap rates.
Here you will know about the list of special and famous things to buy in Udaipur.
Unique Items to Buy in Udaipur:
- Textiles Including Fabrics
- Jewelry Made With Precious and Semi-precious Stones
- Meenakari Items
- Terracotta Items
- Gemstone Painting
- Copper Ware
- Brass Items
- Marble Stone Paintings
- Sculptures Made in Different Materials
- Pichwai Painting
- Miniature Painting
- Antique Wood Items
- Camel Skin Articles
- Articles Made With Camel Bones
- Handmade Paper
- Blue Pottery Items
- Bandhani (Tie and Dye)
- Ethnic Sarees
- Traditional Rajasthani Attires
Lake Palace Road is ideal for shopping in Udaipur for women. Here, you can find beautiful traditional Rajasthani embroidered clothes and batik and hand-printed fabrics. Here, you can buy small wooden and brass statues of Hindu deities. Lake Palace Road is a street shopping destination where the prices are bargainable. If you explore enough, you can also come across silver trinkets and Kundan jewelry. If you are looking for a place to buy traditional Rajasthani fabrics from and at an affordable rate, then you must give Lake Palace Road a shot.
Paintings and Sculptures are one of the best things to buy in Udaipur. Enliven your house’s interior with an antique touch by decorating paintings and statues of Lord Krishna or other Hindu Gods/Goddess or ancient royal families. You can also gift small bronze statues that are renowned to your loved ones. In places like Haathi Pol, Bada Bazaar, Chetak Circle of Udaipur, you can buy beautifully carved wooden toys, finely made clothes lantern, hand-made papers and recycled greetings cards, wall-hangings and the distinguished hanging puppets or kaath putlis that became synonymous with Rajasthan. Mojadis is the most famous traditional footwear of Rajasthan. Buy a pair of Mojadis from Udaipur for Indo-Western outfits and give yourself an ethnic Rajasthani look. Persons from localities show their keen interest in shopping Mojadis. Mojadis give a royal look on the traditional slate.
Bapu Bazaar is another great shopping place and market where you can find a lot of souvenirs and traditional items to buy. On your way to the Lake Palace, you will find this great place for shopping where you can buy embroidered textiles, batik prints, wooden statues, costume jewelry and the traditional tie and dye patterns of Rajasthani dress materials, also known as Bandhani (meaning to tie). This is one of the most important places to shop in Udaipur and people can get a glimpse of the colorful market over here. The market is also considered as the main market of the city where you can shop for colorful lehengas, mojris, home decorating items, and where people can also buy camel leather objects, handmade artifacts, bags, wallets, leather goods and many other things that are the signature mark of Udaipur and people will love the things as the memento of Udaipur Tourism. Located near GhantaGhar and people can hire a tuk-tuk and reach the place very easily for an exclusive experience of the street and busy market shopping.
The street leading to the famous Jagdish temple is another shopping area where you can buy many beautiful items as souvenirs. These range from traditional puppets, idols, wooden toys, tapestries, lanterns and items made of metal and terracotta. You can buy journals and diaries, with covers made from camel leather. One can buy these handicrafts directly from small factories, located around the city, at a very reasonable price. Besides this other shopping items of Udaipur are pottery, jewelry, wooden toys, puppets, antique items, and paintings. Places like Hathi Pol, Bada Bazaar, Chetak Circle, and Palace Road are some of the popular street shopping arcades of Udaipur. Street shopping in Udaipur is a real charm for shopaholics. Shopping in Udaipur could be one of the best experiences in the city and that is why one can have them in all of the roadside stalls, big shopping malls, and the best shopping can be done in the small shops too.
Chetak Circle is such a market where the travelers will have a different experience of Udaipur Shopping and they can buy for potteries, handicrafts, and this market could be one of the best for buying small gift items for your family and friends and you can buy from dancing puppets, that are the prominent mark of Rajasthan and one can also buy wall decorations, and small gift items such as pens and pen stands, painted wooden boxes, pots, plates cloth traditional lanterns, handmade papers, vessels and different kinds of containers which can be kept as a mark of tour of Rajasthan . There is also a nearby market which is known as Mandi Bazar where you can buy freshly grounded spices especially the red peppers which are found in various forms in Rajasthan and one should buy them.
This is another market which is considered as one of the most important markets in the city and people can go for the best shopping here. There are many things to buy in Udaipur apart from paintings and handicrafts and Hathi Pol is such a place where people would love to see the saree and lehenga shops which are hard to ignore, the ornamental designs are done with crystals, zari and mirror are a real pleasure and the tourists will love to buy them. There are many shops around where the tourist scan buy for dyed clothes especially dupattas and other textiles and they can also get the option of buy genuine mojris and Nagra shoes which are embroidered heel fewer shoes worn with the traditional clothes of Rajasthan and also can be worn usually, they are delicate and exquisite looking for their hand worked embroidery. The market can be reached easily from the city palace.
This is one of the best streets for shopping in Udaipur and one cannot miss the palace road which is having significance just after Bada Bazar Udaipur and here the people can buy for various things such as brassware, terracotta dolls and structures, and many other things. Many objects should not be missed while you visit Udaipur and they are Kundan jewelry, antique items, leather goods, and handicrafts and here in this road you can get them all and you will love them.
Udaipur is a place where you cannot afford to miss to buy ethnic clothes, and there are some shops such as Rajasthali which is a government shopping emporium and you can buy the local artifacts from here such as puppets, handicrafts, marble items, clothes, etc. Tourists can also visit ‘Sadhna’ which is a shop that is dedicated to rural women of Rajasthan and one can see the dynamic and stunning collection of handmade clothes, toys, textiles made by them in a very affordable price. Shilpgram is a Rural Arts and Crafts Complex or the Craft Village is known for exhibiting the stunning collection of wooden furniture, pottery collection and many others for the tourists.