Udaipur is nothing sort of a paradise for shopaholics. There are many shopping places for tourists like markets, malls and roadside shops. This city is well compared with the rainbow colours of a peacock. If you are planning to visit this city, then shopping should be included in your to-do list. There are huge varieties of stone jewellery, accessories, hand-printed textiles, hand-embroidered dresses and many more.
Here is the list of top 5 places for shopping in Udaipur:
Bada Bazaar is a well-known shopping place well known among locals and tourists. It is well known for local and international brands. If you are looking for a place to splurge, then Bada Bazar is the best place for you. At a reasonable price, you can find camel bone jewellery, footwear, silver jewellery, camel leather bags, batik sarees, Rajasthani bandhani and many more. This bazaar is famous for camel bones and silver jewellery. This is the perfect bazaar to shop for printed sarees and fabrics.
2.Lake Palace Road:
Lake Palace Road is the best place to observe the vibrant colours of Udaipur. It is located near the lake palace and all the shop are aligned along the road. This place is famous for hand-embroidered and wooden statues. You can even find precious gems, Kundan, silver jewellery and many more. At a reasonable cost, you can find the best textiles. This market will be closed on Sundays. It can be easily reached by auto-rickshaw, public transport and tuk-tuk.
Rajasthali is the unique market place and is a government emporium. It is well known for marbles, semi-precious stones, brass, mirrors and terracotta. If you want to discover the countless colours of Mewar then this is the best place for you. It is a symbol of Rajasthani’s rich cultural heritage. You can find everything from footwear to jewellery here. It is a place of fixed prices where you cannot bargain. It is also the best place to shop for oxidised silver jewellery. It will be opened on all days except on Sundays. As it is centrally located, it can be easily reached with the help of any local transport.
4.Hati Pol Bazaar:
Hati Pol Bazaar is the best place for illustrating artists and their paintings. Here you can find the many varieties of folk arts and handicrafts of Rajasthan.Because it is priced fairly, many locals used to visit this place. This is the best place to shop for Rajasthani art. Bargaining is the mantra here, as the vendors try to reduce the cost of high-priced articles. It is famous for wooden handicrafts, Rajasthani miniature paintings, phat paintings, Nagra slippers and many more. This market will remain closed on Sundays. As it is located near to the city palace, it can be easily accessible from there while travel via Palace on Wheels luxury train.
Clock Tower is popularly said as the shopping district of Udaipur. There are a huge variety of options for the buyers here. You can choose various varieties from earthenware to metal assortment. It is popular for Kundan, Lac, legendary polki and many more. This is also well known for beautifully crafted copperware. The master coppersmiths will churn out copper goods which will be famous here. Here we can shop any kind of exotic things even gold and silver jewellery. During the night time, when the clock is lit up, it is the best time to shop. Clock Tower market will remain closed on Sundays. As it is very close to the city palace, it can be easily accessible via bus or auto.
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