Famous Places for Local Street Shopping in Udaipur

Udaipur Travel Rajasthan

Udaipur, apart from being one of the most beautiful cities in India, is heaven for shoppers. The local crafts are unparalleled in terms of both design and cost. Here are the best streets for shopping when you are in Udaipur:

Hathipole Bazaar: This market is well-known for hosting the traditional Rajasthani styles of painting called pichwai and phad. Bargaining will help. The beautiful miniature paintings are much-cherished souvenirs.

Timings: 9.30 am to 5 pm (Sundays closed)

Bada Bazaar
Rajasthan is famous for batik and bandhani prints, and Bada Bazaar is the perfect place to indulge in some beautiful sarees and salwar suits. Other attractions include silver and camel bone jewellery. The adjacent Mochiwada Bazaar, which (as the name suggests) is renowned for footwear. A wide variety of handmade and colourful juttiscan be found here.”

Timings: 9.30 am to 6 pm (Sundays closed)

Chetak Circle
Named after MaharanaPratap’s horse, this circle is a one-stop shop for traditional home décor. It has handmade dolls and puppets, brassware, handmade paper, colourful lanterns, and exquisitely painted jewellery boxes. Mandi Bazaar, behind Chetak Circle, is famous for fresh herbs and spices.

Timings: 10 am to 7 pm (Sundays closed)

Bapu Bazaar
This market is famous for gadgets, crockery, and some khadi products. Apart from the products on sale, this market is famous for its street food.

Timings: All days except Sundays

Shilpgram
Set up in the form of a village 3 km from Udaipur, the shops at Shilpgram are made of mud and wood. The market offers handicrafts, leather goods, jewellery, paintings, etc. ShilpgramMela is a fair known for the local flavour of things sold, various cuisines, and folk music with dances.
Timings: 11 am to 7 pm (Sundays closed)

Rajasthali
This government-run emporium offers a wide range of handicrafts. Items made of brass, terracotta, silver oxidised jewellery,juttis, etc are found here. It is a fixed price store. You can even spot the lovely blue pottery of Jaipur here.

Timings: 10.30 am to 7 pm (Sundays closed)

Lake Palace Road
This market is best known for embroidered textiles and wooden statues. You can find beautiful textiles at an affordable cost here, especially batik. The variety is tremendous and this is hence a popular spot with shoppers.

Timings: 10 am to 6.30 pm (Sundays closed)

Clock Tower
The area around this famous landmark hosts an amazing collection of copperware. The variety of jewellery craft such as lac work, polki, kundan etc is absolutely stunning.

Timings: 10 am to 8.30 pm

Jagdish Temple Street
Camel leather is the real deal here. You will find journals and diaries bound in camel leather, making it a must-visit for stationery buffs. Also sold are wooden toys and puppets.
Timings: 10 am to 8 pm

Sadhna Emporium
Sadhna Emporium was started in the late 1980s with an aim to provide alternative employment to women in Udaipur. It is run by an NGO called Seva Mandir. This retail outlet is known for appliqué work and tanka embroidery. Items on sale – bedsheets, kurtas, dupattas, bags, table covers –are all reasonably priced.

Timings: 10 am to 7 pm (Sundays closed)

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