Jodhpur is one of the famous destinations in the country for several reasons like old structures and palatial monuments, etc. However, visitors and tourists stay or visit to Jodhpur is incomplete without shopping. There are several local markets where you can shop for footwear, fabrics, saris, turbans, etc. The best part is that these products from this city in Rajasthan are extensively crafted and vibrant with various colors and are so beautiful that you cannot stop yourself from buying them.
Many of these products are also exported to international markets due to the popularity all over the country and overseas. Why go for imported footwear when you can shop at Jodhpur local market on the Palace on Wheels luxury train journey? You can go shopping as the Palace on Wheels journey gives one day in Jodhpur and also evening time for shopping at these colorful local street market in Jodhpur. Here are some of the most famous local market lanes for shopping in Jodhpur.
- Mochi Bazaar
In traditional language ‘Mochi’ means shoemaker and by the name you will know that there is a large variety of various footwear available here. This is also popularly called as ‘Cobbler’s Market’ and is famous for Mojri Jutis also called Mojais. These most popular Jodhpuri footwear is available in all sizes, styles & designs and are prized as per your budget.
- Umaid Bhavan Palace Market Road
This bustling street stretching all along the Umaid Bhavan Palace upto Ajit Bhavan is a popular street market lane. Here, all agree for only ‘same price’ as others. However, as rates are reasonable and you can shop for several items in wooden, metal, marble, etc. Explore the market and reach the destination through Palace on Wheels train which is the famous luxury train in the World.
- Kapra Bazaar
Tourists who love to shop for the vibrant fabrics and colorful traditional Rajasthani apparel will love this place. Shop for colorful lehengas, cholis, Kurta for men, and chunris in various textures, fabrics, and all sizes in this ‘Clothes Market’.
- Sarafa Bazaar
This is a paradises for those who love jewelry. From bangles, earrings, necklaces, trinkets and all other jewelery for women and party wear, weddings, and new brides, there is exquisite and delicate collection in all metals even silver and gold. For casual accessories go for junk jewelery for everyday wear also in a large variety and colors.
- Clock Tower Market
You must now miss out the clock tower market situated in Ghantaghar lane in Jodhpur. There is everything to shop for – from blue pottery, vases, antique artifacts & furniture, royal jewelery and also great Rajasthani snacks & chat after a tiring shopping trip.
- Tripolia Bazaar
This is one more great shopping market lane you cannot miss if you are in Jodhpur. Tourists and visitors like to collect traditional handicrafts and antique artifacts. This is the best place to find such stuff. The market opens at office timings at 9 AM in the morning and closes at 7 PM in the evening. There is a variety of such artifacts including traditional people, mini- monuments, clay figurines, etc.