10 Best Places for Shopping in Udaipur

Udaipur is a city of paradise for shoppers. It is founded by Maharaja Udai Singh II in 1553. The street shopping contains authentic artefacts, traditional crafts, vintage wares and many more. Udaipur contains many romantic destinations and is being visited by honeymooners and many tourists.

Here is the list of top 10 places for shopping in Udaipur:

1. Ghanta Ghar Bazaar

Ghanta Ghar Bazaar, Udaipur

Udaipur clock tower is also well known as Ghanta Ghar Bazaar. Being located in the heart of the city and is of a walkable distance from Jagdish Chowk. This place is famous for food lover and shopaholic. You can see eye-catching ornaments which are made of semi-precious stones to antique silver jewellery.

All the jewellery is exclusive and is available in different styles. The ornaments are made of polki, kundan and meenakari. All the handcrafted items like brass, lac, wood, ivory, zinc-silver can be found here.

Famous for:

Kundan, Polki, Beautiful idols of Hindu Goddesses, zinc-silver and handicrafts items.

Timings:

10 AM to 8 PM

How to Reach:

It is near Jagdish Chowk and can be reached by auto-rickshaw or bus.

2. Maldas Street

Maldas Street contains the best clothing stores in Udaipur. You can purchase all kinds of clothes from typical Rajasthani to traditional Indian at an affordable price. The street is always flooded with ladies, who wish to buy the clothes at affordable prices. It becomes difficult for you to choose from many options.

Famous for:

Desi attires at best prices.

Timings:

10 AM to 8 PM

How to Reach:

Located in Bohrwadi in Udaipur, it is easily accessible by bus or rickshaw.

3. Bada Bazar

Bada Bazaar in Udaipur

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Bada Bazar is the oldest market in Udaipur, which is located near the clock tower. Bargaining will works better here. This is the best place to purchase Rajasthan’s ethnic poshak. Everything will become cheap with bargaining skills. A lot of stuff will be available here from shoes to expensive gold jewellery and from clothing to cosmetics. This is the chief market areas in Udaipur.

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Bada Bazar is the best place for souvenir shopping and takes home a lot of memories. The market, which is one of the largest in the city, includes both major brands in brick and mortar showrooms and local street hawkers.

Famous for:

Bandhani and Batik print saris, shoe segment, handmade juttis, silver and camel bone jewellery.

Timings:

9:30 AM to 6 PM

How to Reach:

Located less than 1 km from the City Palace, it is one of the main markets of Udaipur and it is very difficult to miss.

4. Jagdish Temple Street

Jagdish Temple Street is the best place to shop for leather journals. A good deal of metal and mud articles can be found here. It is a very busywc . marketplace where you can purchase handmade postcards, painted wooden objects, bright coloured cloth lanterns, traditional wooden toys, multi-hued tapestry and many more.

Jagdish Temple street is famous for leather diaries and journals. The street is famous for traditional wooden toys and vivacious puppets. You can also shop for metal curious and terracotta.

Famous For:

Camel leather journals, traditional wooden toys, vivacious puppets and metal curios

Timings:

10 AM to 8 PM

How to Reach:

Very close to City Palace, Jagdish Temple Street is very central, right in the heart of the city.

5. Lake Palace Road

Lake Palace Road, Udaipur

Lake Palace Road is for street shopping in Udaipur. It is well known for wooden statues and embroidered textiles. This is one of the best places for shopping in Udaipur. You can purchase the best textiles at reasonable prices and it also contains all the array of textiles from Rajasthani Weaves to embroidered fabrics. You can also check out for hand printed clothes and batik in this region. This place is well known for tie and dye woven items, silver trinkets, kundans and precious gems.

Famous for:

Hindu deities, brass statues, wooden statues, embroidered and woven items.

Timings:

10 AM to 6:30 PM

How to Reach:

It can be easily accessible by auto-rickshaw, tuk-tuk and other public transportations.

6. Sadhna Emporium

Sadhna Emporiums, Udaipur

Sadhna Emporium was built in 1988 for providing the alternative income for tribal, rural and urban slum belt women. This Udaipur Mall is the Seva Mandir Craft Shop, an NGO working with rural and tribal people in Rajasthan. Sadhna Emporium helps in the community development by promoting the forgotten crafts of the artisans. It is one of the best shopping places at affordable prices in Udaipur. Bright and colourful textiles will be sold at nominal prices here. Sadhna Emporium is famous for its applique and embroidery crafts.

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Famous for:

Jackets, sarees, kurtas, dupattas, table covers, diaries, bags and bed sheets

Timings:

10 AM to 7 PM

How to Reach:

Sadhna Emporium is located in the northwest of Udaipur, near the Fatehpura Circle Police Station. It is about 7 km from Udaipur Railway Station and the bus stop.

7. Rajasthali

Rajasthali, Udaipur

Rajasthali is one of the famous shopping places in Udaipur. It is a government emporium, that offers a wide range of handicrafts. You can also find a wide variety of Rajasthani crafts which are made of marbles, mirrors, precious stones, semi-precious stones, terracotta and brass. All the items in Rajasthali represent the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan.

Rajasthali contains every item from turbans to idols, jewellery to footwear and fabrics to puppets. It is the best place for discovering countless colours of Mewar. All the stores here are of fixed prices, which will save you from bargaining.

Famous for:

Paintings, blue pottery, furniture, textile, lac and silver jeweller, oxidised silver jewellery.

Timings:

10:30 AM to 7 PM

How to Reach:

Rajasthali being conveniently located, it is easily accessible by public transportation

8. Shilpgram

Shilpgram

Shilpgram is a heritage craft village which is spread over an area of 70 acres.It displays the traditional wood-houses and mud huts, enhanced with sticks and straws. It is located at 3 km west of Fateh Sagar, Udaipur. You can find all the rural items like wooden furniture, handmade paintings, pottery and many more. The nicely set background of folk music and traditional dancing are the major attractions here.

Shilpgram is a shopping heaven in Udaipur and the major attraction of this place is the way it is constructed. It will represent the lifestyle of Rajasthanis.

Famous for:

Handicrafts, artwork, clothes and accessories.

Timings:

11 AM to 7 PM

How to Reach:

Shilpgram is located 3 km west of Udaipur, near the village of Havala.

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9. Chetak Circle

Chetak circle Udaipur

Chetak circle is well known for Craft Galore. Chetak Circle is a famous market place for street shopping in Udaipur. You can find brass wares, handicrafts, salutation cards, hand-stitched papers, valuable stones and traditional jewellery boxes. The Chetak Circle is an important shopping area of the city of Udaipur. There are a number of bazaars in Udaipur. However, the Chetak Circle is visited by a large number of foreign and local tourists all year round.

Famous for:

Exquisite pottery, painted wooden boxes, handmade papers, pen stands, pens, wall decorations, dancing puppets and traditional lanterns.

Timings:

10 AM to 7 PM

How to Reach:

It is located 3.7 km from Udaipur Railway station and 2.3 km from Fateh Sagar Lake.

10. Hathi Pol Bazaar

Hathi Pol Bazaar

Hathi Pol Bazaar is an illustration world of painting and Artists. You can find a huge variety of folk arts and handicrafts of Rajasthan. It is an important market place in Udaipur. This Bazaar is famous for people who are fans of true Rajasthani art. It is fairly priced, as it is frequented by locals. Even if the items are not very expensive, originally, the sellers will not hesitate to increase the multiple prices on a light puff of tourism. So, the negotiation is the mantra here.

Famous for:

Wooden handicrafts, Authentic Souvenirs, Rajasthan miniature paintings, had and Pichwai paintings, ‘Nagra’ slippers which are made of camel skin.

Timings:

9:30 AM to 5:30 PM

How to Reach:

It is located next to the City Palace. It is advisable to park your car at the City Palace complex and discover the places on foot.

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