Shopping in Udaipur : Become a Shopaholic
Shopping Destinations Udaipur ,Are you looking for some traditional presents to gift them to your family members ? Or are you a tourist and looking for some special thing to take away with you as a token of memory? Or are you planning to give your home a modern yet traditional makeover?
Are these questions bothering you too much, if so take a deep breath, because all these problems are going to be solved. The ‘City of Lakes’ is a dream destination for many lake and palace lovers . It welcomes hordes of tourists every year not only with open arm but also with warm heart.Apart from its eye soothing beauty , history and culture it is a point of attraction for its lovely and beautiful shopping items.
Among its narrow roads , market places and by the roads you can find all what you need and expect of this city. With every day you spend here you fall in love with this city more and more. With little research and help of localities you can get amazing stuffs at cheap price.
Here are a few things you can buy from Udaipur.
Rajasthan is famous for its historical valour and handicraft items made by the local craftsman. You can easily find items like carved wooden items (toys and show pieces) , wall hangings , beautiful cloth lanterns in different colour shape and size , hanging puppets (kath-putli) and lots of such items. You can buy these from places like Jagdish Chok , Chetak Circle, Hatipol ,Bada Bazar, Shilpgram of Udaipur.
If you are a fan of handmade paper then Udaipur is the right place for you . You can find a wide variety of handmade paper items like greeting cards, diaries etc. Handmade paper diaries with leather cover has been a major tourist attraction.You can find them at shops extending form Motti Chotta to Jagdish Chowk.
If you have watched ‘Jodha – Akbar’ (a Bollywood movie) and dream of having jewellery as worn by Aishwarya Rai Bacchan then Udaipur is the place from where you can pick all these stuffs from Bada Bazar, Palace Road .
Apart from wide range of kundan necklace or polka jhumkas if silver is your thing then you can find all sorts of antique silver jewellery from ear rings to anklets in different designs at shops that extends from Jagdish Chok to Clock Tower.
For die hard lovers of art especially paintings Udaipur is a place. You can find traditional paintings of painting like the Phad painting at Hatipol with negotiable prices.
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You will see a huge variety of leather items in local markets of Udaipur especially Jagdish Chowk and Lake Pichola area. Whether its diaries , purses ,wallets, hand bags, belts or jackets will steal your heart the moment you see them.Leather footwear and jootis are also a major attraction for tourists.
Rajasthan is also famous for its colourful attire among all the states. The splendid combination of gagra choli or lengha choli just breath taking.There are lots of shop in Udaipur that sell stuffs like saris , kurtis, bedsheets, lengha cholis , dress material in the form of Bandhej print.
Dupatta’s and with handbags with mirror work is also famous among localites. All these are available at places like Haathi Pol, Palace Road.
Apart from these you can shop for traditional dresses from Maldas street ,western wear from Sindhi Bazar, Shakti Nagar, Durga Nursery Road . For branded stuffs you can visit Celebration Mall and Lake City Mall in Udaipur.