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Johari Bazaar Jaipur Address: 192, Johari Bazar, Badi Choupad, Bapu Bazar, Ramganj Bazar, Jaipur, Rajasthan, 302002, India
Let’s shop till you drop…
A shopper’s paradise and a must visit, Johari Bazaar in Jaipur has a reputation that precedes itself. Located near Hawa Mahal, this market of exquisite jewellery and artefacts to choose from, can immerse shoppers in its glittering glory. It is considered to be one of the oldest markets of Jaipur City.
While most visit the Pink City for its gorgeous monuments and impregnable fortresses, shopping is a delight while in Jaipur. A place known for its bohemia of different types of jewellery, Johari Bazaar will definitely get your shopping instincts running.
From the by-lanes of history, comes alive a place with a sparkling history…
Jaipur has always been established as a great business centre for different types of handicrafts and traditional Rajasthani craftsmanship.
Johari Bazaar is one of the most famous places to shop in Jaipur. The word ‘Johari’ in Hindi means ‘Jeweller’. Aptly described, the market is lined with innumerable shops that deal with exclusive jewellery representing the rich Rajasthani culture of the city.
The wide array of jewellery line the streets of the market, tempting you to at least buy a small souvenir before going back home. Bedecked with precious and semi-precious stones, this market is truly a must stop during your visit to this beautiful city.
The eternal love for Johari Bazaar…
As the name suggests, there is a whole range of gorgeous jewellery that you can choose from, while shopping in Johari Bazaar. The famous Gopalji ka Rasta is lined with wholesale and export shops that deal with precious and semi-precious stones.
Enticing jewellery made from gold, diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and silver are the highlights of this bazaar. Each piece is carefully crafted to represent the typical ‘Thewa’ and ‘Kundan’ jewellery, a specialty of Rajasthan. While going through the by-lanes of Johari Bazaar, you will notice a lot of craftsmen with their workstations, known as Gaddis’, who have been creating beautiful pieces of jewellery from time immemorial.
Another famous street, ‘Haldiyon ka Rasta’, is famous for its jewellery, silverware, junk jewellery, gems and much more. Dotted with multiple shops, the lanes of Johari Bazaar is abuzz with vendors calling out to tourists and selling beautiful accessories.
Johari bazaar is also an ideal place to shop for lehengas, exquisite Mojari’s or Jutis (leather sandals), and sarees in colourful Bandhej and glittering stonework or gemstones. You can also choose from hundreds of shops that sell excellent tie-dye material and fabric (typical of Rajasthan), Bandhani suits and fabrics, textile materials and much more. Some of the famous shops for sarees in the market are Jaipur Saree Kendra, Rooplaxmi, Rana Saree Emporium, Rattan Deep, amongst others.
From bridal wedding trousseaus to casual wear traditional outfits, you can take your pick from a wide array of absolutely magnificent fabrics, right here in Johari Bazaar.
Points to be noted while shopping at Johari Bazaar Jaipur
Unlike other markets and bazaars, you may not get lucky when it comes to negotiations and bargaining. Shopkeepers offer their products at fixed prices and do not like to bargain at all. They will offer you seasonal or intermittent discounts, but will not accept negotiations on the products.
You can get almost any type of jewellery in pure gems and stones or semi-precious stones at this exclusive market. You can get it customized or buy it from the many shops, lining the streets of Johari Bazaar. The jewellery here is typically Rajasthani, giving you a glimpse of elegance and exquisiteness of royalty.
Two items that are famously sold in Johari Bazaar are ‘Lac ki Chudiyan’ and ‘Lehenga Chunri of Jaipur’. These are a must buy for every visitor shopping at this market.
You can also explore beautiful blue pottery items, dinner sets and other home furnishings at Johari Bazaar. The products are famously adorned with ‘Batik’ work which involves block printing of textiles or Bagru and Sanganer, tie & die fabrics, sandalwood items, etc.
Other notable shops
Other noteworthy shops in and around Johari Bazaar include Roop Rani Bangles, Satyam (an exclusive shop offering amazing Khadi and Mughal Bootis, hand-painted in real gold), Rishi Shoes, etc.
Best time to visit Johari Bazaar
The best season to visit Jaipur is between October to March as the winter months are cooler and better for sightseeing and shopping.
Timings of Johari Bazaar
Johari Bazaar opens at 10 am and closes by 11 pm every day. The best time to visit Johari Bazaar is early evening as it is less crowded.
Places to eat in Johari Bazaar
While visiting Johari Bazaar, how can you forget to try out delicacies specific to Rajasthan! The most famous shop of this market is “Laxmi Mishthan Bhandaar”, also known by the locals as LMB. Mouth watering Dahi Vadas and Kachori-Samosa greet the avid traveller. A name that has resonated with the locals for generations, LMB is a landmark eatery at Johari Bazaar.
Other places to tingle your taste buds near Johari Bazaar are - Poddar Misthan Bhandaar, Shri Shyam Chaat Bhandaar, Narayanji Gajak Wale, Hotel Sweet Dream Restaurant, Rawat Sweets, Wind View Café near Hawa Mahal, and Govindam Retreat near Govind Dev ji Temple.
How to reach Johari Bazaar
Located near Hawa Mahal, Johari Bazaar is quite easy to reach and very accessible by any means of transport. If you would like a quick ride to shop and back, try taking a cab or taxi from your place of stay to the market.
You can try hopping onto Jaipur’s traditional way to commute and the cheapest, the cycle-rickshaw. It is truly a joy ride from any part of Jaipur. However for long distances, it is advisable to hire a cab or an auto rickshaw or even go by RSTD buses that comprise of low-floor and regular buses. The three main bus stops are Sanganer, Vidhyadhar Nagar and Vaishali Nagar.
You can also book a private cab from top car rental companies in Jaipur for a hassle free commutation within the city, exploring the popular sightseeing places of Jaipur in a relaxed manner.
From alluring Minakari and Kundan jewellery to the in-roads of gorgeous fabrics, Johari Bazaar near Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, is truly a shoppers haven.
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