Udaipur, India Shopping List: Guide to what to buy & where!
What to shop for?
Udaipur is a shopper's
paradise with countless shops and many interesting local crafts that makes it a
one-of-its-kind shopping experience. A plethora of items like folk toys,
colorful tie-and-dye-sarees and clothes, turbans, hand painted fabric, silver
jewelry, wall hangings and miniature paintings in Rajput style, small puppets, white metal and marble articles are the
terracotta images of gods and goddesses made in the nearby Molela village near Nathdwara are not to be missed. The shopping spots include a cluster of stalls on the Lake Palace Road next to the Rang Niwas Palace Hotel and others around the Jagdish Temple.
A lot of big show rooms are sprawled all over the city. A state-run handicrafts showroom is situated at
Chetak Circle. If buying from any of the showrooms, a little bargaining is always helpful since they have an exorbitantly high prices for the tourists.
Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal is also running a shop where one can buy quality handicraft articles at a reasonable price.
Brass items, white metal articles and textile can be purchased from the Hathipole.
Silver items can be purchased from showrooms at the Clock Tower.