Rajasthan, the land of Maharajas is famous across the country and world for its unique culture and traditions. The medieval period and modern period especially the last few centuries have left an incredible and deep impression upon the current generations. The arts and crafts, historic monuments, distinctive outlook of people, rich culture and traditional practices altogether give Rajasthan a distinct identity of its own. During a vacation in Rajasthan one can bring home a wonderful experience and some exquisite souvenirs from the state. The jewelleries, leather products, metal craft, textile items, pottery, furniture and colourful cloths are other treasures that you can buy from the bustling bazaars of Rajasthan.
Although most of the places in Rajasthan are good for shopping and you can buy popular artifacts and antiquities. However, every city and town of Rajasthan has some distinct antiquity and artifacts that accounts for the specialty of its bazaars. It is suggested that you must enquire about those local specialties to carry as a souvenir for near and dear ones. The pink city of Jaipur is known for its gold and silver work, bangles, carpets, enamel work, blue potter, and precious and semi-precious stones. Ajmer is a good place to buy embroidery products and ornaments. While in Udaipur go for shopping of tie-and-dye fabrics, silver jewellery, hand painted fabric, folk toys and miniature paintings. Jaislamer is famous for wooden boxes, woolen shawls, silver made jewellery items and handicrafts. Shopping in Bikaner revolves around carpets made of camel and sheep wool, leather articles and camel hides. Jodhpur is popular for its leathmade footwear like shoes, sandals and musical instruments.