Bapu Bazaar Overview

Bapu Bazar, located in the heart of Jaipur City is a one-stop destination for shopping for all the Jaipur items. The bazaar has products ranging from accessories to shoes to artificial jewelry, brass work, precious stones, and more. Shopping at Bapu Bazar will give you a glimpse of Rajasthan’s culture, its vibrancy and magnificence. Bapu Bazar is a great place if you want to try out traditional Rajasthani cuisine and street food.

Bapu Bazar is located right in the heart of Jaipur city, between the New Gate of the Pink City and the Sanganeri Gate. Situated very near the famous pink-coloured five-storey building Hawa Mahal, Bapu Market also resembles the pink colour, that is part of the historical and royal Pink City.

You can visit this market to indulge in a shopping spree and use your bargaining skills to get a good price on your purchases. This vibrant market is famous for the traditional clothing of Rajasthan such as lehenga-choli, Bandhej salwar suit, Saris, Sanganeri prints, etc. It is also famous for its Mojari, the footwear. Apart from this, you can also purchase excellent souvenirs such as hand-crafted home decor gifts & paintings, printed bedspreads, cushion covers, fabrics, sculptures and figurines made from marble and sandalwood and more.

Bapu Bazaar is also one of the finest places to buy local handloom products made in Rajasthan along with handicrafts, Jewellery, and Kathputli, a string puppet used in theatre. You can also purchase Jaipuri Razai which has three layers with the middle one filled with cotton, making it soft and comfortable.

Bapu Bazar is also an excellent place for trying out some famous street foods of Rajasthan such as falooda and gol gappas. You can also have a delicious traditional Thali at one of the restaurants nearby, containing special dishes such as gatta, mangodi, churma, and various curries.


• Visit Bapu Bazar, the one-stop shopping destination for traditional items of Rajasthan
• Purchase some specialties of Rajasthan like its traditional clothes, mojari, handicrafts and more.
• Shop for other items such as block print fabrics, bedsheets, and more.
• Try authentic Rajasthani Thali and dishes at nearby restaurants, and check out the delicious street foods of Rajasthan from nearby cafés and eateries.
• Get a glimpse of vibrant Rajasthani culture while exploring the bazaar and the linking road.

How To Reach

By Car: If you are commuting from the city centre, you can hire a car or an auto-rickshaw to travel 13.9 km to reach the market via Elevated Ajmer Rd/Jaipur Rd. 

By Bus: Bus is a very convenient mode of transportation in Jaipur.If you're arriving by bus, you will need to take a bus to a bus terminal known as Sindhi Camp Bus Stand, which is the nearest bus stop. From there you will need to take a taxi, auto-rickshaw, or local city bus to Hathoj Bus Stop. 

By Train: Jaipur Junction Railway Station is located 4 km from the market. You can reach the station and take a hired cab or auto rickshaw to reach Bapu Bazar.

By Metro: Jaipur Ajmeri Gate Metro Station is the nearest metro station, located 1 km away from Bapu Bazar. You can take a metro to this station and then walk down to reach the bazaar.

Best Time To Visit

Bapu Bazar Jaipur remains open all year and you can visit the Bazar on any day for shopping.

Best Season: The winter months from November till March is considered as the best season for visiting this market. Summers are usually hot and often make it a little difficult for a daytime stroll. 

Best Day in the Week: It would be best to visit the market during the weekdays. Weekends tend to be crowded as both locals and tourists visit the market for shopping.

The Best Time of the Day: Bapu Bazar is open every day of the week from 11:00 AM till 10:00 PM. However, the best time to visit the market is during the daytime, when you can witness and shop from the best shops and stores.

Other Essential Information

Visitor Tips:

  1. Bapu Bazaar is one of the best locations for those looking for a wholesale market. 
  2. The market is especially known for being a clothing market and offers moderate prices for textiles and clothes.
  3. While shopping, do not forget to check out traditional dresses of Rajasthan such as their lehenga-choli and bandhej salwar suits and also shoes made of camel skin.
  4. Bapu Bazar is well known for bargaining and you must learn the art of bargaining to get the best buy during your visit to the market.
  5. Make sure you bargain a good deal before actually buying a product so that you ensure getting value for money
  6. Must try delicious kulfi-falooda which is available in the market to beat the heat of the city while shopping.
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Point of Interest for Bapu Bazaar
Bapu Bazar: linking road extension

Bapu Bazar: linking road extension

Linking Road is an attached extension to the Bapu Bazaar and is also known for being a famous shopping destination. You will be able to shop for jewellery studded with semi-precious stones and diverse patterns, various types of jewellery, handicrafts, Bandhanwar, puppets, and more here. While strolling on the road, you will also be able to purchase items such as scarves, stoles and wall hangings.

Take a Meal at Bapu Bazar Restaurants

Take a Meal at Bapu Bazar Restaurants

Bapu Bazaar has several exciting restaurants where you can enjoy authentic Rajasthan cuisine. You can try an authentic Thali at the renowned LMB restaurant or try some dishes of the state at restaurants such as Samrat Restaurant, KR Restaurant, Khau Gali Junction, etc. The bazaar also has restaurants serving chats and other cuisines which you can try.

Explore Street Food

Explore Street Food

If you get tired of shopping and want to take a break, you can try some of the street foods of Rajasthan, which are sold in cafés and carts. Two very famous Rajasthani street foods that you must try are kachori, mirchi baba and tikki chole. You can try a Falooda Kulfi, which is a traditional mix of rose syrup, vermicelli, sweet basil seeds, and milk and is served with a scoop of ice cream of your choice. Other street foods include Pani Puri, Chaat items, Lassi, Juice and more.

Visit Hawa Mahal

Visit Hawa Mahal

The famous five-storey building, Hawa Mahal, is located very near to Bapu Bazar. In fact, you will be able to witness the main market and shops from the window of this building! Literally meaning the “Palace of the Winds”, Hawa Mahal looks like a honeycomb of a beehive and has amazing ventilation created by a numerous window and jharokhas. Explore the place to admire its intricate carvings and delicate architecture.

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