Shopping is amongst everybody’s utmost favourite things to do in Jodhpur. A trip to
Jodhpur wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the bustling Old City laden with
shops selling artefacts, spices and saris. Sardar Market consist of the
labyrinth of shops and retains a traditional bazaar feel, it’s beautifully
chaotic and colorful and someone is constantly trying to sell you something.
The best way to get to this place is by taking the
steep walking path from Mehrangarh fort to the clock tower. This will take you
through the blue houses, the cane workers, the painters, the pottery section,
the souvenir section, the vegetable, fruit and grocery market and finally to
the clock tower where the rest of the market thrives. Here, you can buy
handicrafts, locally made embroidered cloth, local attire, spices, Jodhpuri
shoes, scarves, carpets and lots more. Even if you are not into shopping, this
place is ideal to soak in the vibrant atmosphere and the rich colors on
Also visit National Handloom market which is
strategically situated right next to the heavily frequented Janta Sweet Home.
Here the items are all at a fixed price and you can’t bargain for your price.
Be prepared to be tempted as Jodhpur offers gorgeous brightly coloured clothes
as well as unique silver jewellery with tribal accents.