Planning to visit Udaipur? Check out these budget-friendly markets for shopping in Udaipur.
Udaipur is famously known as the lake city as it is home to the most scenic lakes surrounded by marvelous royal palaces. This city will instantly charm you with its royal heritage, delicious food, and beautiful landscapes. Moreover, shopping for locally made products is the best way to capture the culture of the city.
Therefore, here are 5 famous markets for budget shopping in Udaipur, do check them out:
1. Hathipole, near city palace Udaipur
2. Maldas street, old city Udaipur
3. Mochiwaada, Bada Bazaar
4. Ghanta Ghar bazaar
5. Lakhra Chowk
Hathipole market is a very famous shopping destination not just for the tourist but also for the locals. Here you can shop for locally made leheriya and bhandhej fabric at very reasonable rates. You can buy plane leheriya saree and suit pieces as low as 700 to 800 INR. Interestingly, the prices are very good compared to the other place in Udaipur.
Besides, you can also shop for handicraft items such as wall hangings, wooden and marble showpieces, colorful lamps at a very decent price.
Honestly, I would suggest you should visit this place before shopping anywhere else.
Major attraction: Bandhej and laheriya fabric, handi crafts and home decor
2. Maldas Street
This street is exclusively for women’s ethnic wear at very competitive rates. I would suggest that if you are getting married or you have a wedding in your family, this place is a must-visit.
You will find the saree and lehengas with beautiful gota-patti work along with exquisite zardosi and aari work embroidery. Moreover, the prices are low compared to what you will get in other cities or big work and the artistry is just the finest.
In this market, you can also shop for beautiful gota laces to make your own saree or suit. Surely, you will different varieties of gota and embroidery laces in Maldas street.
Major attraction: Hand embroidered sarees and laces, lehenga
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This place is located in the Bada Bazaar area, near City Palace. This is a shoe market where you will exclusively find locally made juttis and all. Thus, if you are visiting Udaipur, your trip is incomplete without buying a colorful pair of Jutti.
Besides, the best part is prices are very low, so you will not resist yourself. You also shop for souvenirs for your family and friends from Bada Bazaar and Mochiwaada street as well.
Major attraction: Juttis and other footwear
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4. Ghanta Ghar Bazaar
This place is located at the heart of the city. You will find plenty of shops selling beautiful handicrafts as well as souvenirs. Besides, you will find beautiful and colorful pagdis (Rajasthani head turban). Additionally, you can also shop for amazing idols of God and Goddesses. Overall you may find every kind of handicraft in Ghanta Ghar, Udaipur.
Major attraction: handicrafts, pagdi (head turban)
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5. Lakhra Chowk
Lakhra chowk in Udaipur is a market dedicated to lakh Bangles and other items made of Lakh. Furthermore, you will find here a plethora of shops selling different kinds of imitation jewelry pieces.
Major attraction: Lakh bangles and imitation jewelry
This was all about shopping in Udaipur.
Hope you find this article helpful. Happy shopping!!