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Arts & Crafts
This place had a big array of bedspreads, tapestries, clothing (ready-made and custom-made, including silk) and other textiles, made by its own workers and others, and it doesn’t belabour you with too much of a hard ...
Has an excellent selection of new and secondhand books in several languages and day-old newspapers. It buys books, too.
With some unusual jewellery, paintings and all sorts of textiles, this is one of the most original of numerous craft shops around town.
This family of silversmiths makes beautiful, delicate silver rings and bracelets featuring world landmarks and Hindu gods. Asking prices for rings start at ₹1800 (at a rate of ₹300 per day’s work).
A particularly good selection of patchwork quilts, cushion covers and wall hangings put together from village and tribal textiles.
This small shop near the Fort’s main square sells beautiful patchworks, embroidery, paintings, bags, rugs, cushion covers and all types of Rajasthani art. Proceeds assist women.
Souvenirs & Gifts
An enthralling little shop selling crystals and rare mineral specimens. The owner will probably whip back a little curtain to reveal an amazing apophyllite piece – not for sale.
Another good selection of new and used books.
Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan sells good khadi (homespun cloth), fixed-price carpets, shawls and woven garments.
Opposite Hotel Sagar, about 2km north of Junagarh fort, this is a more conventional crafts emporium, with a good stock of silverware, textiles and paintings.
Run by the Urmul Trust, a local NGO supported by Urmul Dairy (whose office is next door), Abhivyakti sells blankets, bags, shirts and cushion-covers produced by skilled village artisans...
This tiny contemporary art gallery features the work of about 40 top Rajasthani painters.
Fashion & Accessories
This small but interesting shop sells goods made by women who have learned craft skills with the Sambhali Trust, which works to empower disadvantaged women and girls...
Stocks an impressive range of secondhand and new books.
A good place to gain knowledge of traditional garments. It also has a large range of carpets and shawls.
Food & Drink
Sardar Market Nai Sarak The clock tower area has several tourist-oriented spice shops with tourist-oriented prices and copycat names...
Near the train station, stocks a small range of English-language magazines and books, including Lonely Planet.
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