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Yug Art

Many art shops will offer you Rajasthani miniatures, but Yug Art offers to put you into one. Provide a photo and you can be pictured on elephant-back or in any number of classical scenes. Alternatively, Yug will...

Arts & Crafts in Jaipur

Rajasthali

This state-government-run emporium, opposite Ajmer Gate, is packed with quality Rajasthani artefacts and crafts, including enamelwork, embroidery, pottery, woodwork, jewellery, puppets, block-printed sheets,...

Food in Jodhpur

MV Spices

The most famous spice shop in Jodhpur (and believe us, there are lots of pretenders), MV Spices has five small branches around town, including one at Sadar Market, Meherangarh, that are run by the seven daughters...

Clothing in Jaipur

Anokhi

Anokhi is a classy, upmarket boutique selling stunning high-quality textiles such as block-printed fabrics, tablecloths, bed covers, cosmetic bags and scarves, as well as a range of well-designed, beautifully...

Jewellery in Jaipur

Gem-Testing Laboratory

To check gem purchases are the real deal, and to receive an authenticity certificate, you can deposit your gems at the gem-testing laboratory between 10am and 4pm, then return the following day between 4pm and...

Clothing in Jaipur

Inde Rooh

This tiny outlet in the Hotel Pearl Palace highlights the talents of Jaipur's traditional block printers blended with contemporary design. Handmade and stitched, the quality and value of the women's and men's...

Fashion & Accessories in Jaipur

Jaipur Modern

This contemporary showroom offers local arts and crafts, clothing, homewares, stationery and fashion accessories. The staff are relaxed (no hard sell here) and if you are not in the mood to shop, there's a great...

Books in Jaipur

Crossword

Crossword is an excellent bookshop with all sorts of fiction and nonfiction, including the latest best sellers, pictorial books and books on Indian history. Music CDs and DVDs are also available. There is a cafe...

Clothing in Jaipur

Fabindia

A great place to coordinate colours with reams of rich fabrics, plus furniture and home accessories. You can also find organically certified garments, beauty products and condiments. Located opposite Central...

Jewellery in Jaipur

Silver Shop

A trusted jewellery shop backed by the Hotel Pearl Palace, which hosts the store. A money-back guarantee is offered on all items. Find it under the peacock canopy in the hotel’s Peacock Rooftop Restaurant.

Gifts & Souvenirs in Kishangarh

Barefoot College

In Tilonia village, about 25km northeast of Kishangarh and 7km off the Ajmer to Jaipur road, is the inspiring Barefoot College. This NGO is run by and for villagers, and uses their skills for development work in...

Market in Pushkar

Sadar Bazaar

Pushkar’s Sadar Bazaar is lined with enchanting little shops and is a good place for picking up gifts. Many of the vibrant Rajasthani textiles originate from Barmer, south of Jaisalmer, or Gujarat. There’s plenty...

Fashion & Accessories in Jodhpur

Laxmi Niwas

Several trendy and quality boutique stores with exquisite block-printed clothes, gifts and tableware can be found in this building opposite the Toorji ka Jhalra step-well. There's also a bakery and coffee shop...

Clothing in Jodhpur

Monarch Garments

If you fancy taking home an authentic pair of jodhpurs from the city in which they originated, head to Monarch Garments, opposite the approach road leading up to Umaid Bhawan Palace. Here you can buy ready-made...

Fashion & Accessories in Jodhpur

Sambhali Boutique

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. Items include cute stuffed silk or cloth...

Art in Amber

Gallery Artchill

Artchill displays some excellent contemporary artists, many of which are based in Rajasthan. The gallery is found as you exit Amber Fort. The collection – not exclusively, but mostly – of paintings, changes...

Arts & Crafts in Jaipur

Kripal Kumbh

This tiny showroom in a private home is a great place to buy Jaipur’s famous blue pottery, produced by the family of the late Mr Kripal Singh, an important figure in the revival of Jaipur's ceramic art. Most...

Arts & Crafts in Southern Villages

Roopraj Dhurry Udyog

A cooperative of 42 families in Salawas runs the Roopraj Dhurry Udyog, through which all profits go to the artisans. A 3ft by 5ft dhurrie costs a minimum of ₹5000, a price based on two weavers working several...

Health & Wellness in Jaipur

Himalaya

For ayurvedic preparations, this place exports internationally and has been selling herbal remedies and beauty products for over 70 years. There are even treatments for your pet. The shampoos, moisturisers and...

Arts & Crafts in Jaisalmer

Bellissima

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 underprivileged women from surrounding...