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Have you ever been to Pushkar?
Yes? Maybe for the blessings of the majestic Brahma. But this small town has a lot more to offer. Shopping in Pushkar is an activity on its own, making it a shopaholics paradise with endless markets and food hubs to spend hours walking around in.
No holiday is complete without a little bit of shopping or how about a trip solely for shopping? Today I’m going to give you a virtual tour of the Pushkar markets and guide you on how to up your souvenirs game. So sit back and let the shopping begin!
Update Your Wardrobe With New Looks
Whether you are the westward kiddo or the traditional one, Pushkar markets have all the styles. You can spot various roadside stalls or showrooms filled with salwar, kameez, palazzo, sarees, bandanas, pants, and a lot more. The textiles are of the most exceptional quality, and if you are a great bargainer, today is your day to shine. Also, the best part is, customizations can also be done there in no time just by giving your measurements.
Handmades Never Loses Its Value
What more can you take back home from a place other than a handmade antique which the locals make? The stalls in markets have colorful wooden toys that could be great additions to your showcase at home. One can also uncover various handmade statues of Gods, pottery, wall hangings, and decors. Not only that, Pushkar markets are spread with handmade bags, jewelry, bangles embedded with glittering stones, cushion covers, and other fashion accessories. If DIY has always been your thing then the head down to the local masters who sometimes offer painting and craft workshops.
For The Classy Leather Lovers
A little obsession with fabric is healthy for you as it can end only in one way, adding points to your sense of style. It is said that Kashmiris settled in Pushkar a few years back to open up their leather business. So one can find Kashmir art sense in these leather products. This is the perfect place to buy leather products such as bags, shoes, wallets, purses for women, belts, and other clothing without pinching a hole in your pocket. Also, to make sure your money is spent wisely beware of the fake cheap quality sellers as they manage to mimic exceptional quality strangely well.
Gifts For The Ladies In Your Life
Shopping in Pushkar wouldn’t be tiring for women, as it has loads of jewelry shops all over the town. These streets are dominated by women who stroll these shops as the Pushkar market has the most exquisite designs at affordable prices. Also, the tastes of Rajasthanis can be found imprinted in the designs. If you don’t like to make compromises with your personal taste, then why not design your jewelry yourself? Shopping in Pushkar comes with the benefit of getting your artificial accessories customized, making it worth your money.
Roses Are Red, Sky Is Blue, One For Me And One For You!
If your favourite flower is rose, then today might just be your lucky day as they lace the Pushkar markets with a gentle fragrance. Pushkar is one of the largest producers of roses in India and exports it’s rose-based products to many countries. These items have many uses, like flavoring your kitchen by room refreshers or soothing acidity, ulcers by taking gulkand. You can buy perfumes, rose water, cosmetics, and rose oil. Shop keepers let you spray some on your hands and let you choose the scent of your wish.
Where To Find What?
The Pushkar is the annual fair held in the town. This year it is during November. It is the best time for the shopping freaks to get all they want from a single place. After paying a visit to the lake, head north to the Sardar market, which is the main market of Pushkar. Kedalganj bazar is famous for the handicraft sellers clustering the place. For women, it is the Safara bazar where they can find plenty of accessories and apparel. Pushkar markets are loaded with street foods, so be sure to enjoy the delicious snacks and fuel up, so you don’t drop before you shop.
Shopping in Pushkar is one experience which you will never regret. I promise that you will return only with your bags full of souvenirs and hearts full of memories.