Shop at the bazaars  

Semi-precious and precious stones at jewellery store, Jaipur, January 9, 2006 Jaipur is one of the biggest markets for precious and semi-precious stones. There are a lot of showrooms on MI Road and Chowda Raasta where the traditional goldsmiths carve intricate designs, blending stones on gold and silver jewellery. Sanganeri prints, curtains, bedsheets and various furnishings can be bought at Bapu Bazaar and Chowra Raasta. Jaipur quilts, made of silk, linen and cotton, are very popular and can be bought in the bazaars. Shamsher Singh

Explore the bazaars  

Shelves of traditional saris and clothes, Jaipur, October 17, 2010 Walk in the bazaars of Jaipur. Stroll through Moorti lane, the bangle street, Katla bazaar, the jewellers' market and the Hawa Mahal shopping area.

Bargain your heart out

Customers look at material in a shop in the old walled city, Jaipur, April 6, 2010 You're expected to! So bargain hard when buying handicrafts, clothes, shoes or when visiting any flea market in Jaipur.

Submitted by Vishnu Pai