shopping in Bikaner

Bikaner is famous for its shoes, chairs, rugs, belts, bags, wallets made from camel and sheep skin leather. Shoppers Shop for camel leather shoes, chairs, camel fur rugs, camel leather belts, bags, wallets, miniature paintings on camel hides, etc. Apart from that other popular items of Bikaner are:
Mojari (Bikaneri style)
Rangi dupatta
Wooden antiques
Lacquer Bangles
Beaded and sequined gorbandhs
Nokha Quilts (known for lightweight and good insulation)

Kote Gare (King Edward Memorial Road), Junagarh Fort and Station Road all are famous in Bikaner for shopping.
Tourists also buy mojari, tie dye sarees and dupatta, wooden antiques, lac bangles, carpets, beaded and sequined gorbandhs and quilts from here.

    Some famous Bikaner shops are

Abhivyakti– Abhivyakti is an interesting shop, located at the entrance of the Junagarh Fort, is run by the Urmul Trust and well known for its high-quality ethnic furniture (stools, chairs etc), cotton and woollen handlooms – cushion covers, durries, shawls, carpets, clothes, and knick-knacks. All these items are made by the peoples from the neighboring villages of Junagarh Fort. The profits of Urmul Trust labeled items go to the producers to help fund a girls’ college.

The Khadi Emporium– The Khadi Emporium offers a variety of rugs, blankets, carvings on wood and carpets. This shop located on the Mahatma Gandhi Road of Bikaner is a favorite attraction for the shoppers.
Kote Gate ( King Edwards Memorial Road) – Leather Belts, bags, jootis (footwear) and colorful carpets made of camel wool is widely found here, that too at a reasonable price. Kundan jewelry, stoned jewelry, Nokha Quilts, cotton fabrics and Bikaner famous intricate Usta art paintings are some of the other famous shopping items here.

Maharaja Craft Factory – This place is located at kirti stambh, near hotel Harasar haveli in Bikaner is having a great collection of scarfs, bed covers, table clothes and many other thing. People can see and buy hand embroidered thigs from here at very reasonable prices.
Hastshilp-a society of handicrafts. Located at E-35, Khaturia colony in Bikaner is full of local handicraft items. A Must visit place.

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