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Markets and Malls in Bikaner

Bikaner city in the state of Rajasthan imparts an ancient and exotic flavor found in its alleys, by lanes, a mystical charm and aura in its majestic forts, palaces and Havelis built by the Rajputs. The city never falls short of offering entertainment, fun, warmth and hospitality to its prized tourists and visitors by treating them to its enigmatic sightseeing places, yummy delights, religious shrines and endless shopping extravaganza. Bikaner’s vibrant lifestyle and taste can be experienced only in its street shopping destinations scattered across the city.

Markets and Malls in Bikaner

Markets in Bikaner

Bikaner still delivers in its promise of authentic and exquisite handicrafts at affordable prices and moreover a tourist’s bargaining skills can be put to test here. Crowned as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the markets or bazaars of Bikaner can mesmerize tourists with the paraphernalia of stuffs and items on display and sold at amazingly low prices.

Bikaner Markets

Kote Gate Market in Bikaner

This market is situated adjacent to Bikaner railway station and housed in Edward Memorial road of Kote Gate area and this market is bustling with street vendors with variety of items and handicrafts to awe travelers who value quality goods for money. From exclusive embroidered fabrics and dress materials, traditional Rajasthani garments, tie and dye fabrics and dress materials in bright colours, mojris (slippers), kota fabrics, durries or carpets, kundan and meenakari jewellery, lacquered bangles, fabrics with sanganeri prints, Nokha quilts, Phad paintings, embellished gorbandhs and wooden handicrafts are specialties sold at Kote Gate Market.

Station Road Market in Bikaner

Station Road Market in Bikaner

This is famous for leather items and accessories made from camel hide like jootis (slippers) wooden handicrafts, cotton and printed fabrics, leather rugs, leather chairs, leather wallets, miniature paintings, gesso work on camel hide or 24 carat gold painting on wood and the list continues.

Also do not miss out on syrupy rasgullas made from cottage cheese, Bikaneri Bhujia, papad, namkeen, tea and sweets made from camel milk. However the handicrafts on display are so exquisite that tourists will have a hard time bargaining for the right price with vendors but these items are worthy in exchange for money. The ideal time for shopping in Bikaner is during camel festival when rides are offered in camels to travel to the desert stalls located in the villages, where authentic handicrafts and artifacts are sold.

A visit is recommended to Abhivyakti, the handicrafts store at the main gate of Junagarh Fort selling authentic handloom and handicraft products created by the village people thus uplifting and promoting their local products like woolen items, carpets and so on.

Street Shopping in Bikaner

Malls in Bikaner

Bikaner still believes in the old world charm and retains its old, rustic feel dating back to Rajputana days, although as a result of developments swanky malls, shopping plazas and departmental stores are coming up. Yet the city’s street markets road side stalls seems to fascinate the tourists more than the comfort of shopping in the Air conditioned malls and shopping complexes. Bikaner has few shopping complexes and a mall mostly located around Station Road, the details of which are given below:

Heeralal Mall
Address:
Station Road, Bikaner, Rajasthan

Kalpataru
Address:
Bothra Mohalla, Bhujia Bazar, Bara Bazar Road,
Joshiwara, Bikaner, Rajasthan

JMP Complex
Address
: Station Road, Bikaner, Rajasthan

Parshwanath Plaza
Address:
Station Road, Bikaner, Rajasthan

L N Golden Tower
Address:
Joshiwara, Old Bikaner, Rajasthan

Babuji Plaza
Address:
Joshiwara, Old Bikaner, Rajasthan

Shiv Plaza
Address:
Junagarh Fort Road, Bikaner Fort, Bikaner, Rajasthan

Mangalam
Address:
Rangri Chowk, Bada Bazaar Road, Joshiwara,
Sunaron ka Mohalla, Bikaner, Rajasthan

Jain Market
Address:
KEM Road, Sadul Colony, Bikaner, Rajasthan

Pooja Complex
Address:
Pimpri Chowk, Nokha, Bikaner, Rajasthan

Bothra Complex
Address:
Vakilo Wali Gali, Bikaner, Rajasthan

Market Place
Address:
Sector 8, Jai Narayan Vyas Colony, Bikaner, Rajasthan

So don’t miss out on the fun of street shopping in Bikaner while touring the enigmatic city of forts, palaces and Havelis!

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    savitha from bangalore 1657 Days ago

    Like to know about price for marketing

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    bikaneronline.in Expertfrom 1655 Days ago

    Hi Savita, you can send in your queries at uvsingh@panindia.in

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