Where is the best shopping in Jaipur?

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Nirvana Bhatia

The best shopping in Jaipur according to our Forbes Travel Guide editors is at one of the many Anokhi boutiques. Combining the age-old traditions of local craftsmen in Jaipur with sustainable practices, Anokhi produces naturally dyed textiles exploding with color. Artisans carve intricate designs into blocks of wood and then use those to print tablecloths, bed linens, summer dresses, saris and tailored shirts with patterns that are subtly Indian. Before you shop, hit the Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing where you can learn more about how the revival of this endangered trade is strengthening the community and where you can block-print your own t-shirt. It is also possible to visit the Anokhi factory, an organic farm a few kilometers outside the city, where one of the villagers will show how to concoct those deep indigo and saffron dyes.

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