Cool Souvenirs You Absolutely Must Bring Home From Udaipur

When you go on holiday, you want to go sightseeing, enjoy the local cuisine and lastly take something back with you. Souvenirs are usually things you can take home with you, and remember your trip by. They may be something small, which you can keep in a showcase, or something much larger, that you hang on a wall.

If you happen to visit Udaipur, you can do both. If you love shopping or are looking to take back gifts for family and friends from Udaipur, these popular and unique items are great options.

Souvenirs in Udaipur

  1. Paintings and Sculptures

Cool Souvenirs You Absolutely Must Bring Home From Udaipur
A painting of a Rajasthani King

Udaipur is famous for its paintings and sculptures. Most of the paintings are in the Rajasthani style. From paintings of the royal families to sculptures of Hindu Gods, you can find world-class paintings and sculptures in Udaipur. There are several art galleries that cater to all budgets.

Where to Buy: Art Stone Gallery, Ashoka Arts

  1. Danka Embroidered Cushion Covers

Cool Souvenirs You Absolutely Must Bring Home From Udaipur
Embroidery Cushion Covers

In Rajasthan, the Danka embroidery on clothing and accessories is famous. Many shops in Udaipur sell cushion covers with the gorgeous Danka embroidery. While they are a big hit with tourists, many also pick up other styles of cushion covers such as with bead and metal embroidery.

In Udaipur, you get the best Danka Embroidered  Cushion Covers to take back home; they will certainly add grandeur to your home furniture.

Where to Buy: Kashmir Artizan

  1. Jewellery

Cool Souvenirs You Absolutely Must Bring Home From Udaipur
Jewellery at Hathipole Bazaar

Across the city, you will find many shops, both large and small, selling designer and imitation jewellery. Jewellery in Udaipur is available in a variety of designs and sizes. Popular kinds of jewellery are in silver and gold, though imitation jewellery is also available.

So, the next time you are in Udaipur, it will be a good idea to get yourself a few fresh pieces of silver jewellery to add to your wardrobe.

Where to Buy: Hathipole Bazaar

  1. Puppets

Cool Souvenirs You Absolutely Must Bring Home From Udaipur
Rajasthani manikins

Rajasthan is famous for its puppets, especially the Rajasthani manikins. If you plan of taking something back home, either as gifts or for your showcase, why not buy puppets from this city? A great gift for kids, too, or to add a quirky touch to your room. In Udaipur, you get the best variety of Rajasthani manikin puppets.

Where to Buy: Puppet Store at University of Arts.

  1. Wall Clocks

Cool Souvenirs You Absolutely Must Bring Home From Udaipur
Souvenirs You Absolutely Must Bring Home From Udaipur

In Udaipur, you can shop for the best varieties of wall clocks. Made by hand, these pieces are timeless and elegant. They make for great gifts and are an excellent addition to your home décor as well.

Where to Buy: Ethnic Clock Makers

  1. Stone Crafts

Cool Souvenirs You Absolutely Must Bring Home From Udaipur
A store selling stone crafts in Udaipur

Another type of souvenir to buy to take back home from Udaipur are stone crafts. In the city, you will find artisans selling their artwork at markets or in shops. Available in a variety of shapes, sizes, and styles, stone crafts will add a certain charm to your home. They are also good as gifts.

Where to Buy: The Government Store, Pramatama Stone Crafts

On a trip to Udaipur, do not forget to plan out your stay carefully as destinations such as Udaipur could easily get full up, particularly during season time between November and March. When we were on our trip to Udaipur, we ensure we booked online well in advance. The stay at a Treebo hotel in the area was absolutely fabulous, great comfort at a reasonable price,

Accommodation in Udaipur


If you plan on staying for a few days in Udaipur and want to do an online hotel booking in Udaipur, stay at any of the Treebo hotels. They are all equipped with excellent facilities, have superior customer service and ensure that you have a comfortable stay. You are certain to be pleased.

Souvenirs from Udaipur: Shopping in the colorful markets of the City of Lakes

Shopping is always a fun and stress-relieving errand. While you’re on your voyage in the City of Lakes, you might as well like to shop for some Souvenirs from Udaipur. All you need is an eye to catch hold of some different stuff and mindset to bargain- there you go! You are so ready to dive into the shopping retreat. Udaipur has great markets and they retail some authentic Rajasthani products.

A quick tip: Binge on some roadside snacks to keep yourself full, you are gonna need energy to negotiate ladies!

Handicrafts

Hathi-Pol and the markets of the Old City of Udaipur are perfect for finding souvenirs that will always be reminiscent of your visit to the City of Lakes. you can buy beautifully carved wooden toys, puppets, copper and zinc metal showpieces. In addition to this, you can also get silver coated furniture, jewelry boxes, figurines, also glass inlay work (lanterns, hangings, small chandeliers etc.) which can serve as impeccable decoration pieces for your home.

Souvenirs from Udaipur
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The market selling Handicrafts is huge in Udaipur and one can actually shop a lot from the bazaars here.

Price Range: Depends what you are buying; can go up to several thousand.

Buy From: Antiques from Old City and handicrafts from Hathi-Pol

Mojaris

One thing to give you that ultimate Rajasthani feel is the Mojaris. They are usually made from using tanned leather. The embroidered and embellished are the ones you might swoon over! The market at Hathi-Pol has a number of shops adjacent to each other, in a row, having a variety of Mojaris.

Souvenirs from Udaipur
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From Plain to textured, embroidered and with several designs, the Mojaris is a must buy item from Udaipur. Both for ladies and men, these serve as beautiful footwear that looks great when worn with ethnic apparels.

Price Range: Ranging from Rs. 100-120 it can go up to Rs. 500-700 or more depending on your bargaining skills.

Buy From: Hathi-Pol is the best place to buy Mojaris.

Miniature paintings

Udaipur has a huge number of miniature Rajasthani painting artists in the market. Pichwai and Phad paintings are also popular. As the name suggests, Miniature art is an intricate form of painting done on sheets as well as on ivory plates. These can be a great addition to your collection.

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You can have an in-depth knowledge of Miniature Paintings by clicking here

Price Range: From a mere 100-150 Rupees for small ones they can range up to lacs of Rupees.

Buy From: From Hathi-Pol to the entire Old city to other markets as well, you can find miniature art at art galleries, art houses etc.

Leather journals

There are a lot of people who love collecting journals from where ever they tour. For all such people, leather journals from Udaipur can be a great pick as a souvenir. From small cute ones to actually large journals, you can get them in various shapes and size. Some are embellished and have some kind of cutwork.Souvenirs from Udaipur

Price Range: From Rs. 80-100 to 1000 above

Buy From: Old City, Jagdish Chowk Market

Tribal Jewelry

These pieces of eccentric jewelry will be an apt gift for her. The tribal jewelry of Rajasthan is quite famous. The ones found in the Markets of Udaipur are really cool and authentic. You can buy massive and bold rings, neck pieces, anklets, bangles, bracelets, earrings and so much more. The similar ones can be found in Silver metal as well, but those are quite expensive.

Souvenirs from Udaipur
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Put in simpler words, the jewelry is one we say ‘Boho-Chic’ and Bohemian Jewelry and can be paired with any ensemble to get an eye-catchy look!

Price Range: The metal imitation ones start from some 100 bucks

Buy From: Old City, Jagdish Chowk Market, Hathi-Pol, Chand-Pol

Bandhej  

When in Rajasthan you gotta buy Bandhej. Bandhej is the outcome of the tie-and-dye process of coloring fabrics. These fabrics are then sewn into clothes and other forms of apparels. From the inexpensive Bandhej scarfs or ‘Dupattas’ they can go up to quite expensive cloth materials, sarees, bedsheets to many more.

Souvenirs from Udaipur
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The authentic Bandhej can costs you a lot, while a bargain would not make a huge hole in your pocket.

Price Range: Scarfs/Dupattas are a good pick and can be bought within Rs. 500

Buy From: It is available in all the markets, especially, Bapu Bazaar, Maldas Street, Hathi-pol, Chand-Pol

Loads of photos and memories

The one thing that won’t cost you anything is the memories you make here. The city is beautiful and extremely peaceful. The scenic landscape can serve a picturesque backdrop for your snaps that you will cherish forever. Get yourself some memorable moments or things that keep your Udaipur visit alive.

Souvenirs from Udaipur
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I am sure, you will return home with lots of beautiful pictures and memories.