If you have already roamed around and have seen the heritage city with the beautiful architecture, now comes the latest shopping mall in Jaipur. World Trade Park, popularly known as WTP is a huge high end shopping mall in Jaipur. It is located in Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Malviya Nagar which is quite a happening place as many Universities, Colleges, Hospitals and Big Multinational Companies are occupying that area.
The huge mall is divided in two blocks - The North Block and the South Block. These Blocks are connected by the street known as Dubai Street comprising of small-small kiosks selling fun things like Mobile Covers, Kids gift items, Cosmetics, Churan, Pan Masala, etc. The building's architecture reminds of Dubai Shopping Mall as the interiors have Big Beautiful Chandeliers on the ceilings and various statues and sculptures. It is being more a selfie destination rather shopping due to its beautiful architectural construction and interiors.
The Shopping Mall includes all the high end expensive stores like Mango, Swatch, Zara, Accessorize, Vero Moda, Meena Bazar, Clarks, Da Milano, Rado, Tagheuer, Salons, Coffee Shops, Pubs, Discotheque and many more!
Other than Stores for shopping, World Trade Park has Cinepolis, Office Spaces, Event Hall, Conference hall, Play Zone, so, it can be considered as one stop hot spot destination for Shopping, Fun, Entertainment, Events, Work and Food.
Places to visit near World Trade Park, Jaipur
Gaurav Towers, just next to the World Trade Park is also an everyday go to place for youngsters. Apart from shopping, it is also an attraction for fun seekers as there is huge open place with food stalls for people to hangout and chill. Other than World Trade Park, this place is a must visit in jaipur and a preferred hangout spot due to the space, variety and popularity. Unlike World Trade Park, this place has both the high end shopping stores as well as local stores. From things like apparel, watches, footwear to electronic items, mobile stores, food stalls, everything is covered here.
How to travel around for shopping in Jaipur?
Shopping in jaipur is not diffucult as in other cities. For roaming within the Jaipur City for markets like Bapu Bazar, Johri Bazar, Nehru Bazar, it is better to hire Electric Rickshaw which is very much reasonable from a layman's point of view. Other than this, you can also hire auto rickshaws, cabs, motor bikes etc.
For roaming around or outside the main city area i.e. M.I. Road, Malviya Nagar for World Trade Park or Gaurav Towers, it is advisable to travel either by cabs or buses.
How to Pay for shopping in Jaipur?
It is better to keep good cash with yourself, even when credit and debit cards are allowed in most of the places. It is because there are many stalls and kiosks from where you may end up buying things for which they do not accept card payments. Paytm is still not accepted by most of the shops in Jaipur. As for the shopping mall like World Trade Park and Gaurav Towers, card payments will do the work.
Some commonly asked questions regarding shopping in Jaipur-
Q. What are the famous things to buy in Jaipur?
A. 1. Sarees, Lehengas, Suits - Bandhej, Leheriya, Doriya, Gota Patti. 2. Jewellery - Kundan and Lac Jewellery 3. Footwear - Mojaris 4. Handicarft items
Q. What are the best places to shop bridal wear in Jaipur?
A. Pratap Sons, Nikhaar in Bapu Bazar, Zari at Narayan Singh Circle, Tonk Road and Aari Tari, Rooplaxmi in Johari Bazar.
Q. Which area is the best to stay close to Jaipur market?
A. Banipark is 10-15 mins from M.I. road which is linked to all the markets. It has many 3-4 star hotels that are easily accessible and available.
Q. Which shopping area is near to Jaipur Railway Station?
A. M.I. Road is very close to railway station which is further linking to Bapu Bazar, Nehru Bazar and Johri Bazar.
What are the best timings to go for shopping in Jaipur?
Most of the market opens around 10:30- 11:00 a.m. and closes around 8:30-9:00. However, most of the shops are open on all days of the week but some of them are closed on Sundays and Tuesday, so it is better to plan your trip accordingly.
So, these are the must visit shopping places in Jaipur. Please comment below for what you liked and what you did not like about the post or any experience you had for shopping in Jaipur that I missed here. Join me on instagram or facebook for more lifestyle updates.