Bhatia Bazaar Jaisalmer
One of the most attractive places of Rajasthan is Jaisalmer. The 'Golden City' of India is visited by a large number of tourists from the different parts of India as well as from the various parts of the world. Apart from the picturesque landscapes, the culture and tradition, the numerous historical landmarks, Jaisalmer is known among the tourists for its shopping areas. There are number of shopping areas in this beautiful city of Rajastahn, one of which is Bhatia Bazaar. Bhatia Bazaar is often considered for its popularity a tourist attraction of Jaisalmer. While on a tour to Jaisalmer, all shopping lovers must visit Bhatia Bazaar.
Bhaita Bazaar has a history of its own. The array of shops of Bhatia Bazaar is known for carrying the age old tradition and culture of the state of Rajasthan. The shops of the bazaar own a significant part of Jaisalmer's history. A perfect combination of the contemporary and the traditional, Bhatia Bazaar has something to offer for everybody.
How to shop in Bhatia Bazar
While shopping in Bhatia Bazaar, one must know how to bargain. Since bargaining is common in all the shops of Rajasthan, the shops of Jaisalmer are no exception. The more the tourists have mastered in the art of bargaining, the easier it will be for them to get the best.
Items sold in Bhatia Bazaar
One of the most unique features of this bazaar is the shopkeepers who wear traditional dresses. Covering a huge space, the items sold in Bhatia Bazaar is reflective of the cultural heritage of the desert state of Rajasthan. Those not interested in shopping can just roam about the bazaar and enjoy the lively ambience and crowd of this popular bazaar. Bhatia Bazaar is known for selling a huge variety of items, some of which are always in high demand among the tourists. The most popular items that are displayed in the shops of Bhatia Bazaar are table cloths, designed wooden boxes, mirror works, oil lamps, carpets, seating chairs, cotton and silk textiles, antiques and many more.
Best Time to Visit the Jaisalmer Fort
October experiences better and pleasant weather conditions, marking the beginning of tourist’s season. The temperature ranges from 23.6 °C (74.5 °F) to 7.9 °C (46.2 °F).
Summer: The months from April to July marks the summer in Jaisalmer. They are the hottest months. Temperature shoots up at daytime making it difficult to enjoy tourist activities. Maximum temperature is around 49 °C (120 °F).
Monsoon: August-September is the monsoon time. Even though rainfall in Jaisalmer is very less, still it makes the atmosphere humid. The average rainfall is 209.5mm (8.25 in).