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Chandpole

Chandpole: The regional “Spice Route” of Jaipur


Situated between famous Chandpole gate and chhoti Chaupar, Chandpole is a market famous for a large variety of shops selling spices, marble sculptures, pulses and grocery items.

The Products


In fact if you want to buy the authentic spices and pulses of Jaipur then this is the ideal place for you. In fact the spice shops here employ the people who freshly grind the spices that are sold to the customers. You can easily tell the difference between a freshly grinded spice and a packaged spice just by having a remote sniff of it.

The Experience

Walking through these streets is a sumptuous treat for the eyes..And nose too. From naughty scent of nutmeg to luxurious fragrance of cardamom to traditional fragrance of turmeric, there would be a kaleidoscope of various fragrances to keep you amused and make you journey a blessing.

Equally inspiring are the views of pink hued shops beautifully lining up the streets. The rugged building of the sops and traditional people sitting there instantly transport you to a bygone era. These shopkeepers are apt at the art of display and you can see the opened bags of grains and spices extending much outside their shops inviting the appetite. In fact you can know many secret things regarding various grains: the health benefits, their origins the best places to source them and also the amusing incidents related to them. They are real connoisseurs of spices and pulses.

And while walking along the market the intoxicating smells of spices will naturally follow you, intoxicating your brain and increasing your appetite.

The Creativity

The hub of spices turns into an epicenter of creativity as you reach the southern side of the market. Here you can see the renowned artisans sculpting exquisite masterpieces of marble. It is a treat to the eye watching these master crafts persons crafting such beautiful pieces of art with marble. The place is also famous for its temples.

One of the most legendary temples in Chandpole is Temple of Hanuman Ji where the statue is said to have erected by Maharaja Man Singh. The magnificent temple of Ramchandra Ji & Shanidev are also famous.

 


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