Churi market street that is filled by a huge crowd of visitors

Churi Market Alwar: Timings, Things to do, and More

Hello our fellow readers, today we take you on a journey into Churi Market Alwar, known for its vibrancy and bustling market located in the heart of Alwar in the Rajasthan State of India. It is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to explore the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan and indulge in some shopping.

In this travel blog, we will will you in all about the the Churi Market, it timings, things to do, best time to visit and also some tips that might help you within the paradise for jewelry lovers.

History of Churi Market

churi market alwar
A Salesman selling churi in the market

Churi Market is located in Dargah Bazaar, Alwar situated at the heart of Rajasthan which has been renowned and quite popular among locals as well as tourists for centuries in the art of making traditional bangles also known as churis in Indian Hindi language. These churis are usually crafted from metal, glass and lac along different vibrancy of colors that make them much more attractive than compared to the regular ones. Apart from its diverse collection of jewelry, the market also offers a range of handicrafts such as rugs, jootis , textiles, traditional Rajasthani folklore paintings and other souvenirs that are unique to the state of Rajasthan.

The Churi Market is one of the oldest market of Alwar and as per local sources it can be dated back to as early as the 17th century when the Alwar State was established by Kachwaha Rajput named Pratap Singh Naruka and the market started gaining more crowd only in the recent 15 to 20 years years due to tourists highlighting this bazaar during their visit to Alwar.

Most of the traders here are located regionally and offer you items at a much more cheaper as compared to those fancy retailers in the city side. If you prefer to buy bulky items or even if you want to purchase a single item that is unique to Rajasthan, it is best to visit the Churi Market before going to any mall or plaza.

As you enter the Market, you can hear plenty of salesman shouting as loud as a thunderclap to attract customers who are passing their small shops of souvenirs. The best part about this Churi Market is that you will be able to bargain for the price which makes shopping at this place all the more exciting, but note that the Churi bazaar is always busy with streets filled with women shopping for their favorite jewelry item.

Timings of Churi Market Alwar

Days of the WeekTimings
Sunday11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Monday11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Table of timings of Churi Market

Note: Please recheck the market during the festive seasons as they can remain close on festivals such as Diwali and Eid.

Best time to Visit

The best time to visit the Churi Market is from October to March as the climate is more clear and pleasant during that time in Alwar, Rajasthan and allows you to enjoy the market without getting drenched in your own sweat.

You should try visiting the market especially on Tuesday as the Market has huge sales on variety on items, making it a good time to purchase your favorite items in bulky.

Things to do in the Market

Aloo Tiki being made in the market near the Peepal tree

1. Churi Shopping

The market is renowned for its amazing bangles also known as churis, which is why the name of the market is Churi Market. It is one of the best places for any shopping buff who crack a good deal and purchase a good set of colorful Bangles from the market. The lane is quite long and crowded ,so make sure to wake around, see and get the best price for your selected traditional crafted churi in Alwar.

2. Rajasthani Clothing Shopping

The Churi market is not just limited to selling churi but also sells plethora of other items which includes the most important one, Rajasthani designed lehengas and other dresses with their traditional patterns which are at an affordable and reasonable price. why to buy? The answer is why not after all your in Alwar why not be a Rajasthani for a day by trying out their beautiful clothing.

One of the stores in this bazaar that sell variety of lehengas and sarees is the Deep Jyoti Sarees which is located at the end of the market in a quiet nook. The owner of that place is friendly and also provide tons of varieties to choose from at a cheap price.

3. Eat Aloo Tikki at the Famous Fast food Joint

In this market where they sell everything from bangles to kitchen items, you should definitely try the famous Aloo Tikki Chaat at the fast food joint known which is located near the Peepal Tree. You can find an uncle there who has been serving this extraordinary and delicious Aloo Tikki for almost 30 years. Over the years, his fast food joint has become famous for his delicious Aloo Tikki , make sure to have it when you visit the famous Churi Market.

Tips to Remember

busy crowd during the daytime in the churi market alwar
Shopping street of the churi market
  1. Try to look and assess at various shops for the items you looking and check on the cheapest price so that you can bargain at the right shop before making a wrong purchase.
  2. Avoid taking your car or bike near the Churi Market as the market roads are very crowded and it would be almost impossible to get a spot for parking.
  3. Avoid taking small children and infants into the market with you as the market is over crowded most of the time, it can cause be Claus trophic for them, due to the dense crowd.
  4. Remember to carry cash with you, as only few of the shops have credit card system.
  5. Every individual shops have different timings, so make sure to visit during the day time to avoid missing the best shops.

How to Reach Churi Market

By Bus: The most affordable method is to take a local bus and get down at Alwar Bus Depot which is 1.6 kilometers from the Chudi Market in Alwar.

By Car: The best way is to book a private car or taxi and ask it to drop you near Ghanta Ghar Alwar also known as clock tower which is at walk distance from Churi market.


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