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Gandhi Chowk Street

Address: Gandhi Chowk, Jaisalmer, India
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Ranked #16 of 42 Attractions in Jaisalmer
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks

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Sidmouth
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We were fortunate enough to be staying in a Haveli just off Gandhi Chowk Street. Close to the Fortress, with wonderful views of the Fortress we enjoyed exploring Gandhi Chowk with it's markets and stalls - less touristy than the Fortress area, yet very close by, it was a nice contrast to it. Well worth an explore.

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Sydney
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

loved wandering around here and doing some shopping. good to see so many fresh fruit and vege stalls. loved this place.

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New Delhi, India
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The market below Jaisalmer fort is good to enjoy local delicacies. we had enjoyed Panipuri, Chaach, Bhelpuri there. the quality is good any buy at a hygienic place. A swwet shop namely "Dhanraj Ranmal Bhatia" is a must visit and "Ghotve ke Laddu" are very unique in taste and rare to see/have. Other sweets are also good at this shop.

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Cairns, Australia
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137 reviews 137 reviews
66 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Fantastic place to wander. Hectic, busy & often crowded, but it's a great place to do a bit of local shopping, or just wander around taking in the amazing sights, sounds & smells. Get something to eat whilst there. The locals are friendly & helpful, and unlike some other market/bazaar/shopping areas around the World, it is a very non intimidating... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is an ideal place to take photos of the local women with their traditional costumes, jewellery, tattoos, and colourful saris. Just stroll around using your zoom lens or approach them to request permission, nobody ever refused me!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This is one of the busiest circle in Jaisalmer. You will find some restaurants to eat. You will find shops which sell you footware and clothes. There is a petrol pump near by which is helpful.

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Peaople in Jaisalmer are just so simple, kimd hearted and indeed so helpful. Their mannerism just blew out minds away. Gandhi Chowk street is the place we met most of the people of Jaisalmer

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Singapore, Singapore
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841 attraction reviews
686 helpful votes 686 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Plenty of small shops and street stalls in this street, together with animals and motorbikes: certainly pays to watch where you are going! Not too much hassle from the merchants. Worth a look as you meander around Jaisalmer town.

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Ahmedabad, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

You will like this place for street shopping. Buy something Rajasthani from this area. You need to do hard negotiations to get better bargain. One must visit if time permits only otherwise its just wastage of time for Indians its a local market and for tourists a place to cut there pockets

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Vancouver, Canada
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21 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Tons of shops and restaurants. Friendly crowd - felt completely safe walking through the streets, even when we needed directions to a restaurant of shop!

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