Rajasthan is known for its delicious traditional candies. A favourite gehwar, a crunchy orange honeycomb-like disc made from cottage cheese. Probably the best-known candy shop in town is within the restaurant Laxmi Mishthan Bhandar said to have operated from the same premises since the 18th century.

The Kalbeliyas are gypsies from the desert near Jaisalmer who are known for their Music, Dance and Snake charmer's skills. One branch of the kalbeliyas is believed to have wondered westward over the centuries and mingled with the gypsies of Europe. There is a startling resembleness significantly between the dance and music of Spain and those of Kalbeliyas.