To the Land of Maharajas - The Pink City, Jaipur

samir medav By samir medav, 25th Sep 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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A brief on Rajasthan and what you see when you visit the Pink city. what not to miss there

Welcome to the pink city

Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan not just economically but also traditionally, it offers a rich speckled heritage one of the oldest in India. It has a list of amusements to present its visitors counting from food and forts to festivals. It is a perfect and aesthetic amalgamation of old and new.

Everyone knows Jaipur as the pink city so the one thing you should do visiting Jaipur is to ascertain the reason for such a saying, giving a brief sketch about the same, foremost reason is Prince Albert of Wales and Queen Elizabeth II visited the India, to welcome them the whole city was painted in pink also owning the vibrancy and liveliness of pink by the city, this feeling is experienced by anyone visiting the city. The city is painted almost in pink giving a royal and exquisite touch.

The color pink

This stunning city flaunts an old-world charm along with the modern landscape that mesmerizes anyone who visits Jaipur. On stepping foot into picturesque Jaipur, be ready to get enthralled with some of the finest traditional, magnificent museum, majestic forts and the color pink.

Give yourself the opportunity to submerge yourself in Jaipur's astonishing arts and culture and let the locals welcome you to the heart of Rajasthan. Jaipur leaves a spiritual effect on its guests, deepening their perspective of art and history.

Mahals, Temples, and Markets

Enjoy the moment: Jaipur is the city of forts, mahal and temples. Clutch with you the best camera as the city would offer you such amazing snaps to remember for years. But do not get too absorbed in photography to enjoy those architectural Masterpieces.

Tour Jaipur's local market: markets of Jaipur shall not only quench your shopping thirst, but also help you know more about the local lifestyle. Visit markets like jauhari bazaar, mirza ismail road, bapu bazaar, kishanpol bazaar. Buy everything under the sun, starting from clothing and accessories to souvenirs. The well-known rajasthani mojri, ghahra, stoned studded jewellery, sculpture, stationery; tailored pottery and custom-made jewellery are all available on these streets.

Food, Art and Exhibitions

You could perhaps not free yourself from the influence of the food Jaipur offers you or perhaps it would be better to say you will never sought to free yourself once you had the royal cuisine. Street food or five-star eats anywhere and experience the royal and spiced ethnicity.

Visit the art exhibition and be a part of the festivals, the city is full of events. Be sure you engage yourself in those events. There are a number of festivals that keep people busy. Some of the significant festivals are Kite festival in January, Gangaur in March, Holi festival in March, Teej festival in July and August, Chaksu, Sitlamata and Donkey Fair and Elephant and Diwali festival etc.

One craze that one certainly should to just for fun is to take a long elephant ride. The ride on these vividly ornamented elephants will delight you in all ways. Not many part of India offer such a trip around the city on a giant and marvelous animal don't miss it.

Opulent land of Maharajas

The opulent land of Maharajas has a perfect layout of a gorgeous city one can visualize. Brilliantly laid out gardens and parks, attractive monuments and marvelous heritage hotels, once the residence of Maharajas, are worth admiration, intriguing wildlife, impressive surroundings, indulging festivals, inspiring history and the colorful locals of the city.

Give yourself an opportunity to be a part of this rich and varied cultured land and enjoy every moment spend on this incredibly 'pink' city

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
26th Sep 2014 (#)

Useful information, thanks Samir for the share - siva

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