represents conquest, faith and
everything else that one looks for, as Jaipur is a unique
world of its own. Rich
in its historical heritage, every corner of Jaipur holds an interesting
antidote and touch of old-world charm. Not many know this but it was the
first planned city in India. A city of deserts, royalty and culture, Jaipur and
its people thrive in its vibrant and awe-inspiring surroundings.
The people adorn traditional attires that reflect their free spirits
and grandiose past. Colorful turbans, dhoti pyjama, ghagras, colourful
bangles and fancy mojris are some of the intricately stylish things Jaipur has
to offer its people. It's a good idea to go shopping in Jaipur
while you're at the local bazaar.
Flooded with numerous tourists every year, these
are some places to visit in Jaipur
that are really awe-inspiring.
Nahargarh Fort, also known as Tiger Fort is
perched high on the rugged Aravalli Hills overlooking Jaipur city.
found fame after major portions of a song in the movie "Rang De Basanti
were filmed here. It is famous for the panoramic view of the city it has to
offer and also the glorious sunset. It is indeed a heavenly sight.
Upon visiting the magnificent City Palace
it’s easy to see that the royal family of Jaipur was one of the richest in
India. The Peacock Gate
is exquisite, and contains an alluring
display of detailed workmanship featuring bright peacocks. Also inside the City
Palace complex lie a museum, art gallery, and interesting displays of royal
costumes and old Indian weapons.
The intricate and fascinating facade of the
Palace of the Winds is probably Jaipur’s most recognized building. Wind used to
flow through the openings, giving the palace its name. This however is no
longer the case with the Wind Palace as most of the windows have been sealed
shut. Legend has it that the palace, which overlooks the main street of
Jaipur’s lively Old City was built so that the women of the royal household
could watch the streets below without being observed.
Jantar Mantar, literally means “Calculation
Instrument“. More than just a curious collection of sculptures, each structure
at the intriguing Jantar Mantar observatory has a specialized astronomical
function. It has a shadow that moves roughly the width of a person’s hand every
minute. It is a profound display of how quickly time does in fact go.
The pink city of Jaipur presents you with
scrumptious cuisines that are known throughout India; dishes like Dal Bati
and Missi Roti
and sweets like Ghevar, Feeni, Gajak, Chauguni ke laddu
and Moong Thal
to name a few.
Rajasthani cuisine is full of nutrition since it's made in ghee and butter, and
is generally vegetarian. Jaipur's a great city for food tours
Thus, the culture of Jaipur presents us with
a holistic view of not only Rajasthan but also with the culture of India.
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