Want to experience the richly aura of yester years? Or want to witness the traditional glory of Rajasthan? Then you ought to visit Jaipur, the Pink city that evokes the royal family of the age old era.
The city is bathed with majestic palaces and forts making it epitome of magnificence and vibrancy. Established in 1792 by Jai Singh II takes pride in being India’s first planned city. The city has groomed to be ideal tourist destination because of its beauty, royal flavors and captivating attractions.
The city of Rajputs is known for its fairs and fests that are held on grand scale. Locals and tourists participate in festivals that include kite festival, camel festival, teej, elephant festival etc. Tourists from all over the place visit here during these festivals and enjoy the liveliness of the city as it has brilliant bazaars filled with bright turbans, ethnic attires, pretty jewellery, embroidered dresses and authentic Rajasthani food.
Sojourn in the city one comes across breathtaking forts and splendid monuments. To name a few are Amber fort, City Palace of Jaipur, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar etc. Also there are lakes and the serene gardens with lush greenery and floral array that rejuvenate the mind and soul of the tourists.
The city though has extreme heat but the months between October and March is best time to visit as the weather is pleasant allowing the tourists to explore more places without getting burned at scorch heat.
Not to mention the yummy lip smacking delicacies of the city which are famous all over the world. Jaipur has in its platter mouth watering food that comprises of delicious and rich Rajasthani cuisines incuding Dal bati churma, Laal maas, kachoris, Ghewar and gate ki sabzi etc that are absolute delight for every food savvy person. One can also nurture in yummy street foods that are mouth watering and authentic. All Rajasthani food have high spice content but are equally mouth watering and yummy.
The city is treasure trove for shopaholics as one can experience irresistible shopping aura. Johari Bazzar is famous market and houses wedding accessories right from attires to hand embroidery mirro and kundan work jewellery to beautiful artifacts. The tourists come and splurge in the dazzling shopping markets of Jaipur and fill their bags with souvenirs viz. blue pottery, hand crafted jewellery, saris, textiles and marble work, Lacquerware bangles and the list is endless.
In fact the Jaipur markets are the treat for all those who love to explore and discover. Anything from fashion to footwear, from books to bangles all can be found within the walled city of the city.
The amazing architectural plans of the city though ancient appear to be modern. All the art work has perfect blend of excellent work of Rajput and Mughal architectural work. The city has in its ambience much to offer to its visitors –everything from pageants to festivals, from extra ordinary clad locals to wealth handicrafts, to royal legacy of palaces and many sightseeing places – the city allures every visitor.
So with famous local saying – PADHARO HAMARO DESH- Jaipur mesmerizes every person with its simplicity and beauty.