India, a civilization that is thousands of years old with a rich cultural heritage. And no other place is more historical than the state of Rajasthan! A place that bears testimony to the proud and royal legacy of the Rajputs, Rajasthan is a premier tourist destination for tourists from across the globe. Naturally, Jaipur, the capital city of the state, is on the top list of must see places.
Popularly known as the pink city, due to a large number of its buildings painted a terracotta pink, Jaipur is world famous for its royal history and architecture, galleries, gems & jewelry as well as its traditional folk dance & music, unique cuisine and local culture. Let’s explore the 5 exciting things that you can do in Jaipur…
- 1. Forts & Palaces
Jaipur, with its royal lineage, is home to some spectacular forts and palaces. Jal Mahal (a water palace with an exotic mix of both Rajput & Mughal architecture), Nahargarh Fort, City palace, Hawa Mahal, Amer Fort, are all must see destinations. The splendor and beauty of these buildings has to be seen to be believed.
- 2. Jantar Mantar
Situated right opposite the City Palace, Jantar Mantar, a UNESCO world heritage site built in the 18th century, is an astronomical observatory that has a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments. Built by Sawai Jai Singh II, the founder of Jaipur, the monument features the world’s largest stone sundial.
- 3. Traditional shopping
Rajasthan is famous for its traditional art & craft and Jaipur boasts some of the best shops for handicrafts, textiles, shoes, carpets or gems & jewellery. Bapu Bazar, Johari Bazaar, Tripolia Bazaar, Nehru Bazaar are some of the well-known markets for buying typical Rajasthani goods.
- 4. Authentic Cuisine & Cultural experience
As with shopping, no trip to Jaipur will be complete without tasting the delicious Rajasthani cuisine of Dal Batti. Chokhi Dhani, a classic Rajashtani village, offers visitors the full local experience with a wide range of open-air restaurants serving traditional Rajasthan cuisine, live entertainment and adventure park-like attractions. Tourists can enjoy puppet shows, magic shows, Rajasthani folk performances, acrobatics, camel rides, elephant rides, boating and much more.
- 5. Folk Festivals
Jaipur has long history of celebrating festivals, such as Gangaur (March-April) and Teej (July-August). Also, Dhulandi, the festival of colors (March), and the kite festival (January) which celebrates the new harvest are celebrated across Jaipur with much fervor. For Dhulandi Festival, there is a city tour bus takes tourist all around the city to see the colorful celebrations.
But instead of just visiting, for those who are looking to settle in Jaipur, Emaar India has built a project that carries high growth prospects – Vaikunth Villa Plots at Emaar Jaipur Greens! It is a premium residential township, set within an expansive 155-acre gated community, offering residential plots in Jaipur along with a wide range of ready-to-use amenities such as clubhouse, indoor badminton courts, and tennis court among others. The 23 acres of wide open green space ensures you breathe clean, fresh air every day. Moreover, there is ample water supply and electrical connectivity for all the villa plots and so much more. After spending an exciting day in the perky pink city, you can retreat to a peaceful, pollution-free, exclusive lifestyle! Jaipur Vaikunth is strategically located just off the NH-48 Jaipur-Ajmer Highway and adjacent to JK Lakshmipat Singhania University, right in the midst of Jaipur’s growth corridor thus making for an easy commute to the International Airport, Jaipur railway station and other essential social amenities of the city. If you’re looking to settle down in Jaipur and experience the royal lifestyle every day, there’s no other place you’d rather be than Jaipur Vaikunth. To know more about the project please visit.