5 Reasons to visit Jaipur on the next long weekend

Posted by Rajveer khanna
June 5, 2017

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Rajasthan is one of the most tourist friendly places in India. Known for its warm and gracious hospitality, rich heritage and culture throughout the world there is more than one reason why you should visit Rajasthan on your next holiday. Specifically, Jaipur, the Pink City of the state, is one of the most significant destinations and is located on the celebrated golden triangle tours of India.  The city is vibrant, colorful, and a marvelous place to visit. Indeed, many reasons would prompt one to visit this heritage city. Some of them are listed as under:

Plethora of Luxurious Hotels in Jaipur

The soothing luxurious 5 star hotels in Jaipur shall make you feel like royalty. After all, where else would you get to watch a peacock dancing from your hotel room? Amongst a flurry of hotels in Jaipur, one can enjoy their stay at SUJAN Rajmahal Palace, The Oberoi Rajvilas, The Rambagh Palace, The Raj Palace and Anopurna. For a comfortable and hassle-free booking, check for the best deals from leading travel websites. From these aggregators, you not only procure the best deals, but can also procure tour packages that will allow you to explore the city.


Hub of Historic Sites and Monuments

Innumerable forts, Havelis, and Palaces form the center stage when it comes to attractive tourist spots in Jaipur. Since the last few years, these have been great venues for high profile destination weddings. Among the most visited forts, Amer Fort, Jaigarh Fort, and Nahargarh Fort are the paradigm.  At Amer Fort one can take the opportunity and try the elephant back ride. Visit the most iconic landmarks in the city namely Hawa Mehal, the Albert Hall Museum etc.

Delectable and Savoury Local Cuisines

To savour in mouthwatering food is also one of the reasons to visit Jaipur. Be it Pyaz ki Kachori, Gatte ki sabzi, Ker Sangri, Mava kachori, Gajak, laal maas, and Pushkari Chai, are dishes made from local and authentic Rajasthani spices. Furthermore, Dal Bathi Churma, which is a local staple is the most popular local cuisine. Ghevar is the sweet treat that adds up to this list. This sweetmeat in shape of a donut is made with flour and glazed with syrup is full of taste. These are all famous dishes which you just cannot resist enjoying with your friends and family while on a trip to Jaipur.

Experience the Colourful Festivals

Visit Jaipur to experience the local traditions and festivals the state of Rajasthan is famous for. The city celebrates various festivals like Kite Festivals, Gangaur and Holi with a lot of gusto. In recent times the city has also become home to the Jaipur Literature Festival which is an annual event to celebrate the literary work of artists and authors from across India and the world.

  1. Crafts and Jewellery

If you love shopping, you will be delighted to visit Jaipur. The city is known for its
flamboyant marketplaces which are the main attraction amongst foreign tourists. There are countless marketplaces offering clothes, jewellery, handicrafts, and food among other things. Johari Bazaar (main shopping area located in the old city), Nehru and Bapu bazaars are some famous marketplaces in Jaipur. These marketplaces are very lively selling traditional clothes, ornaments, jewellery, furnishing items, decorative pots, artefacts and handicraft. Besides these, the market is also flooded with jewellery shops selling precious and semi-precious gems and stones.

Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan-“The land of the Kings” is one of the most famous travel destinations that has managed to preserve its heritage over time. The charm of royal legacy & the right blend of metropolitan vibes, Jaipur is an amazing place to visit and experience!

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