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The Best Festivals of Jaipur

One of the reasons why the city of Jaipur is a popular tourist attraction is because of the various festivals that are celebrated here with enthralling gusto and fervor. In fact, the pillar with five lamps (popularly known as Paanch Batti), right in the middle of the Mirza Ismail Road, proudly displays a signage: ‘Pinkcity: The…

Heritage Hotels of Jaipur: A must stay!

Rajasthan being continuously fraught with extremes of nature and warfare, much because of droughts and clan rivalry, is home to a great number of heritage properties. The rulers often commissioned their greatest architectural monuments – forts, palaces, temples and stepwells and grand reservoirs – to ensure employment and water for their people. To truly experience…

WHAT TEEJ IS ALL ABOUT?

Teej is one of the most widely celebrated festivals of Rajasthan. Swings, traditional songs and dancing are the unique features of Teej celebrations in Rajasthan. Women perform traditional folk dance dressed in colourful clothes and henna clad hands, sing beautiful Teej songs while enjoying their sway on swings bedecked with flowers.

MONSOON PLUS NAHARGARH MEANS FUN

Come monsoon and the youngsters of Jaipur make a beeline for Nahargarh – the 18th century fortress on a hillock, overlooking the Mansagar Lake and the Pink city. Over the years Nahargarh has been the favourite picnic and fun spot for the Pink City’s youth. They land up there, braving potholes and a steep meandering…

Jaipur: The City of Forts

Historically, the numerous forts in Jaipur were constructed to serve the purpose of defense for the city. But with changing times, these forts now serve as picnic and recreational spots for  swarms of friends or family. Here’s a small recap of the majestic history of these forts that make the Pink City immensely famous worldwide.