A magnificent city of splendour, Jaipur is the epitome of colour, heritage and culture. The place’s everlasting seeping pink, to monuments which stand tall telling historical stories, to the culture which lays embedded in hearts of the people, it is a proof of a larger than life feeling which was carried by the same spirited ruler from years.
The city which seems full of a cultural merge ad a time pause of centuries encapsulates plethora of attractions for a person to sightsee and enjoy. Some of the prominent ones:
The city is filled with highlights of immense exquisiteness, valour, antiquity and allure. Prominent highlights include:
A city which is as vibrant as this one leaves no room of doubt on how they celebrate their festivals. Grand processions, colourful essence which covers the city and more provide an aura of happiness, passion and tradition.
Gangaur Festival : A festival devoted to one’s significant other and is celebrated by worshipping Lord Shiva and Goddess Gauri. The unmarried women observe this festival in accordance to wish for a good husband and married women observe this festival to wish for their husbands’ well-being, prosperity, longevity, and a happy married life.
Elephant Festival : Marked on the eve of Holi, in the month of March, this festival is grand with processions of elephants, camels, horses and folk dancers who inculcate a spectacle of traditions to show off the ultimate celebration of Holi, the festival of colours which has a special place in Rajasthan’s heart.
Kite Festival : Held on January 14 every year, The International Kite Festival celebrates the transition of the sun from Sagittarius to Capricorn. A myriad of kites follows of all shapes and sizes as they cover the skies of Jaipur in an umbrella of vibrancy. The festival sees tremendous competitors passionate about kite flying from everywhere and is a state holiday declared by the government.