Jaipur is popularly known all over the world as the
'Pink City' of Rajasthan. A large number of tourists
across the globe come to Jaipur to witness the sheer
beauty of the city enveloped in striking pink. Jaipur
is today a cosmopolitan city bustling with life. Owing
to its status as the capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is
a famous commercial hub flanked with business and shopping
districts. The city is also much more developed as compared
to many other cities of Rajasthan.
One can see a perfect blend of tradition and modernity
in the culture of Jaipur. Though people are modern in
their outlook and way of life, they religiously stick
to their revered customs and traditions even today.
Women clad in bright colorful ghagras and odhnis (traditional
attire of Rajasthan) with heavy jewelry adorning their
body from head to toe can be seen rubbing shoulders
with those attired in western outfits. Small local dhabas
coexist with posh restaurants and hotels all across
Jaipur city. It is this modern culture with a dash of
traditional touch that makes a visit to Jaipur interesting.
Jaipur today holds the pride of being a world-class
tourist destination. The city has so much to offer to
its visitors that one can never get enough of it in
a single visit. As they say, a simple holiday is not
enough to experience Jaipur. You need a vacation. Large
metallic roads and huge buildings draped in striking
reddish-pink welcome you as you enter the city. Jaipur
is home to some of the best forts, temples and palaces
that are world famous tourist attractions. The city
thus offers the best modern facilities to cater to the
requirements of the most discerning travelers from far
and wide. Jaipur is dotted with a large number of hotels
to suit all kinds of budgets and tastes, pubs, discotheques,
bars and huge shopping complexes to ensure a comfortable
stay for tourists in the 'Pink City'.
A visit to Jaipur simply cannot be completed without
shopping for exclusive Rajasthani crafts that are famous
all over the world. One can find some of the finest
handicrafts from different cities of Rajasthan in Jaipur.
The best buys are 'Leheriya', tie-and-dye 'Bandhej'
and 'Sanganeri' block prints on suits, saris, skirts,
kurtis and bedsheets. The beautiful 'Kota Doria' saris
are just not to be missed. These exquisite craft pieces
are not be found anywhere else but in the colorful state
of Rajasthan. The lovely 'Lac' or lacquer bangles in
different shades and sizes are found all across Jaipur
and are a popular buy among women. Equally famous are
the colorful embroidered 'Juttis' or slip-on shoes made
of camel leather. The traditional Rajasthani delicacies
like 'Dal Baati and Choorma', 'Ghevar', 'Mishri Mawa',
'Pyaaz ki Kachori', 'Gatte ki Sabzi' etc can also be
savored in Jaipur.
Jaipur is all this and much more. The city is one of
the most famous tourist attractions in the world today
and embraces all who come to witness its majestic splendor.
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