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Title: Jaipur Tourism


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JAiPUR
  • The Pink City

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INTRODUCTION
  • Jaipur, the capital of Indias Rajasthan state,
    evokes the royal family that once ruled the
    region and that, in 1727, founded what is now
    called the Old City, or Pink City for its
    trademark building color.
  • Area 111.8 km²
  • Weather 38C, Wind NE at 13 km/h, 25 Humidity
  • Getting there 4 h 50 min flight.
  • Population 2.323 million (2001)
  • Local time Tuesday 424 PM
  • Number of airports 1
  • Founders Jai Singh II

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HOW TO GO ?
By Air
  • The Jaipur Airport is situated at Sanganer, 7
    km (domestic terminal) and 10 km (international
    terminal) from the main city. It has the facility
    of daily domestic flights to Delhi, Udaipur,
    Hyderabad, Goa, Chennai,, Mumbai, Pune .

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By Road
  • Jaipur, the pink city is linked with the all the
    major cities of India through the network of
    National Highways 8, 11 and 12 to name a few.
  • There's very good bus service given by the
    govt..This city is also connected to Mumbai via
    many major cities. Theres many private companies
    for tourism here.

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By Train
  • Jaipur is well connected to almost every part of
    India through the means of Indian Railways. There
    are three main railway junctions including
    Jaipur, the main station Durgapara and
    Gandhinagar. There is a special, luxurious and
    renowned train called as Palace on Wheels which
    passes through Jaipur.

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Hotels Resorts To Stay
  • Heritage Hotels
  • Chirmi PalaceDhuleshwar Garden, S.P. Marg,
    Jaipur - 302001, Rajasthan (India)
  • Lal Mahal PalaceJamuva Ramgarh, Jaipur,
    Rajasthan (India) etc.
  • 3 Star Hotels
  • Comfort Inn Hawa MahalCivil Lines, Ajmer Road,
    Jaipur - 302006, Rajasthan (India)
  • Hotel Maharani PalaceStation Road, Jaipur - 302
    001, Rajasthan (India)etc.

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  • 4 Star Hotels
  • Meru Palace HotelAdjacent Soochna Kendra, Ram
    Singh Road, Jaipur-302 004, Rajasthan (India)
  • Mandawa HaveliSansar Chandra Road, Jaipur - 302
    001, Rajasthan (India)etc
  • 5 Star 5 Star Deluxe Hotels
  • Trident Hilton, JaipurOpp. Jal Mahal, Amber
    Road, Jaipur - 302002, Rajasthan, India.
  • Mansingh Palace, JaipurSansar Chandra Road,
    Jaipur - 302001, Rajasthan, India.
  • Rambagh Palace, JaipurBhawani Singh Road, Jaipur
    - 302 005, Rajasthan, India.
  • Rajputana Sheraton, JaipurNear Railway Station,
    Jaipur - 302006 , Rajasthan, India. etc.

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PLACES TO VISIT
  • City PalaceLocated in the heart of the Pink City
    Jaipur, the City Palace was where the Maharaja
    reigned from. This palace also includes the
    famous Chandra Mahal' and Mubarak Mahal', and
    other buildings which form a part of the palace
    complex.
  • GaitoreGaitore, one of the most prominent
    tourist attractions in Jaipur, is a royal
    cremation ground for the Kachhwaha Rajput kings
    and the members of the royal family. The word
    Gaitore' is believed to be a mispronounced form
    of the Hindi phrase, 'Gaye ka Thor' which means
    resting place of the departed souls'.

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  • Jantar Mantar
  • It is considered to be one of the largest
    observatories ever built. Combining religion,
    science and art, the Jantar Mantar is the name
    given to a series of five, magnificent structures
    built in Jaipur, New Delhi, Ujjan, Varanasi and
    Mathura.
  • Nahargarh FortThe Indian state of Rajasthan is
    famous for its royal heritage. Formed by the
    union of many princely states ruled mainly by
    Rajputs, Rajasthan has many forts and palaces.

Many More
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SPECIALTY
FOOD
Dal Batti Churma Recognised as a Rajasthan
speciality, Dal-batti-churma, is a wholesome
Rajasthani meal. Dal, or lentil curry, is served
with Bhatti, a roundel of stuffed flour that's
baked in a charcoal fire or oven. Choorma is a
sweet dish made with flour, jaggery or sugar and
ghee. GhewarDeep-fried sweet dish, Ghewar is in
great demand during festivals such as Gangaur and
Teej. It comes in varieties such as mawa and
plain, desi ghee. The best shops for this are LMB
at Johri Bazar and Rawat Sweets. Rajasthani
SubjiGatte subji, Rajasthani curry, Mangori,
Pakodi and Ker Sangari, the traditional subjis,
are part of the daily meals here. Papad - plain
or masala - is a must to sum up meals, as a
tradition in Rajasthan. ETC

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  • CLOTHES
  • Vast range of bags, fashioned in patchwork,
    mirror-work, antique-beads, brocade and
    embroidery are available at Jaipur. Jaipur bags
    are made from excellent quality fabrics, and are
    presented in captivating styles.
  • Unique Indian quilts are made from top quality
    cloths, and are patterned with exceptional
    embroidery work. These quilts are light-weight,
    comfortable to touch, and provide cozy warmth to
    the user.
  • Bandhej, or Baandhini, is a type of tie-dye
    material, which is very popular textile, among
    the many Jaipur handicrafts. Dots, waves, squares
    and strips are common designs in Bandhej. Natural
    and artificial colours are used in making these
    patterns which involve a lot of intricate knots
    post which the fabric is dyed. Hence the name,
    tie-n-dye.

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  • HANDICRAFTS
  • Jaipur Jewellery
  • Lac jewellery is originally made in Jaipur. These
    ethnic handicrafts are finely designed by the
    local skilled craftsmen of Jaipur. Lac jewellery
    is a rural jewellery art, made by ancient
    techniques, passed down from generations.
  • Jaipur's enthralling collection of metal
    jewellery, beautifully textured and comprising of
    many colours, shapes and sizes are simply a great
    work of art.
  • Oxidized jewellery fashioned by expert craftsmen,
    are studded with exclusive mirror-work, and
    colourful beads. The jewellery is oxidized to
    specific requirements, to retain the colour and
    shine of the metal. Oxidization of jewellery
    creates an antique look and a smoky appearance of
    the metal.
  • The silver jewellery of Jaipur comes in an ethnic
    style, and is studded with semi-precious stones
    of vibrant colours.
  • Thewa jewellery, a closely guarded, ancient
    secret for some families, is an exquisite art
    form that involves complex treatment and fusion
    of glass with precious metals like gold and
    silver.

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  • JAIPUR PAINTINGS
  • Jaipur's
    miniature paintings featuring stunning Rajasthani
    women, Radha-Krishna, Rajput and Mughal kings are
    just a few of the many artworks of Jaipur
    artists. The paintings are made using natural
    colours derived from insects, minerals,
    vegetables, shells. The final products are
    decorated with powders of semi-precious stones
    and precious metals like gold and silver.

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