The vibrant streets of the prominent cities of Rajasthan are brimming with life and celebrations as the colourful state of India celebrates its 67th Foundation Day today! With the soulful ambiences of cultural extravaganzas and lively performances, Rajasthan offers a gala time to the visitors and its citizens on this memorable day every year.
Rajasthan is regal and unique. Our state is celebrating its 67th birthday today and the age in this case is not just a number. Rajasthan has really grown but it’s far from old. The biggest state of India state has progressed, developed and become modern. The modernity has not arrived at the cost of our traditional values for sure.
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Our beautiful state has retained its old world charm while adopting contemporary ways. Every place in Rajasthan is different. The capital city of Jaipur is among the favorite travelling destinations for people around the world. Udaipur spells luxury at its best. Jaisalmer’s white stones and sand give it an identity of its own. Jodhpur, Bikaner and every other place has something new to offer.
We are proud of our multi hued state and wish that it keeps getting better.
There’s not only one thing that you can confined to in Rajasthan. The vibrant and colorful Rajasthan is a traditionally and culturally rich state of India. The state is covered with ancient palaces, temples, havelis (mansions), forts and palaces. The different places of tourist interests along with its picturesque beauty have made Rajasthan an international tourist destination. This year, Rajasthan is all set to celebrate its 67th birthday on 30th March 2016 and to celebrate it the Rajasthan Tourism department has organised a 4 day event. Plan your holiday accordingly and if you are in Jaipur, one must immerse in the celebrations 🙂
The heritage sites, forts and museums have attracted number of tourists to the pink city. Keeping in mind this increase in the number, the tourism department started a new concept of light and sound show at the Amber Fort and Jantar Mantar. Not only this, the pink city witnesses the success of night tourism as people get to enjoy the glimpse of such historic places with the downfall of the sun.
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Similarly, the amphitheatre at Nahargarh Fort is all set and ready to get some renovations. The famous amphitheatre which is also seen in some movies like Rang De Basanti will have some cultural activities and soon will be the third in the list of heritage structure to conduct light and sound show and various other activities. It will also host water walks to increase the number of tourists, thus compelling the tourists to visit again 🙂
The most awaited festival – Holi in Rajasthan has a unique taste and experience. If you are a travel aficionado, a trip to the colorful state of Rajasthan is a must for the coming long festive holiday. We have got 6 cities from Rajasthan which must be visited for the weekend.
Jaipur has some unique ways to celebrate the festival of colors. The Department of Tourism in Jaipur welcomes tourists to enjoy and splash colors in a common gathering at Rambagh Polo Ground. They dance to the beats of some Rajasthani songs played by local artists and performers. The royal family is also a part of this joyful event.
Bundi is a quaint small town with more than 50 baoris (step wells) holding magnificent architectural structure. Bundi is famous for its painting of festivals, animals and birds which can be seen in Chitra Shala – an open art gallery.
Another city in the Hadauti region, Kota is an example of combination of medieval and modern age which is majestically portrayed in the forts and museums. The museums also have a rich collection of art and artifacts of this region. The famous Chambal river of Rajasthan is a famous tourist attraction. The river has Rajasthan’s nuclear and thermal power plants. It also houses some extensive wildlife which can be seen on the Chambal safari.
If you want to relish the real luxury, Jodhpur has some majestic heritage properties like Ajit Bhawan and Umaid Bhawan Palace to treat yourself and make your senses capture the royal pride.
Bharatpur has some really nice attractions and is perfect host to this season. The Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary, Dholpur Palace, Deeg Palace. But one major attraction which can only be captured on the festival of Holi is the colorful fountains at Deeg palace, which can be sighted only once a year thus, creating a monsoon like ambience.
The city of lake celebrates holi, splashing colors with the royal family of Mewar. The whole city seems to be drenched in the colors.
It’s your turn to choose among these destinations and add your riot of colors to these places.
Happy Holi! 🙂
The vibrant festival of colors – Holi is back this month (23rd and 24th March 2016). This festival is celebrated in all of India, heralding the arrival of spring and giving adieu to winter. Spring season symbolizes a new beginning, fresh and optimistic start to life.
The colorful festival of Holi has a mythological significance attached to it.
DAY 1 (23rd March 2016):
On the eve of Holi, people light bonfire to mark the occasion of evil spirits in a ritual called Holika Dahan. Prahlad, a young follower of Lord Vishnu was forcefully taken into the burning fire but escaped the fire which proved to be a miracle. This was thus regarded as the triumph over evil.
DAY 2 (24th March 2016):
The next morning, people celebrate the victory with vibrant colors, singing, dancing, eating delicacies and celebrate the joyous moment of life by socializing with everyone. People dance to the beats of drums, sing, play games, drink bhanng and enjoy the festival in full energy and spirit.
The royal courts of Jaipur and Udaipur in Rajasthan play this festival in their unique style by throwing colors with tourists and visitors from all around the world. The entire region is painted in colors as no one minds getting colorful on this day as people shout – Bura Na Mano, Holi Hai!