Monthly Archives: March 2016

30 Photographs That Will Change the Way You Look At Rajasthan

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Jaipur Beat

Land of camels, a place that is equivalent to an infinite dreary desert, or do you see it as a state which has less roads and more sand ? 😉 For starters, do you know that Rajasthan is the largest state of India with 3,42,269 sq km of land  ?

So before you limit your perception about Rajasthan to the serene deserts and gargantuan forts, let’s have a look at the other side of this lovely dreamland where jocund voices mark festivals, a garden of hues sprinkles joy in every corner, birds chirp in the morning euphoria and tigers roar to mark their territory, where you can fly in balloons and sit by a tranquil lake, ride breezily in the bucolic streets or find yourself lost in the hauntingly beautiful lanes of a fort, where there lies a story in everything that looks ordinary and a secret behind everything that…

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The Joy of Rajasthan Day Celebration

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Rajasthan DiwasThe 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.

chomu palace

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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World Trade Park

 

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.

City Palace JaipurRTB - UdaipurJaisalmer Deserts

We are proud of our multi hued state and wish that it keeps getting better.

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Are You Ready For The Rajasthan Day Celebrations?

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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 🙂

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Some Do’s & Don’ts To Make Holi Special This Year!

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Jaipur Beat

With holi just a few days away, Jaipurites are all ready to play pranks. The water balloons are filled, white clothes ironed and kept, gulal and other colors all set in a plate and pichkaris filled with the right quantity of pakka rang mixed with water. The mood has already been set in the pink city but with these preparations, there are some do’s and don’ts that one must keep in mind while playing holi in the city 🙂

Do’s

  • Dress appropriately in white or pastels (but remember to carry a colorful dupatta as it gets transparent) and get colored 😉 Be stylish but moreover comfortable.
    JB
  • Its preferred to wear normal flip-flops which are waterproof and not slippery.
  • Cover your skin by applying coconut oil and sunscreen. Also take care of you nails by putting the right nail paint 🙂
  • Carry your sunglasses as the color may be irritating to…

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The Amphitheatre At Nahargarh To Get Renovated

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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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Image Credit : www.thrillophilia.com

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 🙂

 

Long Weekend Is Finally Here! Plan Your Vacations Now!

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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.

  1. Jaipur

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.

Holi in Jaipur

  1. Bundi

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.

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  1. Kota

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.

Chambal Safari Dholpur

  1. Jodhpur

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.

Ajit Bhawan

  1. Bharatpur

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.

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  1. Udaipur

The city of lake celebrates holi, splashing colors with the royal family of Mewar. The whole city seems to be drenched in the colors.

Udaipur

 

It’s your turn to choose among these destinations and add your riot of colors to these places.

Happy Holi! 🙂

 

NAVRAS Festival to Kick off at Jawahar Kala Kendra

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Jaipurites look forward for something new and exciting every time and in this month of March, JKK will be marching with its new face during ‘NAVRAS’

As we are aware that our very own destination Jawahar Kala Kendra– where something or the other is always happening-drama festivals, music performances, art exhibitions, craft fairs, workshops, discussions and seminars or films and film screenings is getting a massive make over and will be equipped with state of the art technology.

JKK

After its recent revamp, JKK will become ‘NAV’ that implies new in true aesthetic sense and thus commencing with ‘NAVRAS’, which is the festival of Performing Arts to be held between March 15 to March 22, 2016

The fest will present blend of concoction of folk performances by dancers, musicians, and vocalist from across India. During the festival, cultural and theatre programmes will include ‘The Manganiyar Seduction’ (directed by Roysten Abel); ‘Sharira’ (choreographed by…

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