Jaipur Literature Festival 2017 – The Greatest Literary Show on Earth

The Jaipur Literature Festival is the world’s largest FREE literary festival. From Nobel laureates to local language writers, Man Booker winners to debut novelists, every January the most remarkable, witty, sensitive and brilliant collection of authors from South Asia and across the world come together for five days of readings, debates and discussions at the beautiful Diggi Palace in the Rajasthani capital.   Equity and democracy run through the Festival’s veins, providing access for all to some of our greatest writers and thinkers along with a space to dare, dream and imagine; a powerful statement in a country where such opportunities remain the privilege of a few.

Reasons to not miss the Jaipur Literature Festival 2017

  1. The Literary Giants
  2. The Bigger Picture|
  3. The Booker Bonanza
  4. The Indian Flavour
  5. Poetry in Motion
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Fairs & Festivals of Jaipur, Palace Of Jaipur, Jaipur Tour and Travel Guide

Elephant Festival, JaipurJaipur, popularly known as the Pink City, other than the vibrant culture and heritage palaces and forts, is immensely famous for the numerous fairs and festivals it holds in its backyard. People rejoice various festivals all through the year along with the exciting and alluring fairs. Every region of Rajasthan has its own form of folk entertainment, songs, traditions, dressing sense, etc. which shows the true Indian diversity. Also, the people of Rajasthan are well known for their warm welcome, delicacies, traditional attires, rituals, culture, etc. Irrespective of caste and creed, people come together and enjoy the festivals and fairs held in the state. In the capital city of Rajasthan, the festivals such as Teej, Diwali, Gangaur, Kite Festival, Elephant Festival, Camel Festival, etc. are celebrated with great fervour and joy. Originating from old traditions, these festivals and fairs are being rejoiced since ages. The lively colours and the means of merriment during these festivals bind the people with harmony and peace. Read to know more about the fairs and festivals held in Jaipur.

Gangaur Festival, Jaipur

Gangaur Festival

Gangaur is the most significant and colourful festival which is celebrated with great zeal all over the Rajasthan and in some parts of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. However, it is mainly rejoiced by the women and girls. During this auspicious occasion, they worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati or Gauri by making clay idols of them. Married women pray for the well being, long life and welfare of their husbands and unmarried girls worship for a handsome and intelligent life partner. This festival is celebrated in the Hindu month of Chaitra, between the months of March and April, according to the Gregorian calendar.

Teej Festival

Teej is another important festival which is rejoiced in Jaipur. On this day, women and girls wear new clothes, jewelleries and make designs on their palms and feet with mehndi (henna). They gather in group in a temple and perform special puja, aarti and offer prasad to Goddess Parvati. Women pray for their husbands whereas girls pray for their future husband. Women and girls perform folk dance, sing traditional teej songs and enjoy swinging. These three are the unique features of this festival.

Kite Festival

On 14th January, the festival of Makar Sakranti is celebrated all over India. This festive time is rejoiced for various reasons but the main reason is the transition of the sun from Sagittarius (dhanu rashi), the zodiac sign to Capricorn (makar rashi). According to the Indian astrology, the northward journey of the sun begins on this day. People take holy bath in the Ganga River and then donate things to the needy people. Also, on this day, people enjoy the flying of kites. Complete sky is adorned with beautiful, big and small colourful kites. In Jaipur, it is declared as the state holiday. Various kite competitions are held in Jaipur as well as across the state in which the most famous is International Kite Festival held by the State Government which goes on for three days. Many competitors from all over the world participate in this event.

Elephant Festival

The Elephant Festival is an annual festival which is held every year in the Pink City, Jaipur. This matchless event is organised on the full moon day of Phalgun Purnima which falls in the month of February/March. It is celebrated on the day before the festivals of colours i.e. Holi. From the ancient times, elephants have always been an important part of the Indian society.

Other Imporatant Festivals of Rajasthan are Camel Festival, Beneshwar Fair, Nagaur Fair, Desert Festival, Mewar Festival, Gogaji Fair, Ramdevra Fair and many Others.

Book a Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan Package with Golden Hotel Jaipur

Interesting and easily accessible, especially for North India, Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan. Sawai Madho Singh district in southern Rajasthan, Jaipur is just 180 km, Ranthambore is one of the largest national parks in India and is classified as a tiger reserve under Project Tiger. Lazing under the sun on the rolling grass hills, in hot pursuit of a deer, or just sitting down to enjoy a much-deserved meal after a long chase – they’re everywhere. If it is an adrenaline rush you seek, by all means sign up for a visit to the national park and you will not be disappointed.

 

Jaipur Tourist places 

The easiest trip to Ranthambore can be initiated from Jaipur. Once there, you can choose accommodation as per your choice and pocket ranging from modest to luxurious. Sign up for the morning and evening safari trips, each of which last three hours. You can opt for a safari in an open-air jeep, which seats four or be part of a larger group in a canter. Park rangers will take you for a guided tour, leading you to all the favourite tiger haunts and also giving you ample photo ops. You can also spot other wildlife including leopards, spotted deer, hyenas, blue bulls or neel gais, jackals, civet cats and crocodiles on land, vultures scouting the skies along with a host of other birds including the kingfisher, sandpiper, jacana, saras crane, fowls and many more. While in Ranthambore, enjoy its hidden wonders, which include the sprawling Ranthambore Fort, a majestic 10th century bastion atop a hill in the heart of the reserve, which begs exploration. Other sites in and around the reserve include a Ganesha and a Mahadev temple and a handful of eco-tourism sites.

 

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A Golden Triangle Package, Book Package with Golden Hotel Jaipur

Golden Triangle Tour is the most famous path in India. Delhi, Jaipur and Agra, a city that will capture your imagination and create a world of mughals and maharajas.

 

Jaipur Travel 

The modern day Delhi
Most trips to the Golden Triangle in Delhi, and rightly so, the capital is really stunning. If you only have a few days in Delhi, so you have time to save, head straight to Chandni Chowk.
Famous places in Delhi i.e. lunch at Karim’s, famous for its mouth-watering kebabs, Red Fort or Lal Qila, Red Fort to see the popular Sound and Light Show, India Gate, the Jama Masjid, visit Raj Ghat, Mughal tombs, Humayun’s Tomb, Lodhi Gardens.

 

The Incredible Taj Mahal
The fort provides an insight into the life of Emperor Akbar, with homes for his Hindu, Christian and Muslim wives, and a spectacular masjid. Take your time and explore this city before continuing to Agra. Visit Agra Fort, Taj Mahal, It was here that he would gaze across the river to the Taj Mahal and remember his beautiful Mumtaz.

 

The Pink City of Jaipur
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About Jaipur Festival, Attractions, Shopping Places,Hotels in Jaipur

Jaipur HotelsJaipur History
The picturesque capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is color washed pink-the color associated with hospitality in Rajput culture. This Beautiful city along with Agra and Delhi form what is known as the Golden Triangle of Indian tourist circuit. Built in 1727 A.D. by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, Jaipur displays a remarkable harmony and architectural splendor. The ancient heart of the Pink City still beats in its fairy-tale palaces, rugged fortresses perched on barren hills and broad avenues that dot the entire city. The only planned city of its time, Jaipur is encircled by a formidable wall.

A young Bengali architect, Vidyadhar Bhattacharya formalised the city’s plans in a grid system. The wide straight avenues. Roads, streets, lanes and uniform rows of shops on either side of main bazaars were arranged in nine rectangular city sectors (Chokris), in accordance with the principles of town planning set down in the ‘Shilpa Shastra’- and epochal treatise on the Hindu architecture.

There is a timeless appeal to Jaipur’s colorful bazaars where one can shop for Rajasthani handlooms and trinkets. Beautifully laid out gardens and parks, attractive monuments and marvelous heritage hotels, once the residence of Maharajas are worth admiration. Not to mention the ambling camels and cheerful people in multi-hued costumes that make your trip to the pink city a memorable one.

Hot Attractions

Kite FestivalKite Festival
A festival with a difference – as kites take to the sky all over Jaipur. In the evening, kites with lights in them and fireworks brighten the skies above. If you like kite flying, you should be here.

Elephant FestivalElephant Festival
A festival to celebrate Holi, this is a great occasion for the visitor to watch several elephant sports and also play this festival of colors.

Jaipur Gangaur FestivalGangaur Festival
A festival devoted to Goddess Parvati. It is time for young girls to dress up in their finery and pray for grooms of their choice while the married women pray for the well-being of their husbands.

Jaipur Teej FestivalTeej Festival
A festival to mark the advent of monsoon. Essentially a women’s festival, it is interesting to watch them enjoying in groups and at various bazaars where they turn up to shop in all their finery.

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Amazing Shopping Places in Jaipur, Visit Jaipur

Jaipur, the ‘pink city of India’ is better known for its royalty and the wonderful monuments. But, very few people are aware of the list of endless things that make it a must visit shopping destination. There are undoubtedly some remarkable shopping places in Jaipur which can enrich your total shopping experience ten-fold. If you’re a Shopaholic, then don’t look anywhere else for a shopper’s paradise! The unique beauty and the traditional touch on the things will leave you smitten in no time. You don’t need to wonder about which places to visit in Jaipur for shopping.

We bring to you an exclusive list of shopping places in Jaipur where you should shop until you drop:

Johari Bazaar

Jaipur is home to India’s largest and the most fabulous collection of jewelry of all types – precious stones and gems, semi-precious and jewelry with a limited warranty. And Johari Bazaar — one of the earliest Jaipur shopping places where you can buy all these. The plethora of choices and amazing designs will leave you spellbound, especially the wonderful handmade, delicate jewelry.

Specialty – Shop for jewelry with precious gemstones and handmade necklaces which are just beautiful and available at reasonable prices at this Jaipur market.
Open: All 7 days open; Timings-11 am to 10 pm

Tripolia Bazaar

Tripolia Bazaar is known for its lac jewelry and the beautiful varieties of bangles is the best shopping area is Jaipur. Shop for the textiles in Tripolia Bazaar. Flaunt the popular Bandini tie and dye fabrics with rich embroideries are also available here. Also, you can buy designer carpets, brass ware and other traditional wares.

Specialty – Shop for lac jewelry which comes with exquisite designs at this Jaipur shopping place.
Open: 7 days open; Timings-11 am to 7 pm

Chandpol Bazaar

Chandpol Bazaar, one of the traditional shopping markets in Jaipur, is where the creativity comes alive; where you can come across handicrafts, carvings made out of marble and other hand-looms. At the Khazanewalon ka Rasta, you can shop for popular pieces like the traditional and flamboyant shoes, pretty handicrafts, perfect sculptures made of wood and stones, carpets, turbans or anything that you absolutely love!

Specialty – Don’t forget to shop for marble sculptures which come in all hues and designs and relish in Jaipur street shopping.
Open: 7 days open; Timings- 11 am onwards

Kishanpol Bazaar

Kishanpol is best known for textile goods which can be bought at reasonable prices. It is also one of the best places to visit in Jaipur for shopping, to get your loved ones some wooden souvenirs; as Kishanpol Bazaar is home to many skilled artists renowned for their unique wooden carvings.

Specialty – Check out the wonderful wooden sculptures and souvenirs at this Jaipur shopping place
Open: 7 days open; Timings- 11 am onwards

Nehru Bazaar

Although you can find some beautiful clothes and textiles in Nehru Bazaar, the main attraction of Nehru Bazaar are the traditional joothis, which looks vibrant with multi-colored design. All of them look tempting, but ensure to bargain well before you buy a handful!

Specialty – Joothis are a must buy at this most splashy shopping place in Jaipur
Open: 7 days open; Timings- 11 am onwards

6. Sireh Deori Bazaar

Sireh Deori Bazaar, opposite to the famous Hawa Mahal is a perfect place for window shopping and street shopping in Jaipur, since you get a glimpse of the overall shopping items available here. Leather shoes, puppets, knickknacks and some unique hangings can be picked up from here, which are exclusive make of Jaipur.

Speciality – Out of all the shopping places in Jaipur, you will get best Camel Leather products here
Open: 7 days open; Timings- 11 am onwards

Bapu Bazaar

The best place to visit in Jaipur for shopping, Bapu Bazaar is a one stop destination for all the Jaipuri items as you could almost buy anything for a reasonable price. This bazaar stands out for the moderate prices of items like textiles and Joothis. Here you can enjoy the novelty of street shopping in Jaipur. Plus, the bazaar lies in a pretty location and you could get to witness the ‘pink’ side of the city!

Speciality – Best quality Jaipur textile goods are present here. However, be ready to bargain!
Open: 7 days open; Timings- 11 am onwards

Mirza Ismail Road (MI. Road)

Pottery in Jaipur is taken too seriously -And you’re sure to fall in love with the pottery works the moment your gaze falls on them! Visit MI — the most vibrant of the shopping places in Jaipur — road to shop for pottery work, which dates back to the days of the Rajput kings who used the pots extensively to beautify their palaces. So head there to add some beautiful collections to your home. Also, look for brass statues and wooden items.

Specialty – Ensure you buy the colorful pots and wooden souvenirs from this shopping place in Jaipur
Open: 7 days open; Timings- 11 am onwards

These are the beautiful shopping destinations unique to Jaipur, which are what makes Jaipur the cultural shopping capital.

So, next time you visit this majestic city, be sure to head out to these places for shopping in Jaipur and go back home with your hands full of shopped items and heart full of happiness!

Raja Park

If you have had enough of the traditional stuff, Raja Park is the place to be at. It offers everything ranging from grocery to flowers, from furniture to apparel.

Gaurav Tower

Gaurav Towers is the most happening joint in Jaipur. Situated away from the congested market place, the shopping mall at Gaurav Towers – or GT – attracts both shoppers and fun seekers. Spread across a sprawling area of 25,000 sq metres, GT is perfect in terms of ambience, space, variety and hassle free parking.

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