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10 Reasons Why You Should Go To Jaipur for Your Next Vacation

May 24, 2017
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The ‘Pink City’ manages to retain the charm and regality passed through the royal generations in history. A Sea of palaces; Jaipur will leave you hypnotically mesmerised with its colourful streets, old-world cycle rickshaws, sophisticated hangout places, combined with the perfect blend of traditional and modern.

Here’s a list of 10 things to do in Jaipur for every kind of traveller

For the Love of Arts

1) Jawahar Kala Kendra

Jawahar Kala Kendra Jaipur

The centre of art. You will find the lovers and the practitioner, whiling up their free time at this international art and culture centre. Catch the folk and classical art forms, workshops, painting, and seminars; while you are in Jaipur to get a dose of the art and culture of the city. It comes with a theatre, studio, museums, art display rooms, cafeteria and library.

2) Jaipur Book Lovers

Jaipur Book Lovers

Book a date with the Jaipur Book Lovers Club and share your passion with like-minded people in a different city. Now that’s called an experience.

For The Love of Food, Drinks & Conversations

1) Nibs Café

Nibs Cafe Jaipur

Scooter seats, birdcage sofa, quirky ambience, elaborate menu! If there was anything more you’d like to do than chill in a quaint little place and eat scrumptious food.

2) Bar Palladio

Bar Palladio Jaipur

Italian menu and an exhaustive list of drinks, set against a blue, white and gold backdrop is the Bar Palladio panache. Sophisticated & Classy, you get a taste of Italy in India.

3) Flapjack

Flapjack Jaipur

The best way to unwind a day. Truly. French windows and rooftop seating with a comfy ambience is all you need to remove the E out of Exhaustion.

For The Love of History

1) Amer Fort

Amer Fort Jaipur

One of the most iconic forts in history, you have to visit this impressive fort for the exotic Mughal & Rajput architecture. One of the best places to visit near Jaipur, Amer Fort comprises of must-see structures like the Magic Flower Fresco, the Sheesh Mahal, The Diwan- i—Khas, The Diwan-i-am, Jai Mandir and the Sila Devi mandir. You could spend a day there and not even realise it!

2) Jaigarh Fort

Jaigarh Fort in Jaipur

Located at a distance of 7 km from Amer Fort; the Jaigarh Fort served more as a military structure with its unending huge red walls, granary, canon, temples, water tanks and a watchtower. Interesting stories surround it, from tunnels containing treasures to secret passageways connecting to the Amer fort.

3) Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar Jaipur

Jantar Mantar is an astronomical observatory established by one of the greatest Rajput rulers. To study space and time! In the 17th century! It incorporates the biggest sundial in the world – the ‘Samrat Yantra’ and consists of 19 geometric devices to measure space and time.

4) Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal Jaipur

An extension of the city palace, but a consequential structure nevertheless; the Hawa Mahal is a pink and white honeycombed structure that rises to five stories. It was built for the royal women to watch festivities.

For the love of all things beautiful and handcrafted

Shopping in Jaipur

Pick up souvenirs and paintings, to embellish your homes or the world-famous jewellery from Jaipur. Some of the popular shopping joints include Johri Bazaar, Rajasthali Handicraft Emporium, Tripolia Bazaar, Bapu Bazaar, Chaura Rasta and Nehru Bazaar, Chand Pol Bazaar and Kishan Pol Bazaar.

The list of things to see in Jaipur is endless. But while you are at it, don’t forget to have some fun with the locals, their hospitable nature and warm hearts will make you smile a little wider. When you’re done with exploring, a good hotel with good food is all you need for the perfect ending to the day. The Byke Grassfield is a three-star resort that offers a luxurious stay without burning a hole in your pocket.

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