Monday, January 23, 2017
Jaipur, Rajasthan’s capital city is rich in its architecture, art and crafts, cuisines and folk dance. The city is brimming with regal historic culture and offers a great experience for tourists looking to encounter traditional art and craft. A visit to some of the famous venues like Albert Hall, Jantar Mantar, City Palace, Doll Museum or others can give you a real taste of Jaipur’s vibrant culture. Book your stay in one of the famous hotels in Jaipur and start exploring the city for its enchanting charms.
Art & Crafts
Jaipur is home to historic as well as modern-day art and is a delight for art lovers and tourists from around the world. The famous arts here include the Bandhani, block fabric printing, stone carvings and sculptures, carved silver jewellery, kundan and meenakari jewellery, wood work, banjara bags, gota and zardosi work, ivory carvings, miniature paintings and many more. Another famous art in Jaipur is the Blue Pottery where the craftsmen prepare beautiful pots using green, blue and white colours.
Jaipur is also famous for the performing arts and its unique theatre popularity. Jaipur Gharana is widely known for Kathak, while Tamasha is another example of performing arts in the city. You will get a glimpse of Jaipur’s rich cultural heritage while watching these beautiful and well-conceived performing arts. You can also witness some great shows in various cultural fests across the city.
Folk Dance & Music
Some of the popular dances here are Ghoomar and Chari. The traditional dances involve dancing on a pot with a lit diyalamp on the dancers’ heads. It is a beautiful sight to watch and a true commitment towards balance and grace. You will also enjoy the tunes of Sarangi, Jhalar and Ektara – the popular musical instruments played along with folk songs.
Plan your stay to Jaipur during some of the leading fairs and festivals to watch the colourful city drape new shades of happiness and liveliness. The hotels in Jaipur offer great packages for your stay and tours of the major attractions in the city. Get ready for a cultural extravaganza in the pink city as you explore the undiscovered magic of India’s cultural hub!