Pink city is great place to explore. There are many things famous in Jaipur. It is famous for amazing historical places, jewelry, handicrafts, and many more. Pink city has many attractions that make it a perfect destination for tourists.

Visiting this city gives a lot of great experiences. So, tourists bring some memories from Jaipur before they return to their boring life. Here is a list of the top 10 things Jaipur is famous for including everything you need to know.

Things Famous in Jaipur

Tourism

Things Famous in Jaipur
Hawa Mahal Jaipur

This city is very popular for tourism. Its rich history attracts peoples. There are some forts, monuments, and parks, which everyone would like to see. The most famous tourist places in Jaipur are Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, and the City Palace, which every tourist should visit to know about the history and royal lifestyle of Rajputana.

Jaipur is famous for haveli and museums. Most of the Havelis are now turned into luxury hotels. The panoramic views of the city with landscapes make it a great destination for tourists.

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Handicraft

Pink city is also famous for handicrafts. Hand-made Clothes, antiques, carpets, and many more things are famous in Jaipur. Especially clothes made of traditional khadi and antiques attracts many Foreigner and Indian tourists to buy something from the pink city.

Handicraft of Jaipur
Handicrafts- A Sculpture of Lord Hanuman

Peoples visit this city for its wide variety of handicrafts. Apart from all this, sculptures made up of marble are no doubt things of the strike.

Where to Find

Handicraft shops are located near Ramgarh mode, Jalmahal, and some other places. You can hire a tour guide to know more about such handicraft shops and galleries.

Blue Pottery

This is an art, in which pots and ceramic items are being painted in an extremely fascinating style. These pots look magnificent with some elegant colors. This is a very old art of Rajputana which was brought to India by a former ruler of Jaipur, Sawai Man Singh. So,the blue pottery of Jaipur is famous in India.

Where to find

At shops near to popular places like Badi chaupar, Jalmahal, sindhi camp, and some other tourist places. 

Shopping

Many tourists come to Jaipur and want to buy something as a memory. Right. Things you can buy from Jaipur, are Clothes, leather bags and shoes (traditional Rajasthani mojdi), carpets, wooden toys, handmade items, and some antiques. It is also famous for lac bangles which you can buy from local street markets. For those who like paintings, they can buy it from art shops. 

Markets in Jaipur is well organized so it’s easy to enjoy shopping. And, also there are specific markets for relevant items. So, you only need to visit specific market according to needs.

Markets for shopping

Near Badi chaupar, Jauhari Bazar, Chandpole, Raisar plaza for electronics, and cloth market near ajmeri gate and Bapu Bazar.

Food

If you are a food lover, then Jaipur is the best place to try something delicious. You can try spicy namkeen, kulhad lassi, kachori, or maybe some mouth-watering street food. Kachori is one of the best street food in this city.

Pink city is also known for sweets. One of the sweet “Ghevar” is famous in Jaipur. This is a sweet cake made of mawa. Street foods like Pani Puri, kachori-samosa, and chole-kulche, are tasty and mostly available at every street corner.

Where to eat

You can try namkin at the amber town, kulhad lassi on MI road, and try kachori near Rajmandir cinema. A resort, “Chokhi Dhani” is so famous among tourists as it’s themed on a village-style traditional resort. It’s a good place to know the Rajasthani culture.

Theatre

Raj Mandir Cinema Hall
Raj Mandir Theatre

Watching a movie in a theatre is awesome. Isn’t it? There are many theatres in Jaipur where you can watch movies. It has one of the largest theatres in Asia which is also known as “pride of Asia”. Name of the theatre is “Rajmandir”. This is the oldest and most popular theatres of India.

Play theatres like Ravindra Manch and some others are also good places to watch live plays by some brilliant artists.  This is an amazing place for entertainment in Jaipur.

Activities:

The activities tourists can experience in Jaipur are light and sound show at amber, exploring city markets, elephant and camel rides. Other than these, adventurous activities like hot-air-balloon ride also attract the tourists who have some extra budget to experience the city from the top.

Paper Lantern Festival
Paper Lanterns!

Apart from this, cultural activities including puppet shows, traditional Rajasthani dance are other things to experience in the city. Tour packages can be good options for those who don’t know where to find such activities.

Wildlife

Wildlife parks and zoo are worth to visit. The places to experience wildlife in the city are Jaipur zoo, Nahargarh biological park, Jhalana leopard reserve.

For bird and crane lovers, there are some places like chandlai lake, Nehru bal udhyan, and many more, where diverse species of birds and cranes can be seen.

Events

As Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, different kind of events is being hosted in Jaipur. From past years many cultural, artistic, and other events attract visitors to Jaipur.

As famous celebrities and artists give a performance, these events can be memorable. Some other public festivals like paper lantern festival, Dussehra festival, and Teej festival are famous,  as it shows religious traditions of Rajasthan.

How to know about such events

Search on the internet, facebook groups, blogs, and also read the local newspaper to know about such public events.

Jewellery

Jaipur is famous for Jewellery. Artists from Local artists of the pink city gives a special touch to jewellery designs. Jewellers from Jaipur are famous for fine work. The work and finishing are unique and adorable.  Jauhari bazaar is a specific market for jewellery.

These are the most famous top 10 things in Jaipur which every tourist should experience in 2019. After visiting this city, you will find that it is an awesome place to visit in India.

Frequently Asked Questions About Things Famous in Jaipur

Q1. How much time does it takes to visit jaipur?

It depends on the plan of your journey. However, 3-4 days are enough to visit the most popular tourist places.

Q2. Is pink city expensive to Explore?

No, it is a budget tourist place. You don’t need to spend much for accommodation and food.

Q3. Where to buy antiques and jewelly in this city?

Visit art galleries for antiques and Jauhari bazaar for beautiful jewellery.

Q4. Most famous food of Jaipur?

Ghevar and Rajasthani food is the most famous food of Jaipur

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