Culture of Jaipur
The city of Jaipur is well known for it rich cultural heritage that is finely showcased in its various forts, palaces and monuments that dots the landscape of the city, that is also called as the pink city of Rajasthan. An air of regality still pervades the air of Jaipur even after the Raj era has long gone. The tradition and culture of Jaipur is the fine manifestation of a fine blend of its regal past with slight dose of modernity. The tourists visiting this city find its people, the most hospitable people in India. They welcome tourist with traditional touch of padharo mhare desh.
The city that has been one of the major centers of trade and commerce in the region, still serves as one of the major commercial hubs in the state. So finding people from different corners of the state is a common practice. Sights of men donning turbans and ghagra-choli clad women are very common in the city. During the fairs and festivals held in the Jaipur city the rich cultural aspect of the city appears at its vibrant best.
The local delicacies of Jaipur are another feature that imparts this culturally rich city a unique identity. In terms of cuisines, the city offers a palatable treat to your taste buds with cuisines like Dal-Bati Churma, Dahi Vada, Mawa Kachori, Besan Ka Gatta, Ker Sangri, Pyaaz Ki Kachauri, Chakke Ki Sabji and Jodhpur Ki Rabri and others.
The people of Jaipur speak Rajasthani however one can easily communicate in Hindi and English. The city has majority of people from Hindu faith however there is a good number of people of faiths like Jainism, Islam, Sikhism and other faiths. To have a better look at the Rajasthan's culture one must see the folk dance "Ghoomar" performed by local dancers.
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