Tagged With "Jaipur Tourism"

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Now this is how you explore the sites of New Delhi

Pratap Singh ·
Around 7 million travelers from all over the world visit India every year. Most of them land at New Delhi Airport (Indira Gandhi International Airport), and from here they hire cabs or catch a train to starts their holidays in India. Along with this many travelers also give a day or two in Delhi to explore the tourist monuments of the city and observe the life at India's capital. In this post, I've tried to present a typical tour itinerary on how a traveler can enjoy a fantastic week (or max...
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Re: Egg Trees in India ?

DrFumblefinger ·
Camel eyelashes are used in making the paintbrushes for fine details, and camel urine is concentrated to make the yellow pigment in these beautifully detailed paintings. A fine example of how nothing useful (or even not that useful) ever goes to waste in India.
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February 4, 2017: Stepwell Near Jaipur, India

Professorabe ·
ProfessorAbe wonders whether these real-life Indian stepwells may have been an inspiration for M.C. Escher, but they certainly impressed ProfessorAbe!
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Egg Trees in India ?

Amateuremigrant ·
Bob Cranwell gives as an insightful look into life in Rajasthan and some of the changes that the area has undergone in the past few decades.
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Some cool images from a lovely resort in Jaipur

Pratap Singh ·
I recently shared a post on some amazing tourist sites in Jaipur, along with a few pink city resorts. So, one of them, Lohagarh Fort Resort share some amazing pictures, which were takes from their guests and they are amazing. Have a look at them and judge whether they are awesome or not.
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Re: Some cool images from a lovely resort in Jaipur

DrFumblefinger ·
They are really awesome! Thanks for sharing these!
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Re: February 4, 2017: Stepwell Near Jaipur, India

DrFumblefinger ·
These stepwells are really quite amazing to see. They're quite deep and the stairs are very steep. Makes me think I'd fall to my death fetching a bucket of water. Thanks, Professor!
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Re: February 4, 2017: Stepwell Near Jaipur, India

GarryRF ·
I could spend a few days there with my "slinky" chasing down the steps. But just looking at the photos gives me a dizzy spell !!
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Re: February 4, 2017: Stepwell Near Jaipur, India

Philip ·
It is indeed a fine stepwell. If you're interested in other spectacular stepwells, takespecially a look at our collaborative Stepwell Atlas - over 800 stepwells round the world are accurately mapped, with photos and info. Please add any missing Stepwells to the site ( www.stepwells.org and "Stepwell Atlas" android app)
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Re: February 4, 2017: Stepwell Near Jaipur, India

DrFumblefinger ·
That's a useful link, Philip, thanks!
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Re: February 4, 2017: Stepwell Near Jaipur, India

Professorabe ·
Thanks for the link, Philip. I'm off to India in a couple of weeks' time and your map will prove invaluable.
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Re: February 4, 2017: Stepwell Near Jaipur, India

Philip ·
Great! There are many amazing stepwells to see, sometimes hidden close to much-visited spots. Please do update Stepwell Atlas if you find any stepwells not on our map (or indeed if you get photos of stepwells currently missing pics, or accurate coordinates of stepwells mapped approximately)
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A colorful wedding celebration, Jaipur

DrFumblefinger ·
A colorful wedding celebration, Jaipur
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The Amber Fort, Jaipur

DrFumblefinger ·
The Amber Fort, Jaipur
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Views from the Amber Fort, Jaipur

DrFumblefinger ·
Views from the Amber Fort, Jaipur
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The Amber Fort, Jaipur

DrFumblefinger ·
The Amber Fort, Jaipur
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Gem-cutter at work, Jaipur

DrFumblefinger ·
Gem-cutter at work, Jaipur
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Three historical cities to visit in the winters for travel enthusiasts

Pratap Singh ·
The chilling weather of India glorifies the beauty of many cities. The three top cities are calling you to experience their beauty. These towns can be an escape from the spine-chilling weather or the thrust to kiss the warmth of the sun. Jaipur: Jal Mahal The capital of the royal state of India, Rajasthan, Jaipur is best suited to visit in winters. The city was founded in 1726 by Maharaja Jai Singh II and is popularly known as Fort City of India. Amber Fort, the Star attraction of the city,...
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Know 11 Interesting Facts About Amber Fort in Jaipur

Abhishek Mathur ·
Royal state of Rajasthan, the state of kings and kingdoms has its own charisma when it comes to the grandeur of rich and historical monuments. Filled with many amazing and wonderful cities, Rajasthan plays a vital role in Indian Tourism. One of the major cities in Rajasthan is Jaipur, the pink city of India. Boasting a plethora of amazing forts, palaces and havelis, Jaipur is coronating the crown of Rajasthan Tourism . One of the major tourist attractions in Jaipur is Amber Fort. Famous as...
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3 Amazing Reasons To Visit Jaipur

Abhishek Mathur ·
Having its foundation as the first ever planned city of India, Jaipur isindeed a gem in the crown of Rajasthan tours . The city is famous for its glorious forts which are majestically standing throwing the grandeur of bygone Rajputi era. Established in 1727 AD by Sawai Jai Singh 2, Jaipur was designed by famous architect namely Pt. Vidhyadhar Shashtri. The city is designed in such a way that people who visits this city wish to stay here for the rest of their life. 1. Exploring Amber Fort and...
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, 13 Dec 2013: Sati Handprints - 15 Jodphur Queens left their handprints...

Theodore Behr ·
That is an amazingly sad story. But that's for sharing that wonderfully symbolic photo, Mac.
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, 13 Dec 2013: Sati Handprints - 15 Jodphur Queens left their handprints...

Former Member ·
My main purpose in traveling is to see how things are done elsewhere. I try only observe and not overlay my personal opinion on what is there. After all, the point is to see and learn. Sometimes, as in this case, it can be hard to lay aside those personal feelings. The old custom does speak volumes about the importance to these people of tradition and structure in their lives. Thank you for the thought provoking photo.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, 13 Dec 2013: Sati Handprints - 15 Jodphur Queens left their handprints...

Mac ·
One of the saddest sights that I have experienced in my travels is to be seen at the “Iron Gate” ( Loha Pol ) of the massive Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India. Here, there is a painted and garlanded panel where 15 small hand prints were made by the wives of the Maharaja as they left the fort and went towards his funeral pyre  where they immolated themselves following his death. Known as Sati marks, these gilded hand prints most likely date back to the 1843, the...
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Jantar Mantar, Jaipur (Where Gumbo was #210)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting the Jantar Mantar in Jaipur, India. An 18th century royal observatory with a most fascinating collection of instruments used to observe and measure the sun, stars, earth's rotation and such. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Places to Visit in Jaipur: Famous Forts

Anil Verma ·
No trip to Jaipur is complete while not rubber-necking. Rajasthan’s capital has some nice places to envision, most of them square measure of historical importance. They’re conjointly Associate in Nursing integral a part of Jaipur’s wealthy culture. PLACES TO VISIT IN JAIPUR: FAMOUS FORTS 1. NAHARGARH Built in 1734, the Nahargarh Fort features a “chilling” past. it’s believed that the spirit of patrician Nahar Singh haunted construction employees and place a curse on the fort. This durable...
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Re: Jantar Mantar, Jaipur (Where Gumbo was #210)

GarryRF ·
We all like to think astronomy this accurate belongs in modern day equipment. This illustrates the brilliance of mathematicians and astrologers from hundreds of years ago. Amazing find DrF !
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Re: Jantar Mantar, Jaipur (Where Gumbo was #210)

PortMoresby ·
Remarkable!
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A brief about Golden Triangle tour packages

rajasthanleaf ·
Want to make most of your first India trip? Why not, try Golden triangle tours? These tours offer you a beautiful peep into the diverse cultures, royal traditions and heritages within a short frame of time. If you are wondering from where to begin this vast subcontinent’s tour, how about the going for the Golden triangle tour packages? Golden triangle tours take you on a stroll to India’s three most prominent tourist destinations, Delhi-Agra- Jaipur. Imagine ending up being in an altogether...
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