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Culture of Rajasthan

February 14, 2014 By: matthewsimpso Category: About

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Rajasthan – the land of maharajas – is one of the most significant tourist destinations of India. It is a worldwide famous tourist destination appealing tourist from all over the world. It is extensively renowned for its prosperous culture and tradition. Vibrant fairs & festival and outstanding forts & palaces show the affluent culture and heritage of the state. It has imaginative and vibrant cultural traditions which can pompously recite the ancient Indian way of life. It is also well-known for great Indian hospitality. The tradition of hospitality is truly worth admiring. There are a number of heritage palace hotels in this state offering world-class accommodation with traditional and cultural charm.

Rajasthan Folk Culture – Music & Dance

Rajasthan culture also can be seen in its rich and varied folk culture from villages. Folk dance and folk music with its distinct style are truly worth praising and way to observe rich culture of Rajasthan. Folk culture of the state depicts the saga of heroism and romance of its glorious past. Folk music is an important part of Rajasthani culture in India. Panihari, Ballads, Chang, Bhopa, Kathputali, etc are popular folk music of India. Internationally famous folk dances like Goomer dance from Udaipur, Kalbeliya dance from Jaisalmer are truly mesmerizing and showing rich cultural tradition of the state.

Rajasthan Arts & Crafts

The rich and varied Rajasthan culture India can be also seen in its traditional colorful art & crafts. Exquisite handicrafts, beautiful silver jewellery, block prints, tie & die prints, zari work, embroidery work, etc are major products of art & craft of this culturally rich state of India. Handicraft items like wooden furniture, printed pottery, woven carpets, designer jewelries, etc are worth for shopping in local colorful bazaars of the state during your tours.

Rajasthan Costumes

Costumes of Rajasthan are colorful and delight for every visitors coming to this state. Men tie colorful pagri on their head look like truly royal. Traditional women wear colorful Lehnga or Ghaghra (long skirts) and choli (top) worked with lots of mirror work. Rajasthani traditional dresses are generally designed in bright colors like red, saffron, green, yellow and blue.

Rajasthan Monuments
Vibrant culture of Rajasthan can be also seen in its magnificent monuments showing proudly rich culture and legacy of its erstwhile rulers. Rajasthan is globally famous for its magnificent monuments. Tourists can visit here several invincible forts, elegant palaces, painted Havelis, terrific temples, and several places of cultural heritage in this most colorful state of India. Kumbhalgarh Fort, Mehrangarh Fort, Amber Fort, Neemrana Fort, Jantar Mantar, City Palace, Pushkar Temple, Dilwara Jain Temple, Ajmer Dargah Sharif, Chittorgarh Fort, Lake Palace, Fateh Prakash Palace, Jaisalmer Havelis, etc are must visit attractions of Rajasthan tours and truly part of true architectural and cultural heritage of India.

Rajasthan Fairs & Festivals

Fairs & festivals of Rajasthan are also worth visiting. During period of fairs and festivals of the state the whole state drench into cultural and festive ambiance. Festivals like Deepawali, Holi, Gangaur, Teej, Makar Sankranti, Brij Festival, etc are celebrated in this state with great zeal and enthusiasm. Pushkar Fairs, Elephant Festivals, Bikaner Camel Festivals, Summer Festivals, etc are also worth enjoying and very famous among tourists.