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Walled City of Jaipur: Proposed as the Next UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2018

Jaipur is a capital of royal Rajasthan and one of the most popular tourist places in India. It has been announced by government of India that the Walled City of Jaipur is proposed for becoming the next UNESCO World Heritage Site in India. The walled city is painted with pink color, therefore Jaipur is known as pink city. Every year one heritage site can be proposed for getting enlisted in UNESCO Sites according to the UNESCO’s guidelines. This year, the Walled City of Jaipur has been proposed.

Benefits to Jaipur after getting the UNESCO status
The proposing of UNESCO Site to Jaipur is a pride moment for Rajasthan. It would also boost up tourism for domestic and international tourists. Jaipur is already a favorite place for many tourists and in the bucket list for many people across different parts of the world. And by getting this status, it would attract more tourists. Jaipur already entice large number of travelers for being a part of famous Golden Triangle tour where the three magical destinations are explored together in a single tour to catch the glimpses of heritage, culture and traditions of India.

The increase in the footfall of the tourists will benefit to the every field linked with the Tourism sector such as accommodation, food, selling of souvenirs, handicrafts, business of travel agents & guides will have healthy rise.

Why Jaipur attracts large number of tourists every year?
There is not one reason for attracting large number of tourists. There are many reasons that make Jaipur special and favorable place for enjoying the holidays. The splendid forts, majestic palaces, colorful bazaars and famous eateries call tourists for having wonderful experience for lifetime.


For savoring on the delicious food, Jaipur is well-visited by foodies. Dishes like dal-bati-churma, lassi, faluda, pyaz ki kachori, ghevar, rabdi are popular in Jaipur and must be tried while being here.


People who love shopping love to explore the colorful bazaars of Jaipur which are popular for handicrafts, puppets, lac bangles, mojdis, bandhani fabrics, quilts, silver ornaments, gems stones and so on. Once you will visit the popular markets like Johari Bazaars, Bapu Bazaar, Nehru Bazaar, M.I. Road, we assure your will surely grab something in your shopping bags.


The major attractions to be visited in Jaipur are- Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City Palace, Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Albert Hall etc. All these attractions are built with Rajputana style and intricate carvings. Jantar Mantar is the largest observatory of the 5 observatories made in India. Hawa Mahal has 953 small windows, known as jharokhas, built to allow the royal women to see outside streets. One can also enjoy the elephant ride while ascending upon the Amber fort. Each architecture has something unique to explore and see. Click the stunning pictures and you can showcase your photography skills.  

Fairs and Festivals

In Jaipur, every fair and festival is celebrated with so much of fun and enthusiasm. You will be amazed to know that many tourists visit Jaipur to witness the celebrations of festivals such as Teej festival, Gangaur, Kite festival, Diwali and so on. Especially, during Diwali, all the streets within the walled city are decorated with lights and lamps. Entire Jaipur looks beautiful and charming during this time. Special offers and discounts are also available to enjoy shopping at low prices.

So, visit Jaipur once in a lifetime and you will come to know how important it is to spend some quality time here and enjoy the charming beauty of this place.  The best way is to enjoy the Best Golden Triangle Tour and explore Jaipur to discover why it is proposes as a UNESCO Site.

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