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Travel Local: World Class Places in Jaipur to visit!

While Jaipur is always filled with number of places that are world-class, it is time to travel local and appreciate the value of our home now.

The closed country borders, lockdown, and the safety reasons are now making us appreciate the treasure of our city Jaipur.

Here are our top picks-

  1. Amer Fort

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The famous Amer Fort is one of the most visited forts in Rajasthan and is a marvellous blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture. The fascinating beauty of Amer Fort at night is definitely an attraction.

 

  1. Jantar Mantar

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Jantar Mantar is considered to be one of the largest astronomical observatories out of all the 5 in the entire nation. Recognized as the world heritage site by UNESCO, Jantar Mantar is a treat for people who have a lot of interest in astronomy and architecture.

 

  1. Hawa Mahal

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Carved out of red and pink sandstone, this marvelous piece of architecture is recognized as the tallest building in the world built without a foundation. It is our own Taj Mahal that is in the shape of Lord Krishna’s crown.

 

  1. Jal Mahal

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Jal Mahal is a five storied structure built with stones and walls thick enough that no water seeps in. You can watch, behold the sight and, capture its beauty only from a distance.

 

  1. Albert Hall

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Opened as a concert hall in 1876, Albert Hall was then turned into a Museum to promote the local artisans’ work. Soon after that, the museum gained its popularity not only for its exquisite collection but also for its splendid architecture.

 

  1. Walled City

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No matter what transport you choose to reach the walled city, but once you step out of it, a gush of local air filters through you and gives you the major feels of the city. Stroll through with a heart full of patience and excitement because the markets of Jaipur are truly engaging.

 

  1. City Palace

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Based on a fusion of the Vastu Shastra of the Indian architecture, combining Mughal, Rajput and European stylesCity Palace was built by the founder of Jaipur- Sawai Jai Singh II. The most attractive part of the Palace is its four gates that represents the four seasons of the year.

 

  1. World Trade Park

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World Trade Park gives us a moment of pride for being one of the largest malls in the country with 11 floors. This place looks no less than an English house, or a cathedral from inside.

 

  1. Nahargarh

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A blend of Indian and European style of architecture, Nahargarh Fort was built as a retreat on the hilltop at that time. Providing a stupendous view of the city, Nahargarh Fort was built strategically to provide protection to the royal family of Jaipur.

 

  1. Jaigarh Fort

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Providing a great view of the entire Aravalli range, Jaigarh Fort is known for holding the largest canon on wheels in the world. It is situated at a distance of 15 km from the main Jaipur city and is popularly known for not being conquered by anyone in the battles that it has witnessed.

 

  1. Galta Kund

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Within the unfolding lanes of Jaipur you’ll find the most fascinating and intriguing among them all is Galta Ji- the magnificent campus of temples. It’s not just one temple but a marvelous cluster of numerous beautiful temples spread amid the boundaries of Aravali Hills.

 

  1. Birla Mandir

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Situated on the foothills of Moti Doongri Fort, Birla Mandir also known as Lakshmi Narayan Temple is a proud architectural landmark of Jaipur. Unlike other traditional Hindu temples, Birla Mandir is built with a modern approach in pure white marble.

 

  1. ISKCON Temple

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ISKCON Sri Giridhari Dauji Temple is situated in Dholai village, south of Jaipur City. It is one of the famous & most visited temples in Jaipur. This temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Lord Balaram which are very beautifully decorated.

 

  1. Raj Mandir

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Lesser of a movie theatre and more of a tourist destination, this is the most beautiful theatre of Asia and we have all taken our relatives from far off cities to this place during vacations.

 

  1. Jawahar Kala Kendra

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Like the rest of Jaipur’ wisely chalked out architecture and planning, Jawahar Kala Kendra boasts of an architecture that spellbinds a beholder at just one glance.

 

  1. Jawahar Circle

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A tall pink structure surrounded by a gamut of trees and lush gardens, that structure is Jawahar Circle – the biggest circular park in Asia. The entrance of Jawahar Circle is through the Patrika gate, which has been designed beautifully.

 

  1. Nahargarh Biological Park
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Who would have thought that Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan will offer you a lion safari? But this edition in adventure activities is the Nahargarh Biological Park exclusively for Lion Safari. The zone of the lion safari lies in the Aravali foothills with hillocks that offer panoramic landscape.

 

  1. Birla Planetarium

 

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Birla Planetarium in Jaipur is one of the main attractions in the itinerary of travellers and was inaugurated by the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Birla Planetarium takes you to the lesser known world of galaxy and stars.

 

  1. Amrapali Museum

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Amrapali is a globally renowned, coveted luxury jewellery brand. The heritage jewellery house launched its very own museum in Jaipur. It displays traditional silver jewelled arts of India reflecting the ‘everyday’ life of the people of India.

 

We are sure some of you must have not visited to any one of the above listed places. But as everyone says better late than ever so do visit these treasures of our very own Pink City once the lockdown ends.

Jaipur · Jaipur Beat · Jaipur Happenings · Property Fair

Time to Find Your Home In the Calm Oasis at Ongoing Credai Exhibition in Jaipur!

Jaipur which is known for its culturally rich heritage has emerged as the topmost destinations to invest in real estate. It has a perfect balance of the comforts of metro city and ease of rural life as it is connected with national highways. Jaipur is situated on the confluence of the Golden triangle making it a lucrative city to invest into.

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Choosing a property for investment or for living purpose is a herculean task but now is the best time as CREDAI Rajasthan – the state’s only registered apex body for real estate developers is having 7th Real Estate Expo 2018 ‘ Ready Possession Property Show’ starting from 20th April at Birla Auditorium, Jaipur. At this 3-day property fair, the prime builders of Rajasthan are participating including  Akshat Apartments Pvt. Ltd, UDB, Trimurty Builders, Udayraj, Mangalam, and many more.

Jaipur which was limited to ‘Parkota’ or wall city at one point in time; now has grown manifolds in all the directions – North, East, South West. Ajmer road, Kota road, Agra road and Delhi road. The preference of people of having homes inside the city have changed now and they look for a calm oasis outside the hustle bustle of the city. There are many prime properties in the outskirts but the one that caught our attention which is full of world-class amenities, and nature abundant residential nest is Akshat Kanota Estate. (Watch this movie)

 

Akshat Homes

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Stretched in an area of 1,70,000 sq. yrds Akshat Kanota Estate can grab everyone’s attention for its beautiful location and multiple features like-

  1. Safety

In today’s time, the first thing that strikes your mind is safety and security. Need not to worry when you make it to the Akshat Kanota Estate. One of the main features of living in a luxury apartment is tight security in the form of trained security personnel and security equipment like CCTV’s and alarms that ensure safety, thus providing a safe environment for its residents.

2. Luxurious Interiors

Fully designed keeping Vastu Shastra in mind, the apartments are unique with its spacious, plush and luxurious interiors. With wide windows for proper intake of sunlight, a balcony to spend some time with oneself, bright decorated sitting rooms to keep you away from the dullness is all you require to make your day amidst the luxurious apartments.

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  1. Clubhouse Facilities

Once you become a part of the Akshat family, the door to all the facilities at Akshat Kanota Estate opens. The high-end facilities include a fully air-conditioned Clubhouse with a high-class gym to keep you fit, a spa to relax your tiredness, a swimming pool to beat the summer heat, cafeteria with an open banquet, billiards room and a lot more to keep you engage all day.

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  1. Healthy Surroundings

Surrounded by the Aravalli ranges, Akshat Apartments provide a landscape view. With the plush green gardens for you and your children to sit, stroll, play and socialize and breathe fresh air.

  1. Parking Availability

Apartment’s chief feature is parking availability with everything in and around you. Akshat Apartments is a gated township providing assigned parking areas, you are stress-free from all the outdoor disturbance of honking, parking in the wrong area, thus making you and your car both safe. Akshat Apartments also provides a separate parking for your guests so that they don’t bother.

At last, if you plan to visit Credai Rajasthan’s Real Estate Expo, don’t miss to visit stall number G6.

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Jaipur

Forhex Fair 2015 through the eyes of Jaipur Beat

The whole world of craft, textile, furniture and handicraft is right here in your city at the Forhex Fair.

We all are aware that Forhex Fair is a popular heartthrob event of the Pink city held annually in the month of August, where visitors experience the unique world of Handicrafts. The 7th edition of the Federation of Rajasthan Handicraft Exporters (FORHEX) Fair 2015 was inaugurated today by Mr. Rakesh Sharma at the Birla Auditorium with as many as many as 80 stalls at the fair. The exhibition is split into 4 halls on the ground and on the first floor.

The fair showcases an amazing collection of Handicraft & Textile under one roof viz. furniture, gifts, decorative items, home ware, carpets, textile made-ups, clocks, tribal craft, ceramic products etc.

As you enter, the first thing is to park your car in central park parking and take the free shuttle service provided by the Forhex. Once you are at the venue, get your registration done, without which your entry is prohibited.

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Forhex Fair 2015

Be it contemporary furniture by 91Degree or the Wall Clocks by Ethnic Clock Makers, Chandeliers and ceiling fixtures from Artisana, exclusive creativity by Renu Dandia, an array of handcrafted products at Kuber Creations, garments and fabrics from Ratan Textiles & Thahryamal Balchand, antiques from Raja Arts or name any, each stall was offering a wide range of exclusive items which were truly breathtaking. Out of so many, one thing that caught visitor’s attention was the fantastic bicycle planters which were made up of wrought iron and the ethnic clocks in different shapes and sizes.

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Glittering lights on the way to the Cafetaria

As the next two days being holidays i.e 15th & 16th August, we suggest each one of you to visit Forhex Fair. It is worth a visit as no where else you get to see so many things of interest for your home decor.

Even if you don’t intend to buy anything your visit to Forhex will broaden your horizon as you get to know what is trending in the market. If you are in the process of making a new home/office or refurbishing the same this is the place for you. And for all art lovers and creative person ‘Forhex Fair’ is the ultimate destination to open your vistas.

So block your calendar NOW!

Events in Jaipur · Jaipur Happenings

Set yourself loose in a world of joy and jewellery at JAS’12

If hankering on glitz and glitters of gems and Jewellery is your cup of tea , then here’s am amazing chance for you to witness the statuesque masterpieces of jewellery which Jaipur is famous for. The Glamorous Show of Gems and Jewellery is right here starting from August03 to 06, 2012 at B.M. Birla Auditorium,Statue Circle, Jaipur.

Jewellers Association Show is a dynamic tradeshow which makes Jaipur the focus of the world jewellery industry. This event will highlight the art of jewellery making apart from focusing on a wide variety of precious metals and colored gemstones and showcasing new trends and technology in the jewellery industry. It will be a great platform for the exhibitors to network with their trade partners and consumer clients.

The glamorous Show will showcase a breathtaking variety of loose color gemstones, gold and diamond jewellery, platinum jewellery, silver jewellery, studded traditional jewellery and much more along with equipments and machinery used in jewellery manufacturing. It will attract over 26,000 visitors including buyers, traders and retailers from all overIndia. It will be the ideal shopping destination for jewellery lovers.

Check out some designs from last seasons…

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Your love for traditional or contemporary designs…………whatever it is. If you are fond of decking yourself differently; your visit to the ongoing Jewellers Association Show is must.