Horses and chiffon

Catch a polo game when in Jaipur

Gaytri Singh Rathore

Apr 1, 2013

A visitor turns local

After years of travelling to Jaipur for a match or two, a player decides to take in the city and its surrounds properly

Aakash Chopra

Apr 1, 2013

Trippin'

A wildlife sanctuary, desert countryside, ancient mansions, and plenty more when you head out of Jaipur

Gaytri Singh Rathore

Mar 22, 2013

Plate up

One way to introduce yourself to Rajasthan's culture is through its rich food. Try a thali or two in Jaipur

Gaytri Singh Rathore

Mar 18, 2013

Shop chop

You'll feel compelled to empty your wallet in Jaipur

Gaytri Singh Rathore

Cricket amid royalty

Horses and elephants maybe more common than a cricket ball in Jaipur, but the city has witnessed some memorable on-field performances

Devashish Fuloria

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Where to

  1. Baluchi

    Have the Mughlai cuisine of Baluchi at LaLit. The Hindustaan rotiyaan are their signature dish, though you ought to try the Paan Kulfi too.

  2. Raj Palace

    If you're looking for serious opulence, spend a night at what is said to be the most expensive accommodation in India - Raj Palace, where a suite will cost you about Rs 82,500, though there are rooms available from Rs 30,000 too.

  3. Back to Basics

    Back to Basics, in Country Inns and Suites, is a favourite with travellers and locals alike for an evening of dancing.

Must Do

Hawa Mahal  

Hawa Mahal is an incredible piece of architecture too and is one of Jaipur's iconic monuments. Made of pink sandstone, this five-storey structure is in the heart of Jaipur's main bazaar area. Its main attractions are the 953 jharokkhas (windows), which stack up like a pyramid, and were built to allow the women of the royal family to take a peek at the streets below without being seen. The windows are designed to let the breeze be distributed uniformly throughout the structure. Shamsher Singh

Tips for Travellers

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