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Click above to learn  more about Jaipur. 

 

It is a very fascinating desert city in the state of Rajasthan.  It is inviting to tourists from all over the world visiting historical sites such as the Amber Palace, Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace), Jaigarh Fort, and much more.

For Amazing Race fans, Jaipur was a destination city in Season 35, episodes five and six.  It is a great way to see Jaipur in action. 

Jaipur's official language is Hindi but many English speaking natives make touring quite easy.  India's main industries include but are not limited to textiles and mining.  One can easily find beautiful great quality clothing, rugs, etc in vibrant colors.  Hand-blocking is a fabric painting method that is unique to observe and sometimes shop owners let tourists try it out.  😁

 

The long history of mining allows for visitors to find precious stones that can be made into hand crafted jewelry or choose from already creative designs in local shops.  India was the first country to mine diamonds.  Precious stones and real silver are make along with textiles, make for fun shopping tours.  

The organized chaos in transportation is quite entertaining.  Getting from point A to point B is a highlight to time spent in Jaipur.  Tuk Tuk travel is a must!  

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Language: Hindi, English and 21 others

Population: over 1.4 billion people


Capital: New Delhi

National Bird:  Indian Peacock

Main Religion: Hinduism 




 

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