The Emerald city of the state Rajasthan, Pink city, unfolds the consolidation of royal past with present leading-edge culture. Statistics tells that jaipur is entitled as the number 4th best city to visit in Asia. Before planning a trip or visit to pink city, one must appreciate the culture followed in the city which includes the traditions, languages, religion, cuisine and people of the city. Or we can say, “Goodness of Jaipur in a nut shell”.
Starting with the people of the city, they make the culture of Jaipur vast and peaceful. People in Jaipur are really simple, but rugged in their appearance. The typical Rajasthani people wear Rajputi dresses on their precise occasions and are part of folk festivals of Rajasthan. On one side, if visitors mark their attention with typical Rajputi people, then the people living in modern age patronizing the global culture are the part of the same city. People living in Jaipur follow the new culture paying gratitude and respect to the Rajputi traditions of Rajasthan. No one is untouched with the ambience and impression of royal tradition and attitude.
The next thing that astonishes and stag the royal culture is the cuisine of the city. jaipur cuisine gratifies the appetite of the taste. Ghee and butter are the must ingredients in every Rajasthani dish. Dal-Bati Churma, Besan Ka gatta, Pyaaz ki Kachori, Mawa Kachori, Rabri and Chakke ki Sabji are the main attraction of Rajasthani food. Even when cooked in lots of ghee, Rajasthani cuisine in considered healthy and nutritional value food.
Language spoken in the state of Rajasthan is Marwari. The city has a presence of multi religious people varying in caste. So generally, Hindi and English are the two common languages spoken in Rajasthan.
India is the only multi-religion country in the world followed by many religions respected at one place, religion of any city adds to the culture followed at the same place. Most of the people in Jaipur are Hindu and follow Hinduism. Along with the Hindu religion, the city embraces the involvement of other religions followed by Jainism, Sikhism and Islam.
The forts and monuments of Jaipur enrich the royal culture of Rajasthan carried forward by the citizens of the city from the Mughal time of king and queen of Jaipur. Jalmahal, Amer Fort, Jaigarh, Nahargarh, Choolgiri, Sisodia Rani garden, Hawa Mahal and many more monuments of Jaipur enhance refine the royal culture of Jaipur which are not only the must places to visit but provides the background of the culture of Jaipur.
Last, but definitely not the least is the folk dance and music of Rajasthan. The folk dance of Rajasthan includes Ghoomar and Kaalbeliya. The Rajasthani ladies dance and groom wearing their beautiful and colourful Ghaagra Choli (long skirts) with men wearing their turbans and playing tanpura on the side imbibing the royalty of Rajasthan and respecting the Rajputi tradition. The folk dance of Rajasthan is not only famous in regions on India, but has gained lots of prosperity and honour at the world level. In addition to folk dance, the music of Rajasthan is also the face of the Jaipur culture. Over a decade ago, the king and queen of Jaipur were fond of the Morchang, Naad, Tanpura, and Sarangi music which is now the one important part of the Jaipur culture.
Jaipur personifies the rich culture and royal traditions that depict the cultural heritage of Rajasthan.