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Travel India guide provides you with detailed information on Rajasthan. This 'Land of Princes' is a land of rock and desert, lakes and jungles. It is a land of a proud people whose courage, chivalry and martial traditions are legendary. Here palace and fort, garden and lake attest to pride and honour, love and culture. In this land still living in its historic past, everywhere there is colour and gaiety, art and pageantry, and a love of all things beautiful. But slowly the world of today is catching up in the new industrial centres of this mineral-rich State.

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Folk Music & Dances
In the realm of the folkways dance and music rule supreme and one cannot think of Rajasthan without this important element of its folk life. A large variety of musical instruments is used in the countryside. It ranges from the soft tinklers to thunderous kettledrums; from simple, slender flutes to intriguing trumpets; and from the rustic looking resonators for basic rhythm to elegant and fully developed bowing or plucking devices.

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Shoppers Paradise
Rajasthan is also called the Shopper's destination, a ideal place to shop items like handicrafts, jewelry, textile, miniature paintings etc. Besides you will also see places like Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, forts & palaces in Jodhpur, bird sanctuaries, folk music and art etc.

Jewellery, Paintings, Miniature Art, Phads & Pichwais, Folk Painting, Leatherwear, Stone Carving, Metal Craft, Textile, Blue Pottery, Terracota, Dhurries And Carpets, Wooden Artifacts

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Pilgrimage Places
Jain Temple Ranakpur, Brahma Temple Pushkar, Shrinathji Temple Nathwara, Govind Devi Temple Jaipur, Shri Ramdev Temple Ramdevra, Karni Mata Temple Deshnok, Dilwara Temple Mount Abu, Rishabhdevji Temple Dhulev, Eklingi Temple Udaipur, Parshvanath Temple Nakoda, Shri Mahavirji Temple, Dargah Sharif Ajmer.
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Fairs & Festivals
There are animal fairs, to mark the chanting seasons. In fact, celebrations occur almost round the year and provide the visitor with a splendid opportunity to gain an insight in to the life of the Rajasthani. There is dancing, singing, drama, devotional music and other community activities that can enthrall the visitor.
Some of the more important fairs and festivals are the Desert Festival of Jaisalmer (held in January- February), Pushkar Fair, held in Pushkar, near Ajmer (November), Gangaur Festival, Jaipur (Murch- April ), Elephant Festival, Jaipur (March- April ), Marwar Festival, Jodpur (October), Camel Festival, Bikaner (January), Mewar Festival, Udaipur.

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