Diwali is a festival that holds a special place in the hearts of the Indians. It doesn’t matter to which country or which community you belong to. When you are in India during Diwali, then it is all about jamboree and happiness. The fervor to celebrate this incredible festival of lights reaches Zenith in Jaipur and that is why you must plan a Jaipur tour when its Diwali time. The capital of Rajasthan the state of India, Jaipur is popular for its gala during Diwali.
From old to young all get dipped into the passion of celebration enjoy the festival to the fullest. If you also want to enjoy the view of tinseled Jaipur during the Diwali festival and are willing to add a new glow to your life, then do not miss visiting the following nine places in Jaipur.
Popularly known as Johri Bazar, this jewelry market looks spectacular on the day of Dhanteras, which is the first day of Diwali on which purchasing gold, silver or any other home utensils is considered auspicious. Glittering with lights, this market will give you an amazing view as each shop and dwellings here is decorated with lights and diyas.
The Nahargarh Fort
Undoubtedly, the Nahargarh Fort is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Jaipur which looks fabulous even during the day time. Having said that, it is necessary to point out that the beauty of this fort gets enhanced by a quantum fold on the day of Diwali as the whole Jaipur city looks remarkable from its façade and transform from pink city to gold city with breathtaking fine layers of lights shining like the sky full of stars.
Once you are in Jaipur during Diwali then you cannot resist visiting Jal Mahal. The fiesta of four days makes Jal Mahal look so astonishing that your eyes couldn’t blink and will get glued to the splendid sight of the Mahal (Palace) located in the Man Sagar Lake.
If palace, forts, and markets were less for you, then here is another place to visit in Jaipur during Diwali – Chaura Rasta. This is a road which falls in the walled city zone of Jaipur and has some finest traditional structures, beautiful huge trees, and sanctuaries which are even hundreds of years old. The enticing decorations of the road or the rasta at the time of Diwali celebration makes it a favorite spot of tourists who want to get a glimpse of real Jaipur.
World Trade Park
You must have seen many places, but during Diwali, World Trade Park is one of the best places to visit. You will not be able to forget the radiance of this place because the lights and designs would leave you spellbound.
For many this is Mini Vrindavan Jaipur, for others, it is a sacred place where they can enjoy moments of tranquility but on the day of Diwali, Akshardham Temple is something more than all these things. It becomes a spot which reflects different types of beautiful lights as if the rays of the Lord are falling directly on you and the Lord is asking you to get in the celebration mood and offer the brightness of wisdom to others.
Standing out from the crowd Gaurav Tower embraces Diwali in a way that is hard to find anywhere else in India. The sparkling lights, the tinseled buildings, decorated shops, and the men, women, and children dressed in traditional Indian dresses rushing to hang out with their families just give you a view of the true India. This delightful spectacle is mesmerizing and so you must not forget to visit this place if you are celebrating Diwali in Jaipur.
Mirza Ismail Road
Running from Sanganeri Gate to Government Hostel, Mirza Ismail Road or M.I. Road of Jaipur is a spot which reflects the pulsating and effervescent culture of the Pink City and its royal heritage. You must start your Diwali night out from here and the magic of Diwali will work on you.
Nehru Bazar and Bapu Bazar
The traditional construction of these two amazing markets – Nehru Bazaar and Bapu Bazaar, which is popular for readymade garments and footwear, get lit up a spectacle which nobody should miss. So, when in Jaipur get submerged in the splendid lights and decorative of these two beautiful bazaars during Diwali. Conclusion If you are really willing to have a blast in Diwali then make sure you plan a Jaipur Tour during Diwali.
Visit all the aforementioned places and it will let you know how people in Jaipur celebrate the festival of lights.