Jaipur made a mark on the international tourism map on Saturday the 31st July 2010, when its 18th century astronomical observatory Jantar Mantar was granted the status of a World Heritage site by Unesco.
Fairs & Festivals: Festivals hold an unusual lure for the
people of Rajasthan and they find any number
of reasons to celebrate. Some of these occasions
for revelry have been recently introduced
by the Rajasthan Tourism Department to showcase
the heritage of the region. Chances are, while
traveling in the state, you will come across
a number of local fairs and festivals in which
you can participate.