Sunday, March 29, 2009

Birla Mandir - Jaipur City

Birla Mandir, Pink City

Birla Temple of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India also called as “Laxmi Narayan Temple." It is just below the Mooti Doongri Fort and is a most revered temple of Hindus. The temple looks heavenly adobe when is illuminated in the evening as it is totally built by white marble of finest quality and architecture. The temple is not very old just 20 years built in 1988 and is a prime tourist attraction of Jaipur.

The temple is at a hill so it is viewable from a long distance. A lush green garden surrounds the temple. Industrialist family of Birla has made it, hence called as Birla temple. This architectural splendor should not be missed to visit while in Jaipur. Just hire a taxi or auto all roads ends here.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Dolls Museum - Jaipur

Dolls Museum

Jaipur; the pink city is also a dolls city by possessing India’s second dolls museum. Primarily built to cheer up deaf and dumb children in their school is now a major tourist attraction of Jaipur as well as India. Tourists visiting Jaipur whether from within India or out of India never forget to see Dolls Museum here.

Displayed here are the dolls of every part of the world including India. You can see here brides wearing their traditional dresses from China, Japan, Korea, USA, Mexico, Brazil, Africa, Egypt, Bengal, Punjab, Kerala, Andhra, UP etc. and many types of dolls showing their culture and traditions by their costumes. A very good display of about 5000 dolls is the main attraction of Dolls Museum. You can also purchase dolls from here.