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Gangaur Festival Jaipur

Time of Celebration: March / April
Celebrated: In and around Rajasthan
Duration of Celebration: 16 Days

Come and explore the wonders of the fantastic desert land of Rajasthan, India with the travel guide Luxury Rajasthan Vacations. Luxury Rajasthan Vacations offers you online vacation booking information for those interested in visiting the annual Gangaur Festival in Jaipur in Rajasthan, India.

On your visit to Jaipur in Rajasthan, India during the Gangaur fair and festival, you get to see young girls from the villages in and around Jaipur, Rajasthan, India who dress up in elaborate and showy attires and accessorize their clothes with jewelry and come to participate in the Gangaur fair in Jaipur in Rajasthan, India.

Jaipur vacations with Luxury Rajasthan Vacations during the Gangaur festival that is a gala affair, with the celebrations continuing for 18-days at a stretch, can be an experience full of thrill, wonder and rapturous enjoyment.

The Gangaur fair marks the important Hindu religious festival dedicated to the deity Parvati or Gauri, the consort of Lord Shiva, the destroyer. Young Rajasthani girls pray to the Goddess Parvati and wish for prospective grooms whereas married women offer prayers to the deity for the well being of their husbands. Young girls and married women fast and pray alike, though it is customary for the newly married brides to observe all the rituals that mark the Gangaur celebrations.

The Gangaur festival and fair is held during the months of March-April every year and is one of the most important fairs and festivals of Rajasthan, India. Vacations to Jaipur, Rajasthan is the perfect way to witness the beauty and charm of Rajasthan culture at its very best. The Gangaur is one of those fairs and festivals of Rajasthan, India that is held within a fortnight of the Holi celebrations during the spring season.

Though the Gangaur festival is celebrated in Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer and Udaipur as well, the fair held in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India is the most enthralling in terms of variety, enthusiasm and celebrations.

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