Culture of Rajasthan
The rich historical tradition and diverse culture of Rajasthan has led to the popularity of the state as a popular tourist destination. Tourists who undertake trips to Rajasthan visit the various ancient and cultural hot spots to get a feel of the diverse Culture of the state.
Cuisine: Cuisine is an important part of Rajasthan culture. Rajasthan is a state of diverse cultures and tradition. The rituals and customs of a number of castes and creeds have led to the emergence of different types of cuisines. You can have a taste of various types of mouth watering dishes in the local dining hubs. Wheat dishes are very tasty and popular gastronomical delights in the country. Freshly prepared Rajasthani kebabs,shikar meat and Maheshwai dishes are also popular in the state.
Music: Music is also a fine example of culture of Rajasthan. Music is very popular from of entertainment in the state and it has been influenced by various provinces, rituals and customs. Music has also been greatly influences by the neighboring states like Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Gujarat and others. Various types of religious songs are also sung by hundreds of people. Rural and tribal Rajasathani music is also very popular. It is very soothing and melodious. In addition to melodious music, poetry and dance are also popular forms of Rajasthani Culture.
Arts and crafts: Arts and crafts are also popular forms of culture in Rajasthan. The cities and rural areas in the state are popular centers of arts and crafts. Popular handicraft items consist of metal works, jewelry, hand made textiles, pottery, leather goods and lots more are popular.
Paintings: Rajathani painting is mostly based on folk culture and tradition. The paintings are famous for their use of treatment, theme, imagery, color combination and painting style.
Fairs and Festivals: The fairs and festivals portray the rich tradition and diverse culture of Rajasthan. Some of the popular festivals are Pushkar Fair, Camel Fair, Desert Festival, Elephant Festival, Marwar Festival and lots more.
The culture of Rajasthan makes the state more attractive and vibrant to the avid traveler.