“To travel to Rajasthan is to leave behind the world of commotion and confusion, of gloomy gray concrete, and forget the sometimes callous modern customs of the West. In Rajasthan one encounters marvel after marvel; one is surprised by beauty in all its forms—real or imaginary—and enchantment at every turn.” These word
Bar Palladio is the first one from Jaipur on our best designed bars and restaurants list. A throwback to the gentlemen’s clubs of the 1960s, this is a perfect example of Venice meets Jaipur. You might wince at that thought, but the aesthetic fusion here has a sinuous flow, with the Mughal motifs painted in white on blue walls and scallops meeting Rajasthani arches on bay windows. So if you are in Jaipur and are looking for a good watering hole, we highly recommend this one.
Chand Baori in Rajasthan, India, is an amazing architectural feat. Built almost 1,000 years ago, it is a “stepwell,” a huge water reservoir with a series of steps in the walls that access the stored water.