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World Tourism Day 2018: Jaipur extends warm welcome to tourists

A grand welcome was being organized for the tourists at Amer fort. Tourists received traditional welcome with flowers and tilak on the forehead.

September 27, 2018, 4:10 pm

Tourists enjoyed free entry and warm welcome at popular destinations in Jaipur on World Tourism Day on Thursday

Jaipur: Tourists visiting Jaipur received a grand welcome at all the tourist places in the city on the occasion of World Tourism Day 2018 on September 27. Rajasthan tourism department slashed entry ticket prices for tourists in Jaipur on this special occasion. Tourists visiting monuments including Hawa Mahal, Albert Hall, Jantar Mantar, City Palace and all the forts and palaces didn’t have to shell out any money. Entry was completely free of cost. Read also: Rajasthan fairs and festivals 2018: 12 must-visit upcoming events in Rajasthan A grand welcome was organized for the tourists at Amer Fort. Tourists received traditional welcome with flowers and tilak on their forehead. To celebrate the World Tourism Day in Jaipur, students of International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM) Jaipur welcomed tourists at Jaipur Airport with handmade chocolates.

Jaipur Airport

Guards at several places including City Palace and Jantar Mantar were dressed in the pink colour to welcome tourist to the Pink City. Tourists were entertained with shehnai vadan, traditional kacchi godhi dance show and Kalbelia dance. Special programs at monuments highlighting the cultural heritage of the city are being organized to make it a memorable day for tourists. CM Vasundhara Raje tweeted that natural diversity of Rajasthan, glorious history, multicultural society, folk music, Teej festival, fairs, festivals grand palaces and historical fortress attract tourists from around the world. Read also: Jaipur likely to become world heritage city Jaipur holds a distinct position among popular tourist places in India due to the immortal royal vibes that are an inseparable part of its existence.

First published: September 27, 2018