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Jaipur's Museum of Gem & Jewellery chronicles the tale of a stone becoming a gem

Narrating the rich legacy of the gem industry of Jaipur through powerful visuals is the jewel-studded premises of the Museum of Gem and Jewellery (MGJ). One of the unique museums in the Pink City, it showcases the origin of precious stones, history of trade and craftsmanship, of a variety of specimens. Further, the weekly changing jeweller displays ensure that all the desire for newness of tourists and locals alike, are catered to. So let's take walk along its corridors to virtually amaze ourselves with some dazzling details!

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Architectural majesty of Jaipur's Jawahar Kala Kendra caters perfectly to armchair astronomers

A well-perceived centre for art and related activities, the Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) of Jaipur was established in 1993 to address the need for incubating and nurturing artists and their creations. It is a spectacular stage that promotes classical and folk traditions, thereby, catering to the modern demand of preserving traditions while furthering innovations. Let's embark upon a leisurely virtual stroll through the corridors of JKK to appreciate some of the aesthetic nuances that it wishes to acquaint us with!

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Making your way from Jaipur to Bikaner? Include THESE 7 places on your itinerary for a visual feast

From Bikaneri Bujia, Raj Kachori to Ghevar and Kesar Finni, Bikaner is famed for its sweets and savouries. But there's so much more to this city than its palate pleasers and we're gonna take you on a virtual of just that! So if you're in Jaipur and are planning on taking up a mini-vacay after the pandemic calms down, then consider Bikaner, lying about 334 km away from the Pink City. If you're a shutterbug, a foodie or a person looking for a break from monotony, this city will surely serve you well.

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A sanctum for birders, Jaipur's Kanota Dam comes with a generous spread of serenity!

Attention all you avifauna enthusiasts! We have the perfect locale in Jaipur for you, where you can spot umpteen species of birds flying over a sprawling water body and also stretch your legs, away from the city's monotony. Lying about 17 km from the heart of Jaipur, Kanota Dam is a treasure trove of peace and quiet and once here you'd be looking for every excuse to stay back a little longer. So once the pandemic calms down, you must include this place on your itinerary!

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THIS museum in Jaipur offers a glimpse into vintage modes of transport used by the royals!

Haven't we all dreamt of riding a buggy like the royals of yore, carefree and with the wind flowing through our hair? Add colours and correct details to those imaginations with a trip to Baggi Khana, located within the premises of the City Palace of Jaipur. A legendary museum of palanquins and carriages, it showcases some of the most exquisite and archaic pieces that allure the travellers with a love for all-things-vintage. While the pandemic situation is currently making it difficult to explore this wondrous collection in person, let's embark upon a virtual tour and calm the travel bug in you!

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