Jaipur Literature Festival 2019- The Greatest Literary Show on the Earth

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There would be hardly anyone who does not know about the literature festival that takes place in Jaipur every year. Touted as the most prestigious literary show in the world, it was founded in 2006. From Nobel laureates to literature enthusiasts, and everyone in between, all come to Jaipur's Diggi Palace to be a part of this literature fiesta.

It takes place for five days constituting of lectures, heated debates and discussions addressed on literature. The festival provides the readers and budding writers the opportunity to learn, discover field of interest and share experiences with the authors.

Like the previous years, this year’s fest too promises to be an exciting affair. As the last year has been a year of many upheavals and changes in struggle for the gender equity, therefore, the speakers will be seen reflecting all these issues and concerns.

The speakers include Colson Whitehead, Markus Zusak, Andrew Sean Greer, acclaimed British novelist, and journalist Hari Kunzru, and Juergen Boos, Manisha Koirala, Narendra Kohli, Anuradha Roy, Anish Kapoor, etc.

Following are details of the festival by Jaipur hotels near railway station:

Event Dates: January 24-January28, 2019
Venue: Diggi Palace
Registration Fees:
General Registration- Free
School Registration- Free
Media Registration- Free
Delegate Registration- Package starts from Rs 6,000
Timings: 9 AM to 6 PM

If you are also planning to visit Jaipur for the literature fest but do not have a perfect accommodation to stay, then the fest would be no fun because a comfortable sleep is what everyone requires after a hectic day. Hotel Park Ocean, one of the 4 star hotels in Jaipur city is situated near Diggi Palace offering a comfortable and luxurious stay with all sorts of facilities and services.

Kite Festival Celebration in Jaipur

Jaipur is the sparkling city of the royal heritage but apart from its magnificent forts, palaces, and monuments, it is famous all over the world for its most colorful festivals. Every ceremony in the royal city is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm.

Kite Festival is among popular festivals of Jaipur celebrated on 14th January on the auspicious day of Makar Sankranti by everyone. On this day, the sky is full of colorful kites and looks like a massive collage on a sky blue base. Everyone is busy flying kites and enjoying the loud music with season’s food and snacks like til ke laddoo, gajak, chikkis, pakodi or jiggery laddos.

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Here are some of the must visit places at the time of Makar Sankranti in Jaipur:

1. Nahargarh

This fort is situated at the top hills offering a breathtaking view of the Pink City. There can be no better place than this to have a lovely view of festivities in the majestic city. Whether it is flying the kites on Makar Sankranti or lighting diyas on Diwali, this is the first preferred place for celebrating festivals.

2. Galtaji Temple

In the Hindu calendar, Makar Sankranti marks the commencement of Uttarayana. The sun moves from the zodiac Sagittarius to Capricorn and occurs around January 14 each year. On this day, people take a holy dip in the kund of Galtaji and seek blessings from the Sun by performing Surya Namaskar for good health, and wealth.

3. Laxmi Narayan Temple

Commonly known as Birla Mandir, is devoted to Goddess Laxmi and God Vishnu. The idols of Lakshmi and Narayan draw the attention of public as they are made out from one piece of marble and are seen holding a kite and a charkha. Because of the large space and ability to accommodate large groups of people, people love celebrating the auspicious festival here.

Kite festival surely attracts a huge number of tourists every year. People from different parts of the world expect different kinds of accommodation and comfort during their stay in the Pink City. So, if you wish to enjoy comfortable lodging facilities in best hotel in Jaipur to stay, then Hotel Park Ocean will rightly suit your needs because they provide travelers with a wide range of facilities and services depending on customers’ needs.

 

Facts about Jaipur That You Must Read

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Jaipur is the largest city in terms of area and population located in the Indian state of Rajasthan in Northern India. It is the vibrant and first planned city of India. Today, it is one of the most traveled destinations in the country because of the rich heritage and cultural hub. Besides having popular forts and monuments, it has so much to offer like its industries comprise hand-loom weaving, distilling, handicraft, metalworking, etc.

You must have read facts related to the history of the Pink City, why it’s been painted in pink color, who was behind the architecture and why has it been planned according to Vastu Shastra.

But, here are some unheard stories about Jaipur from Hotel Park Ocean, one of the best Jaipur hotels near railway station:

1. What is Jaigarh?

It is a fort located in the Aravali hills named ‘Cheelka Teela. Sawai Jai Singh II constructed it to provide extra security to the Amber Fort and which is why the architecture bears resemblance to Amer. Though, invaders tried their best to conquer it but failed every time. The walls of the fort are spread over 3 km and have 3 water tanks in it.

2. What is Jaivana?

Ever since the 18th century, Jaivana canon is regarded as the largest wheeled canon in the world. It was also built by Sawai Jai Singh II in 1720 AD. Jaivana is made after compilation of two words, Jai meaning victory and Vana meaning arrow. The length of the barrel is 20.2 feet and weighs around 50 tons. It can be found in Jaigarh Fort. People proclaim that it had been fired once,which led to the killing of eight men and one elephant.

3. Who was Maharani Gayatri Devi?

She was the third Maharani consort of Jaipur. She had been included in the Vogue magazine’s top ten most beautiful women list. She started many schools in Jaipur but one had been named after her as Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls Public School and amongst popular schools of India. She was also known for reviving the forgotten art of blue pottery. Apart from all this, she was the first woman to have won the Lok Sabha seat by 1, 92,909 votes out of 2, 46,516 which is a milestone in the history of India.

4. Why is Jawahar Circle Asia’s biggest circle?

Jawahar circle is claimed as Asia’s biggest circular park developed on the highway traffic circle. It is surrounded by rose gardens and musical fountains. The diameter of this circle is 452 m and the circumference calculates 1420 m.

5. Why is Jaipur’s bus stand named as Sindhi Camp?

Before independence, a lot of people from the Sindhi region migrated to Jaipur and refugees took shelter here in an open space. They stayed here for more than fifteen years and constructed temporary shelters before shifting to Sindhi colony. Hence, it came to be known as Sindhi Camp post the state Government constructed a bus stand at this place.

These were just five, but there are many more facts about Jaipur. Do come and visit the majestic and royal city.Also, plan your stay with Park Ocean, one of the Jaipur hotels near railway station as that would be a good choice for a comfortable stay in this beautiful city.

New Year Celebration in Jaipur City

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Doesn’t it feel like we welcomed 2018 yesterday only? And now with the blink of an eye, 2019 is almost here. With fewer days to the special eve, people are looking for options to celebrate it in a unique way.

No other place than Pink City would be apt to welcome the fresh beginnings as one can have an experience of a lifetime while enjoying the royal culture of this beautiful city.Apart from the forts and monuments, there is so much to explore in the capital city of Rajasthan.

New Year eve certainly calls for an outing to a place where one can relax and have fun with friends and family members. If you are looking for one such place, then Park Ocean would be a perfect option to wine and dine with your near and dear ones.

Here are a few picks from us for the best hotels with restaurant in Jaipur:

1. Republic of Noodles

If you are planning for lunch or dinner with friends or family members, the Republic of Noodles is a good option as this restaurant serves the top Pan-Asian cuisines cooked by the culinary experts. Here, you will find very soothing music with dim light and well-balanced color interiors with adorable paintings donned all over.

2. Tamasha Café

For those of you who are looking for a place to relax, then Tamasha would be a great choice since it is relaxing in its every sphere. It is a place with soothing ambience offering delicious food and drinks to make your evening the most memorable so far.

3. Iceberg Rooftop

If the couples want to view the nightlife culture of Pink City, you cannot afford to miss this one because from all the rooftop restaurants in Jaipur, Iceberg rooftop is the best. No other party place would add excitement to your evening as from the rooftop you can take a glimpse of the royal city and enjoy the top-notch food, chilling cocktails with music near the poolside.

4. Slounge- A Recreational Bar

If you are a party animal who is fond of clubbing, then Slounge is for you since it is the most happening place for youngsters. A night spent on partying is always a great experience. If you wish to have a comforting night or want to dance on all sorts of songs this place offers you with both the choices.

From rooftop to pool party or get together, Park Ocean has it all for you. All you need to do is share your requirements with us and our experts will arrange things accordingly.

 

Avail Winter Season Offers at 4 Star Hotels in Jaipur City

Winter has arrived and everyone is in the mood of chilling and vacationing, isn’t it?

So, are you looking for places to travel? Without thinking twice, visit Jaipur!

Widely known for its Winter Tourism, the pleasant weather and the city surrounded in a mild layer of fog in the mornings and evenings will make you fall in love with it. It is the city of splendor and glory having so much to offer than just the forts and palaces.

Apart from winter tourism, Jaipur is also well known for its warm hospitality. Around 1876, the Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria came to India on a tour. Because pink denotes the color of hospitality, Maharaja Ram Singh of Jaipur painted the entire city in the pink color to welcome the guests.

Since then, even the hotels around the city came to be known for delivering their warm hospitality and excellent service. There are various kinds of hotels available suiting the needs of all type of people. Therefore, in order to make your vacation special, Park Ocean, one of the best 4-Star Hotels in Jaipur City is providing special winter offer to its customers so that they can have a memorable and comfortable stay.

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Here are all the offer details for Hotels with restaurant in Jaipur:

1.  On double occupancy basis,Club or Deluxe Room
2.  Mocktail drinks on the arrival of guests
3.  Meals as per planned buffet/ menu selected by hotel chefs
4.  Complimentary sharing for children (below 5 years)with parents room & meals
5.  15% discount on food, beverages & laundry services for a longer stay (above 3 days)
6.  Packed drinking water facility per room per day
7.  Tea and coffee maker refilling twice in a day- complimentary in room
8.  Wi-Fi facility provided in all rooms, per room one coupon provided for single person
9.  Rajasthani dance and puppet show for guests, and luxury spa
10. Local sightseeing with the guide, evening light& sound show

So, what are you waiting for! Quickly grab our winter season offers that will allow you to enjoy your winter vacations at an affordable price and enjoy an unlimited experience with world-class facilities, good dining options and the best of hospitality.

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Customer Reviews for the Budget Hotel on Sikar Road

Customer feedback is vital to every business, regardless of the sector one is working in.In fact, it a scale for measuring where they stand from a customer’s perspective. Besides, reviews are also helpful for other consumers to fetch an insight/experience about what they should be expecting and also what are areas on which the business needs to work.

For Park Ocean, one of the hotels near Jhotwara road Jaipur, customer satisfaction has been an utmost concern. With the valuable feedback received from our customers, we are delighted to know that our guests enjoyed our services. We sincerely thank them for staying with us and sharing their precious reviews. It is heartening to know that the hospitality of our staff met your expectations and you had a wonderful stay.

Our team believes in the core value of ‘Spirit to Serve’ which helps us to serve our customers better and make their stay a memorable one. We always ensure that our guests receive a warm and friendly hospitality from our side.
Below are the recent feedback shared with us which we would like to share with you-

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What more can we expect from our customers who appreciate our offerings. We are overwhelmed to know that your stay with us was wonderful and we invite you again for another great experience.

 

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Park Ocean, the budget hotel on Sikar Road really appreciates your honest reviews. We thank each one of you for the overwhelming response. We assure you that you will never be disappointed with our services.

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