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Banganga Fair

(Last Updated 29 Feb, 2024)

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The variety of attractions in Jaipur makes it a famous city in Rajasthan. On visiting the place, you will also be able to see several attractions. Forts, palaces, Havelis, and places with natural beauty make it an excellent place for tourists. The Banganga festival in Jaipur is one the great attraction for tourists. This festival is a great attraction because it offers best outcome on culture and traditions of Jaipur. 

The Banganga Fair is one of the most popular fairs in Jaipur. It is an excellent option for recreation and entertainment for the tourists visiting this capital city of Rajasthan. Jaipur hosts several fairs and festivals throughout the year. However, the appeal of the Banganga Fair in Jaipur is such that the people of Jaipur wait throughout the year for this fair. 

Significance of Banganga Festival in Jaipur

This fair is organized with great zeal and enthusiasm and is genuinely a gala event. This fair is held during April and May. Moreover, the fair also has a lot of religious significance. For example, it is believed that Arjuna shot an arrow which formed a spring. This spring helped satisfy the thirst of Bhishma Pitamah, who was injured in the battle of Mahabharata. Religious significance like this helps attract many devotees besides regular tourists. This ultimately helps in increasing the overall tourist count to this fair.

How Banganga Festival is Celebrated

Visiting the Jaipur Banganga Fair and witnessing the various rituals will be a great tourist experience. Performing the rituals will is believed to be very auspicious. A large number of devotees gather at the temple during the fair. They take a holy dip in the waters of the Banganga River. This dip has great significance as it is believed that a drop in the river will wash away all your sins. After these rituals, the devotees also pay a visit to the temple of Ganga Bihari and Hanuman. Many tourists also visit the temple of Lord Shiva and Goswamiji Math.

What to expect from Banganga Festival in Jaipur

The fair is also significant for the merchants and traders who come to this place to sell the products. If you are a shopping freak, you will have a great time in the bazaar. The bazaar sells various items, from general to household items. The presence of several entertainment and recreation facilities at the fair will also provide an excellent time for the children.

There are many tour packages available. Look carefully through the tour itineraries before finalizing the package. Then, choose the one that suits your budget needs. Moreover, you should also ensure that the tour to Jaipur includes a visit to the Banganga Fair. The tour will surely be a great experience.

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