Rajasthan is known as “The land of kings”, and the largest state of the Republic of India by area. One of the world’s oldest mountain ranges, the Aravalli Range is the only hill station of Rajasthan. It is located in the northwest of India. The state is bordered by Pakistan to the west, Gujarat to the southwest, Madhya Pradesh to the southeast, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to the northeast and Punjab to the north. It comprises most of the area of the large, inhospitable Thar Desert, also known as the Great Indian Desert. Jaipur is the capital and the largest city of the state. Rajasthan is a colourful, lively and vivacious state of vast land and wonderful people.
Folk music is a vital part of Rajasthani culture. Kathputli, Bhopa, Chang, Teratali, Ghindr, Kachchhighori, Tejaji etc. are the examples of the traditional Rajasthani culture. It is a shoppers’ paradise.
Type of Embroidery
- gota patti
- applique (rajasthan)