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Ravindra Manch is one of the myriad places in Jaipur that hold a historical significance. The auditorium was among the seventeen cultural centers that were envisioned by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and was thrown open to the public on Independence Day in the year 1963. Since then, the place has hosted a wide number of cultural shows and events. Some of the most renowned artists, dancers and actors have displayed their talent at this prestigious venue. Culture-lovers head here and have a blast! Call ahead for event information and more.
When one catches a glimpse of the striking edifice of the Birla Auditorium, it is hard to believe that it isn't a palace. Scenically set in middle of a garden, with a lively fountain in the center, this auditorium mirrors the customary decor of the renowned havelis of Jaipur. However from within, it is exactly opposite with its hi-tech equipment and state-of-the-art audio-visual facilities. A seating capacity of over a thousand and other conveniences such as an ample parking area, centralized air-conditioning and cafeteria within the confines, all add up to making this place a favorite with event organizers. Right from Rajasthani performing arts to business trade fairs, if it is a huge event, chances are it'd be hosted at the Birla Auditorium.
Jaipur's most prominent cultural center, Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK), pays tribute to the local culture. Although construction began in 1986, the center was completed in 1991 and has been a huge success since. The premises also houses a wonderful library, a cozy cafe and a small accommodation facility. The Center displays the works of famous artists and plays host to high profile dramas. If you thought all that was impressive, there's more to delight you! JKK also displays traditional Rajasthani artifacts to keep the soul of Jaipur alive. This place should definitely feature in your itinerary. Call ahead for more information.