• Amber Fort Jaipur
  • Hawa Mahal Jaipur
  • City Palace Jaipur
  • Jaigarh Fort Jaipur
  • Jantar Mantar Jaipur
  • Nahargarh Fort Jaipur

Jaipur - Pink City of India

  • October - March
  • North India
  • Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu and English
  • 3,646,590 ( 2011)
  • Heritage, Culture
  • Forts, Political Buildings, Temples & Shrines and Tombs
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Description

One of the most popular and preferred destinations of tourists, Jaipur literally means the city of victory. Also known as the "Pink City" Jaipur is a place of kings, queens and legends. It is the capital city of the desert state of India, Rajasthan. Built by a great ruler and astronomer Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1727 AD as a well-planned city, Jaipur is the largest city in Rajasthan. It is beautiful place that can be considered a perfect mirror to the Indian tradition and culture. Pink City Jaipur is capable to captivate its visitors with its various attractions. The fantastic forts, elegant palaces, striking havelis, and majestic walls built around the city still speak volumes about the bygone legacy of Jaipur. People from all over the world love to bask in the glory of this city which smells royalty everywhere. With its magnificent historical places such as the Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Naharagarh Fort, City Palace and Jal Mahal etc. Jaipur leaves its visitors mesmerized to the core. The art and architecture of these great structures is a perfect treat to eyes and a great blow to one’s mind. And the best part is that there are several legends associated with each monument that take you to the glorious days of the city’s past.

Tourist Attractions

  • Amber Fort
  • Hawa Mahal
  • Central Museum
  • Jaigarh Fort
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Nahargarh Fort
  • City Palace
  • Kanak Valley
  • Laxmi Narayan Temple
  • Rambagh Palace
  • Sisodia Rani Bagh

How to reach

Train: Indian Railways connects Jaipur station with all other cities of India. There are numerous trains which run on a regular basis to and from Jaipur.

Air: Jaipur Airport is located near Sanganer at a distance of 13 kms from the city of Jaipur. Many domestic airlines connect the city to all the major cities of India including Udaipur and Jodhpur as well. Flights for Delhi and Mumbai run on a regular basis. The airport has been granted the status of an international airport and connects to the foreign cities like Sharjaha and Muscat too.

Road: Jaipur is well connected by road to major cities in India. Excellent road network serves people to enjoy a comfortable journey to and from Jaipur. This mode of traveling is quite easy and comparatively cheap. Regular bus services from nearby cities connect Jaipur to the other cities. Deluxe Buses, AC coaches and Government buses are available for the convenience of the passengers.