Jaipur, famous the world over as the “Pink City”, is the capital of Rajasthan.it is 260 km from Delhi. Jaipur is named after the founder, the warrior and astronomer sovereign, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. It is a major tourist destination in India.
Jaipur is famous for its structures like Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Amer Fort, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Galtaji, Kanak Vrindavan Govind Dev Ji Temple, Sri Kali Temple, Birla Mandir, Sanganeri Gate and the Jaipur Zoo. Jaipur makes for a very fulfilling tourist stop.
Jaipur is well mentioned for its shopping spot. The old city has many markets or bazaars.Shops run the entire length of these bazaars and carry an unimaginable range of things to buy. From spices to textiles, from trinkets to nuts, your eye will be mesmerised by many fancyitems , but do remember to bargain. Some very interesting things to buy include handicrafts, blue pottery and brass statues that can be a reminder of your visit to this great city. The elephant festival and kite festivals are celebrated with great pomp and show.
Places to visit
Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) It is also called as Fanciful architecture and is located to the south of the Jaipur City at the main road intersection called the Badi Chaupad. It is particularly striking when viewed early in the morning, lit with the golden light of sunrise.
Amer Fort is located high on the hills, it is the principle tourist attractions in the Jaipur area. It is known for its artistic Hindu style elements. Read more
City Palace is the seat of the Maharaj Of Jaipur, Head of the Kachwaha Rajput clan. The architects of city Palace has achieved the fusion Of the Shilpa Shastra of Indian Architecture with Rajput, Mughal and emperor style of architecture.Read more
Govind Devjii is an Hindu temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Kirshna and it is located in city Palace complex. Every year thousands of devotees visit The temple at the time of Janmashtmi.
Kanak Vrindavan is a garden in Jaipur managed by the Government of Rajasthan. It is located onthe way to Amer fort at the bottom of the Nahargarh Hills.