Jaipur Tourism and Travel Guide

Tourism in Jaipur – The Pink City of India

The first well-planned city of India, Jaipur is the centre of Rajasthan. It is also the largest city of Rajasthan. The Jaipur town is known as Pink City. Since the colour Pink denotes the intensity of generosity, in the year 1876, Maharaja Ram Singh and also to comfy Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria who were visiting India at that time, painted the whole city in pink. And most of the old buildings of Jaipur are still coated in color. Jaipur was founded in 1727 by Maharaj Jai Singh II, who was a lover of mathematics and science, with the help of Vidhyadhar Bhattacharya. The building of the city followed Vastu sastra, and it took almost four years to build the significant palaces and roads. The king was also very keen about the security of the city, so he made substantial fortification walls along with seven strong gates. Moreover, this town was not only rich in architecture, but it also had hospitals and colleges as well at that time.

Jaipur Geo Location

The city Jaipur is situated on the eastern border of Thar Desert and also sharing the international boundary with Pakistan on the western side. In east, this town is circumscribed by Dausa, Alwar and also Sawai Madhopur; on the west by Nagaur and Ajmer; in the north by Sikar and Mahendragarh. On three sides it is also surrounded by Aravali hills.

Fair and Festivals in Jaipur

The pink city is immensely famous for its warm welcome, rituals, traditional attires, numerous fairs and festivals, customs, etc. The festivals like Diwali, Teej, camel festival, Elephant festival, Gangaur, Kite festival, etc. are celebrated together with great joy irrespective of caste and religion.The culture of Jaipur can be well defined by its art, music, and architecture. Their unique style of jewellery and colourful dresses also display their learning. Dance like Glomar, Chari and singing instruments like Sarangi, Ektara Jhalar are also a big part of their flamboyant culture.

Tourist Attraction Near By Jaipur

Get along with the mesmerizing spots and hotels – during the visit

 With mesmerizing architecture all around the city, it attracts tourists from across the globe. The famous places to visit in Jaipur are:

1. Amber Fort

2. Sheesh Mahal

3. Jantar Mantar

4. Hawa Mahal

5. Jal Mahal

6. Nahargarh Fort

7. Abhaneri Step Well

8. City palace

9. Albert Hall Museum

10. Birla Mandir etc.

Now, the famous hotels to stay in Jaipur are:

•    Taj Jai Mahal Palace

•    The Oberoi Rajvilas

•    ITC Rajputana etc.

The people of the city are hot and friendly to everyone. And their precious culture not only facilitates us with the holistic view but also feed our soul with lots of happiness. This city can well be termed as the city of happenings and happiness. Well, all celebrate commences its décor in Jaipur in their colourful way.

State

Rajasthan

District

Jaipur

Phone Area Code

141

Population

3100000

City Area(km)

485