About Jaipur

Jaipur is Rajasthan’s biggest city and its capital. It is known (somewhat incorrectly) as the Pink City due to the distinct color of its buildings. The ‘pink’ of the Pink City is Gerua (or ochre) in which the city was coated during the visit of the Prince of Wales in 1905-06.

Jaipur, the largest city of Rajasthan is an epitome of magnificence and vibrancy. This city was established in 1727 by Jai Singh II, and is India's first planned city. Jaipur was the capital of former Kachwaha rulers and it so presents itself as a versatile tourist destination. This royal place is rich in heritage, culture and architecture. With splendid fortresses, majestic palaces, tranquil temples and beautiful havelis.

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

Hawa Mahal : Hawa Mahal "The wind palace" was built in ...     >> read more

City Palace : City Palace is located at the center of Jaipur city ...     >> read more

Jantar Mantar : The Jantar Mantar monument is in Jaipur, ...     >> read more

Albert Hall Museum : The foundation stone of Albert Hall was laid ...     >> read more

Rambagh Palace : Jaipur is famous for legendry tales of love and ...     >> read more


BEST TIME TO VISIT :

In Summer : March to June 25 °C - 45 °C

In Monsoon : July to September 22 °C - 37 °C

In Winters : October to February 05 °C - 22 °C

HOW TO REACH ?

By Air :The Jaipur Airport is situated at Sanganer, 7 km (domestic terminal) and 10 km (international terminal) from the main city. It connects the city to all the major parts of India.

By Road :There are some express buses which connect various cities and towns of Rajasthan such as Bundi, Kota, etc. to Jaipur.

By Rail :Here are three main railway junctions including Jaipur, the main station; Gandhinagar and Durgapara.

Best Season: October - February
Tourist Attractions Hawa Mahal, City Palace, etc.