Jaipur - At a glance
Founded in :
18 November 1727
Founded By :
Maharaja Sawai Jai
Best Time to Travel :
October - March
Hindi, English and Rajasthani
Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Sikhism
Summer (32.4 o C to 45 o C) & Winter (4.3 o C to 22.2 o C)
Rajasthani food and Different country foods
How to Reach :-
By AirIt is regarded as one of the most appropriate and convenient way to reach this marvelous city. Jaipur is connected with all the main Indian cities Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi and many others. It has domestic airport wherein large number of flights go to different locations frequently.
By RoadJaipur is also connected through roadways with various main Indian cities like Delhi, Ahemdabad, Udaipur and others. In order to have a comfortable ride as well as to visit all the major places of interest in and around Jaipur, you must book online a car hire service.
By RailJaipur is also connected through railways with main Indian cities like Bangalore, Mumbai, Udaipur, Delhi and many others. You can board trains like Palace on Wheels- A luxury train, Shatabdi Express to reach this destination. Reaching this city through train is a superb experience and will certainly make your trip to Jaipur even more wonderful and brilliant.
The foremost city planned in the desert of Rajasthan is Jaipur. This is the land which is rich in history as well as natural beauty. The architectural structures of the city give resemblance of royal as well as rajput family. This is the city which attracts lot of tourist from India as well as outside India. Jaipur is the place that is surrounded by three sides through rugged hills which comprises of great forts as well as magnificent palaces, gardens as well as mansions.
Places to visit in Jaipur
This city being a royal city one can find many palaces, temples as well as many other fascinating places. One of such place that is must visit is Hawa Mahal. Other name for this palace is palace of winds. This was the palace that was specially designed for the women of the loyal household through Sawai Pratap .A perfect picture of Rajput architecture can be reflected in the Amber fort which is located in the north of Jaipur build up by Maharaja Man Singh. This fort is very well known for Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-i-Am, Kali temple, Sikh Niwas as well as Jai Mandir. Another fort which will grab your attention is Jaigarh fort built by Sawai Jai Singh. Watch towers of this fort are must watch and the huge walls of this fort are referred to as parkotas. One of the places that is worth paying attention is City palace. It has amazing carved arches which have been give support through grey as well as white marble columns which also comprises of colored stones as well as golden motifs. The entrance of this palace has two elephants that are carved with marble. At this place there is museum which comprises of enthralling armory of rajput as well as mughal weapons, different dresses, swords and many more such interesting things.