About Jaipur: The royal, heritage state of Rajasthan feels so proud to claim Jaipur as its capital city! Jaipur, also known as ”Pink City”, is the largest city of Rajasthan. This magnificent city was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727. It is the first planned city of India, located in beautiful surroundings of semi desert lands, in the lap of Aravali hills. The city exhibits the vigorous, royalstic, adventures, commanding and luxurious past of Rajputs. The fascinating palaces, forts, temples and monuments are the symbols of that prosperous Rajputana era.
Attractions of Jaipur: Jaipur is enriched with a number of forts, palaces, monuments and temples. What Jaipur demands you, is only the time, so that you may visit all the famous places of Jaipur, as one can not visit those all within a day.
Forts: The three famous forts of Jaipur are – Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort and Jaigarh. These three forts are the three gems of the city, whose splendid architecture and eyecatching sights impress every visitor.
Palaces: City Palace of Jaipur is counted among one of the renowned palaces of India. This big palace covers several separate sections like gardens, courtyards and buildings.
Jal Mahal or Water Palace is an impressive structure of Rajputana architecture, situated in beautiful Mansarovar lake.
Temples: Feel the essence of spiritualism with the holy visit to the temples of Jaipur. Moti Doongari and Govind Devji are the most famous as well as ancient temples of Jaipur, dedicated to Lord Ganesha and Lord Krishna respectively. Except, Lakshmi Narayan Temple (aka The Marble Temple), Jain Mandir, Galtaji, Galwh Bagh (aka Monkey Temple) and Surya Mandir ( Sun Temple) are other famous pilgrimages of Jaipur.
Jantar Mantar is the largest stone observatory in the world, that makes it a very special tourists spot.
Hawa Mahal is a five storied grand building with 953 windows, called ” jharokhas”, through each of which breezy wind passes.
Gaitore is located in the foothills of Nahargarh Fort, which is the cremation of royal Jaipur rulers.
Gardens: Ramniwas Garden, Sisodia Rani Garden, Kanak Vrindavan, Vidhyadhar Garden, Central Park, Jawahar Circle Garden and Technology Park are the must visit gardens of the city.
Market: The market of Jaipur is the fusion of rich, colorful culture of Rajasthan, where you may purchase the famous handicrafts stuffs, embroided fabrics, artificial jewelry and many other things.
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