Jaipur Travel Guide

Jaipur Travel Guide - Destination Overview
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Jaipur Travel Guide

Jaipur is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was founded on 18 November 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber, after whom the city has been named. The city today has a population of 3.1 million. Jaipur is known as the Pink City of India. The city is remarkable among pre-modern Indian cities for the width and regularity of its streets which are laid out into six sectors separated by broad streets 34 m (111 ft) wide.

Tourist Attractions in Jaipur

  • The Palace quarter encloses the sprawling Hawa Mahal palace complex, formal gardens, and a small lake.
  • Amber Fort
  • Nahargarh Fort - Residence of the King Sawai Jai Singh II, crowns the hill in the northwest corner of the old city.
  • The observatory, Jantar Mantar - one of the World Heritage Sites.

Main Tourism sight-seeing in Jaipur

  •  Jaipur is a major tourist destination in India. In the 2008 Conde Nast Traveller Readers Choice Survey, Jaipur was ranked the 7th best place to visit in Asia.
  • The Presidential Suite at the Raj Palace Hotel, billed at US$45,000 per night, is listed at number 2 on World's 15 most expensive hotel suites complied by CNN in 2012 


Famous Forts and Mouments in Jaipur

  •  Hawa Mahal
  •  Amber Fort 
  •  Nahargarh Fort 
  •  City Palace 
  •  Jantar Mantar 
  •  Jal Mahal 
  •  Rambagh Palace 
  •  Central Museum 
  •  Albert Hall Museum