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Jaipur is one of the most popular destinations on a tourist's itinerary. The magnificent forts, beautiful havelis and colourful bazaars make Jaipur a popular tourist destination among tourists. It's proximity to Agra, the City of Taj, further adds to its appeal. Jaipur is part of the famous Golden Triangle Tourist circuit that includes Delhi and Agra. But Jaipur is not only endowed with wonderful tourist attractions but the city also has an excellent infrastructure
Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, the desert state in India, which is famous for its majestic forts, opulent havelis, beautiful lakes and sand dunes. The history of Jaipur takes us about 300 years back in time, when the Mughal empire in India was on the decline. At this time Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in Rajasthan was looking for a safe place to shift the increasing population of Amber and found Jaipur to build the city. He commissioned Vidyadhar Bhattacharya, a fine architect from Bengal the responsibility of building the city. Jaipur was designed strictly according to Shilpa Shastra, which is the ancient treatise on architecture.
Jaipur is also known as the Pink City. Jaipur's date with the pink color goes back to 1905-06,
Today Jaipur is a thriving tourist destination, which attracts a number of tourists every year. Forts and palaces are what attract most tourists to Jaipur. There are a number of forts and palaces in and around Jaipur that tell the tales of Jaipur's rich and vibrant heritage. Some of the important landmarks in and around Jaipur include
City Palace is another beautiful tourist attraction, which is a classic example of Rajasthani and
Art and craft is yet another fascinating aspect of tour to Rajasthan. Handicraft item of Jaipur, Rajasthan make perfect souvenirs. Jaipur is popular for semi-precious stones, miniature paintings, silver jeweller and lac items. If you want to add zing to your tour to Jaipur, coincide your visit to Jaipur during festivals. The city looks vibrant and colorful during fairs and festivals.
History of Jaipur
He felt the need of shifting his capital city with the increase in population and growing scarcity of water.
Jaipur is the first planned city of India and the King took great interest while designing this city of victory. He consulted several books on architecture and architects before making the lay out of Jaipur.After several battles with Marathas, Jai Singh was keen on the security aspect of the city. Due to this reason, he focused on his scientific
How to reach Jaipur
Climate of Jaipur:
Like other nothern parts of India, Jaipur has climate, which can be called extreme. It means the region is quite hot during summer and chilly in winters. The temperature rises to 45 degrees during summer and dips below five degrees during winters. However, September to March is an ideal time to tour the Pink City.