Rajasthan

Jaipur

Jaipur is the capital and the largest city of Rajasthan. Jaipur is also known as “The Pink City” because of the distinct colours of its buildings.

Jaipur city was founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh.

Jaipur is a popular tourist destination and a commercial trade center with major road, rail and air connections.

It is well known for fascinating monuments and its colourful markets.

How to reach Jaipur

Jaipur is easily accessible from almost any part of India and a few other countries as well either through rail or airways respectively.

Jaipur international airport is located around 7-10 km away from the city and can be easily reached by taxi or bus.

Places to visit

  • City palace
  • Hawa Mahal
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Amber Fort
  • Central Museum (Albert Hall Museum)
  • Nahargarh Fort
  • Jal Mahal
  • Chokhi Dhani (Ethnic Resort)

City palace, Hawa Mahal and Jantar Mantar are at the walking distance from each other. Beware of the fixed prize shops there and do practice your bargaining skills as well.

Important

  • If you are a college student don’t forget to take your student ID card with yourself. As you will save a good chunk of money on entry fees for various monuments and forts.
  • You can pre-book your hotel or room by clicking here.

Hey, I am a photographer and a blogger based out of Lucknow. I love to travel and capture photographs, that's why I started this blog with an aim to share my experiences and tips which I have acquired by travelling.

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