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Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan affectionately known as Pink City of India situated at the edge of Thar desert bordered by the Aravalli hills. When you enter the city Jaipur, you’ll realise everything is like a story of an epic novel. One can realize the majestic buildings, tales of the battles, various forts and palaces- Rajasthan is one of the most colourful and flashiest states of India and Jaipur is known for the same. It is famously known as the “Pink City of India” where you can experience the plethora of adventures and activities that will give you an experience of the unforgettable journey.

The city is quiet and peaceful, people are friendly, has amazing architecture and the list goes on. You’ll find lots of gardens, greenery around, easy access to the city, delicious food, a perfect place for shopping handicrafts, jewellery, clothes. Jaipur India has much more to offer for everyone, from exploring the history of the city to the taste of well-known Daal Bati Churma. The city is one of the must-visit places for the history lovers, shoppers and for those who are foodies.

Places to visit in Jaipur

Hawa Mahal

What is really interesting to know is the fact that the Hawa Mahal stands at the very intersection of the main road in Jaipur. Furthermore, it is regarded as the signature building of Jaipur which was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh.

Pink City

Jaipur is considered as the largest city of Rajasthan which is also popularly known as the “Pink City.” It was built about 275 years ago and today it is responsible for presenting the glorious past of the country through its culture and architecture.

Amer Fort

The Amber Fort is one of the most amazing historical getaways to travel to. It is located at a distance of 11km from the city of Jaipur. Basically, it is a fort which was built with great artistic mindset.  

Things to do in Jaipur

Visit Albert Hall Museum which is the oldest museum to visit in Jaipur. Here, you will be finding a great variety of things such as carpets, paintings, stones and metals etc.

Travel to Jantar Mantar in Jaipur which is considered the largest stone astronomical observatory in the whole World. This would indeed be an amazingly satisfying travel experience for you.

City Palace is the main palace from where the Maharaja regined from. And visiting this iconic place will give you loads of memories to cherish.

Events and festivals in & around Jaipur

Elephant Festival

This festival is celebrated in the month of February and March. What is really interesting to know is the fact that this festival is celebrated on the full moon day of “Phalgun Purnima.” Apart from that, Elephant polo, as well as the dance portrayed by elephants, are more or less the very highlight of this festival.

Jaipur Literature Festival

The Jaipur Literature Festival had begun in the year of 2006. And now has become one of the largest literary festivals which have been conducted in the Asia Pacific. Basically, this is a five-day festival which has been attended by literally lakhs of intellectuals from all around the world.

Gangaur Festival

There is no doubt in the fact that Gangaur is one of the most colourful festivals of Jaipur which is celebrated in Rajasthan. It is marked by celebrating and worshipping Lord Shiva along with the Goddess Gauri by carving out some of the beautiful clay idols of the Gods and Goddesses.

Best time to visit Jaipur

The winter months are the best time to visit the city of Jaipur. During this time, the overall temperature is quite pleasant and is ideal for sightseeing.

How to reach Jaipur?

By Air - The Sanganer Airport is the nearest airport from the city of Jaipur. From there, you can either get a cab or some other means of transportation for reaching your destination.

By Road - Travelling via road is one of the easiest ways to reach the City of Jaipur. The Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) offers regular Volvo and other deluxe buses which are between Jaipur and its neighbouring cities.

By Train - The beautiful city of Jaipur has its own railhead. It is linked with some of the major Indian cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore as well as Chennai etc.

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