Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan and also a fabulous holiday destination of India. The region is an integral part of the ‘Golden Triangle’ of Indian tourism, the other two being Delhi and Agra. Jaipur is widely renowned for its grand palaces, majestic forts and various monuments standing gloriously with the yellow sand offering the perfect backdrop. Tourists from various corners of the country and also the rest of the world flock to the region in large numbers to witness the grandeur and splendor of Indian royalty widely displayed here.
Jaipur also referred to as the ‘Pink City’ still flaunts the pink terracotta color with great? Which it proudly wore to welcome the royal guest Prince of Wales. Jaipur also boasts of a fascinating history which adds to the charm of the region. The city was founded in the year 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, as India’s first planned city.
Jaipur is a fascinating place to visit and explore, slowly revealing its various aspects. There is plenty to see and do in Jaipur, from sightseeing to catching various cultural performances. Some of Jaipur’s main tourist attractions include Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Gaitore, Ram Niwas Park, Vidyadhar Park, Sisodia Rani Palace and Park, Galtaji, Lakshmi Narayan Temple and others.
Along with sightseeing, a must-do in Jaipur is taking a camel or elephant ride, enjoying various cultural performances from the puppet shows to the folk song and dance and feasting on local spicy Rajasthani cuisine. Another must-do in Jaipur is to scour the local markets famous for its colorful rajas (comforters), bandhani fabrics and much more.
Hotels And Resorts
There are many hotels and resorts present in Jaipur that cater to the lodging needs of many tourists who visit this region. Jaipur’s various accommodation facilities are present in all budget groups, ranging from heritage and luxury hotels to economical and economical hotels, catering to all tastes and preferences of many travelers visiting the region.
With the presence of various hotel websites, it has become relatively easier to get Jaipur hotel bookings done. Jaipur experiences pretty scorching summers and as such the region is best visited during the cooler months. The city is also well connected to the rest of the country using air, rail, and roadways; however, a royal way to explore the desert city is utilizing ‘Palace on Wheels’, a super-luxury train operated by the Indian railways.