An enchanting city, which is established in the year of 1727, Jaipur, has been declared a first planned city in India. Today, it becomes a top most tourist destination in the world spotting magnificent forts, monuments and some other historical palaces.
A vibrant city, which was established in the year 1727, Jaipur has been acclaimed as the first planned city in India. The capital of the former Kachwaha rulers, Jaipur offers a multifaceted tourist destination. This flourishing city has derived its name from the well-known ruler Sawai Jaisingh II, whose progressive thinking gave birth to a perfectly planned city.
Widely renowned as the Pink City of India, Jaipur reproduces in its magnificent past, ancient history, famous tradition, architectural elegance and natural vista. Although the Rajputs are famous for their valor and bravery, these great fighters have shown much negotiation in their relation with the mighty kingdoms of their time.
Jaipur is widely acclaimed for its magnificent buildings, which displays unique architectural historical places. A charming place, Jaipur imitates its wonderful past through its extravagant forts, appealing palaces, well-designed walls, serene temples and lovely havelis. The beauty of this city is attributed by the charismatic lure of its outstanding gardens. The tranquility of the luxuriant gardens with its marvelously tended landscapes represents a picturesque appeal, which will certainly captivate any visitor.
Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal are the special features of Jaipur.
According to its past history, Jaipur dates back to the year 1727 when the city was discovered by the then king, Maharaja Jai Singh II. The king moved his capital to Jaipur from Amber due to the rise in the population and decrease in the water levels. When the Marathas were continuously attacking and trying to take a control over the city, the king was very incredulous about the sanctuary of Jaipur. The city was acclaimed as ‘pink city’ only in the year 1853, when the complete walls of the city was painted pink to welcome the Prince of Wales.
Travel within city
Jaipur is declared as most popular tourist destinations in India, hence there are so many public transport buses that tourists can opt for while in Jaipur, and there are auto rickshaws, cycle rickshaws and taxis available to travel around.
One of the cheapest way to communicate in and around the city through the public transport RTDC buses that ply to all major areas in Jaipur. You can opt for full day tours, half day tours and night tours.
Auto rickshaws in Jaipur are easily available to visit a particular destination. Auto rickshaws are a safe way to travel within the city at night, and there are no special night fares.
Cycle rickshaw is quite cheap but also very slow mode of transport.
Taxi is one of the very comfortable and you can opt for it very easily from airports, bus stands and the railway station.