Jaipur Tourism

Jaipur is famous for

Jaipur, the very name is associated with bravery, valour and a glorious past, reminiscent of the achievements of the indomitable Rajput warriors. Jaipur is abode to magnificent palaces, splendid forts and charming architecture. A trip to Jaipur is incomplete without munching on the local Rajasthani cuisine

Jaipur Video Reviews

Good place  Video Review

Good place

by Golu Sharma
30th Dec 17
An enchanting view from nahargarh fort  Video Review

An enchanting view from nahargarh fort

by Kurja Rathore
20th Dec 17
A Royal Residence and A Royal Exhibition  Video Review

A Royal Residence and A Royal Exhibition

by Rizwanuddin Rafiq
30th Oct 16
Built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799  Video Review

Built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799

by Rizwanuddin Rafiq
30th Oct 16
Hall of private audience and for royal meetings  Video Review

Hall of private audience and for royal meetings

by Rizwanuddin Rafiq
30th Oct 16
Thousands of tiny mirrors are used to design this  Video Review

Thousands of tiny mirrors are used to design this

by Rizwanuddin Rafiq
30th Oct 16
It was built by Ram Singh II in 1868  Video Review

It was built by Ram Singh II in 1868

by Rizwanuddin Rafiq
29th Oct 16
Jaigarh Fort-wonderful view of city from the top  Video Review

Jaigarh Fort-wonderful view of city from the top

by Vinit Singh
24th Jul 18
Beautiful fort - well preserved  Video Review

Beautiful fort - well preserved

by Akshaya Patil
26th Jan 18
Inside of Amber palace(diwan-e-khaas)  Video Review

Inside of Amber palace(diwan-e-khaas)

by Saket rathi
17th Jan 18

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"Maharaja's Dream and The City Of Victory!"

Vikrant sharda

Vikrant sharda5.0/5

8 reviews

Proud history and wonderful monuments

The enticing history and exuberent lifestyle of the kings add the much sortafter prelude to the magnificent monuments in Jaipur. Moreover, the interiors of Rajasthan keeps you engaged in the history and stories. Jaipur is the gateway to Rajasthan and the Amer welcomes you in all its glory and magnificence when you enter Jaipur from Delhi. Even in off season hot weather, Jaipur doesnot fail to excite you.

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Jayatee chatterjee

Jayatee chatterjee5.0/5

2 reviews

It's open in night for public from 7. 30pm to 10pm.

Amber by Night, ’ initiated recently by the Department of Art and Culture, it's a vibrant tour of Jaleb junction, Diwan-e-Aam, Mansingh quarter and Sheesh quarter to the visitors. Some stories behind the darkness, I could feel and experience it together.
  • It's open in night for public from 7.30pm to 10pm.
  • It's open in night for public from 7.30pm to 10pm.
  • It's open in night for public from 7.30pm to 10pm.
  • It's open in night for public from 7.30pm to 10pm.
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Jaipur Overview

History of Jaipur

Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan is also known as the ‘Pink City’. Jaipur is an enchanting historical city and was founded in 1727 by Maharaja Jai Singh, the King of Amer. Also, the city of Jaipur is named after him.

During the rule of Sawai Ram Singh, the city of Jaipur was painted pink to greet Prince Edward and Queen Victoria. Since then, Jaipur came to be known as the Pink City. The City also remains to be the gateway to India’s exuberant state of Rajasthan.

People and Culture of Jaipur

Jaipur is one of the popular tourist places in India. All year round, it is swarming with tourists from all over the world. The colourful streets, a blend of old and new Jaipur and the rich splendour cultural heritage are Jaipur’s most attractive features. The main language of Jaipur is Rajasthani but Marwari, Hindi and English are also spoken here. It has a good cosmopolitan mix in terms of population and culture, celebrating Hindu, Jain, Sikh, Muslim and Christian festivals. Few of the main festivals of Jaipur are Gangaur festival, Teej festival, Elephant Fair, Jaipur Literature festival, Kite festival, Chhat ka Mela in Amber during Navratri.

Things to Do in Jaipur

Jaipur is abode to magnificent palaces, splendid forts and charming architectural buildings and hence there are a lot of sightseeing in Jaipur that tourists must indulge in. City Palace is one of the most popular Jaipur attractions. With a charismatic architecture, this palace has gardens, courtyards and many other important buildings that are housed in it. From places to visit in Jaipur, Amber Fort is another spectacular tourist place. The fort has a royal palace that portrays a merge of Hindu and Muslim architecture and it also depicts the lifestyle of the Rajputs.

Hawa Mahal is another one from Jaipur places to visit. This palace has honeycombed hive architecture and is built of red and pink sandstones. Jal Mahal and Jantar Mantar are two other Jaipur tourist places that you must visit.

Food and Shopping in Jaipur

Apart from places to see in Jaipur, there is lots of other entertainment to catch up in Jaipur. A trip to Jaipur is incomplete without munching on the local Rajasthani cuisine. Dal Bati Churma, Ghewar, Kalakand and Bajre Ki Khichri are some of the famous dishes of Jaipur. Things to do in Jaipur include a visit to Choki Dhani- a place where you can enjoy food along with the vibrant culture of Rajasthan.

Johari Bazaar, Bapu Bazaar, Nehru Bazaar, Tripolia Bazaar and Chaura Rasta are some of the famous markets where you will find everything from lehengas to handicrafts to bangles and pottery. Jaipur tour is incomplete without raiding and shopping from these markets.

Accommodation in Jaipur

For transport options and figuring out how to reach Jaipur, one can opt for going by road, by flight, by bus or by train. For accommodation, one can choose to stay in budget hotels, resorts, guest houses or luxury hotels. There is no shortage of accommodation here in Jaipur. Keeping the entire list of Jaipur sightseeing in mind, plan an itinerary, book one of the hotels in Jaipur well in advance and take off to this Pink City!


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