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Jaipur (Pink City)

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Jaipur is famous with the name of Pink City, It is also a major destination of international travellers. every building within the walled historic centre is painted with “pink” colour. It is a first planned city of India, Jaipur has a rich history of rulers who lived in magnificent forts and palaces. Apart from a few buildings, the entire city is painted in the colour of hospitality, and welcomes visitors and guests with open arms. Jaipur is also known as the Pink City and visitors on arrival will understand the reasoning behind its name. Every building in the city is walled as a historic centre with painted “pink” colour. Jaipur is also the first planned city of India.

City Palace

City Palace is one of the major historical attractions, situated in the heart of Jaipur city. ‘Mubarak Mahal’ and ‘Chandra Mahal’ are the popular attractions of the city palace complex.

Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal, is known for the Palace of The Winds. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Jaipur. In the heart of city in 1799, Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh created a beautiful five-storey palace structure. The architect of the palace, used red and pink sandstone in the construction. This building is in the shape of the crown of Lord Krishna with 953 jharokhas or windows and a beautifully decorated with honeycomb of a beehive that gives one a feel of the rich heritage of the Rajputs.

Amber Fort

The location of Amer Fort is 11 km from the City Center. It is also the main tourist attractions of Jaipur. The fort situated on the top of a hill and declared World Heritage Site along with five Hill Forts of Rajasthan.

Samanvai Art Gallery

aipur is the hub of gemstones and colored stones, It also attracts the art lovers on different way for investment. The Samanvai Art Gallery, which opened in 2003, has been offering a platform to artists and investors to meet and explore various opportunities together by art gallery.
The location of Samanvai Art Gallery is in the center of the ever-busy M.I. Road in the heart of the Pink City, having a large collection of contemporary Indian paintings and modern art with oil, watercolours, by renowned and promising artists from various Indian states such as Bengal, Kerala, Goa and Rajasthan.

Other Tourist Attractions in Jaipur:-

Jaipur also include Sanganeri Gate, Sri Kali Temple, Raj Mandir and Garh Ganesh Temple. Some other tourist attractions are Chokhi Dhani and the city also known for its Sweets called Ghevar and Mawa Kachori.

  • Garh Ganesh Temple
  • Diggi Palace
  • Moti Dungri Fort
  • Jaivana
  • Jaipur Zoo
  • Kanak Vrindavan
  • Ram Niwas Garden
  • Jawahar Kala Kendra
  • Moti Doongri Ganesh Temple


Jaipur Zoo is located near Albert Hall Museum and house different birds and animals. The Zoological Garden famous for rare white tiger and the breeding programs of gharial, cheetah and crocodiles.

Architecture

The city was planned according to Indian Vastu shastra by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya in 1727. There are three gates facing east, west, and north.

  • The eastern gate is called Suraj pol (sun gate)
  • The western gate is called Chand pol (moon gate)
  • The northern gate faces the ancestral capital of Amer

Local Cuisine

Typical dishes include Dal Baati Churma, Missi Roti, Gatte ki Sabzi, Ker Sangri, Makke ki Ghat, Bajre ki Ghat and Bajre ki Roti are famous dishes and attractions for tourists. Jaipur is also known for its Sweets which include Ghevar, Feeni, Mawa Kachori, Gajak, meethi thuli and Chauguni ke laddu.