Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan. Also known as the Pink City of India, Jaipur forms a part of the famous tourist circuit including New Delhi and Agra known as the Golden Triangle. Located on the eastern side of the state, Jaipur also forms a gateway to other cities including Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Udaipur. The city’s population consists primarily of the Hindus.
The city is adorned by beautiful palaces and forts. City Palace is one of the most impressive monuments right in the centre of the city. Other landmark attractions include the Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh Fort which was the residence of the King Sawai Jai Singh 2, Amer Fort, another principal tourist attraction of Jaipur. The city is also famous for different activities including an elephant ride to the Amer fort, camel safaris and much more. During your holidays in Jaipur you need to explore the colorful bazaars and the various artefacts and traditional stuff that it has to offer including the famous Rajasthani joothis, jewellery, clothes amongst other interesting items. The bazaars offers a plethora of options right from ironware to pottery to woodwork to textiles.
During your trip to Jaipur, you have to gorge on some mouth watering Rajasthani cuisine delicacies. The city is famous for its cuisines including the daal baati churma, missi roti, gate ki sabzi, laal maas, ghevar, mawa kachori, gajak and a lot more. Chowki Dhani is another major tourist attraction. A Village resort that gives you a feel of the traditional Rajasthani food and culture. Also a famous tourist attraction includes Rajmandir cinema hall, a movie theatre known for its archaic architecture that has been honoured with the title of ‘Pride of Asia’.
The best time to visit Jaipur is between October and March, with pleasant weather and cool temperatures making it a perfect holiday getaway.