The 'Pink City' of Jaipur was named after Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II who founded the city on November 18, 1727. Jaipur along with Delhi and Agra forms the India's Golden Triangle. Which is the most popular tourist circuit in India. This capital of Rajasthan is also a gateway to other tourist places like Ajmer, Pushkar, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Mount Abu in the state.
Inarguably an alluring treasure trove, Jaipur, deserves to be the capital of equally attractive state of Rajasthan. This famous travel place best reflects the opulent Rajputana architecture, traditions and history of the state. However, this is not all that make Jaipur a popular tourist attraction; the fact that the city is a flavour some fusion of old and modern keeps it all interesting for travellers. Jaipur is one of the best luxury vacation destinations in India with an array of boutique and heritage hotels. It is equally, a travel place for backpackers, who can enjoy a number of activities on their shoestring budget.
A welcoming and hospitable Jaipur is perfect for a holiday amidst rich history and modern comforts. This tourist place in Rajasthan is like a time machine that ports one back to the glorious Rajput era. Each fort, palace and temple in Jaipur boasts skilled craftsmanship and passion for building. Witnessing the intricate carvings and the choice of colour combination, location and material is a pure delight for any history lover visiting this one of the major travel places of Rajasthan tourism. Jaipur’s main tourist attractions are indeed its forts and palaces, amongst which Amber/Amer Fort, Nahargarh Fort, City Palace and Jaigarh Fort are top places to see. Apart from this, tourism in the city largely bank on, one of their kind structures like Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar and Jal Mahal.
The capital city also boasts of heritage hotels, and five star properties ideal for a luxury holiday. One of the must things to do in Jaipur is shopping as it boasts several local markets selling authentic articles related to Rajasthan handloom and traditional art and craft, reflecting the rich culture and tradition of Rajasthan. In fact your Jaipur tour will remain incomplete without buying Rajasthani dress material, camel leather items, jewelry, handicrafts items and Jaipuri carpets and rajaiyan in this 'shopper's paradise'.
Jaipur is also a food lover’s paradise, the city along with offering numerous places for savouring local dishes, is also dotted with restaurants and eateries serving delicious multiple cuisines. The city is also perfect for family vacation as it surrounds itself with attractions suitable for every family member. There are also family-friendly hotels and resorts in the city that guarantee a pleasant holiday experience. Jaipur with its pretty venues and location is also ideal for destination weddings. One can host the best royal weddings with stunning forts or palaces in the background. Tour My India makes your holiday in Jaipur pleasant and hassle free with its detailed travel guide answering your every travel query.