Jaipur, the largest city of Rajasthan is an epitome of magnificence and vibrancy. This royal place is rich in heritage, culture and architecture. With splendid fortresses, majestic palaces, tranquil temples and beautiful havelis, Jaipur turns out to be an ideal tourist destination. The first planned city of India, it is the capital of Rajasthan and International tourists planning to tour Rajasthan start the journey most often from Jaipur. It forms a part of the Golden Triangle- Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, hosting many of India's great cultural gems and providing a good spectrum of the country's different landscapes. The Golden Triangle is so callled because of the triangular shape formed by the locations of New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur on the map.
Jaipur, the picturesque capital, also known as the Pink city, was founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Sing II. It is not just the royal buildings and palaces that this city offers. Other than these captivating attractions, Jaipur also displays exquisite handicrafts and spectacular jewellery. These intricate works of art add life and colour to this Pink City's uniqueness. Also, the serenity of lush gardens and floral array acts as the cherry on the cake of fabulous landscapes. All this makes a picturesque view that tends to enthrall any visitor.
To add on to its liveliness, this place has brilliant bazaars filled with bright turbans and ethnic attire, hand-dyed and embroidered textiles and delicious food. Dressed in pink, this royal city is the apt blend of heritage, palaces, culture, art and flamboyance.This fascinating city with its romantic charm takes you to an epoch of royalty and tradition.