The Indian city of Jaipur, also known as the “Pink City”, is extremely amazing in itself. Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan state, is known all over the world due to the magnificent forts, palaces, majestic buildings and history. Jaipur is the first city in India which was built according to the Vaastu Shastra. This city is not only in Rajasthan or India, but also the main center of tourist attraction in the whole world. If you also want to get a closer feel of the ancient palaces and the royal lifestyle then it is a good idea to visit Jaipur. There are many places in Jaipur where after visiting you will realize that the Jaipur Trip is arguably the best trip of your life.
The city of Jaipur was established by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727 when Amer started facing difficulties due to lack of water and increasing population. Maharaja Jai Singh II selected Vidyadhar Bhattacharya and Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob for this work to prepare the Jaipur city structure. The structure here is mostly a mixed form of Rajput, Mughal and European style.
During the visit of Prince and Queen Victoria of Wales to India, Maharaja Sawai Ramsingh II had painted the entire Jaipur city in pink to welcome him. Since then, Jaipur became famous as ‘Pink City’. You will still see many historical and government buildings of Jaipur painted in terracotta pink.
What is Jaipur famous for?
Jaipur is famous for a wide variety of jewelery, clothing, expensive pieces, gems, lac bangles and a variety of handicrafts. Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall Museum, Birla Mandir, Galtaji Mandir, Nahargarh Fort, Amer Fort, Jal Mahal, Abhaneri, etc. are many places for which Jaipur is known. If you are in Jaipur then you should not miss the opportunity to visit these places. Jaipur is one of the 3 cities making ‘Golden Triangle’ along with Delhi and Agra. These three cities are very popular among tourists visiting India.
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