“Jaipur” the Pink City of India is also the capital of Indian state Rajasthan. It is one of the oldest cities of India. The city is known as Pink city due to the trade mark of the building colours. It is the largest city in Rajasthan. It is one of the most visited tourist attraction of the country India. Not only from India, from other countries around the globe tourists visit to explore this beautiful city. Jaipur is well known for its rich royal culture and geography, it is the city belongs to the golden triangle of India, apart from the royal buildings and places the magnificent handicrafts of this place are world famous.
Jaipur is rich in royal heritage, culture and architecture. After arrival tourists will get to know the reason behind to call the city as Pink city. Every building within the centre is painted in terracotta which is pink in colour. Due to this significant colour, the city is known as the Pink city of India. This pink colour represents welcoming and hospitality. According history it was illegal to paint the house other than pink colour. And still the rule is effective and people follow this rule and paint the houses in pink.
Jaipur city palace is a beautiful fusion of the Mughal and Rajput architecture. Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is considered to be the largest of the five astronomical observations. Hawa Mahal means palace of winds, is the blend of Hindu and Islamic architecture. Apart from these places there are so many forts to visit at Jaipur.
People celebrate the fairs and fests on grand level. The city is also known as city of Rajputs. Teej, kite festival, camel festival, elephant festivals are some of the festivals celebrated by the Rajputs here. If one wants to go for ethnic attire then Jaipur is the best place for ethnic attire shopping. Jaipur has a hot semi-arid climate. Jaipur gets high temperature during summer and moderate rain during monsoon. Winter season is pleasant and mild with and average temperature.
The best season to visit Jaipur is during the winter months, from early November to February and this is the height of the tourist season.
By Air: Jaipur is well connected by air to Delhi, Mumbai, and Calcutta and to the other tourist destinations of Rajasthan i.e. Jodhpur and Udaipur.
By Train: Jaipur is connected by superfast trains to Delhi and Mumbai and to the other tourist destinations of Rajasthan i.e. Jodhpur and Udaipur.
By Road: Jaipur is well connected by road to Delhi (260 kms), Agra (250 kms), Jodhpur (330 kms), Udaipur (400 kms), Bikaner (330 kms), Pushkar (145 kms) and serves as the gateway for tourists travelling through Rajasthan.