History of Jaipur

Recognized as one of the princely capitals representing chivalrous Rajputana rule, Jaipur reigns supreme in terms of living royalty of the past in the perfect manner. The charismatic "Pink city of India" is one of the most influential relics of yesteryears shining more than anything else. With colourful culture and lively people, it is one of the most sought after cities.

Dotted with architectural masterpieces, inviting environs, lush gardens, vibrant bazaars and crowded streets, Jaipur is one of the cities that reign atop in rendering the perfect touring experience to the travelers coming to the Indian vicinities. It is indeed an alluring city that captivates the imagination of each and every holidaymaker.

Rich Historical Legacy & Culture

Strolling in the vicinities of Jaipur, one finds that the city is fairly young. There is no dearth of magnificent that reigns in every nook and corner of the city. If we go by the legends we find that the origin of this city is based on folklore. In fact, it is the Aurangazeb who was bestowed with the princely stature with the title of 'Sawai', placing the Kacchawaha clan (where only 10 maharajahs have sat on the throne in the past 250 years). In the city of Jaipur, taking into consideration the historical fact, we find that Jai Singh's farsightedness also paid. It was he who designed the modern capital with a Bengali Architect, Vidyadhar Bhattacharya. The noteworthy part is that one can always relive the royal past in Jaipur thus not only getting enthralled but understanding Indian society in its true form.

The Most Recommended Itineraries for Jaipur Tourism

Duration: 2 Days - 1 Nights
Destinations: Delhi - Jaipur
Duration: 5 Days - 4 Nights
Destinations: Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Ranthambore
Duration: 5 Days - 4 Nights
Destinations: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Pushkar - Delhi
Duration: 6 Days - 5 Nights
Destinations: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur
Duration: 9 Days - 8 Nights
Destinations: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Delhi
Duration: 13 Days - 12 Nights
Destinations: Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Bundi - Jaipur - Delhi

Jaipur - Tradition, Culture, and Authenticity

Popularly recognized as the pink city of India, Jaipur is the first planned city. This is despite the fact that it is located in the desert lands of Rajasthan. One can easily experience the royal charm in its vicinities.

  • It is the capital representing royalty even today
  • Represents the Bygone Rajput Era
  • Witness magnificent Forts, Palaces, and Havelis
  • Get enthralled by Exquisite Fairs and Festivals

Apart from that Rajasthan is also one of the major business centres. Moreover, there is no dearth of breathtaking views, royal charms, and much more in its vicinities. All this makes it most captivating. Jaipur also attracts large number of visitors. With high standards of hospitality and rich tradition, Jaipur is the city full of charm. Rich monuments, architectural marvels such as Hawa Mahal, City Palace, and Amber Fort make it ambient more than anything else.

Temples – Raising the Spiritual Essence

Many temples grace the vicinities of Jaipur. There are gardens that fill the environment with a tinge of royalty. No doubt, the serene and aesthetic environment exalts the stature of Jaipur.

Explore Glorious Rich Indian Past
Capture the Beauty that’s Amazing
Stuffed and Chaotic Bazaars make it Worthy
Don’t Forget to Roam on a Camel’s Back

Graced with Forts, Royal Buildings, Palaces…

Jaipur becomes significant as it is dotted with magnificent forts, captivating palaces and royal buildings. Undoubtedly, Jaipur reminds the valour of Rajputs and its rich history makes everyone go enthralled in real sense. Be it traditional handicrafts, clothes, jewelry, or ethnic crafts, you can find plenty of them thus making your tour worth noting. Apart from that, there are ample of various tour packages including honeymoon tour packages, yoga and meditation tour packages, camel safari packages, which make your holidays memorable and unforgettable.

FACT FILE

To See : City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Laxmi Narayan Temple.
Famous Festival : Elephant Festival, the festival of colours is held on the day of holi.
Don't Miss : Cultural events, puppet shows and traditional dances at Ravindra Manch, Jawahar Lal Nehru Building and Choki Dhani Village resort.
To Shop : Shop for Precious Gems, Block Printed Fabrics, Tye-Dye Fabrics, Ethnic Lac Jewelery, Brass Figurines and Marble Carvings.
Getting There : Air : Jaipur's Sanganer Airport – 14 km / ½ hr.
Rail : Well connected by Ajmer Shatabdi Express to Delhi. Station is connected to Mumbai, Kolkata, Ajmer.
Road : Route NH 8 – 256 km, 5 hr drive from Delhi.
Inside Tip : Eating out in restaurants having themes of Rajasathani Village life - Apna Gaon and Chokhi Dhani.
Important Distances : Delhi-265 km, Ajmer:205 km via Beawar Agra: 570 km via Ajmer, Jaipur Delhi: 636 km via Ajmer, Jaipur, Alwar Mumbai: 1013 km via Ahmedabad Bikaner: 256 km via Nagaur Jaisalmer: 285 km via Osian, Pokaran Udaipur: 318 km.
Shopping Destinations : Bapu Bazaar and Nehru Bazaar – Textiles, Local perfumes, Sandals.
Tripolia Bazaar and Chaura Rasta – Textile, Ironware. Simple Watching Firsthand Artists working here.
Staying Options : Rambagh Palace, Mahal Palace, Rajmahal Palace, Narayan Niwas, Alsisar Haveli, Mandawa Haveli, Shahpura House.
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