Jaipur - The Gateway of Rajasthan
The Pink City Jaipur, known as pink because of Pink colour, is the Capital of Rajasthan. The Pink colored stones are used in the walled city. Jaipur was once a stronghold of a clan of rulers who have built as many as 3 hill forts and chain of palaces in Jaipur which are the main attractions.
Jaipur also has many colorful and bright bazaars that sell tie and dye scarves, embroidered leather shoes, blue pottery, and other exotic wares.
Jaipur was founded by Sawai Jaisingh II in the year1727 AD is popularly known as pink city. Jaipur has broad streets, avenues and large gardens.
Visiting the Palaces and Forts in Jaipur will take you back to centuries. You will feel that the past has come alive in the splendid, lively and magnificent forts and palaces, where used to live the maharajas. Bazaars in Jaipur are full of life and activity.
You can shop for the best and famous Rajasthani jewellery, fabric and shoes in these bustling Bazaars. The stuff is of great quality and value for the shoppers. This captivating city of Jaipur with its romantic charm will take you to an era of royalty and tradition and rich culture.
How to Reach Jaipur
Jaipur is just 270 Kms from Delhi and well connected with Express Highway. It is 4 hrs drive from Delhi to Jaipur.
Buses ply every half an hour from Delhi ISBT to Jaipur. Well connected with all the cities of Rajasthan by road and train. Jaipur is coonected by train from North, South, East and West India.
Sanganer Airport is connected with all the major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Dubai etc.