Jaipur is undoubtedly the most popular tourist attraction of Rajasthan. Famously known as the Pink City, the capital city serves as the gateway to other tourist cities of Rajasthan. Jaipur was India’s first planned city and was established in 1727 by Jai Singh II. The city is resplendent with culture, heritage and architecture that dots back to the glorious past of its ancestors.
Due to vast number of tourist attractions, Jaipur has been ranked under top 10 best places to visit in Asia. Some of the attractions include Amer Fort, City Palace, Hawa mahal, Jantar Mantar and the Birla Mandir. Local cuisines like Dal Bati Churma, Gatte ki Sabzi, Missi roti and sweets like Ghevar, Gajak and Feeni are widely popular among tourists.
Jaipur is considered as a prominent centre for culture and performing arts. A large number of events and major festivals are held at Jaipur including the Jaipur Literature Festival, Elephant festival, Kite festival, Gangaur and Teej.
Country - India
Visa Requirements - Visa is required
Languages Spoken - Hindi & English
Currency Used - Indian Rupee (INR)
Area (km2) - 111,8