City of Jaipur
Jaipur, popularly known as Pink City is the capital city of the state of Rajasthan. The Royal city of Jaipur is on popular North Indian tourist circuit known as Golden Triangle (Delhi—Jaipur—Agra). It is located 300 km south-west of Delhi and 200 km west of Agra . The city of Jaipur is partially encircled with seven gates, the major gates are Chandpol, Ajmeri and Sanganeri. Jaipur is a delight for travellers. It is an extremely colourful city, and in the evening light, the pink buildings achieve a magical charm, which is complemented by the vibrantly attired Rajasthani men and women. Carts drawn by camel are characteristic of Jaipurís passing street scene. The city is also known for its exquisite jewellery. The Suranas (a particular caste known for jewellery artwork) are master craftsmen in gold, silver and engraved jewellery.
The city owes its name, its foundations and its careful planning, to the great warrior and astronomer Maharaja Jai Singh II. His predecessors had enjoyed good relations with the Mughals, and Jai Singh properly cultivated the strong alliance by building some magnificient buildings in Jaipur and Delhi.
Jaipur has many heritage locations including the famous Hawa Mahal, City Palace and Amber Fort. It is the most happening location on tourist circuit of Noth India. Luxurious palace hotels, havelis and lodges are in abundance. Tours covering Delhi, Agra and Jaipur are conducted on regular basis by travel agents in North India.
Places of Interest And Heritage
Jaipur Inn is a budget hotel in Rajasthan, India offering the best value of all hotels with cheap prices.