Enjoying the title of India’s first planned city, the capital city of Rajasthan and landmark of feminine excellence; what else do you expect from Jaipur as a traveler? Fondly called as Pink city by the tourists because of the extensive use of Pink brick in the major constructions of the walled city, Jaipur is literally a feast to eyes!
From breath-taking beautiful gardens to ultra-modern lifestyle Jaipur has it all. It has something for everybody. If you are flattered and making a mood to visit Jaipur, do research and select your route via the Indian golden triangle tour. It is a well-known traveler circuit connecting Jaipur, Agra, and Delhi.
History and Demographics:
Planned and founded by Sawai Jai sing II in AD 1727, it is said that city was painted terracotta pink in grand welcome of Prince of Wales. Housing a population of 3 Million, Jaipur has citizens following Hinduism in majority followed by Islam, Jainism, and other religions. It is awesome to know that Jaipur gets you very educated people along with its beautiful sight. The Literacy rate in Jaipur is as high as 86%
Jaipur is a semi-arid and warm city throughout the year. It depicts mild winters and summers. The best weather in Jaipur is in between October and March. As winters just arrive, the city flourishes at its best.
Culture and Lifestyle:
Jaipur people mostly speak Marwari. You will find sharp and sweet shopkeepers in Jaipur. Also, Jaipur happens to be the hub of jewelry of meenakari, zardozi, silver jewelry, and embroidered clothes. So, if ethnic shopping is pending; then complete it in Jaipur. Most celebrated festivals in Jaipur are Dusshera and Teej.
Jaipur has an equal amount of multiplexes for the number of historical places. People here like to wear and experience a modern lifestyle. You will find fascinating shopping malls and posh restaurants in your way through.
So, have you made up your mind for Jaipur Tour? Then Here is the bunch of suggested places you must visit:
Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Rambagh Palace, Craft museums, City Palace museum, Anokhi archives, Man Sagar lake, B.M. Birla Planetarium, Ganesh Pol, A rickshaw tour to old Jaipur, Statue Circle, Triton Mall, and Johri Bazaar.
These places are not the only attraction in Jaipur. The city hosts a vast number of fairs and festivals including Camel Festival- Bikaner, Desert Festival- Jaisalmer, Rajasthan Diwas- Jaipur, Gangaur Fair, Pushkar fair in Ajmer.
Jaipur is a well-connected city with Agra and Delhi through the Golden Triangle Tour India. So, you can have a trip to all three cities and observe the diversity in the culture.
Jaipur is at its best in the nights; so, it is suggested that you should stroll on the streets of the city on foot to enjoy the beauty of the city walls and revel in the mood of solace.