Jaipur,capital city of Rajasthan, is known as Pink city because of the color of the stone used to build architect exclusively in the walled city. Jaipur has a very strong geographical and architectural attraction. Jaipur was founded on 18th November 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II Kachawaha Rajput , Ruler of Amer , who ruled from 1699-1744.
Initially Amber (now pronounced as Amer) was his capital , and lies at a distance of 10 km from Jaipur. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II felt that capital city should be shifted because of the increase in population of city and safety reasons as it was likely to be attacked by a Mughal’s. Later new capital named as Jaipur was established by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II with all astrologers believes and modern technology. Jaipur is one of the very planned cities of India with spread around it, in rows format , public buildings, noblemen houses, the living and trading quarters of merchants and artisans. Straight, wide roads run through the city, while a high, crenelated wall that forms its defence is pierced with seven gateways that serve as entry points.
Jaipur architecture was planned as ancient, but its execution was with modern technology. Both Rajput and Mughal architecture was used to make Jaipur beautiful and different from other capitals.
Jaipur is renowned in international tourism map as one of the vertexes in Golden Triangle Tour packages. Some of the famous tour packages are Golden triangle 3 Nights/4 Days and Golden triangle 5 Nights / 6 Days etc.
Many poets wrote poems on beauty of Jaipur and tourists make documentary and movies on culture and beauty of Jaipur architect to share the culture of pink city world over.
Some of Main attractions of Jaipur tour are
- Amber fort
- Nahargarh Fort
- Jaigarh Fort
- Jal Mahal
- Hawa Mahal
- City Palace
- Galta temple
- Birla temple
- Govind dev ji temple
- Albert hall museum
In addition, Jaipur is hub of fairs and festivals some of them are Gangore fair and Jaipur literature festival. So, plan your Jaipur tour according to the schedule of fairs and festivals so that you can witness colorful fairs and festivals of Jaipur and enjoy your tour.
Tourist Spots Near Jaipur
Rajasthani(Marwari) ,Hindi are mainly spoken languages of Jaipur . English is spoken but by small portion of population. So knowledge of Hindi and English is more than enough to communicate in Jaipur.
The traditional dress known as posak looks like skirt and top, and are woven by women with traditional taste while the saree and salwar suit are also common with women. Traditionally, Men wear dhoti kurta, but nowadays, trousers and shirts are very common.
Jaipur is worldwide famous for architecture and beauty. Jaipur Architecture is completely based on Vastu Shastra. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II – the founder of Jaipur, himself was a great architect and astronomer. Jaipur Architecture was based on Rajput and Mughal architecture.
Jaipur Geography and Climate
Jaipur has a semi-arid climate. Temperatures and climatic condition vary accordingly. In the summer season (April to June) , average daily temperature remains around 35-40 C in Jaipur. May and June are the hottest months in Jaipur. Temperature reaches up to 40-45 degree Celsius in these months. Jaipur floods with tourists from August to November.
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