Jaipur City – The Pink City of India

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Jaipur City – Pink City of India – जयपुर गुलाबी नगर 

In Rajasthan, the Jaipur is very largest city and one of the Rajasthan Districts located in north-India region. It is the capital city of Rajasthan state. The pink city located 280 km away from New Delhi. Jaipur city is the famous and popular tourist destination in India. It also serves as a gateway to other tourist destination in Rajasthan. Jodhpur (348 km), Jaisalmer  (571 km), Udaipur (421 km), Mount Abu (520 km). Jaipur is located on National highway no.8 which connects Delhi and Mumbai. National highway 12 links with Jaipur to Kota.jaipur

Jaipur History

Jai Singh the ruler founded Jaipur city in the year 1727. To hold a growing population and increasing Water scarcity capital shifted from Amer. It is 11kms away from Jaipur.jaipur history

Jaipur planned based on the principles of Vastu Shastra and Shilpa Shastra. The city construction in the Year 1726. It took four years to complete roads, offices, and palaces. Jaipur city divided into nine blocks. In which two contains state buildings and palace. Remaining seven allotted to the public.

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Jaipur called as pink city of India due to the dominant color scheme of its buildings. During the rule of Ram Singh, the total city painted beautifully with the pink color to welcome Prince of Wales. Pink paint gave Jaipur a unique appearance and labeled as pink city of India.

Rajasthan Tourism – Jaipur

Jaipur is a major tourist destination in India forming a part of the golden triangle. Jaipur ranked as the 7th best place in India. Raj Palace hotel in Jaipur awarded as second on CNN’s World’s 15 most expensive hotels in 2012. Jaipur exhibition and convention center (RECC) considered as the biggest center in Rajasthan.rtdc jaipur

Rajasthan State providing many packages for the tourists through the RTDC (Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation). Check the List of RTDC Hotels list and book the hotels. It is one of India’s best tourist sport. People love to visit this Jaipur city and they come from many states and countries.

RSRTC (Rajasthan Road Ways) operates bus services to major cities of Rajasthan state.

City buses in Jaipur operated by (JCTSL) Jaipur City Transport Services Limited.

Jantar Mantar and the Amer Fort are popular sites of Jaipur. They are considered as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Attraction of jaipur for visitors are Jaigarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, City Palace, Amer Fort, Nahargarh fort , Jantar Mantar Jaipur, Birla Mandir, Jaipur Zoo, and many more temples . Sisodiya Rani Bagh and Kanak Vrindavan are main parks in Jaipur Rajasthan.

Hawa Mahal having 953 windows with a five-story pyramidal shaped monument.

Jaipur Culture

Jaipur city is a place which has many cultural sites. The famous Jawahar Kala Kendra founded by Ravindra Manch and Charles Correa. There is an art gallery at Viratnagar and museum at Hawa Mahal. Jaipur displays cool presentation of Urbanlife style. The Ghoomar is a most popular folk dance style.jaipur is famous for

Major festivals are celebrated in Jaipur, rajasthan. It includes Elephant Festival, Holi, Diwali, Gangaur, Makar sankranti, Vijayadashami.

Jaipur is famous for selling traditional handicrafts. It also has a number of Arts and Crafts included block printing, bandhani, sculpture and stone, Gota Patti, and zari, It is also famous for silver Jewellery, Gems, Kundan, Meenakari, lakh ki Chudiya, shellac work, ivory carving, and Leatherware.jaipur literature festival

Jaipur is also famous for Jaipur literature festival. It is the world’s largest literature festival. all the countrywide literature, writers and authors get to take part in the festival.

Food in Jaipurjaipur Dal Baati Churma

Dal Baati Churma is most famous food in Jaipur, Rajasthan. It also includes Ghevar, Feeny, Mawa Kachori, Gajak, Chauhan Ke Laddu. Most of the foreigners and Indians love to take the Rajasthani Food items. Here, the Tourists can get the different types of delicious food in star hotels as well as small hotels as well.

Population of Jaipur Cityjaipur population

Growth is a crucial aspect of any city and Jaipur is certainly a city of Growth. Each year the population of Jaipur increases 3%. To calculate Jaipur population we need to look at the population of the past 5 years. They are as per the following:

  1. 2013- 3.22 million
  2. 2014- 3.30 million
  3. 2015- 3.44 million
  4. 2016- 3.54 million
  5. 2017- 3.628 million

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In the above image, we can see the special houses of Jaipur. We can estimate the rate of the population in 2018 is 3.7096 million by analyzing past years population.

Population growth in Jaipur increased 10 times in the 50 years.

City Palace Jaipur

Jaipur city palace is the fusion Shilpa Shastra of Indian architecture with Mughal and Rajput influence.city palace Jaipur

City Palace, Jaipur includes the Mubarak Mahal and Chandra Mahal palaces. It is a palace in Jaipur, Rajasthan state. City palace lies in the Heart of Jaipur city. The history of city palace and history of Jaipur city linked with each other. From 1699-1744 Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh ruled the city.jaipur city palace

City palace is a unique complex of several palaces, gardens and Temples.

Virendra Pol, Udai pol, and Tripolia gate are the triple gate entry of the city palace. Tripolia gate reserved for the entry of Royal families. Common people and visitors enter from the other two gates.jaipur chandra mahal palace

The entry from the Virendra pol guides to the Mubarak Mahal. ChandraMahall is the most commanding building in the city palace complex. It contains many unique paintings, mirror work and floral decorations. It has seven floors but the only ground floor allowed for the visitors. There is a tragic story linked up with this palace.

City Palace of Jaipur is the famous place of Jaipur city. Tourist must not miss the opportunity to visit this place. You will enjoy the trip to Jaipur by attracting the sites of the city.

Jaipur Palace Visitors Infowhy jaipur is called pink city

Famous for: Forts, palaces, History, and Culture.

Visiting time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Entrance fees: 500/- for foreign tourists and 190/-for Indians

Visit duration: 2 to 3 hours.

Best time to visit Jaipur

The best time to visit Jaipur is October to March when the climate is cooler. Visit this place before it is too sunny.


Jaipur Website: http://tourism.rajasthan.gov.in/jaipur.html
Jaipur Contact Number: 0141-5155100,5110593
Email Id: cot-dot@rajasthan.gov.in
Address Info:
Paryatan Bhawan, Khasa Kothi Hotel Campus,
M.I.Road., Jaipur

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