Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan was built by the legendary Rajput king Jai Singh II. This spectacular city has imposing state buildings, colonnaded palaces, courtyards and museums. Its broad boulevards and buildings are all painted in hues of pink. This is how it has earned the name, 'Pink City'. Jaipur is part of India’s famed Golden Triangle, forming a tourist circuit along with Delhi and Agra.
This glorious city with an intriguing past gives royal vibes to the tourists visiting from different parts of the world with its rich heritage and culture. The magnificent Rajput-Mughal architecture of the historic forts and the royal palaces give tourists a glance of history. The city is filled with colourful markets well known for their handicrafts and handlooms. 'The Walled City of Jaipur' takes pride in being on the tentative list of future UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Destination Type: Heritage
Destinations Nearby: Udaipur 393 km, Amer 14 km, Alwar 160 km
Languages: Hindi, Dhundhari, Marwari, and English
Nearest Railway Station: Jaipur
Nearest Airport: Jaipur
Summer: March to June. Summers are hot with temperature ranging from 25°C to 45°C.
Monsoon: July to mid-September. Expect medium rainfall.
Winter: October to February. Temperature ranges between 10°C and 25°C.