Jaipur Tourism: Places to Visit, Trip to Jaipur Rajasthan

Jaipur Tourism Places to Visit : – Jaipur is a city which is the capital of Rajasthan’s largest state. Jaipur was the second largest city after Jodhpur of Rajasthan, the establishment of Jaipur, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh (II) was in 1728. Jaipur is famous for its rich building construction-tradition, mustard and historical importance. Jaipur city is also known as Pink Nagar or Pink City.

jaipur tourism

The city of Jaipur is surrounded by Aravalli ranges from all the three sides and jaipur tourism is also famous for its historical, building construction, Saras-culture. The city is identified by its old houses and palaces, Jaipur is also a part of the tourist Golden Triangle of India. The distance from capital Delhi to Jaipur is 280 kms.

Best Places to Visit in Jaipur

Jaipur Tourism Places to VisitWho made them and when
Amber palaceRaja Man shing (1589-161)
Jantar MantarMaharaja Jai Shing II (1724)
Hawa Mahal – Palace of windMaharaja Sawai Pratap Shing (1799)
Jaigarh FortJai shing II (1667)
Nahargarh FortSawai Raja Jaisingh II (1734)
Jal MahalMaharaja sawai jai singh II (18th century)
Sheesh Mahal ( Hall of Mirrors )Mughal ruler (1711)
Birla Mandir TempleG.D. Birla (1939)
City palaceMaharaja sawai jai singh II (1729-1732)
Albert Hall MuseumChander and Tara Mistry (1886)
Moti Dungari TempleSeth jairam paliwal (1761)

Pink City Jaipur History, Map, Population, & Facts

Jaipur is called the Pink City because in 1876, Maharaja Jaisingh decorated the entire city with pink color to welcome Prince Albert, Prince of Wales, Queen of England.  Since then the city has been named Pink City.  And this city was named Jaipur after the name of King Jaisingh II.

The city of Jaipur is divided into six parts and is divided by 111 feet (34 m) wide roads.  There is also Jantar Mantar, Jaipur, an observatory built by Sawai Jai Singh in the central part. Jaipur is considered one of the most planned cities by modern urban planners. During the British rule, it was ruled by the Rajput rulers of the Kachwaha community.

Population of Jaipur, Rajasthan

The expansion of this city started in the 19th century, then its population was 1,80,000, which has now increased to 13,7,119 according to the figures of 2001 and 20 lakhs after 2012.

Main Industries of Jaipur

Import-export of metal, marble, textile-printing, handicraft, gold and jewellery and tourist-industry etc. are included.

Things to Do in Jaipur with Updated Activities list

Major festivals of JaipurWhen are they made
Teej festivalShravan Shukla 3
GangaurFalgun Shukla 15 to Chaitra Shukla Paksha 3
Annat ChaturdashiBhadrapada Shukla Paksha 14
Jhulna EkadashiBhadrapada Shukla 11
HoliFalgun Shukla 15
Makar Sankranti14th January
Nag PanchamiBhadrapada Krishna 5
Sheetla AshtamiChaitra Krishna 8

About Jaipur, Introduction Pink City of India

Jaipur is a city where every festival is celebrated with great pomp and the most important festivals of Jaipur are Teej and Gangaur, which are celebrated once a year.  The festival of Gangaur is celebrated from the second day of Holi which lasts for 15 days. In this festival the girls worship the seven Gangaur of the married woman.  Then after 15 days Gangaur is taken out in royal style. The festival of Teej is also celebrated with great pomp and on this day also Teej ride is taken out in Jaipur.

Food items are given great importance in Jaipur, such as Dal Bati Churma, Ghevar, Pyaaz Kachori, Missi Roti, etc. are such food items which are made in a very special way.

  1. What is jaipur famous?

    Jaipur is famous for its historical and architectural landmarks, vibrant culture, shopping, and cuisine, making it a popular tourist destination in India. Historical Heritage, Amer Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Shopping, Cuisine, Festivals, Textiles and Handicrafts, Cultural Heritage.

  2. Which month is best to visit jaipur?

    The best time to visit Jaipur is during the winter months, from October to March, when the weather is pleasant and conducive to exploring the city's attractions.

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