The Rose Pink City founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II (1693-1743), is the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur is the immaculate jewel in the desert sands of Rajasthan. It is located in the Northern India at a distance of around 25 km from Delhi. It is a city where modernity and tradition live hand-in-hand. Jaipur & its surroundings are rather like an endless museum. The city also offers an endless variety of crafts. It presents a unique synthesis of culture that has to be experienced in order to be cherished. It is one of the favourate destinations of the tourists.
|Area||200.4 sq. km|
|Best Season||October to mid-March|
|Language||Hindi, Rajasthani, English|
|Altitude||431 meters above sea level|
Well connected to cities like Delhi, Agra, Mumbai ,Chennai, Bikaner, etc.
By ROAD :
A convenient mode of travel to Jaipur is by road. Regular bus service of AC and Deluxe Coaches are available.
The Jaipur Airport is called Sanganer Airport. There are domestic flight connections to Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Jodhpur and Udaipur. There is a single international flight to Dubai.
Jaipur's colorful bazaars offer tourists great opportunity to shop and enjoy the vibrant culture of the region. It is also famous for blue pottery and Kundan jewellery. It is also known for its textiles. Sanganeri and Bagru block prints are the fashion designer's craze these days. The Bandhej (tie and dye) print is very typical of the region. Silver jewellery, semi-precious stones and handcrafted footwear are other wonderful shopping items in Jaipur.