Jaipur is referred to as the “Pink city” across the world. The city gets this name as a large number of the tourists places like havelis ,forts and palaces, in Jaipur are of the Terracotta pink colour. After Agra, it is another important location for tourists. It was built in the 18th Century by Sawai Jai Singh as the known planned city of India. It is the largest and capital city of Rajasthan in Northern India. In year 2008, survey from Conde Nast Traveller Readers choice gave the ranking of Jaipur as the 7th best place to travel in Asia. It is the epitome of vibrancy and magnificence. The suitable and best time to visit this location is during the month of October and March. The weather is quite pleasant during those months, which allows the visitors to explore more without getting scorched in the seething heat.
How to reach Jaipur?
People from across the globe come to visit Jaipur due to its beauty and to explore the legacy of Jaipur. It’s the major city of Rajasthan due to which it is well connected with all the other places with means of the public and private transports.
- Via Air
It is having the airport at Sanganer which is 7Km (domestic Terminal) and 10Km (International Terminal) from the main city. It is connected the city with all major locations as well as some overseas countries. It is having the facilities of regular domestic flights to Jodhpur, Delhi, Udaipur, Hyderabad, Goa, Chennai, Bangalore etc. Flights to Bangkok and Singapore are also available through Delhi.
- Via Train
It is well connected to almost every city via the means of Indian Railways. There are numerous trains which are connected with the city of Mumbai, Delhi, Agra, Alwar, Bikaner etc. Every train does stops at Jaipur junction and there are some trains which stop at Durgapara and Gandhinagar. Once you get down from the train you could take a auto rickshaw, hire taxi or bus for reaching
- Via Road /Car
It is having good connectivity of roads with the Major cities of India. NH11, NH8 and NH12 are the main national highways which are connecting the cities with Jaipur. Delhi is just 235 Km and there are good services of cabs and buses which are available.
Top 10 places to visit in Jaipur
- Hawa Mahal
- City Palace
- Jantar Mantar
- Amber Fort
- Govind Devi ji Temple
- Rishi Sidhi Pol
- Chand pol
- Ganesh Pol
- Down town Jaipur
- World Trade Park-Jaipur
Where to Eat and Stay?
There are numerous restaurants which are quite famous for the special delicacies. It is well known for the tempting beauty and vegetarian food. They are providing users with the mesmerising tastes and flavour of Rajasthan. Some of the good restaurants which are well known are- Arya Niwas, Blue Bird Hotel, Copper Chimney, Eleven to Eleven, Masala Lounge etc. Other fast food restaurants are- Cafe Kooba, Lals Fast Food, Little Indian Restaurant, Laxmi Cafe etc.
Every kind of budgeted stay is available over here and you just don’t have to worry about the stay. Some of the renowned hotels where your stay could be comfortable are- Radisson Blu Jaipur, Sarovar Portico Jaipur, Hotel Star Palace, Hotel Roshan Haveli, Magnollia Villa etc.