Jaipur is the capital city of the north-western Indian state of Rajasthan and also the largest city in the state, both by area and by population. It also has the reputation for being the first “planned” city in the whole of India.

The colour of the buildings in the city is mostly pink - this was done by the Maharaja of Jaipur in the late 19th century, to mark the symbol of hospitality in the city (pink has been considered to be symbolic of hospitality). Due to this dominance of pink coloured buildings all over, the city came to be known as “Pink city”.

Best Places to Visit in Jaipur

Also know as the ‘Pink City’ for the blush color of its historic architectures, the magnificently beautiful Jaipur is the heart and soul of royals and their legendary tales ad creations, with a mix of heritage, culture, and modern romance. Easily able to captivate the visitors through its grandeur lifestyle in the palaces, stories of the forts, astronomical instruments-built centuries ago, and several colorful festivals, Jaipur has numerous places to get awed by and some of the best places to visit in Jaipur are described in the list below.


Jaipur also has a plethora of shopping spots that have a wide array of souvenirs and unique things to purchase ranging from fancy and precious jewellery to artwork, and handicrafts to clothes and costumes that make shopping in this city an indulging and enriching experience!

Some of the best places to shop at in Jaipur city are:


Jaipur, popularly known as the Pink City is famous for its lively people who bring the city to life by celebrating a number of fairs and festivals. Some of the great festivals celebrated in the city are:


Jaipur is a city which has a rich history of the country's royal kings and their kingdoms. The city has a number of beautiful palaces, forts, heritage buildings and museums that attract visitors from all over the world. Check out some of the best museums below:


There are many restaurants in Jaipur, each restaurant reflects the culture of the city through the dishes as well as decor. Experience the best food in the restaurants mentioned below:


For the epicures and foodies out there, Jaipur is a paradise! With a wide range of delicious dishes that give a feel of royalty and pure Indianness, Jaipur’s food cannot be describes in just words – it’s an experience one must never miss out on.

Here are some of the dishes that are a must-try when you’re in Jaipur:


There are various places in Jaipur that are considered to be the best for celebrating nightlife. Some of the best places to experience nightlife in the city are:


Jaipur has many hotels that offers traditional decor, great hospitality and premium services. If you are planning a trip to Jaipur, below listed are some of the best hotels that can be considered:


The Jaipur Metro is a rapid transit system that is the first metro in India to run on triple-storey elevated road and metro track. The metro system comprises of 2 lines called phase 1-A and phase 1-B. Phase 1-A started its commercial service on 3 June 2015, while Phase 1-B started its operation on 23rd Septemper 2020.



Hindi is the official language of Jaipur but languages like English, Marwadi and Dhundari are spoken as well.




The city of the royals and numerous legendary tales, Jaipur is a haven for wanderers in search for art, architecture, history, and legends. A wonderland of culture and heritage, brimming with architectural and historical gems, Jaipur never seizes to captivate its visitors with its majestic charm while offering them memories to last for lifetime.

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