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On your Jaipur holidays, discover varied facets of the 'Pink City'. Listen to the silent tales narrated by magnificent forts and palaces in your Jaipur holiday with affordable Jaipur holidays package.
Jaipur - The Pink City
Jaipur is a tourist's delight. The city incurred its
name, its foundations and its careful planning, to the great warrior -
astronomer Maharaja Jai Singh II. Jaipur is known as Pink City as it was
painted pink in honor of the visit of the Prince of Wales in 1876. It is an
extremely colorful city, and in the evening light, the pink and the orange
buildings exude a magical glow, which is complemented by the vibrantly
attired Rajasthanis. Camel drawn carts are a passing street scene in Jaipur.
Apart from the beautifully laid out gardens and parks, attractive monuments
and marvelous heritage hotels, Jaipur's colorful bazaars (market) delights
the tourist with its timeless beauty. Jaipur is famous for its semi-
precious stones & elephant ride at 15th Century Amer fort Palace.
Another interesting place to visit is the centuries-old world's largest sun
dial at Jantar Mantar.
The city also offers an endless variety of crafts and paintings. Few of the
prime attractions of Jaipur are various forts and palaces such as Amer
Palace; City Palace, the imposing gateway of the City Palace is guarded by
stone elephants; Hawa Mahal, a multi-layered palace, with a profusion of
windows and stone screens; Jai Garh; Jal Mahal, Jaipur's lake palace,
surrounded with water and many others.
Jaipur also boasts of the oldest museum in the state, the Government
Central Museum. The building, designed by Colonel Sir Swinton Jacob is
located in the center of the sprawling Ram Niwas Bagh. Apart from this,
Jaipur has beautiful gardens, fountains, pools & some magnificent pieces