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Jaipur - The Pink City

Jaipur - A beautiful city of India, capital of Rajasthan. Also known as Pink City.

Jaipur is the first planned city of India Founded on 18 November 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II.Jaipur is in semi desert area of Rajasthan.Its famous for its beautiful haritage.

Here you will find such beautiful places like -

Jal Mahal - Situated in the mid of also known as Lake Palace

Jantar Mantar - Famous for Jyotish.

Hawa Mahal - Known for its windows, there are 953 windows in this palace..also known as Palace of the Winds.

Albert Hall - The Femous Museum of Jaipur.

Some other famous buildings are Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh, City Palace.

In Jaipur you will find the biggest cannon of the world Named Jai Baan.Jaiban rests on a high 4 wheeled carriage. The front wheels are 2.74 m in diameter and the rear wheels are 1.37 m in diameter.The length of the barrel of the cannon is 20 feet 2 inches and it weighs 50 tons. The circumference near the tip of the barrel is 7 feet 4 inches and that of the rear is 9 feet 4 inches.It can fire 100 kg. Gun Powder to about 40 km. distance.

Pink city is also famous for its Festivals - 

Gangaur Festival, Literature Festival, Kite Festival, Teej Festival, Shitla Mata Fair, Elephant Festival and many other.

You can visit jaipur at any time but the best time for a visit is mid winters ( November to Feb.)

Jantar - Mantar

Jai Ban Cannon

Amer Fort

Jal Mahal (Lake Palace)

Hotel Le Meridian

Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds)

Hawa Mahal

City Palace