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jaipur

INTRODUCTION

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”.

CUISINE

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:

ATTRACTIONS

Jaipur city has a rich history and heritage, and is filled with historic and architectural gems that ooze royalty. It is a delight to the eyes and soul, and many people consider a trip to India incomplete without a visit to Rajasthan, and more particularly, Jaipur.

Some must-visit attractions of the Pink city are:

SHOPPING

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:

FESTIVALS

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:

MUSEUMS

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:

RESTAURANTS

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:

NIGHTLIFE

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:

HOTELS

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:

Metro

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.

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LANGUAGE

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

Hindi:

Marwadi: