Jaipur the beautiful Pink City and capital of Rajasthan. Established on 18th November 1727 AD by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. The king shifted his capital from Ajmer (11 km away from Jaipur) to Jaipur, due to scarcity of water and increase in population. The city was built as per the principles of Vastu Shastra under the architectural guidance of Chief Architect Vidyadhar Bhattacharya.
Jaipur, the first planned city of India, is a treasure-trove of culture, art and history, famous for its colour, life style and Rajasthani cuisine. It is a city exuding royal heritage and extravagant richness. The historic city also has many temples and shrines. Some of the best places to visit in Jaipur are City Palace & Museum, Amber fort, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal, Albert Hall Museum, Galtaji Temple, Jaigarh Fort, Birla Temple, Panna Meena Ka Kund, Ram Niwas Garden, Jawahar Circle and old local bazaar.