The capital city of the state of Rajasthan, Jaipur is color washed pink – the color associated with hospitality in Rajput culture.
Places of Interest
Jantar Mantar, is the largest of Jai Singh’s five remarkable observatories. Its complex instruments whose setting and shapes are scientifically designed, represent the high points of medival Indian astronomy.
Hawa Mahal, was built in 1799 AD, the Palace of Winds is a five storey building along the main street of old city. The monument was originally conceived with the aim of enabling ladies of the royal household to watch everyday life and royal processions of the city.
Govind Devji Temple is the most popular spireless temple of Jaipur dedicated to Lord Krishna.
Amber, is situated about 11 km out of Jaipur, Amber was
once the ancient capital of Jaipur state. The construction was started in
1592 by Raja Man Singh, a Rajput commander of Akbar’s army. It was
completed by the Jain Singhs before the move to Jaipur on the plains below.
The fort is a superb example of Rajput architecture.
By Road : 260 kms (05 hrs)
By Train : Delhi-Jaipur, Shatabdi Express (4 hrs)
By Air :
Daily flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur & Jodhpur