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Jaipur - The Pink City

Jaipur Tourism and Travel Guide

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Jaipur known as the Pink City is the capital of Rajasthan which was founded in 1727 by Jai Singh II. Jaipur is the first planned city of India which has been fascinating the tourist from all around the world with its historical magnificence and the culture of Rajasthan. The city is dotted with a number of historical monuments and amazing places which give a glimpse of the rich history of the city. It not only famous for its historical buildings but also for exquisite jewelry, handicrafts, and shopping destinations. The amazing architecture of Rajputana era is what attracts tourist to this wonderful city.

Jaipur is one of the city in Golden Triangle Circuit of India. So it is quite famous among the foreigners. The King of Amer Raja Jai Singh founded this city in order to shift his capital from Amer since the place was scarce of water. Vidyadhar Bhattacharya , one of the renowned architect of that time was given the role in building the city in accordance wit the Vastu Shastra.

What to do in Jaipur

Jaipur is the place that will take you back to the historic era of India when Rajputs used to rule the city. There are a number of amazing forts, palaces, and monuments which depict the rich historical past of the city. Amer Fort is one of the most famous forts in Rajasthan which was the capital of Rajputs of Jaipur. Amer Fort and Jantar Mantar in Jaipur are listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Other forts and monuments in Jaipur includes Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Galtaji Temple, Gaitore, Govind Ji Temple, Jaipur Zoo, and more. There are also various museums in Jaipur which feature the royal collections of the Kings who rule the city.

Best Time to Visit Jaipur

  • The best time to visit Jaipur (pink city) is October to March
  • In summer season - Jaipur is difficult to enjoy because of hot climate.
  • Monsoon season get medium due to high rainfall.

Jaipur Weather Conditions

Jaipur is very hot in summer and cold in winters. The city has the hot semi-arid type of climate. April to early July is the summer months which are generally very hot. Monsoon arrives during June and September and climate becomes hot and humid. Winter season in Jaipur starts from November to February and can be generally very cold. The average temperature during winters varies between 10-15 degrees.

Climate of Jaipur

  • Summers, Jaipur weather is extremely high and reach upto 48°C.
  • Monsoons are rainy and got medium to high rain fall.
  • Winters are cool in jaipur and minimum temperature dips to 4°C.

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