Jaipur, the 'Pink City', is the first planned city of India, located in the desert lands of Rajasthan. The city that once had been the capital of the royalty and served as 'Patronage' to vocalist of North Indian Classical Vocalists of various gharanas.
Now serves as the capital city of Rajasthan. The very structure of Jaipur resembles the taste of the Rajputs and the Royal family. In the present date, Jaipur is the major business centre for the natives of Rajasthan with all requisites of a metropolitan city. The city of Jaipur, painted in pink, grasp the appreciation of every visitor.
Jaipur lies at a distance of 4-hour drive from Delhi (260 kms from Delhi), the capital of India and the city is well-connected with other major cities of India.
Must see at Jaipur
Hawa Mahal was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. The masterpiece was designed by Lal Chand Usta in the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu god. Its unique five-storey exterior is also akin to the honeycomb of the beehive. It has 953 small windows called 'Jharokhas' that are decorated with intricate lattice work. The original intention of the lattice was to allow royal ladies to observe everyday life in the street below without being seen, since they had to observe strict "Purdah"