Jaipur : Embodiment of Magnificence
The epitome of magnificence is not a term that can be applied lightly. However, that is what you will say when you visit the largest and the capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur.
Established in 1727, Jaipur is the first planned city of India and was the Kachwaha capital for many years. This is a city worthy of royalty with its incredible history, breathtaking architecture and rich culture.Also known as the Pink City, Jaipur is an enchanting place with its large splendid havelis, scenic temples nestled in serenity, and imposing palaces that exude a majestic aura of awe.
How to Get There
By Air :
The Jaipur airport is located at Sanganer, 15 km from Jaipur City. Domestic airlines connect the city to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Agra, Jodhpur and Udaipur. The Jaipur airport also provides international flights to Dubai, London, Muscat and Sharjah.
By Train :
A number of regular trains connect Jaipur to Delhi, Ahmedabad, Agra, Mumbai, Jodhpur, Ajmer. Jaipur also linked well with other cities by Indian Railways.
By Road :
Jaipur is well-linked with all major cities through National Highways including
NH 8, 11 and 12. Distances from few cities to Jaipur; Delhi: 260 km,
Agra: 230 km, Ajmer: 130 km, Jaisalmer: 625 km, Jodhpur: 340 km,
Udaipur: 405 km
Albert Hall Museum
The most distinctive landmark in Jaipur, the Hawa Mahal is a fascinating piece of architecture that seems to have stepped out from a fairy tale. It looks like a delicate honeycombed hive constructed from pink sandstone.