Jaipur also known Pink City is the capital of Rajasthan, when Prince Albert and his queen came to visit Jaipur in 1876, the entire city was colored terra cotta pink to welcome them. Another amazing fact about this city is that the whole city is built according to Indian Vastu Shastra, so, all the streets and markets are set in North to South and East to West. Tourists can find several other interesting facts like these two during their Jaipur Tour. Jaipur attracts innumerable tourists from all around the world, and gives them plenty of opportunities as there are many heritages, cultural and historical sites within the city.
Sightseeing in Jaipur: There are many outstanding places to visit in Jaipur, but the forts and monuments in the city keep their special importance among tourists. City Palace, Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), Jantar Mantar (A UNESCO world heritage), Jaigarh Fort, Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort, etc., are few magnificent attractions in the city, and explored by thousands of people every day. The best way to explore all these places, including is by booking a tour package like the golden triangle tour.
Shopping in Jaipur: Jaipur is a paradise for shoppers and is renowned for its colorful (markets). Jaipur is popular for its handicrafts, jewels, gems, antiques, carpets, textiles, terra cotta, and metalwork. Besides that, the capital city is also famous for cutting and polishing precious diamonds and stone in the world. Tourists can buy all these items from various bazaars (markets) like Kishanpol bazaar, Tripolia Bazar, Haldiyon Ka Rasta, Bapu Bazaar, Nehru Bazaar, Mahiharon ka Rasta of Jaipur. For beautiful jewels items, you have to Johri Bazaar as most of the jewellery shops are there.
Activities in Jaipur: Polo, camel riding, elephant safari and sky diving are some adventurous activities, which you can enjoy in Jaipur. The grounds of Jaipur are good for playing polo with well trained horses. Riding on a camel or elephant gives the feeling of royalnesss, and you can do riding near Amber fort. If you are an adventurous lover, then you can get a thrilling experience by doing sky diving from thousands feet.
Eating Out in Jaipur: Dal Bati Churma is the most famous cuisine in Rajasthan and is available everywhere. This dish cooked in various ways with pure ghee and sugar. Other popular dishes that you can try here are dahi baras, jalebies, kachories,etc. Safed Maans(White Meat) and Lal Maans(Red Meat) are famous non-vegetarian dishes in the city. There are many outstanding hotels and restaurants (average, medium and luxury) in Jaipur who are providing mouth watering dishes with 24 hours excellent services. Deluxe hotels of Jaipur have bars and cafes, which serve Indian, Asian and European cuisines in a beautiful ambience.