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Jaipur, also known as the "Pink City", is the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur is considered to be the first well planned city in India. City's architecture has the presence of royalty in its majestic palaces, forts and temples. Founded by Maharaja Sawai Jaisingh II, its planning is according to the Indian Vastu Shastra. Jaipur is one of the most popular tourist place in India as well as in Asia (Voted number 7th must visit place in Asia). Most important structures in the city are the City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal, Chandra Mahal and Diwan-e-Aam. Apart from forts, city is also full of temples such as Birla Temple or Lakshmi Narayan Mandir, Govind Dev Ji temple, Swaminarayan Mandir and Moti Doongri Temple. Jaipur has a rich culture, which can be seen in the colorful clothes, jewellery, blue pottery and the homes. Jaipur also hosts a number of festivals that are popular among both locals and tourists namely Gangaur Festival, Kite Festival, Teej Festival, Shitla Mata Fair and Chaksu Fair.
Palace Road, Jaipur 302006, Rajasthan, India
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