Jaipur Pink City
December 25, 2007 3:32am CST
Jaipur known as pink city, historically sometimes rendered as Jaypore, is the capital of Rajasthan, state, India. Jaipur is also the capital of Jaipur District Jipur is the former capital of the princely state of Jaipur. Founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai, Jai SinghII, the ruler of Amber. By 2003, after only 276 years, the population had reached approximately 2.7 million. Jaipur is considered by many urbanists to be one of the best planned cities. Almost all northern Indian towns of that period presented a chaotic picture of narrow twisting lanes, a confussion of run down forts/temples/palaces and temporary shacks that how no resemblance at all to the principles set out in Hindu architectural manuals.
3 Mar 11
Yes, Jaipur is called Pink City because of its markets and buildings are all colored in pink. City buses are also of pink color. This is the reason why it is famous as Pink City. Jaipur has changed a lot in these four years. Now there is metro train for rapid transportation. There are many seven star hotels. There are multiple shopping malls. There is international stadium. There is international airport. There are many multiplexes. Youth of Jaipur enjoys some world class clubs and discotheques. There are many historical touristic place to visit like Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Albert Hall Museum, Ram Niwas Garden, Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh, Jal Mahal, Birla Mandir, Amber Fort, etc. Each and every place is world famous and attract tourists from all over the world. There are many other temples and place worth visiting like Jawahar Circle, Jawahar Kala Kendra, Ravindra Manch, Rajmandir Cinema Hall, Rambagh, etc. Tourist season is on peak from September to March. Jaipur has international airport now, but it can be reached via Delhi, the capital of India.