Jaipur The Pink City

EXPLORING PINK CITY- JAIPUR

AFFECTIONATELY NICKNAMED THE PINK CITY FOR THE BLUSHING COLOUR OF ITS HISTOIC BUILDINGS, JAIPUR IS PRINCELY WONDERLAND OF CULTURE AND HERITAGE, BRIMMING WITH ARCHITECTURE GEMS.

 

JAIPUR THE CAPITAL OF RAJASTHAN STATE IN INDIA, WAS FOUNDED IN 1727 BY MAHARAJ JAI SINGH WHO RULED JAIPUR STATE FROM 1699-1744 ,HIS CAPITAL WAS AMBER, HAVING DISTANCE OF  11KM  WHILE DESIGNING THE CITY OF VICTORY. IT IS THE TENTH MOST POPULOUS CITY IN THE WHOLE COUNTRY LOCATED AT 268 KM (167) MILES .JAIPUR HAPPENS TO BE THE FIRST PLANNED CITY OF INDIA.IT LIES BETWEEN AMBER AND SANGANER

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

AFTER THE DEATH   OF HIS FATHER, MAHARAJA BISHAN SINGH CAME INTO THE POWER WITH MUGHALS WHO HELPED THE KANCHWAHA RAJPUTS AGAINST SISODIA RAJPUTS, WHICH HELPED IN PLOTTING THE ALLIANCE WITH MUGHALS   RESULTING   KACHWAHA   AS ONE OF THE KNOWN PLACES.

 

CULTURE

  • JAIPUR HAS A DIVERSITY OF ITS OWN RICH CULTURE, FOOD , HERITAGE
  • THE PEOPLE OF THIS LIVELY TOWN ARE FRIENDLY AND WARM
  • THE LAND OF JAIPUR HAS ITS OWN PERFORMING ARTS.
  • IT PRESENTS TO YOU SCRUMPTIOUS CUISINES THAT ARE KNOWN THROUGHOUT INDIA
  • IT HAS MARKETS FLOODED WITH HANDICRAFT ITEMS.
  • DHUNDARI IS STILL SPOKEN WIDELY IN AND AROUND JAIPUR
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CLIMATE

JAIPUR HAS A MONSOON   INFLUENCED FROM JULY TO SEPTEMBER AND OCCASSIONALLY DURING REST PERIOD OF THE YEAR. THE SUMMER IN JAIPUR ARE VERY HOT WHILE WINTERS ARE EXTREMLY COLD .JAIPUR’S TEMPERATURE VARIES A LOT AND IT RAISES TO THE MAXIMUM OF 40 TO 42 DEGREE

CELSIUSAND MINIMUM OF -2 DEGREE CELSIUS.

HISTORICAL MONUMENTS

HAWA MAHAL

HAWA MAHAL   COMPLETED IN 1799

BUILD BY –  Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh

 LOCATION; HAWA MAHAL ROAD

THINGS TO DO: WATCH IT BRILLIANTLY LIT UP AT NIGHT OR VISIT DURING THE DAYTIME TO FIND ITS CHAMBERS ILLUMINATED WITH       VARIED COLOURS

ENTRY FEE   : INR 50 FOR INDIAN, INR 200 FOR FOREINGERS

AMBER FORT

AMER FORT BUILT IN 1592

 LOACTION: DEVISINGHPURA

ENTRY FEE   :INR 100 FOR INDIA,INR 500 FOR FOREGINERS

CITY PALACE

LOCATION: JALEB CHOWK

ENTRY FEE: INR 75 FOR INDIAN INR 300 FOREIGNERS

JANTAR MANTAR

LOCATION: KANWAR NAGAR

ENTRY FEE: INR 50 FOR INDIANS INR 200 FOR FORIGNERS

NAHARGARH FORT

LOCATION: KRISHNA NAGAR

ENTRY FEE;   INR 20 FOR INDIANS INR 50 FOR FOREGINERS

PLACE OF FOODS

FOOD IS THE FACTOR WHICH CONNECTS HEARTS AND LIGHT UP SPIRITS .YOU WILL FIND DAAL (LENTIL CURRY), BATI(BAKED ROUND BREAD TOPPED WITH A DOLLOP OF GHEE)CHURMA(DESSERT), KHEER ,SANGRI, GATTE KI SABZI .

ANOTHER FAMOUS FOODS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

LAAL MAANS AT HANDI

LASSI AT LASSIWALA

PYAAZ KACHORI

SHOPPING HUB

  • JAIPUR IS A GREAT SHOPPING HUB WITH STORES FEATURING A PLENTY OF GOODS RANGING FROM HANDWOVEN FABRICS,TRADITIONAL FOOTWEAR,COSTUMES,AND GEMSTONES
  • STREET MARKETS OFFERING BARGAIN WORTHY APPEALS AND ACCESSORIOES

JOHARIU BAZAAR

TIMINGS: 10:00AM TO 11:00PM

LOCATION: QUEEN ROADS

SPECIALITY: PRECIOUS GEMSTONE,   JEWELLERY  ,HANDICRAFTED NECKLACES

TRIPOLIA BAZAAR

TIMINGS: 10:00AM TO 8:00PM

LOCATION: TRIPOLIA BAZAR

SPECIALITY: FURNITURE, LAC BANGLES, JEWELLERY, UTENSILS

AT LAST, I WANT TO CONCLUDE THAT JAIPUR IS A PRETTY FINE CITY IN ALL CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS I THINK WHOSOEVER VISIT INDIA SHOULD GO TO JAIPUR IN ORDER TO EXPERIENCE WHAT INDIA’S   DIVERSITY LOOK LIKES

4 thoughts on “Jaipur The Pink City

  1. Pink city so cool..I readed for jaipur’s knowledge..many more knowledge give me ..thank u so much for help me .. jaipur such as nice place

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