Jaipur Travel Guide


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    Jaipur City is known as the Pink City of India. It is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan in Northern India. The city was built by Sawai Jai Singh in the eighteenth century as India’s first planned city. Jaipur was popularized as the Pink city because of the stone used for ...

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Hotels in Jaipur (168 Hotels) See All Jaipur Hotels

  • Rambagh Palace

    Located within Jaipur, Rambagh Palace is a finest hotel conveniently found around Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Vasansi Jaipur and B M Birla Auditorium. Other crowd-pleasing to...

  • Samode Haveli

    Samode Haveli is one of the top, premium places to remain in Jaipur. Nicely situated in close proximity to Govind Rajasthali Cottage Industries, Elephant Joy and Jal Maha...

  • ITC Rajputana, A Luxury Collection Hotel

    Located within Jaipur, ITC Rajputana, A Luxury Collection Hotel is a luxury hotel opportunely positioned around Diwan-e-Aam Hall of Public Audience, Diwan-e-Khas Hall of ...

  • The Oberoi Rajvilas

    The Oberoi Rajvilas is one of the ideal, premium places to stay in Jaipur. Beautifully placed around Hanuman Temple, Swagat Tours & Travels Day Tours and Neemach Mata, Th...

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About Jaipur

Jaipur City is known as the Pink City of India. It is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan in Northern India. The city was built by Sawai Jai Singh in the eighteenth century as India’s first planned city. Jaipur was popularized as the Pink city because of the stone used for the creation of all the buildings, specifically for its color. It is said that pink signifies the color of hospitality and in 1876, when the Queen Victoria and Prince of Wales visited the country for a tour, Maharaja Ram Singh of Jaipur artistically painted the whole city with pink to welcome his visitors. Since then, this tradition has been earnestly followed by the citizens of the city. But enough with the boring stuff already, for travelers who are shoppers like us; we want to stick to the goal. And that is, knowing what and where to buy. Jaipur is also known to be a treasure for shoppers. Now don’t get too excited, know the facts first before jumping into a plane to India. It’s said that Jaipur city does not disappoints shopaholics. So what can the city offers? Jewelry. Jewelry is a very integral and inherent part of the Rajasthani culture. The city is one of the most important centers in the world for cutting and polishing precious and semi precious stone – the girl’s best friend, Diamonds. So if you’re in the mood for some precious gems hunting, Jaipur is the city to go to. The gems and jewelry of Jaipur are world renowned for their traditional look that remains in style even in today’s modern fashion.Fabric and Carpets. Famous for its vibrant and artistically woven fabrics and carpets, Jaipur city is visited by many tourists because of its best traditional designs, which fascinates people all across the world. A visit to the city will never be complete without shopping some exotic textiles, reflecting the rich culture and tradition of Rajasthan. Handicrafts. The city takes pride in its notable handiworks that preserves its ancient art and crafts. Metal-works, woodworks, blue pottery, stone-carvings and leather ware are just a few of the city’s famous artistic creations. Tourists from all over the world gather around the bazaars and markets of Jaipur to explore the creative collection of their handicrafts and have become high in demand worldwide.Camel Leather Items. The leather craft industries in Jaipur is big and Camel leather items such as bags, wallets, sandals, and shoes gained popularity around the world for their designs and sophistication. Not to mention the best quality of Camel leather is found only in Jaipur. The Camel leather items in Jaipur are the product of combined efforts of the dedicated men and women of the city. While men do the tanning, cutting and hemming, the women, on the other hand, do all the embroidery. Jaipur City is a great destination and a shopping paradise. It has beautiful attractions and place for good buys – What more can you ask for?

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