Jaipur- Pink City of India
Jaipur which is also known as “Pink City of India” is a must visit place for history lovers, shoppers, and foodies. It is a beautiful city with its different shades possessing unmatched beauty, outstanding architecture along with vibrant and royal history. Don’t miss the superb collection of breathtaking palaces, exciting camel and elephant rides, rich Rajasthani culture and ethnic food. Jaipur is just the right time portal which can flow you to the old time worldly charms of the Rajahs and their lavish lifestyle.
Three hill forts and the series of palaces are the most important attractions of this city which were once a stronghold of a clan of rulers. Have you ever wondered why it is known as “Pink City”? It is purely because of the stones which are exclusively used in the walled city.
City of Palaces
The old walled city which is itself a different city of altogether consisting narrow lanes, pink shops, buildings and monuments like Hawa Mahal and City Palace. Moreover, this place also provides its visitors with sweets, snacks and shopping arena which attracts tourists from all over the world.
Furthermore, it has everything to offer for a shopaholic, from ornaments and jewelry of Johri Bazaar to colorful bangles and printed saris. Jal Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Amber Palace and Nahargarh Fort are some of the places to visit in Jaipur.
This place has a unique feel to it and you can only experience it once you get there.
Extreme Temperature- This place experience extreme temperature. It is very hot in summer and extremely cold during winter evenings.
Hindi, Rajasthani, and English are commonly used in hotels, restaurants and by common people.
Moving Around Transport
Jaipur has five major modes of transportation, which are, buses, tempos, minibusses, three-wheeler, taxi and auto rickshaw. Unmetered tourist taxis are also available outside all the gates of M.I. Road and hotels. Travel agents can arrange taxis for tourists as well.
Buses have set routes thus they charge a standard fare. If you are willing to take taxis then you must insist on paying through meter only. Remember that you have to pay additional charges for luggage. One can even hire three-wheelers for a day on an agreed fare of 500-600 rupees for around 8 hours.