Monday, February 02, 2009

JAIPUR (Capital of Rajasthan)

General information:
Founder of the city : Sawai Jai Singh Ji (1727)
Well- Known as : Pink City (first planned city of India)
Location : North – East of Rajasthan, about 255 km from Delhi
Climate : Summer : .45°C (Max) - 25° C (min.)
Winter : 22 °C (Max) - 8° C (min.)
Rainfall : 64 cm (July – Mid Sept)
Clothing : Summer : Light cotton.
Winter : Woolens
Languages Spoken : Hindi, English, Rajasthani (Jaipuri)
Best season : September – March
To Visit
Access -
By air : Jaipur airport is 15 Km from city and is connected to through regular flights from all
Major Indian Cities.
By road : Jaipur is well connected by road. A network of comfortable tourist buses connect Jaipur with many important towns
By rail : Jaipur is well connected by rail with important cities of the country
Shopping -
Famous Articles : Precious & semi-precious stones
Grimacing Puppets, Handicraft items,
Highly glazed enamel work, blue pottery & paintings
Major shopping : Johari Bazar (for gems, jewellery & metals wire and colorful Indian saris)
Bapu bazaar (for textiles, perfumes & leather ware)
M.I. Road (for Emporium, Boutiques & Jewellery shops)
Tripolia Bazar ( for textile, utensils, ironware, brassware, carpets, rugs, furniture, trinkets etc.)
Jawaharlal Nehru Road (for plants, woolens and beautiful objects made of clay, Handicraft)
Accommodation : Jai Mahal Palace, Jacob Rd. Civil lines
Five Star Deluxe : Rajputana Palace Sheraton, Palace Road
Rambagh Palace, Bhawani Singh Road
Rajvilas(oberoi), Goner Road
Five Star : Clerk Amer, Holiday Inn, Jaipur Palace, Mansingh &
Heritage : Chokhi Dhani Village Resorts, Diggi Palace
Khasa Kothi, Laxmi Niwas Palace, Diggi Palace
Samode Haveli
4 STAR : Jaipur Ashok, Meru Palace
3 STAR : Hawa Mahal, Kanchandeep
LMB- Johari Bazar
Great Value Kohinoor, Nr. Bus Stand
2 STAR : Jai Mangal Palace, Broadway, Khetri House,
Sweet Dream
Units : Gangaur, Teej, Jheel Tourist Village
Durga Cafetaria, Swagatam- Near Rly Station
STANDARD : Aditya Hotel, 2 Bhawani Singh Road
Golden Inn, Nr. Sindhi Camp M.I. Road
Maharani Palace, Station Road
Maurya Palace Arvind Marg M.I.Road
Natraj, Moti Lal Atal Road
Laxmivilas Sawai Ramsingh Road
OTHERS : Achrol Kothi, Jaipur Green, Swagat, Vikram, Pinkcity
Polo Victory, Imperial.
Conducted tours
& Guide Service : Rajasthan Tourism Development Corportation
Conducts daily local sight seeing tour, the tour
Starts from Tourist information Bureau, Jaipur
Railway station and the pick up points is Hotel
Gangaur, Hotel Teej and Tourist Hotel
Travel Agents : Amber Tours at Rambagh Palace,
Aravali Safari & Tours, opp Rajputana
Palace Sheraton
Jetair Tours, M.I.RoaD
Rajasthan Toura, Rambagh Palace
Sita World Travels Station Road
Tourist Guide Service Private Ltd.
Travel Corporation of India, Gopal Bari
Tourist Information Office:
Tourist Reception Centre, Govt,Hostel M,.I.Road
Tourist Information Bureau, Amber
Information Centre, Ram Singh Road
RTDC Nr. Rly Station
Eating Out Annapurna Nr. Panchbatti
Natraj , M.I. Road
Niros, M.I. Road
Pizza Hut, Ganpati Plaza M.I. Road
Suvarna Mahal, Rambagh Palace
Ming, Hotel Gangaur Nera AIR
McDonald’s Gaurav Twrs, Malviya Nagar
Gaurbandh, Hotel Gangaur Nr. AIR.
Places to See :
City Palace Complex
Jantar Mantar, Swargasuli or lsar lat,
Ram Niwas Garden, Govt.Central Museum (Albert Hall)
Ravinder Manch, Dolls Museum, Jawahar Circle,
Jawahar Kala Kendra, Shilpgram or Craft Village,
Statue circle, Birla Planetarium, Auditorium &
Convention Centre, Galtaji, Birla Mandir,
Ganesh Mandir, Moti Doongri, Haharani Ki Chhatri,
Gaitorm, Kanak Vrindavan arden Complex,
Sisodia Rani Garden, Jal Mahal , Ramgarh Lake.
Ranthambore National Park
Ramgarh Lake, Sambhar, Sanganer,
Sariska National Park
Fair & Festivals Gangaur (March- April)
Teej (July- Aug)
Elephant Festival (March- April)
Dussehra (Sept- Oct)
Kite Festival (14 January)
Jaipur the Pink City of India is the land of Superlatives where breathtaking beauty and rich art and culture blend superbly. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan


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Blogger workhard said...

Jaipur is called the pink city right... its kindof the stones used to build houses.. that give it a pinkish hue.. do u know what that stone is called?????

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