Capital of the culturally vibrant and heritage endowed Indian state of Rajasthan, Jaipur is a must see for anyone visiting India. Situated barely 250 kms from Delhi, Jaipur is an informidable part of the famous Golden Triangle Tour encompassing visit to the three cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.
Also known as the Pink City, Jaipur is an extremely popular tourist destination on the International tourist map, famous for its forts, palaces and monuments. The places of tourist interest include the majestic and mighty Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Rambagh Palace, and Albert Hall Museum. The observatory, Jantar Mantar, one of the World Heritage sites, comprises of collection of architectural astronomical instruments.
Jaipur is also famous for its fairs and festivals like Elephant festival, Gangaur Festival, Teej Festival and Kite Festival, besides shopping for Handicrafts, Carpets, Leather items, Jewellery, various gift items, souvenirs and mementos.