Explore the Royal Capital of Rajasthan

Rajasthan, the “Land of Kings,” is renowned for its culture and history. . In this article, we explore Rajasthan’s capital, Jaipur, often known as the ‘Pink City’. From castles that tell stories of the past to the vibrant tapestry of Jaipur’s markets, the city and its people have a lot to offer, and every tourist should set out to explore this gorgeous place.

Jaipur’s history extends back to the 18th century when Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II created his magnificent capital. He envisioned a city based on Vastu Shastra (Hindu architecture) and Shilpa Shastra (arts and crafts). His plans were carried out, resulting in an amazing mix of Rajput and Mughal architecture visible in the city’s palaces, forts and havelis.

Here are some must-visits places in Jaipur

Jantar Mantar

Admire this astronomical observatory, which is a unique combination of science and art, and get insight into the age-old understanding of the heavens.

Jal Mahal 

Witness this palace straight out of a fairy tale, floating in the middle of Man Sagar Lake, its reflection dazzling in the Rajput sun.

Bapu Bazaar

Take in the energy of this bustling market, which is well-known for its leather items, colourful clothes and authentic souvenirs.

Nahargarh Fort

This fort sits above the city and offers stunning sunset views; you can trek there or take a cab.