It’s also a largest city of India,that’s most popularly known as the pink city of India, because of the pink colour of the stone used exclusively in the walled city.This city is founded by Maharaja Sawai Jaisingh II,Raja of Amer who ruled from 1668 to 1743,in AD 1727 On 18 November.Jaipur is steeped in History and Culture.Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria was visited on a tour in India in 1876.Then Maharaja Ram Singh of Jaipur was painted the whole city pink in color to welcome the guests. The tradition has been conciously followed by the residents of the city who are now, by law, compelled to maintain the pink color,that denotes the colour of Hospitality.Nowadays this city is also famous for its magnificent fort and palaces.Jaipur is a most popular for domestic tourist place as well as foreign tourist place.The most attractive places of Jaipur are Amber fort, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Jal Mahal, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Galta temple, Birla temple, Govind Dev Ji temple and Albert hall museum for sight seeing.Architecture of Jaipur is world wise famous because if its beauty.According to Koppen Climatic Classification, Jaipur has a Semi-Arid climate.


population 23,24,319(2001)
Languages Hindi, Rajasthani & English
Area 23.3 sq. km. approx
Altitude 431 m (above sea level)
Summer Average Max 40.6°C, Average Min. 25.8°C
Winter Average Max. 22.0°C Average Min 8.3°C
Rainfall 64 cm

Old Heritage of year 1727 of Jaipur is still alive, which is the main attraction of Jaipur-THE PINK CITY