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Capital City Jaypur

The city Jaipur or Jaypur called as pink city, was founded in 1727 on 18 th November by the king Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaypur is placed between 26°55'N to 75°49'E and 26.92°N to 75.82°E on the bank of Banas River and Banganga River with an average height of 1417 ft above the mean sea level. Jaypur is the capital town of Rajasthan and it also the largest metropolitan area of the state and one of the super planed city in India.

The people of Jaypur district mainly follow the Hindu religions and some other religious like Muslims and Jains are also followed by some people. The people of Joypur celebrate various festivals in their local custom. The main celebrations of the city Jaypur are Diwali, Gangaur festival, Jaipur literature festival; kite festival, Teej festival, Shitla Mata fair, Chaksu fair and Elephant Fair.

The city Jaipur is a semi-desert city of eastern parts of Rajasthan. The climate type of the city is hot semi-arid which receive over 26 inches of annual rainfall, maximum of rainfall arrive at the monsoon season from June to September.

How to reach at Jaipur

Jaipur headquarter the most important place of Rajasthan is one of the modernized city in India. The infrastructures of the road communication and railway transport are very well constructed. The city is well connected with the major cities and states in India with three National Highways. NH No-8 connects the city to Delhi and Mumbai, NH No-12 connects the city to Kota and NH No-11 links connects the city to Agra. Besides of these National Highways, there have also a number of local road ways which connect the city to every corner of Rajsthan.

City Buses :: The government of Jaypur city has provided a good bus services under the transport of Jaipur City Transport Services Limited. More than tree hundreds of buses have regularly travel throughout the city. These buses are well connected to everywhere in the city.

Rajasthan is under of North Western Railway zone services in India and Jaipur Station is the main station of this zone. It is a junction headquarter station which is connected with every major city station of India like as Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Gandhinagar, Pune, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Nagpur, Raipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, Patna, Trivendrum, Kota etc.

Jaipur Metro Railway :: Some parts of Jaipur Metro railway is under construction. Usually this service is provided for quick journey to destination within jaypur city.

The main airport of the city, Jaipur International Airport is placed in the town of Sanganer; at a distance of 12 km from Jaypur headquarter. It is international airport and well connected to the entire major city in India as well as the major country of the word.

There is a chart of road distance from other neighboring City or State to Jaypur Headquarter. Jaypur district is well-connected with bellow mentioned places by a good road and railway network.

Major tourist spots of Jaypur district

Hawa Mahal and Hotels
Hawa Mahal was established by the king Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799 and this great architecture was designed by Lal Chand Usta. Hawa Mahal is placed by the south part of Jaypur city near the more (road junction) of Badi Chaupad. This palace just a little away from Jaypur Headquarter. The airport is just 12.5 km away from the spot.

The distance from Hotel Unique Castle (3 star) to Hawa Mahal is 1,407 yd (20 minutes walking). 
The distance from Hotel Shree Nikunj Home Stay (1 star) to Hawa Mahal is 1,407 yd (20 minutes walking). 
The distance from Hotel Samode Bagh (0 star) to Hawa Mahal is 1,407 yd (20 minutes walking). 
The distance from Hotel Bani Park Palace (3 star) to Hawa Mahal is 634 yd (9 minutes walking). 
The distance from Pachewar Garh (0 star) to Hawa Mahal is 634 yd (9 minutes walking). 

N.B. - (1 yard = 0.0009144 km)

Laxmi Narayan Temple 
The Laxmi Narayan Temple also called as Birla Mandir or Birla Temple is placed by south of the city close to the Moti Doongri fort. It was established by Shri Rang Ramanuj Das at 1904 in honor of the gods Lord Narayan and his consort Laxmi. The temple is a tourist attraction of the city Jaypur due to its fine marble architecture and intricate carvings.

Ram Niwas Bagh 
Ram Niwas Bagh is 2 km away from Jaypur city centre. It was established by the Rajput king Ram Singh II in 1868. The attractions of the place are Albert Hall Museum, a zoological park, an aviary, theater, art gallery, cafes and many more. It is open for visitor all days except Friday in a week from 10 am to 4.30 pm.

Anokhi Museum 
The Anokhi Museum is famous for the collection of unique hand printings. It placed in the Jaypur town and open every day in a week except Monday. The Museum is closed annually from first May to mid July due to its maintenance.

Gem Palace 
The Gem Palace was buit by the king of Kasliwal dynasty in 1852. It placed in the middle of Jaypur city and it is a must-visit spot for connoisseurs of fine jewelers.

Kanak Vrindavan 
Kanak Vrindavan Valley is placed adjacent Amber Fort the main road of Amber-Jaipur in the desert lands of Rajasthan. It was established by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, almost 280-years ago. The valley is a sacred place for Hindus. The followers of Hindu religion think the Land is reserved for Lord Krishna.

Pink Pearl - The Fun City 
Pink Pearl City is 16 km away from the city centre on Jaipur-Ajmer NH No-08. The major attractions in the place are beautiful Water slides, Aqua Disco, Wave Pool, Kiddies Pool, Lazy River, Rock climbing, Mini Golf, Skill Games, Merry go Round, Boating, Bumper Boats, 42 virtual reality games, Pool Tables, Air Hockey, Skating Rink, Dragon Train, Merry Columbus, Paratrooper etc.

Amber fort 
Amber also known as Amer fort was the capital of the Kachchwaha Rajput rulers of Rajasthan historical period. It was establish by Raja Man Singh I in 1592 ad. Now it is placed from 11 km away from Jaypur city centre.

Jantar Mantar 
The Jantar Mantar was coplpeted by King Jai Singh II at the capital city of Jaipur in 1734 ad. It is a very interesting place to visit.

Peacock Garden 
Peacock garden also known as Mayur Vatika (means Mayur-peacock Vatika-garden) is generated for public alertness about the need to protect and preserve Peacock, the National Bird of India.

Jal Mahal also known as Water Palace (means Jal-Water Mahal-Palace is placed on the center of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city. It was built by King Jai Singh II of Amber in 18th century. Jal Mahal is just 4 km away from Jaypur main city on the Jaipiur-Delhi NH No-8.

Nahargarh Fort 
Nahagarh Fort is placed by the side of the Aravalli Mountain adjoining with Amber Fort and Jaigarh Fort. It was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1734 to create a strong defense for the city Jaypur. You will found a lovely scenic beauty from this fort.

Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh and Palace 
Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh was built by the king Sawai Jai Singh during 18th century which was a gift by the king to his Queen Sisodia. It is placed by the southeast in Jaipur main city and it is open everyday tourists from 8 am to 6 pm. Best season to visit is from October and March.

Jaigarh Fort 
Jaigarh Fort, one of the beautiful place of Jaypur as well as India, is 15 km away from Jaipur main city. It was built by Sawai Jai Singh in 1726 ad.

Some other Tourist spots in Jaypur

There is a chart of road distance from Jaypur Headquarter to tourist spots in the district Jaypur.

Tourist spots Distance (Km) Tourist spots Distance (Km)
Galtaji 20 Sanganer 16
Gaitor 15 Ramgarh Lake 32
Bairath 86 Abhaneri 128
Sambhar 94 Jaisinghpura Khor 12
Amber 11 Gaitore 15
Rani Ka Bagh 10 Jal Mahal Palace 6.5
Rajmahal Palace 170 Samode 47

General Info of Jaypur district

Area 11152 sq km
Altitude 1417 ft (avg.)
STD Code 0141
Sub-Division 13
Head Quarters Jaypur
Temp. Summer 30 ° C (average from April to early July )
Temp. Winter Vary from 15°C 18°C (from November to February)
Best Seasons to Visit October to March
Place of Interest Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Ram Niwas Bagh, Govind Devji Temple, Swargasuli (Isar Lat), Dolls' Museum, BM Birla Planetarium, Birla Temple, Jain Temple, Statue Circle, Ghat ki Guni, Sisodia Rani Garden and many more
Languages Hindi and Rajasthani (mainly), English, Punjabi and Sindhi
Population 66,63,972 (according to census 2011)
Clothing Cotton clothes in summer season and woolen clothes in winter season
Religion Hindus (Majority), others Muslims and Jains
Currency Indian Rupee (Indian rupee)