Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Jal Mahal, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

 

Popularly know as the Pink City, Jaipur is the capital of the state of Rajasthan in Northwest India. The Pink City nickname dates to 1876 when the entire city was painted pink to to commemorate the visit of the Prince of Wales. Jaipur has a myriad of attractions, including the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the Jal Mahal (Water Palace), the City Palace, the Rambagh Palace, the Nahargarh Fort, the Amber Fort, the Jantar Mantar observatory, Mansagar Lake, and a large variety of temples and gardens. Once the capital for the Indian Royalty, the Pink City is now a bustling metropolis with over 4 million residents. The city has an international airport and accommodations for any budget.

Palace of Winds, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Credit: Psychocadet

Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Credit: Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Amber Fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Credit: Mridula

Jal Mahal, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Jal Mahal, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Amber Fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Credit: Rajesh

View from Palace of Winds, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Credit: Alison

19 comments ↓

  1. DUDE. 4th up from the bottom, is that where they filmed that epic scene from The Fall?? im pretty sure.

  2. Excellent photography… indeed Jaipur is one of those places in India highly recommended by the locals…and travelers alike. Certainly in my travel plans.

    Federico
    maitravelsite dot com

  3. I absulutely loved the city inspite of its natural bad odour and ridiculus motorcycle traffic, its beautifully contructed.

  4. Heard its a beautiful place…. I must go there…

  5. i like beutiful sen and old senics i like U

  6. beautiful places must go there…

  7. beautiful places

  8. beautiful places

  9. i am proud to be indian

  10. world is 2 travel

    Rajasthan is so wonderful place that everyone should visit this place.

  11. Stunning!!! I badly want to take my family to Rajasthan; it is my number one must-see in the next year or two.

  12. Jaipur is beautiful and represent true colors of India.

  13. I’ve been lucky enough to visit Jaipur and it was every bit as beautiful as these photographs make it look. Bad thing was I didn’t have a very good camera when I was there so I don’t have pictures nearly as nice as these.

    O well guess I will just have to go back :)

  14. I just love this place ….

  15. I’ve heard Jaipur is incredibly beautiful. I didn’t get a chance to visit it but I did visit Jodhpur the Blue City!

  16. really fantastic place. but caotic and not clean.

  17. Awesome ancient architecture. Love it!

  18. Pingback: Jaipur « barnababaruch

  19. Great pics! Been to Jaipur twice and only wish I had captured as good a quality as these :-( Def a beautiful city.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>