How is life in Jaipur

The city of Jaipur in Rajasthan

Jaipur is the capital of the state of Rajasthan in India and is located approx. 300 km southwest of Delhi. With its resident metal, textile, jewelry and chemical industries, it is one of the most important industrial cities in India.

The Jantar Mantar Observatory in Jaipur

In the region around Jaipur, mining and agriculture are predominant. With its numerous universities, schools, museums, cinemas and monuments, the city is also the intellectual and cultural center of the state. About 2.3 million people live in the city.

Jaipur is one of the youngest cities in India and was founded in 1727 as the capital of the principality of the same name. Because of the pink paint on the buildings in the old town, it will be too Pink City called.

After independence from British colonial rule in 1947, the principalities of Jaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer were united. The state of Rajasthan was created. In 1956 Jaipur became the capital.

Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

The most famous sight in the city is Hawa Mahal, also Palace of the Winds called, a term that many people have heard before and that I associate with different things, such as B. also movies.

The palace was built in 1799 and is part of the City Palace in Jaipur. The magnificent palace complex is open to the public. This palace got its name because of the excellent air circulation.

To the west of the Hawa Mahal is the Jai Singh City Palace, built in 1890. The palace complex, enclosed by high walls, is accessible and now serves as a museum. Also worth seeing in this complex is the Jantar Mantar observatory.

South of the city is located in its impressive green spaces Ram Niwas Parkwhich attracts numerous visitors. One of the attractions in this park is the "Albert Hall", which includes a museum.