18 November 1727
Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II
11,152 square kilometres
October to March
The Pink City Jaipur was found in 1727AD by the great Sawai Jai Singh II. He was a Kacchawah ruler and also a great builder, astronomer and a poet too. This city is known to be laid down of the principles of the "Shilpa Shastra"; and when you take a look at the shape it is a perfect rectangle. This one big block is divided into nine small blocks each to be named as "Shilpa Shastra" "chokris";. All the different types of monuments and historic buildings are centrally located into the city. Amongst a lot of people this place is also known as the Pink city.
Jaipur is one royal city you will witness all palaces, temples and also many other interesting and eye catching places like the Hawa Mahal which is also famous as the palace of winds and this was well designed by Sawai Pratap Singh. This was built up by him to protect himself and get all the updates of the things on going outside into the public. If you want to have the perfect picture of the Rajput culture then taking a look at the Amber fort and also the Shitla Mata temple which is situated in the north of Jaipur. It was well built by Maharaja Man Singh. Amber fort is one another eye catchy palace. It includes Jai mandir, Diwan-i-Am, Sheesh mahal, Sikh Niwas and the kali temple. Jaigarh Fort which was built by SawaiJai Singh has very massive cannon Jai Ban mounted. It is said to be the largest in the country which is supposed to be the largest in the country. Jantar Mantar which is one of the most significant places was built by Jai Singh II a andit has all the instruments through which the astronomers measured the position of stars and calculated the eclipses. The Jal mahal which is situated in the right middle of a small lake was supposed to be the hunting place for all Rajputs and this place is only visible from the banks of a lake which is manmade . other places to look at include Laxmi Narayan Temple, Govind Devji Temple, Albert Hall, B M Birla Planetarium etc.
In case you are planning to discover this place then getting to Jaipur is very simple especially from places such as Delhi and Mumbai as this city is well connected through rail, air as well as road. You can get in numerable flights through places like Calcutta, Mumbai as well as Delhi. Incase you would like to travel through rail then you can get easy rail fro,Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad as well as Lucknow. Reaching to Jaipur through road is also one of the best options and for this hiring a cab can be agreat idea as it can make your trip exciting and interesting.