Welcome to Jaipur, a place so captivating that you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to an epic novel or a fairytale story. This desert city is the capital of Rajasthan, and home to the royal Rajput warrior clan. It earned its moniker as ‘The Pink City’ in 1876, to welcome the British royals. In a show of extravagance, Maharaja Ram Singh had the whole city painted in pink: a colour that symbolises hospitality.
Centuries later, the city continues to brim with fascinating culture and royal heritage. The well-preserved palaces and forts are a testament to the centuries-old architectural brilliance. Beyond the postcard-worthy structures, there are actually a lot more things to see and experience in the Pink City. Read on to find out about the best Jaipur attractions — from the timeless classics to the modern and exciting.

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