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The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is not only the gateway to the state; it is also the most natural place to begin a discovery of Rajasthan – the most colourful state in India. Located about 260 km south west of Delhi, Jaipur is part of the Golden Triangle Tourist circuit that includes Delhi and Agra. With its myriad colours, ancient palaces, forts and a flourishing art and craft industry Jaipur truly has a regal air about it. Founded by Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727, Jaipur was probably the first planned city in the country at that time.
About three centuries later, this beautifully planned city by an astronomer king still charms a traveller to Jaipur. Its bustling bazaars wear 200 years of grace and elegance on their sleeves with pride, its neatly laid-out streets are easy t + more about Jaipur