History & Culture in Jaipur

Jaipur is one of the most culturally rich legacy urban areas in India. Established in the year 1727, the city is named after Maharaja Jai Singh II who was the fundamental author of this city. He was a Kachhwaha Rajput and governed the zone somewhere in the range of 1699 and 1744. 

The Rulers:

Post Sawai Jai Singh time, the city was governed by a few Rajput rulers. Sawai Pratap Singh (1764 - 1803), Sawai Ram Singh II (1835 to 1880), Madho Singh II (1861 - 1922) and Sawai Man Singh II (1911 – 1970) were among the principle rulers who kept the legacy of the city alive. 

The city was attacked ordinarily by neighboring warriors, Marathas. In any case, for most of its history, Jaipur remained under the rule of Rajputs. It was one of only parts of the nation which never went under the rule of British, who left India in 1947.

The Architecture:

Jai Singh's previous capital was in Amber, which is 11 kilometers outside Jaipur. He later moved it to Jaipur, because of an expansion in population and shortage of water in Amber. Jaipur has the benefit of being the first totally planned city in India. It has carefully arranged market zones, waterway framework, parks and local areas. 

Maharaja Jai Singh managed the development of structures in the city and ensured that they follow the conventional Rajput architectural plan. Different antiquated books and archives were counseled while planning this city. Practically all structures in Jaipur were worked with exceptional sandstone, which is found in wealth in Rajasthan. 

Aside from the design, the city is likewise known for its rich logical heritage. Maharaja Jai Singh additionally had a solid tendency towards science and arithmetic. This is the reason; he counseled Vidyadhar Bhattacharya, who was a researcher from Bengal while planning the city. The researcher counseled books on old Ptolemy, stargazing and Euclid to give his master guidance. 

The city was based on the head of Indian Architectural science called Shilpa Shastra and took 4 years to fabricate. The city has a world well known planetarium, a wonderful city palace, various temples and social settings.

The Pink City:

Jaipur got the name 'Pink City' in 1853, when the authoritative King Sawai Ram Singh painted all imperial and official buildings in sandstone color to recognize the visit of Prince of Wales to the city. The city is world famous for its remarkable buildings and its dynamic quality is sufficiently depicted by the color. 

Jaipur Post Independence:

After India's independence, Jaipur turned into the capital city of the territory of Rajasthan. Despite the fact that, the imperial family despite everything stays in the City Palace, the state is totally run by the common specialists and democratically elected candidates. 

Today, Jaipur is one of the most well-known tourist destination in India. A large number of local and global travelers crowd its delightful hotels and palaces to remember its royal past. A large number of the antiquated royal residences have been changed into heritage hotels.


Jaipur's cultural legacy has been known far and wide attracting in scores of tourists consistently. Jaipur's rich social heritage is appeared in the shows, customs, lifestyle, workmanship and building of this place. The city is known to be the Pink City of the country on account of the pink shades on the dividers of each architectural building around the city. This sublime city is home of a couple of blue stoneware, bandhani and square artwork, block painting, carving and the traditional dance forms and music has an incredibly exceptional spot in the lifestyle of Jaipur close by the extraordinary food served here. This city observes different fairs and celebrations at an alternate season celebrated by the warm and vivacious individuals living here. It is all worth experience on Jaipur tour.

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