The pink city has been the capital of erstwhile Jaipur state science its inceptions in 1727 AD. It was founded by Sawai Jai Singh ll, who was the great ruler as renowned mathematician and astrologer. Jaipur was the capital of former Kachwaha rulers and it so presents itself as a versatile tourist destination. Jaipur displays exquisite handicrafts and spectacular jewellery.
In 1876, Jaipur dressed itself in pink to welcome Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria, and earned the epitaph’pink city’. Dressed in pink, this royal city of Rajasthan, Jaipur is the apt blend of heritage, palaces, culture and art and the flamboyance of this place can be experienced only by visiting it. The excellent handicrafts of Jaipur are exquisite gold jewellery enamelled or inlaid with precious stones, blue pottery, carving on wood, stone and ivory, block print and tie & dye textile, handmade paper etc. This city of Rajputs is well known for its fairs and fests that are held on a grand level.