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Interesting Facts about Jaipur- Pink City of Rajasthan

by Ravinder Singh Tanwar SEO Analyst cum Content Writer
What comes to your mind when you plan to visit Jaipur?

Most of you would have either visited the place or are planning your holidays. But not many of you have earned the historical knowledge of Jaipur. Jaipur is one of the city which encompass historical presence in Rajasthan history. Some of you either surf the internet to explore the city while some of you look for Rajasthan News to grow your knowledge. For you, here we are providing you the interesting facts about Jaipur that will enhance your Jaipur trip.

1- Jaipur was founded on 18th of November 1727. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II is known as the founder of Jaipur.

2- Those who find some symmetry should know that Jaipur is the first planned city of India. The entire city was then planned by a Bengali Architect Vidhyadar Bhattacharya. He used the concepts of Shilpa Shastra.

3- During the city planning, the Vedic Planning was also kept under consideration. The Vedic planning better known as Vastu Sastra was also considered to retain prosperity and comfort in the city.

4- In the year 1876, to offer a warm welcome to the Price of Wales, the entire city was painted in Terracotta Pink color which gave the name of "Pink City" to Jaipur.

5- During the period of 1727 and 1734, Maharaja Jai Singh II constructed five astronomical observations which were called as Jantar Mantar. Jaipur is the place to have the largest Jantar Mantar among all five.

6- The oldest museum of Jaipur is known as Central Museum. It received its name by its location which is situated in the center of Ram Niwas Bagh.

7- Sambhar late is the only saline lake in the country. It is situated 80 Km from Jaipur.

8- The Hawa Mahal which is built in form of Lord Krishna's Crown is built with 953 small windows. Those windows are commonly known as Jharokhas which was basically build to offer top-class ventilation to the fort/Mahal.

9- Jal Mahal is the point of attraction for those who love to visit Jaipur for the first time. It is one such Mahal which is built within Man Sagar Lake.

10- Most of the literature loving people would love to know that Jaipur is the only place where FREE Jaipur Literature Festival is organized annually.

So, these are some of the interesting facts about Jaipur that you would love to know. Before planning your Jaipur visit, this information will really help you enjoying your holidays and exploring the city.

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About Ravinder Singh Tanwar Junior   SEO Analyst cum Content Writer

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Joined APSense since, January 27th, 2016, From Jaipur, India.

Created on Apr 22nd 2019 00:57. Viewed 238 times.

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