Jaipur  (Rajasthan)

Jaipur, the Pink City, the colorful capital of a richly colorful state, has massive forts, magnificent palaces, exquisite temples, and marvellous gardens. Hawa Mahal, the City Palace Musuem, the Chandra Mahal, the Central Museum in the Ram NiwasGardens, Jal Mahal Palace, Sheeshmahal Palace (pavilion of mirrors), Jaigarh and Nahargarh forts, the Jantar mantar etc are places to visit. It is also the home for handicrafts, beautiful textile prints, delicate jewellery and precious gems and stones. Amber (11 km) was the capital of Jaipur for six centuries and the fortress palace, built in 1592, has Mughal and Hindu style of architecture.