Jaipur Travel Guide

Jaipur Travel Guide

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Accommodation

Jaipur hotels – Search and compare all Jaipur hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once.

I stayed at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Jaipur.

Travel Guides

Jaipur Tourism – Official guide from Rajasthan Tourism.

Blogs

Jaipur City Blog – Blog about Jaipur – capital of Rajasthan – featuring things to do, reviews, and events in the city.

Jaipur Beat – Events and guide for Jaipur.

Blog Posts

Forts and palaces of Jaipur – My visit to Jaipur.

Tours

Jaipur Tours – Tours and things to do in Jaipur.

Guide Books

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Delhi, Agra & Jaipur

50 things to do in Jaipur

Books


A History of JaipurA History of Jaipur by Jadunath Sarkar.

This authentic and authoritative History of Jaipur was commissioned by Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II, the last ruler of the erstwhile Jaipur state. Sir Jadunath Sarkar agreed to take up the assignment and completed the manuscript in 1939-40. This book was finally published, as it was originally written, more than 40 years later in 1984. The author meticulously documented the history of the Kachhwa rulers of Jaipur.


Building Jaipur: The Making of an Indian CityBuilding Jaipur: The Making of an Indian City by Vibhuti Tillotson and Giles Sachdev.

Jaipur, in Rajasthan, is one of India’s most famous cities, and is renowned for its palaces and museums, its craft traditions and its distinctive pink shops and houses. A planned city within walls, it was built in pre-modern times according to a distinctive Indian theory of architecture known as vastu vidya.

Photos

Jaipur Photo Gallery – Photo gallery of my visits to Jaipur.

Hawa Mahal, Jaipur - India
[Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The building is made from of pink and red sandstone, like many of the buildings of Jaipur, which gives the city its name of the Pink City.]


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  1. Marx Burnsworth says:

    Great blog. Cheers for posting.

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