1. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II is known to have established the city of Jaipur on 18th November 1727. He was then the ruler of Amber.
2. Jaipur is touted as the first organized city of India. It was planned by a Bengali modeler named Vidhyadhar Bhattacharya by emulating the standards of Shilpa-Shastra (the study of Indian construction modeling).
3. Jaipur also boasts about the influence of Vastu Shastra used in its planning. This Vedic planning of Hindu culture is adopted for the comfort and prosperity.
4. Jaipur, the biggest city in Rajasthan is likewise popular as the "Pink City". It is so on the grounds that in 1876, the city was painted with terracotta pink shade to welcome the Prince of Wales. From that point onwards this name is now a synonymous to Jaipur.
5. Somewhere around 1727 and 1734, Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur built five galactic observatories or ‘Jantar Mantars’. These structures with their astonishing blends of geometric structures have enraptured specialists, students of history and draftsmen, all over the world.
6. Central Museum, found in the core of the Ram Niwas Bagh, is the most established historical center of Jaipur.
7. Amber Fort of Jaipur, is one of the marvel architectures of the city. This fort has a fine blend of Hindu as well as Mughal elements.
8. Jal Mahal is the noted palace of Jaipur as it is located in the middle of the Mansagar Lake.
9. Gaitore, in view of the Jaipur Amber Road; around 15 km from Jaipur is a regal cremation site of the majestic rulers of Jaipur.
10. Lake Sambhar, found at a separation of 60 km from Jaipur is well known for being the biggest saline lake in India. This gives Sambhar its name of ‘Salt Lake City’.
11. Jaipur is well known for its blue ceramics, metal articles, lacquer work, cotton and woolen fabrics and carpets. Impeccable covers and calfskin products, perplexing adornments pieces studded with valuable and semi-valuable stones are major attraction of this city.
12. Maharani Gayatri Dev, Rajmata of Jaipur, was known for her unparalleled beauty and commitment as a ruler.
13. The Sawai Mansingh Stadium is a cricket stadium in Jaipur. It was built in the rule of Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II. Its first match was hosted in 1983, an ODI between India and Pakistan.
14. Bangle shopping is something out of a Shopaholic's fantasy and nothing can be superior to the bangles of Jaipur.
15. In Jaipur, each street and market is directed from North to South or East to West.
16. Jaipur is the largest exporter of stone, gold and diamond jewelry in Asia.
17. Jaipur is the only city in the world to perform finishing of Tanzanite (blue diamond).
18. Hawa Mahal, or The Palace of Wind, was built for the royal ladies in 1799. This is a 5-storey building with 953 windows at the front.
19. Dal-Bati-Churma, is the famous delicacy of India, having originated in Rajasthan. Jaipur is known to serve the best of such dishes.
15 Amazing Facts about Delhi