Jaipur is known among tourists as the “pink city”. If you come here and go to the old quarter, you can see for yourself the real reason for this name. The fact is that all buildings in this part of the Indian city have a pink or terracotta color. By itself, Jaipur is the capital of one of the states of India – Rajasthan. According to the preserved canons of architecture of ancient India, the entire territory is divided into nine sectors of rectangular shape, where the main attractions of this region are located. And do not be surprised if you meet an elephant during a walk, here such a phenomenon is not uncommon.
On the lack of hotels in Jaipur cannot complain. In addition to the wonderful palaces, as architectural monuments, many of them are the finest hotel present.
Where to stay
Most hotels and inns are located in areas such as Bani Park and Amber Fort, in the Pink City. In Jaipur there are 30 hotels of category 5, a little more than 40 four-star hotels, more than 250 hotels with 3, more than 100 guest houses and mini-hotels.
Rasa Resort Hotel, in the mountains and Colonel’s Homestead in the second. Hotels of completely different price categories and range of services.
To spend one or several nights in the former residence of the Maharajas of the city of Jaipur offers the hotel Taj Rambagh Palace 5. Royal
“suite” with a view of the garden will cost 63 thousand rubles per day. The hotel is 8 km from the airport, 3 km from the historic city center.
No less impressive hotel – Taj Jai Mahal Palace 5, located in a historic building built in 1745, among beautiful gardens on the territory of 7 hectares. Double room “suite” with a private terrace costs 15 thousand rubles per day with breakfast.
Another “palace” hotel The Raj Palace 5. The building of the palace was built in 1727, and it was here that the Maharaja once lived. Many of the hotel’s rooms are decorated with royal antiques. Double room “Premier” in September for two residents will cost 18 thousand rubles per day, including breakfast and dinner.
Where to eat
Jaipur has a variety of cafes and restaurants offering local Indian specialties, Asian and international cuisine. The city also has famous fast-food cafes McDonald, KFC and Domino Pizza. Be sure to pay attention that the cost of food in any cafe is listed without local taxes!
A gorgeous view of Hawa Mahal opens from the terrace of Wind View Cafe. It also prepares delicious coffee and desserts. In the menu of Indian and Asian cuisine.
Book a last-minute ticket to Jaipur is based on the climate conditions of the area It is hottest here from April to July. Despite the fact that the price of tours during this period decreases, being in the city is simply unbearable because of the heat.