Capital Of Rajasthan in India

Capital of Rajasthan : Jaipur

State : Rajasthan
Country : India
Location : Approximately 260 kilometers (160 miles) south west of Delhi.
Population : There are around 6.89 million residents
Area : 200.4 km² (77 sq mi)
Jaipur is the official Capital of Rajasthan but the judiciary capital of Rajasthan is Jodhpur because the High Court is situated in Jodhpur. It is also known as the Pink city for its unique color across the city. Jaipur is the oldest and biggest planned city in the world. Its palaces and forts are reminders of the many kingdoms that historically vied for the region. It was built in eighteenth century by Raja Sawai Jai Singh. Jaipur is also most visited tourist destination in Rajasthan and famous for rich historical past of India, The royal and heritage buildings, Forts and palaces. Prince of Wales visited Jaipur During 1876 , then whole of the city was re-painted in pink color. Jaipur forms a part of the Golden Triangle tourist circuit along with national capital Delhi and Agra. The Golden Triangle is so called because of the triangular shape formed by the locations of New Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan on a map.
It is located 280 km (174 miles) from the Indian capital New Delhi and serves as a gateway to other tourist destinations in Rajasthan such as Jodhpur (348 km, 216 mi), Jaisalmer (571 km, 355 mi) Udaipur (421 km, 262 mi) and Mount Abu(520 km, 323 mi).

What to see in Jaipur:

The major attractions of Jaipur include:
Forts & Palaces : Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, City Palace, Chandra Mahal, Diwan-e-Aam and Jal Mahal
Temples : Birla Temple (Lakshmi Narayan Mandir), Govind Devji Temple, Moti Doongri Temple, Galtaji, Akshardham Temple (at Vaishali Nagar), Jain Temple
Monuments : Ram Niwas Garden, Albert Hall Museum (or Central Museum )
Gardens : Zoological Garden, Sisodia Rani Palace and Garden, Vidyadhar Garden, Central Park (Entrance near Statue Circle), Kanak Vrindavan,
Off-beat destinations : Chokhi Dhani and Chand Baori stepwell

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