Jaipur is one of the most prominent and well-known cities of India and the best things to do in Jaipur include visiting heritage sites, sanctuaries and conducting excursions. Also known as the pink city of India is the capital city of the Western state of Rajasthan and also its largest city. Founded in the year of 1727, on 18 November 1727 by the great Rajput king Jai Singh II, the king of the Amer region, the city has a rich culture, heritage, and history attached to it. The city was also named after the great founder king to honor his contribution.
Being a popular tourist destination, Jaipur is well connected to all other neighbouring regions and also serves as a very effective gateways to other popular tourist destinations in the region such as Jodhpur which is located at a distance of about 348 km (or 216 mi), Jaisalmer which is located at a distance of about 571 km (or 355 mi), Udaipur located around 421 km away (or 262 mi) and Mount Abu which is located at a distance of about 520 km (or 323 mi)
There are various cultural sites which are located all across the city. There is even Government Central Museum which has a huge collection of historical figures, several arts as well as antiquities. Throughout the city of Jaipur, there are several statues which depict the Rajasthani culture and way of life to the numerous tourists visiting the city and offer rich culture and amazing sightseeing destination to the tourist.
Also, Jaipur is also known as shoppers paradise as the local handicrafts and artifacts are of very high quality. Even the various rulers supported these local art forms as they invited several skilled artists, artisans as well as craftsmen from all over India and even abroad, to come to the city and master their skill while at the same time educate the local folks. Thus, there are too many best things to do in Jaipur and the city has something for everyone.