Home » Rajasthan » Jaipur » Jaipur Information » Jaipur History

Jaipur History

History of Jaipur
Jaipur the marvelous destination preserves magnificent and heritage constructions of the Rajput rulers and the royal families. Starting from the color of the city till the constructions the city reflects the hospitality and the unique interests of the brave Rajput rulers.  Right now the city is the capital of the desert state Rajasthan which is a major tourist destination and a busy business center with a finely planned structure. 

The majestic city Jaipur is rich in culture and the home of several heritage sites was built in the year 1727 by the Rajput ruler Jai Singh ll. This ruler of Kachhwaha Rajput changed his capital from Amber to Jaipur and designed the city with a great interest. Without neglecting even a single aspect Jai Singh created the city to be a great architectural wonder that is perfectly built according to the Shilpa Sasthra of Indian culture.

The ruler even took a great care in constructing the security aspects along with the artistic constructions, all around the city which stand as the most spectacular sites.  Due to this the city Jaipur is surrounded with numerous remarkable constructions. Even after Jai Singh all the other rulers like the Marathas, Jats who ruled the region maintained the tradition and glory of the city.

Before independence
Though the rulers had better relation with the East India Company the city was named as Rajputana and was administered and supervised by the British during the freedom struggle.

Post independence
After independence in the year 1956 the city glamorous city Jaipur became the capital of the dazzling state Rajasthan. The enthralling historical city Jaipur stands as a gateway for people who love to enjoy the magical ambience and royal flavor.

© Travelogy India Pvt. Ltd.  Recognized by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.