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Jaipur

Popularly known as the 'pink city,' Jaipur is the capital of the desert state of Rajasthan.

In Jaipur, you are in the land of “namaskar,” rather than “namaste.” With a thriving Muslim population, women are very conservative and you will be able to feel the Maharaja air about the place. The walls that surround the old city center (in fact, India’s only planned city) is made of stucco painted a pinkish-orange. Amber Fort is one of the most spectacular sites right outside the city, and accessible by auto-rickshaw. Bicycle rickshaws are prevalent in Jaipur; hand-pulled rickshaws have been outlawed.
If you are going to buy something nice for yourself to bring home from India, do it in Jaipur. The whole old city center is one huge marketplace. Whether jewels, perfume, silver, spices or silk, Jaipur has the best of it all; just make sure you are getting what you pay for, and bargain, bargain, bargain like anywhere else in India.

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  • I and my friend visited Jaipur on March. I found very good local guide Mr. Amzad Ali , he took us around this pink city and provide us very good company, informative and energytic services. I really recommend him if you have plan to visit there. we were very impress in this nice and amazing city. May be you can ask his name from travel agency. Or find him on facebook.
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  • I met a fantastic driver in Jaipur who has his own tour company that operates all over Rajasthan. His name is Gopal and as well as being very knowledgable about his city he's a lot of fun and I really enjoyed my time with him! Highly recommended! His website is: http://indiatourcardriver.com/
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  • Auf der Reise durch das goldene Dreieck darf Jaipur nicht fehlen. Die Fahrt geht am besten mit Bangali von www.anitatoursindia.com
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