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The palaces of Jaipur are the favorite spots for tourists, both Indian and foreign. Many old and neglected palaces and forts in Jaipur have been converted into heritage hotels. The service sector of Jaipur boasts of its tourism, real estate, insurance and hotel industry.
Jaipur is the nucleus of Education in Rajasthan. The city houses several reputed colleges that attract students from different parts of the globe. Apart from the professional degree colleges there are numerous colleges in Jaipur that offer degrees in arts, commerce and science. The many Colleges in Jaipur are known for their sound academic history and facilities. Some of the important colleges are; Satya Sai College for Women, Shree Khandelwal Vaishya College, Vedic Kanya College for Girls, Government Maharaj Acharya Sanskrit College, Biyani College, Bharat Law College and many more.
Jaipur shares great air connectivity with all the metros and cities in India. The Jaipur Airport is located at a distance of 13 km from the main city. Most of the domestic and international airlines operate to and from Jaipur. Flights to Jaipur from Delhi and Mumbai are pretty frequent. The regular international flights operate mostly from Jaipur to Sharjaha and Muscat.
The Jaipur Railway Station is the main station of Rajasthan. Most of the cities and towns in India are connected to Jaipur by railway. There are a number of trains that run almost on a daily basis to and from Jaipur. Some of the important Trains to Jaipur are; Shatabdi, Mandore Exp. Jammu Tavi Exp. Ashram Exp Ahmedabad Mail Ibadat Exp. Ashram Exp etc.
Since Jaipur is situated in Rajsthan it is but obvious that the city will experience semi-arid climatic conditions. Jaipur Weather is very warm during summers and cold during winters. Jaipur witnesses three major seasons, summer, monsoon and winter. The summer months generally begin from April and last till July. The temperature during the summer months is generally between 30 °C to 45°C. The Monsoons in July generally begin from June. The city receives almost 650 millimeters of rainfall in a year. The Monsoons in Jaipur are characterized by heavy and frequent showers and thunderstorms. However the best time to visit this place is during the winters. November marks the beginning of winter in the city. The temperature during these months remains between 15-18 °C. Winters are pleasant with no cold waves or temperature extremities.
Flights to Jaipur land at the Sanganer airport. The Sanganer airport was bestowed with the status of an international airport in 2006, this made it the 14th international airport in India. The domestic airport in Jaipur is home to several eating joints, shopping centers and medical facilities. There are many domestic flights to Jaipur that operate on a regular basis. Flights from Jaipur to cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Abramabad operate almost everyday. Some of the popular flights to Jaipur include; Indian Airlines, Air Sahara,Spice Jet, Air Deccan, Kingfisher Airlines, Alliance Air, Go Air and Jet Airways.
The Royal city of Jaipur celebrates numerous festivals with full zeal all round the year. There are many Festivals in Jaipur. These festivals and fairs form an inseparable part of Jaipur's identity.
Last Updated on 13 December 2011