Localities in Jaipur

Jaipur, popularly known as the Pink City, is the bustling capital of the state of Rajasthan. The city derives its name from the colorful buildings in the region. The Pink City was originally founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. This region is also the first planned city in India. Jaipur is quite a developed area inhabited by an urban population.

The walled structure makes it stand out from the rest of the region. Jaipur is a city of palaces, forts and other traditional monuments. In the past decade, Jaipur has transformed into an important business centre with all the facilities of a modern metropolis. Yet it consists of age-old culture that catches the eye of a traveller.

The old city and the adjoining areas form the modern-day Jaipur. Jaipur is a huge city comprising a number of localities. The northern part of Jaipur is a major attraction which gives an insight into the past. This area is an amalgamation of traditional art and culture. The popular areas in the northern Jaipur are Bani Park, Jhotwara and Shastri Nagar.

South Jaipur is famous for the much popular Chowki Dhani theme village. Some of the localities in this part are Bapu Nagar, Jawahar Nagar, Shankar Nagar and Malviya Nagar.

The eastern part of Jaipur is a sparkling region housing all the colorful bazaars that fascinate the tourists. This place is a shopping paradise. The popular bazaars here are Bapu Bazaar, Tripolia Bazaar, Johari Bazaar and Kishanpol Bazaar. The localities in east Jaipur are Adarsh Nagar, Amber, Sikar Road, Subhash Nagar etc.

Western Jaipur is the hub of all the commercial and political areas. Majority of the government buildings are situated in this region. Civil Lines and Vidyut nagar are the important localities of this region. Civil Lines is the political centre which houses the Raj Bhawan. Mansarovar, Rambagh and Sodala are popular shopping destinations here.

Ashok Nagar is the locality of central Jaipur and is connected to the rest of the Jaipur city through road links. This area along with Bani Park and Adarsh Nagar forms the industrial estates of Jaipur. These regions are the zones of maximum civic activity.

Jaipur is a popular tourist destination all over the world. Tourists from everywhere visit this city for its rich cultural and commercial value. The well-planned wide streets and division of blocks give the city a modern appeal.

Last Updated on 04/06/2013




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