Jaipur, also known as Pink City, is the capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan in western India. The city of Jaipur was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II in the year 1727. Jaipur is a popular tourist destination of India. Jaipur city is the home of UNESCO world heritage sites: Jantar Mantar and the Amer Fort. Other places of attractions are Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, City Palace, Birla Temple etc.