Jaipur is the largest city and the administrative capital of Rajasthan. The city was founded and built in 1726 by Maharaja Jai Singh II. The city was painted pink to welcome the Edward VII in 1876 and then earned the nickname, the ‘Pink City’. Jaipur’s economy is fueled by tourism, education and the manufacture of textiles and jewellery. Jaipur is well connected to neighbouring states by a network of national highways. Bus services by the RSRTC operate between major cities in the North and the JCTSL operates buses within the city. It’s also the headquarters of the North Western Railways with the Jaipur Railway Station being the main junction for the city. The Jaipur International Airport, which is 10 km from the city center, operates flights to every metropolitan city in the country and the Middle East. There are a number of comfortable three-star hotels in Jaipur that are ideal for businessmen, families and solo travellers on a budget. These hotels are normally located near major business hubs, commercial areas, and expressways. They offer spacious accommodation with well-maintained rooms and quality amenities. 3-star hotels in Jaipur normally feature medium-sized in-house restaurants where meals are served. Room service and bellhop availability may vary from hotel to hotel. Most often these hotels also offer valet parking, fitness centres, and swimming pools. Jaipur is culturally and historically rich city. Visit popular attractions like the Jal Mahal, Birla Mandir, City Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Govind Dev Ji Temple, Hawa Mahal, Jaigarh Fort and the Jaipur Zoo. The Amer Fort and Jantar Mantar are UNESCO World Heritage Sites and are worth a visit.