Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II in the 18th century. Being a part of the Golden Triangle tourist circuit alongwith Agra and Delhi, Jaipur serves as a Gateway to other tourist destinations in Rajasthan. The city is studded with beautiful historical monuments which speak of architectural brilliance of the medieval times. One such monument is Jantar Mantar which is a giant sundial built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in 18th century due to his keen interest in astronomy. The Unesco world heritage site, formidable Amer Fort consisting of lofty pillars, balconies and rampart serves a panoramic view of the city to the tourists. The Palace of Winds or the Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Govindev ji Temple, Albert Hall Museum, etc are other notable attractions of the Pink City. This vibrant city is an excellent host to the tourists across the borders.