Jaipur-also known as "Pink City" is the capital of Rajasthan. The city was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber, after whose name the city is named. Jaipur attracts lots of tourists every year, it is one of the best places to visit in Asia. Jaipur have lots of places to visit e.g. Amber Fort, Central Park, Birla Mandir, Nahargarh fort etc. Tourists can witness many ongoing events in jaipur during their visit, like: educational Seminars in jaipur, as there are many good universities in jaipur, cultural events in jaipur like gangaur festival, teej festival, dandiya/garba nights in jaipur, there are various jewellery exhibitions in jaipur going on every now and then, trade fares in jaipur are also a point of attraction for many business oriented tourists, and also for students there are many college fests in jaipur, of which you can be a part of during your visit. If any one wants or is planning to make a visit, there are number of things to do in jaipur like excursions to nearby places in jaipur like Ranthanbore Sanctuary, Sariska wildlife reserve, Abhaneri etc, if you are interested in haunted places- you can visit the world's most haunted place "bhangarh" near jaipur. You can also visit Cultural centers in jaipur like Jawahar Kala Kendra and Ravindra Rang Manch which promote the culture of the state of Rajasthan by organizing theater and plays in jaipur. other places to visit in jaipur are Albert Hall Museum in jaipur, Hawa Mahal in jaipur. For fun hang outs in jaipur, you can do lots of activities like going to various shopping Mall's, enjoy nightlife/DJ in jaipur at various good hotels in jaipur. if one is interested in literature, Jaipur also hosts Jaipur Literature festival once in a year, which witnesses big names from the world of cinema, literature, arts, fashion industry etc. Now Jaipur is getting ready to host 31st December 2016 new year parties.