Welcome to Jaipur, a city that’s instilled with the elegance & carved with delighting panache. You’d get enthralled with its captivating charm as there’s so much to see, there’s so much to experience. So, if you happen to be here, the city will leave no stone unturned to embrace you with respect and care. Here’s a list of places that you must visit on your trip to Jaipur.
Amber Fort and Palace:
This is one of the best, not-to-be-missed places in Jaipur. Adorned with garlands of majestic engineering and restored with Royal Rajputana’s fragrance. The Amber Fort and Palace was built by Raja Man Singh-I. This, imperial beauty of red sandstone and white marbles enchants every visitor, by its sheer presence of unending ethnicity.
One of the most iconic landmarks of Jaipur is Hawa Mahal. Built in the year 1798, it is also called as the palace of winds or breeze. This five-storey building has 953 small windows that play a key role in restoring the entire palace with cool breeze throughout the year. Another reason of designing this marvel was to safeguard the women of the Royal family from outsiders.
Exquisite Jal Mahal not only attracts nature enthusiast like us but also chirpy migratory birds. Built in the heart of Man Sagar Lake, the epic Jal Mahal is a classic fusion of both Mughal and Rajputana architecture. The scenic view of Jal Mahal folded under the arms of amazing Aravalli Mountain, immerses every tourist with a breath-taking beauty.
The best places in Jaipur are not only about glorious architectural marvels, but they also unfold many facets of astronomy. Jantar Mantar is one of architectural and scientific architype that consists of 14 geometric devices that plays a key role in studying space. It’s one of the major attractions for tourists and budding astronomers.
Every palace, every fort in Jaipur reveals a remarkable history. Reliving it’s glorious past in the center of the city, this palace is Jaipur’s favorite hangout. The gigantic walls and opulent decorations of this magnanimous structure fascinates every visitor.
One of the ideal places to visit in the desert capital of India is Nahargarh. Standing 600 feet above the city is this fort built by Jai Singh II for the strengthening the security. Today, the impeccable Nahargarh Fort has become a major tourist spot that gives an unmatched view of the city.
Not as famous as the rest, but definitely the best place to visit in Jaipur. Chokhi Dhani is a five-star rated ethnic village resort that celebrates the spirit of rural Rajasthan. Over the years, it has been a prime tourist location to experience the liveliness of Jaipur, which engrafts you with their rich cultural aura.
Your list of spectacular forts remains incomplete, if you haven’t been to Jaigarh Fort, also known as Hill of Eagles. The imperial Jaigarh Fort has been a speckling spot for tourists due to its 3km thick red sandstone wall. World’s largest cannon on wheels- Jaivana makes it one of the most frequented forts in Jaipur.
Abhaneri Step Well:
Located at the Jaipur-Agra highway, this unique masterpiece is a synonym of timeless creation. The step walls were made by ancient people to reserve water for summers and they also used these wells as an ancient Jacuzzi for retreating and refreshing.
We hope your bags are packed because after reading this you wouldn’t stop yourself from experiencing some of these alluring tourist places in Jaipur.
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