Places to Visit in Jaipur

Jaipur is a capital best known for its dynamic hues, vibrant lanes and to the top of everything, the city's notable landmarks that brag about the great past, gallantry and valor of Rajputs. Nick name of jaipur city is 'Pink City', as every building within the city is painted in terracotta pink color. Pink color denotes the hospitality and generosity.

Jaipur is one of the famous tourist places in rajasthan and it attracts people from all over the world. This is a great place for tourists who loves to explore new places. All the history buffs and also the researchers from various corners of the world visit here to witness the sheer monumental beauty of the city. With the variety of landmarks portraying the wonder of extravagance and magnificence of the Rajput rulers, Jaipur offers a fantastic voyage in its rich past.

Here’s a List of a Few Jaipur Tourist Attractions which you must visit when in Jaipur:

Hawa Mahal:

It is one of the most prominent landmarks of Jaipur and is located near to the City Palace. This special monument was constructed in 1799 after Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh gave orders to construct this for enabling the ladies of the royal family to be able to get a glimpse of the carnivals and how life is being celebrated on the city streets.

Hawa Mahal has more than 900 beautifully carved ‘Jharokhas’ or small windows. These are constructed in a way that proper air ventilation is allowed, thereby keeping the palace airy and cool even during the summer days.

Jal Mahal:

Jal Mahal or Water Palace is situated in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. You can get a glimpse of the beautiful Nahargarh Hills at the backdrop. The unique location of this place makes it all the more famous tourist attractions in Jaipur. It was originally built by Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh around 300 years back for his duck hunting celebrations.

However, later on, it was renovated by his son who beautified the interiors and exteriors with proper gardens and courtyards. If you are fond of bird watching, to can visit the palace to spot the flamingos and different other types of migratory birds.

Amer Fort:

This fort is located in Amer town and is around 11 km away from Jaipur. It is one of the most impressive tourist destinations in Jaipur and you cannot miss visiting this place once you visit Jaipur. The fort overlooks the magnificent Maota Lake and it is the finest example of the Rajputana architecture.

The fort was built by Raja Man Singh I in the 16th Century and is an epitome of a unique amalgamation of Hindu and Rajputana elements. Several Bollywood movies have been shot at this fort and you need to take a tourist guide along to know this fort in depth.

City Palace:

City Palace is a historical structure and one of the main tourist attractions in Jaipur. This architectural wonder is a perfect blend of Mughal and Rajput architectural styles.

This palace is home to a museum that depicts the royal lifestyle of the rules of Jaipur.This palace is dotted with several beautiful gardens, courtyards, and palaces. This is one of the must-visit places in Jaipur.

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