The Pink colored buildings, the cheerful markets, the extraordinary past and magnificent culture together makes Jaipur, the most beautiful city of the flamboyant state of Rajasthan. Jaipur, better recognized as the Pink City, is also the capital of Rajasthan. The pink color of the buildings, the rich culture and heritage, the welcoming hearts of the people never let someone leave by their choice. The largest city of Rajasthan was founded by Jai Singh II in 1727. The Royal state reflects the astonishing aura of rich culture and heritage that is showcased in the magnificent fortress, majestic palaces, mesmerizing mansions, the beautiful and colorful markets, the splendid Handicraft products, the narrow lanes and especially the beautiful hearts that welcomes in the warm traditional styles. Jaipur is just not a place where one may go and visit, Jaipur makes its travelers fall in love with it as soon as they step on to its land.
Jaipur, being the most magnificent land of rich culture and heritage, Jaipur fascinates the heart of the travelers and tourists from all over the world. Being is one of the most magnificent and colorful city of India, Jaipur has been one of the prominent faces of tourism in India. Considered to be one of the three iconic cities of India, which are Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, Jaipur is regarded in the Golden Triangle Tour Circuit of India which is made with the fusion of these beloved cities. This versatile tourist destination of India has a plenty of captivating attractions. Apart from the honeycombed Hawa Mahal and City Palace and other magnificent monuments, the real attraction of Jaipur is its lifestyle. The colorful ethnic attire and bright turbans, the hand-dyed and hand-embroidered textiles, the handcrafted magnificent jewelry and the peppery cuisine adds on to the liveliness of this mesmerizing Pink City. A great deal of fairs and festivals are also hosted here which includes the famous Camel Festival, Kite Festival, the Elephant Festival, Teej, the Gangaur and plenty of them that majorly fascinates the travelers worldwide.
Accessibility to Jaipur : Jaipur houses a wide network of accessibility with its Sanganer International Airport where one can catch the flight for anywhere. Also the network of Railway and Road makes the reach to Jaipur quiet easy.
Best time to Visit : Jaipur can be uncovered in anytime period of the year rather the suggested tenure is from August to March. Jaipur Stay : Jaipur hotels offer a very comfortable stay to the travelers and visitors that suit the budget of all.
The five storey honeycomb Hawa Mahal is the most splendid architecture of Jaipur made up of red and pink sandstone. Built by Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799, this magnificent Hawa Mahal was built as a high screen for the women of the royal household.
Also known as the Palace of Winds, this magnificent Hawa Mahal is built with 953 sinuous latticework of jharokhas or the mini windows that acted as a perfect cover for the Rajput Women to keep an eye on the everyday going on the streets underneath.
Another crucial architecture of Jaipur, City Palace was regarded as the headquarters of the power of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Commissioned by Jai Singh II, the construction of this City palace was accomplished in 1732.
While City Palace stands right next to the Hawa Mahal, till today it serves as a residence to the Royal family of Jaipur. The mesmerizing palace, also houses a museum that reflects the royal culture that includes the royal costumes, some extremely rare and precious Pashmina Shawls, the Benarasi Silk Sarees, Sanganeri Prints and Folk Embroidery and the crucial weapons used by Rajputs in their wars.
The finest example of Ptolemaic positional astronomy, Jantar Mantar is one of the five Observatories constructed by Jai Singh II. Admits of the instruments used in making this observatory, this Jantar Mantar houses the World’s biggest Sundial, while the other instruments are made up of stone and brass as per the design principles from ancient texts. Jantar Mantar of Jaipur consist the three main classical celestial coordinate systems that include the Ecliptic System, the Horizon- Zenith System and the Equatorial System.
The large concert hall that was built for the visit for England’s Prince Albert’s visit to Jaipur in 1876. Designed in Indo Saracenic type of Architecture, this Albert Hall or the Central Museum stands talls in the admits of the Ram Niwas Garden. The magnificent architectural monument was converted into a museum by Madho Singh in 1880. The famous attraction of Albert Hall Museum resides in the Egyptian Mummy that is on display in the museum with other miniature paintings and crucial objects.
A five storey magnificent palace that stands tall in the admits of the Man Sagar lake, this beautiful Jal Mahal has got its four floors under the water and the rest remains on the top. Built by Maharaja Madho Singh I, this mesmerizing Jal Mahal served as a den for his duck hunting parties. Designed with the fusion of the Rajputs and Mughal’s style of architecture is made up of red sand stone.
Built by Raja Maan Singh in 1550, this magnificent Amber Fort is located in Amer, a town just 11kilometeres away from Jaipur yet is one of the main tourists attractions of Jaipur. Famous for its artistic style, Amber Fort is a perfect fusion of Hindu and Rajput elements.
Initially a fortress palace, it is made up of white and red sandstone. While it is a grand example of ancient Indian Architecture, it is a perfect blend of Hindu and Muslim style of ornamentation making it the most extraordinary fort. As per these attractions, Jaipur has a lot to offer. One must not miss to just go on a Jaipur Sightseeing tour but also Jaipur Shopping Tour and add on some adventure with camel rides and other activities as per the point of interests of Jaipur.
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