Five Must Visit Places on Your Jaipur Tour
The desert capital of the country – Jaipur attracts tourists from all over the world with its magnificent remains, which are related to a pre-era. The city is also affectionately called as the pink city of India due to its monuments that look pink in color as they’re made of red sandstone. Some of the most popular tourist destinations of Jaipur include the forts and palaces as they are the best reminders of the life led by the ancient Rajasthan kings! Keep reading the article to find out the 5 must visit places in Jaipur during your tour to the pink city.
The amber fort is half an hour away from the city centre and overlooks the Maota lake. This was the original residence of the ancient Rajasthani Rajput family until he city was constructed. The Sheesh Mahal here is the major attraction with thousands of mirrors and glasses that are made up of vibrant colors and textures. Sheesh Mahal looks more Beautiful in the night, in which all light bounces from the mirrors and keeps on shining. On the contrary, Sukhmah Mahal looks less. The evening sound and light dance adds to its glory.
The Hawa Mahal
The Hawa Mahal is a small building with small windows and screens allowing winds to enter the castle, which is named “Hawa Mahal”, which literally means “Palace”which literally translates to “The palace of the winds”. This beautiful palace is built in the ancient Indian architecture style and it’s a living proof of the royal life led by the queens and kings of Rajasthani royal family. Inside the Hawa Mahal, fresh paint was glowing with colorful glass. There is a rectangular pond in the courtyard, in which there are fountains which are included in the cooling effect of the air flowing through the monument.
This was built by the king Jai Singh 2 during his realm and is home to 14 astronomical structures that allow us to observe the stars, moon, eclipses and so on. Each instrument here has its own purpose and usage. Get ready to gaze deep sky by visiting the famous Jantar Mantar. Jantar Mantar is a popular tourist destination within Jaipur, there is no doubt that it is a World Heritage Site.
Jaigad fort is built on the Aravali mountain near Amer Fort. After all this, Amber was done as an additional protection for the fort, and its location is perfect for purpose. The fort on which fort was built was known as Cheel ka Teela (hill of eagle), and it is an eagle’s eye view about the surrounding area from the fort. This fort is quite basic. It does not have any of the unstable buildings of the Amer fort, but it is more strategic.
This fort will be most loved and appreciated by the military officials due to its high watch towers and the presence of old weapons. It wombs the world’s largest cannon on wheels which was never actually put to use. The magnificent fort is a must visit monument which gives a peek into the military abilities of the Rajasthani royal family. Jaigarh fort have look similar like golden fort of Jaisalmer Desert.If you are interested in a Dessert camp Check one out here “Jaisalmer Dessert Camp Package“.
Also known as Tiger fort, this fort is built on the summit of the Aravali hills overlooking the entire city of Jaipur. It’s best to visit in the evenings when the fort is lit up and the cafes serving beers and snacks make it for a perfect evening hang out!
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