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Jaipur

Jaipur

Rajasthan, North India, Architecture, Fort, History, Mughal, Musuem, Palace, Temple, Wildlife Sanctuary

Jaipur is located Rajasthan, India. It was founded by Maharaja Sawai jai Singh II in 1727. This place is well known for great history and natural beauty. This city is also known as Pink City. Specialities of Jaipur are Kota doria sarees, Minakari work, semi precious stones, Exotic jewellery etc.

 

What to see in Jaipur:

City Palace: It is the major attractions of Jaipur. Major attractions of this palace are audience hall, pavilions, Palace of Welcome, Museum, Maharani Palace, Rajput Weaponry, Chandra mahal, Diwan-e-Khas, Diwan-e-Aam.

Jal Mahal: It is located in the middle of Mansarovar Lake. This is one of the biggest artificial lakes. Rajasthani and Mughal Architecture style can be seen here. Red sandstone used in the construction of this mahal.

Akshardham Temple: This temple is famous for its architecture, idols, sculptures and carvings. Lord Narayana is worshipped here.

Hawa Mahal: It is five storied structure. This mahal has more than 950 windows. Latticework is the major attraction of this mahal. Mahal was designed by Lalchand Usta.

Amber Fort: In the medieval history this fort played a major role. True lifestyle of Rajputs can be known from this place. This is the right place for Muslim and Hindu architecture.

Central Park: It is a largest park in Jaipur. Major attractions of this park are Rambagh Golf Club, Rambagh Polo Ground, Big Garden, and Stone Figures. Several varieties of birds including migratory birds can be seen here.

Jantar Mantar: This monument has been awarded as largest stone observatory in the world. Instruments are used to measure the time.

Shah Mahal: It is a famous hall of mirror which is situated inside the Amber Palace. This was constructed for meeting his special guests. Belgium glass used to construct this.

Nahargarh: For the protection of Ajmer this was constructed. It is located on the Aravalli hills.

Albert Hall Museum: Major attractions of this museum are crystal works, metal sculptures, ivory goods, pottery and natural stones, Chiselled brassware, exquisite Jewellery, rare paintings.

City Palace museum: Ancient manuscripts of Hindu Scriptures are the major attraction of this museum.

Dolls Museum: Various countries and different states of India’s dolls with traditional costumes can be seen here.

Other attractions of Jaipur: Other attractions of Jaipur are Birla Mandir, Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, Albert Hall, Jawahar Kala Kendra, Moti Doongri, Galtaji, Mubarak Mahal, Jaipur Zoo.

 

What to see around Jaipur:

Jaisinghpura Khor: It is located 12kms away from Jaipur. This place is famous for Jain temple and step well.

Sanganer: This place is well known for block printing with vegetable dyes and handmade paper. It is located 16kms away from Jaipur.

Ramgarh Lake: It is located 32kms away from Jaipur. It is a beautiful artificial lake spread around 20Sq.kms.

Bagru: This village is famous for a fort and Textile Printing. It is located 35kms away from Jaipur.

Madhogarh Tunga: It is located 40kms away from Jaipur. This place is famous for Madhogarh Fort.

Jamwa Ramgarh: It is located 29kms away from jaipur. This place is famous for artificial lake. Plenty of birds including migratory birds come to this place.

 

Getting to Jaipur: Jaipur is well connected with road, railways and airways. From Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Udaipur, Ajmer, Shahpura, etc buses come to this place. Railways of Jaipur are well connected with all the major cities such as Kolkata, Udaipur, Indore, Gwalior etc. Both domestic and international port is situated here.

 

Getting around Jaipur: Autos, cycle rickshaws, taxis, buses are available to see the places of Jaipur. Buses and taxis are available to visit the surrounding place of Jaipur.

 

Best time to visit Jaipur: Best time to visit this place is between October to March.

 

Where to stay in Jaipur: Plenty of accommodations starting from Budget to 5 star hotels are available to stay at Jaipur.

 

Where to eat in Jaipur: Plenty of restaurants are available in Jaipur. Dal Bati Churma is popular snack item of Jaipur.

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