Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan is a wonderful tourist attraction in Rajasthan. The Pink City of Jaipur has a number of architectural wonders that attract tourists from all over the country and abroad. Most of the foreign tourists, who come to India, also tour this city of majestic forts and beautiful havelis. Jaipur lies in the state of Rajasthan and is about 258 kilometres from Delhi, the capital of India. Jaipur Hub takes you on a tour of various tourist attractions in and around Jaipur.
Hawa Mahal is one of the most common and popular
tourist attractions in Jaipur. Hawa Mahal was basically used as a veil by
the royal women folk to watch the proceedings on the road below. Today it is
the one of most visited monuments in Jaipur.
The City Palace
is another beautiful landmark that was built by Kachchwah Rajput rulers of
Jaipur. The City Palace is a classic example of Mughal and Rajput
architecture. A part of the palace today is museum that houses a collection
of rare manuscripts, weapons, Mughal carpets and costumes, and Mughal and
Jantar Mantar makes another wonderful
sight to visit. Built in 1718 by Sawai Jai Singh, Jantar Mantar Observatory
is one of the five observatories that were built by the king. The
observatory was built to study the movement of stars. The observatory is
built in stone and marble.
Built on the hilltop outside Jaipur,
Amber Fort is another famous tourist attraction in Jaipur. The Amber
Fort was built by Raja Man Singh in the 16th century and was completed
by Sawai Jai Singh in the 18th century. The fort offers magnificent views of
the surrounding area. The fort is a mix of Mughal and Rajput architecture
and is built in red stone and white marble.
There are a number of
other tourist attractions in Jaipur that include Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh
Fort, Govind Deoji Mandir, Rambagh Palace, Kanak Valley and Laxmi Naryan
Temple. Jaipur with its beautiful monuments and colorful bazaars promises to
offer tourists a wholesome experience. Many hotels in Jaipur provide
cultural programmes that include puppet shows, music performances and folk
dances that make Jaipur tour a memorable affair for tourists.
Fort / Hawa Mahal / Central
Museum / Jaigarh Fort /
Jantar Mantar / Nahargarh
Fort / City Palace /
Kanak Valley / Laxmi Narayan Temple
/ Rambagh Palace / Sisodia
Rani Ka Bagh