Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan is a classy city also known as pink city has so much to offer you from its list of tourist attractions. It is well known and declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is any day a great idea to plan a trip to Jaipur, not only for witnessing its architecture but also to enjoy good food, shopping, and even to seek the blessings of gods.
Rangeelo Rajasthan means each city of Rajasthan has various importance related to colors. Few of them are -:
Jaipur – Pink city
Jodhpur – Blue city / Sun City
Jaisalmer – Golden city
Udaipur – White city / City of lakes
Here are top places in Jaipur that you must visit in the pink city Jaipur :
City Palace -: City Palace is located in the middle of Old Jaipur area which covers around one-seventh of that area. The beautiful palace is divided into various distinct parts which includes a few courtyards, gardens, palaces and more. A part of the palace has also been converted into a museum where you can witness all the antiques and belongings of the royal family. The walls are sculpted and decorated with mirrors and hand paintings which shows the beauty of the art and the artist.
Amer Fort -: This fort is famous historical fort and a reflection of Rajputana style architecture. It is mainly known for its elephant rides and the mesmerizing sound and light show that draws the tourists in thousands every day. The fort is one of the best example of the beautiful creativity and craftsmanship of the Rajput artists and architects. This Fort is one of the oldest forts of state of Rangeelo Rajasthan and says a lot about the state’s glorious past.
Nahargarh Fort -: Nahargarh Fort is a majestic, beautiful and magnificent fort, the fort is situated in the Aravalli mountain ranges in the pink city Jaipur. There are various structures inside the fort – a temple dedicated to deity of Jaipur monarchs, another temple dedicated to Prince Nahar Singh Bhomia, a 2-storey building known as Madhavendra Bhavan.
Jaigarh Fort -: Jaigarh Fort is located at a distance of just 500 feet above the sea level and offers beautiful panoramic views of the surrounding. It houses one of the world’s largest cannon on the wheels which is called ‘Jaivana Cannon’. There are various other spots to see and learn within the fort like Laxmi Vilas, Lalit Mandir, Aram Mandir and the Vilas Mandir.
Hawa Mahal -: Hawa (Air) Mahal (Palace) is also one of the best places to visit in the pink city Jaipur which features a splendid fusion of Islamic, Mughal, and the Rajput architectural styles. Its has various architecture styles like domed canopies, floral patterns, lotus motifs, and fluted pillars and all of them reflect the rich Rajput style. Designed in colours of red and pink sandstone, this palace boasts of a pyramidal shape which gives an own experience to watch.
Jal Mahal -: Jal (Water) Mahal (palace) hence also known as Water Palace is considered as the most beautiful architectural palace that was built with the Mughal and Rajput craftsmanship. Jal Mahal palace provides a beautiful scenery view of the Man Sagar Lake and the Ilahargarh hills which border’s the Jal Mahal. There are boats located which are traditionally built by boat makers of Vrindavan and a ride to beautiful Jal Mahal in those traditional boats takes you to the beautiful history of Rangeelo Rajasthan.
Albert Hall Museum -: Albert Hall Museum is one of the most popular tourist attractions of the city. The architecture is now a popular Museum of the city of Jaipur which showcases the various objects and artifacts of the rich history of ancient India and more. The museum is also known for its exquisite unique collection and also for its wonderful architecture. The museum has a set of 16 galleries in total and one gallery is declared as the ‘gallery of the month’.
Galtaji -: Galtaji is an ancient rich Hindu pilgrimage in the Indian state of Rangeelo Rajasthan which is sbout 10 kms from the pink city Jaipur. The site consists of huge series of temples built in the ring of hills which surrounds Jaipur in a narrow crevice. A natural spring located emerges high on the hills and flows towards downwards, filling a series of holy kunds where Hindu pilgrims bathe. The Visitors and pilgrims can ascend the crevasse and continue past the highest water pool to a hilltop temple from where there are views of city of Jaipur and its fortifications which is spread over the valley floor.
Govind Dev Ji Temple –: Govind Dev ji Temple is an important and huge Hindu pilgrimage site, especially for the people who hold high regard and devotion for the Lord Krishna. The deity of the temple was brought from the city of Vrindavan by Raja Sawai Jai Singh Ji to prevent its destruction by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb whose aim was to destroy hindu temples. According to a popular Hindu legend, the idol placed here is closest to the real appearance and looks of Lord Krishna during his incarnation. The temple is visited by thousands of devotees every day, especially during the festivals of Janmashtami and Holi.
These attractions capture Jaipur as s tourist city but visitors can also visit various other places like Gaitore, Sisodiya Rani Bagh and the world famous Chokhi Dhani. These places are located on the outskirts of the city of Jaipur are sure to make your trip even more worthwhile.
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