Top 10 Places to Visit in Jaipur
Jaipur, the pink city of India, is one of the most gorgeous cities of the country. The royal culture of the Rajputs is amazingly preserved in Jaipur till date. The streets, lanes, buildings, palaces, and everything speak the valour of the Rajputs and depict how strong and royal they were. The residents of Jaipur have well preserved their culture and also the architecture of the place. This capital city of Rajasthan is a pride of Indian architecture and tourism. If you are planning to visit Jaipur anytime soon, here are the top 10 places in Pink City of Rajasthan that you must visit without any thoughts.
The City Palace
The highlight of the Jaipur city is the City Palace. This beautiful palace is the pride of the city. This magnificent palace has a mixture of Mughal, Rajput and European architecture. Every corner, every wall, and every side of the palace has something beautiful to offer. One section of the palace is converted into a museum displaying the Rajput glory.
Another gorgeous and extremely picturesque fort of the city is the Amer Fort. The walls of the Fort are extremely high and formidable having a lot of colours and mirrors. During the evening, it is even pleasing to view the fort with all the lightings and mirrors. We recommend you to take the elephant ride to the fort and feel the royalty. The walls of the Fort are extremely high and formidable having a lot of colours and mirrors. During the evening, it is even pleasing to view the fort with all the lightings and mirrors. We recommend you to take the elephant ride to the fort and feel the royalty.
The most famous monument of the Jaipur city is the Hawa Mahal. This beguiling 5 storeyed monument does not have stairs and even no lifts. The storeys are connected with the slopes. The monument has numerous windows and that is the reason why it is called as the Hawa Mahal and it is super airy. This gorgeous monument was built for the Rajput women to view the city and the happenings from the windows of the monument without going to the streets.
The Albert Museum
The Jaipur city is not only about the palaces and forts, but also some exotic museums like this one. The Albert Hall museum is the governmental museum also called as the City museum. The museum has a collection of vintage paintings of the kings and life back then, artefacts, portraits and the handicrafts. Moreover, it is a beautiful museum.
The Royal Gaitor
One of the picturesque points in Jaipur is the Royal Gaitor. It is basically the cenotaphs below the Nahargarh Fort. It is one of the underrated but a popular tourist destination of Jaipur that you must visit in the city.
Galtaji is one of the prettiest temples in the whole country. It is also called as the moneky temple because a lot of monkeys are found here always. It has three sacred pools of water surrounded by granite cliffs along with the sight of the lush green vegetation. It is a very popular place for pilgrimage for the Hindus.
The Jal Mahal means the mahal that is in between the water from all sides. This is the fort that is built on the lake and is beyond beautiful. It is a 5 storey palace which has 4 storeys beneath the water. Also, some offbeat wild birds are always seen at the Jal Mahal. Even in the night time with the artificial lights, everything looks more beautiful.
The Jantar Mantar of the Jaipur city is the biggest observatory of the country. It is built out of the astronomical interest of Maharaja Jai Singh II.The Jantar Mantar of Jaipur has the a fabulous collection of geometric devices for observing constellations and also for measuring time. This is a kind of space museum.
The Jaigarh Fort is given as the name of Victory Fort of India. The world’s largest canon called as the Jaivana is placed in this fort and this is a matter of pride for the Indians. Rajputs have built this fort as a defence fort for themselves and also for storing all the weapons and check in for the security reasons.
Ending the list with one of the most picturesque palaces of our country and that is the Samode Palace. It is 1.5 hour away from the Jaipur city in Samode. You will find a beautiful garden in the front and a yellow heritage hotel front. The Samode hotel is now a heritage hotel.
Did you like this virtual ride of Jaipur? We are quite sure that you did. The pictures of all these places are so appealing to the eyes and soul that each one of us who love Indian culture would cherish to explore this city anytime soon. Well, if you do, make sure to have these places in your priority exploring list and plan Jaipur tour, sooner than later.