Jaipur is an epitome of magnificence and vibrancy. It was established in 1727 by Jai Singh II, and is India’s first planned city. Jaipur was the capital of former Kachwaha rulers and it so presents itself as a versatile tourist destination. This royal place is rich in heritage, culture and architecture. With splendid fortresses, majestic palaces, tranquil temples and beautiful havelis; Jaipur turns out to be an ideal tourist destination. It is not just the royal buildings and palaces that this city offers. Other than these captivating attractions, Jaipur displays exquisite handicrafts and spectacular jewellery. These intricate works of art add life and colour to this Pink City’s uniqueness. Also, the serenity of lush gardens and floral array acts as the cherry on the cake of fabulous landscapes. All this make a picturesque view that tends to enthral any visitor.
One of the most magnificent destinations in Jaipur. Located on the hills just outside Jaipur. Built by Raja Mansingh in 1600 A.D. and then completed to its present form by Sawai Jai Singh in the 18th Century. Its highlight is the Sheesh Mahal, palace known for its craftsmanship in mirrors. For contact details of click here
An impregnable and unapproachable fort. Cleverly built to gives its archers an advantage over their targets. The fort also houses the Jai Ban, the largest cannon in Asia, supposed to have been test fired only once. For contact details of click here
Also located on the rugged Aravali Hills. Nahargarh, meaning abode of tigers, was built by Jai Singh to bolster the defence of Amer. The fort has uniquely a cluster of 12 suits for queens & at the head is a suit for Jai Singh. For contact details of click here
The presiding deity of Jaipur is Govinddeoji, Lord Krishna, who came from Vrindavan, before Jaipur was built. According to popular legend, Lord Krishna’s image in the temple looks exactly like Krishna’s form during his incarnation on Earth. For contact details of click here
The City Palace
The citadel of the Kachchawah Rajput rulers of Jaipur. It occupies one seventh of the walled city of Jaipur and is wonderful blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture. Largely Sawai Jai Singh had constructed the wall of the Palace. Houses museums that replicate the history of the princely state. For contact details of click here
Jantar Mantar Observatory
Sawai Jai Singh, an avid astronomer himself, built it to study movements of start it in 1718. The observatory contains set structures called ‘yantras’ which are instruments to determine position of stars. Stellar movement and eclipses can be determined with remarkable accuracy. For contact details of click here
Swargasuli / Isar Lat
Built by Ishwar Singh in 1747 to commemorate his victories when he acceded to defeating other pretenders in the court.
Albert Hall Museum
It is erected in the middle of Ram Niwas Garden of Jaipur. It was built in 1876 to mark the visit of Prince London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. It has a rich display of silver craft, ivory carvings, wood & cane products, jewellery and paintings.For contact details of click here
Situated on the way to Amer, a picturesque palace amidst the Man Sagar Lake. It was built for royal duck shooting parties.
Rani Sisodia’s Garden And Palace
Sawai Jai Singh Built it in 1728 for his Sisodia Queen from Udaipur. The garden is laid in Mughal style and it depicts the legends of Radha and Krishna. The garden is located 8 kms from Jaipur on the Agra route.
Sawai Pratap Singh though not in air, built the Palace of winds and air in 1747. The palace is a facade, foot in width. Hawa Mahal symbolizes Jaipur today. For contact details of click here
Ram Niwas Garden
Was built in 1868 by Sawai Ram Singh as project to provide famine relief to the draught effected farmers. Located in the center of modern Jaipur it spreads over 33 acres of land. It houses the Albert Hall Museum, the State Zoo, Ravindra Manch Theatre and several cafes and picnic spots in its premises. For contact details of click here
Located near the Sisodia Garderns is a beautiful vineyard, which unfolds itself in the valley. It is named after Vidyadhar Bhattacharjee, the architect of Jaipur.
Birla Mandir, Moti Doongari & Ganesh Temple
The Birla Temple is a modern temple built on top of a hill. This extraordinary temple of Lakshmi Narayan is a majestic sight. Moti Doongari, perched on a hill top on the southern horizon is a replica of a Scottish castle. The famous Ganesh Temple is set at the foot of Moti Doongari. For contact details of click here
The full length white marble statue of Sawai Jai Singh is installed in its centre as a tribute to Jaipur founder.
Birla Museum & Planetarium, Auditorium & Convention Centre
Situated on the Statue Circle sprawling over 9.5 acres, it houses a museum, auditorium, a library, a planetarium and a big exhibition area. For contact details of click here
This holy pilgrimage centre has a temple dedicated to the Sun God (Which is the only one of its kind in this part of the country) and natural spring.
This newly restored temple and garden, near Jal Mahal, has beautiful gardens and is popular picnic place. This is also beautiful location for film shooting. For contact details of click here
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