5 best places to visit in “Jaipur the Pink City”
For every traveler, Rajasthan is one of the best places in India. So, every traveler must visit at least once in his life. On your trip to royal Rajasthan, you will definitely be spoiled by choices. If you want to experience the vibrant Rajasthan food and culture, camping and going on desert safaris, and witnessing the rich wildlife, there are so much to do and right from living in palaces. Here we are talking about best places to visit in Jaipur.In Jaipur, you can explore a new destination every weekend and each time have a ultimate weekend getaway experience. Choose from adventure, wildlife, heritage and more things to explore.Travel, refresh and rejuvenate.
In the state of Rajasthan, Mount Abu is the only hill station. Nestled in the Aravalli range and blessed with numerous rivers, evergreen forest and lakes. Mount Abu is also called “an Oasis in the desert”. Guru Shikhar is the highest peak in Mount Abu, after Dattatreya who is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Temple of Dilwara, Achalgarh Fort, Wild Sanctuary are some of the places to visit in Mount Abu.
Amer palace fort sits on the top of a small hill and is located at a distance of about 11 km from the main city of Jaipur. The magnificent Amer Fort is an extensive palace which has been built with pale yellow and pink sandstone with white marble.The fort is divided into four main sections that are graced with their own courtyards. While entering the Amer Fort, you will enter through the Suraj Pol but if you arrive by car, then you will enter via the Chand Pol. In the Fort there are lots of things to see, including the king’s quarters, the zenana (where the women lived), gardens, temples etc.
The city palace complex was conceived and built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, who is known as the founder of Jaipur. You can see a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Rajput architecture.This palace is still home to the last ruling royal family which lives in a private section of the palace. The City Palace Complex includes the Mubarak Mahal (the place of reception) and the Maharani’s Palace (the palace of queen). Mubarak Mahal, the house of Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II is now a museum and displays a unique and vast collection of royal costumes, Banaras silk saris, delicate pashmina Kashmiri shawls and other dresses with Sanganeri prints and folk embroidery.All these makes it one of the best places to visit in Jaipur.
Hawa mahal is considered as one of the most beautiful attractions of the city. The five-storey building looks like a honeycomb of a beehive and it is always windy inside with numerous of jharokhas and windows. This amazing ventilation is the reason to enjoy this place and why it was named as the Hawa Mahal, which literally translates into the “palace of the Winds”.
The world’s largest stone sundial Jantar Mantar is one of the oldest astronomical observatories and one of the best places to visit in jaipur , located in the heart of Jaipur. It is no longer a working science center but is maintained as a monument and education activity. Music,guided tours and light shows are organized here. In Jaipur, it is one of the largest observatories in the world. Enumerated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Jantar Mantar attracts tourists, historians, astronomers, mathematicians, geographers and architects.