If you are planning a visit to Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, these interesting takes on the various tourist attractions of Jaipur are considered as the must visit places in the city:
Rajasthan is one of the most happening tourist destinations in India and Jaipur, the pink capital city of Rajasthan tops the list of visitors throughout the year. And there are loads of tourist attractions to explore in Jaipur. Here is an extensive list of tourist destinations that you must visit when you are in Jaipur:
Amber Fort and the Jaigarh Fort
The Amber Fort is located on top of a hill just outside the city of Jaipur. It is one of the most attractive tourist spots in the city. It is a huge complex with several gardens, palaces and halls within the boundaries of the fort. Of course you should not miss the Sheesh Mahal which is the hall of mirrors in the Amber Fort. Do not forget to check out the largest cannon wheel in Jaigarh Fort. If you are adventurous enough, you can also take and enjoy an elephant ride up to the Amber Fort.
This is a scientific building that is designed in such a manner so as to ensure there is free flow of cool air inside the building. This building was constructed keeping in mind the women of the royals who had restricted outings. The royal women would sit next to the windows of this Hawa Mahal or the Wind Palace and enjoy the cool weather in the evenings.
Plus now a days Jaipur night tour has picked up the pace as many travelers want to see the pink city by night. So from 6:00 PM to 11;00 one can visit Sound & light show at Amer fort and hawa mahal. Beside rest destinations can be seen in the morning.
Yet another scientifically constructed building which marvels at the expertise and the knowledge of all those who conceptualized the structure. No matter which part of the construction you see from, the Jantar Mantar is able to tell you the exact time in minutes and seconds along with the date simply by using the sun rays.
If you are a history lover and love being lost in the midst of the antiques and the history, you should not miss a visit to the City Palace museum and the Prince Albert Hall. You will find a lot of interesting historical artifacts used by the royals of Rajasthan.
Govind Devji Temple & Laxmi Narayan Temple
If you are religious in heart, you cannot miss visiting the Govind Devji temple and also the Birla Laxmi Narayan Temple. The ambiance of both the temples is awesome and if you are lucky and get to attend the aarti, you would certainly be content in your heart. And of course do not miss the Laddu that is served here as a Prasad.
When you are in Jaipur, can you miss out the mouth wateringly delicious Rajasthani cuisine? Visit Chokhi Dhani where you can enjoy the traditional Rajasthani spread like Daal Baati Choorma, Dil Khusa etc and enjoy the food with a brilliant Rajasthani ambiance and traditional culture.
A tip for all the travelers who are planning to visit Jaipur. Along with 1 day sightseeing tour or Jaipur you can also make a round trip from Ajmer. So just rent a car from Jaipur with driver and lend 2 days to explore Jaipur and Ajmer. Do check our package for Jaipur ajmer taxi for more details.
If you have kids along with you to the Jaipur trip, make sure to visit the interesting Birla Planetarium which can provide your children with valuable science lessons in a fun filled manner.
Plus Jaipur has some amazing resorts which were royal palace and are rated as some of the best heritage hotels in India. Popular one among them are Rambagh Palace which is now a Taj property, Samode Palace which is a popular wedding destination & was the house of Jaipur PM.
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