Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan is a wonderful tourist attraction in Rajasthan. The Pink City of Jaipur has a number of architectural wonders that attract tourists from all over the country and abroad.
Most of the foreign tourists, who come to India, also tour this city of majestic forts and beautiful havelis. Jaipur lies in the state of Rajasthan and is about 258 kilometres from Delhi, the capital of India.
Hawa Mahal is one of the most common and popular tourist attractions in Jaipur. Hawa Mahal was basically used as a veil by the royal women folk to watch the proceedings on the road below.
Today it is the one of most visited monuments in Jaipur. The City Palace is another beautiful landmark that was built by Kachchwah Rajput rulers of Jaipur. The City Palace is a classic example of Mughal and Rajput architecture.
A part of the palace today is museum that houses a collection of rare manuscripts, weapons, Mughal carpets and costumes, and Mughal and Rajasthani miniatures. Jantar Mantar makes another wonderful sight to visit. Built in 1718 by Sawai Jai Singh, Jantar Mantar Observatory is one of the five observatories that were built by the king. The observatory was built to study the movement of stars.
The observatory is built in stone and marble. Amber Fort Built on the hilltop outside Jaipur, Amber Fort is another famous tourist attraction in Jaipur.
The Amber Fort was built by Raja Man Singh in the 16th century and was completed by Sawai Jai Singh in the 18th century. The fort offers magnificent views of the surrounding area. The fort is a mix of Mughal and Rajput architecture and is built in red stone and white marble.
There are a number of other tourist attractions in Jaipur that include Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Govind Deoji Mandir, Rambagh Palace, Kanak Valley and Laxmi Naryan Temple.
Jaipur with its beautiful monuments and colorful bazaars promises to offer tourists a wholesome experience. Many hotels in Jaipur provide cultural programmes that include puppet shows, music performances and folk dances that make Jaipur tour a memorable affair for tourists.
Tourist Attraction in Jaipur
* Amber Fort
* Hawa Mahal
* Central Museum
* Jaigarh Fort
* Jantar Mantar
* Nahargarh Fort
* City Palace
* Kanak Valley
* Laxmi Narayan Temple
* Rambagh Palace
* Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh