Duration: Full Day City Tour
Destination Covered: Jaipur
Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan, and is the center of the tourist attraction for the people of not only India but also for the people of all over the world. There are many such special attractions of Jaipur. Jaipur is the place that has always been viewed as the city of historical importance. Travel to the city of Jaipur in the area of the is always looking as the old city. Jantar Mantar is also the sightseeing in Jaipur, which is working as the as the observatory and reflects the scientific brilliance of the city. The founder of this fascinating city was Sawai Jai Singh. The other special attractions of Jaipur are Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Birla Temple etc.
Resplendent in the hues of its noble and magnificent past, the historic city of Jaipur stands out as one of the most spectacular and culturally vibrant destinations in the world.
Hawa Mahal is built by Maharaja Sawai Singh in the year 1799. The palace is the integral part of the city which literally means the "Palace of Winds". The Hawa Mahal is the ultimate landmark of the city. Hawa Mahal is the five storied palace which is shaped in the pyramid structure. The Hawa Mahal was having the 953 fine and small casements. Through the small lattice windows of Hawa Mahal the amazing view of the sunlight is seen in the early dawn. This landmark of Jaipur is immortal in the country and is the first tourist attraction for the people.
Jantar Mantar (Observatory) - built in 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the huge masonary instruments were used to study the movement of constellations and stars in the sky. Enormous sun-dial still provide accurate time, which are subject to daily corrections.
City Palace - situated in the heart of the old City, it occupies about one seventh of the old city area. The palace is a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture, it houses a Seven storeyed Chandra Mahal in the centre, which affords a fine view of the gardens and the city. Diwan-E-Am (Hall of public audience) has intricate decorations and collection of manuscripts, Diwan-E-Khas (Hall of private audience) has a marble pawed gallery Mubarak Mahal has a rich collection of costumes and textiles. There is a Clock Tower near Mubarak Mahal. Sileh Khana has a collection of armory and weapons.
situated in the Ram Niwas Garden. This graceful building was founded in 1876 by Prince Albert (also known as Albert Hall). It has a rare collection of archaeological and handicraft pieces.
The Jal Mahal Palace at Jaipur lies on the way to Amber and it is at a distance of 6.5 km from the striking city of Jaipur. There are many memorials of the royal families which the tourists can bystander on their way to the palace. The Jal Mahal Palace at Jaipur is strategically placed in the centre of the Man Sagar Lake. It is really inspiring to see the first four floors of this fabulous building, which are submerged under the waters of the lake. Only the top floor of this beautiful palace is visible to the watcher. The lake and the palace offer some of the best views that are simply a feast to the eyes.
Amber Fort built in 16th century by Maharaja Man Singh, it sprawls on the hillside. Its construction was started by Raja Man Singh but completed by his descendant Jai Singh. Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthan fort palace. Amber today is nothing but a reflection of the glorious past of the fierce Kachwaha Dynasty that ruled over this region from 12th to 18th century.
Jaigarh fort is a rugged structure built in 1726 by Sawai Jai Singh situated in the north of Jaipur. Its structure is quite similar to Amber Fort. The only exception is that it houses the mighty Jaivana, the largest wheeled canon in the world. Other attractions in the Jaigarh Fort include three water tanks, a museum, and breathtaking views of the city below.